Category Archives: IPM Resources

Cleaning pesticide application equipment

Clyde Ogg – University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Pesticide Safety Extension Educator Cleaning pesticide spray equipment between crops or after use for the year means exercising precautions. These precautions include using more personal protective equipment (PPE) than when spraying, and possibly … Continue reading

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Just the facts: A review of the biology and economics behind soybean aphid insecticide recommendations

University of Minnesota: Bruce Potter, Robert Koch & Phil Glogoza Iowa State University: Erin Hodgson Purdue University: Christian Krupke Penn State University: John Tooker Michigan State University: Chris DiFonzo Ohio State University: Andrew Michel & Kelley Tilmon North Dakota State … Continue reading

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Clemson smartphone apps help growers fight fruit crop pests

From IPM in the South by Rosemary Hallberg by Scott Miller, Clemson University Fruit growers can now fight insects and disease from the palms of their hands with technology developed at Clemson University. Initially tailored for peach and strawberry growers … Continue reading

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Identification Guide to Common Spiders in Nebraska published on web

This guide (EC 1590), featuring high quality color photos, is designed to assist with identification of common spiders that live in Nebraska as well as two common spider-like arthropods—harvestmen and windscorpions. But the information in this publication is also broadly … Continue reading

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UNL releases new web tool for soybean pest management

Lisa Jasa – CropWatch Editor What should I be scouting for in my soybeans today? In two weeks? What cultural practices might affect disease development? A new online tool from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln offers timely pest management information, recommended … Continue reading

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Herbicide options for planting forage cover crops after corn and soybeans shared

The following article is being added to the current issue of CropWatch.unl.edu Based on a recent Nebraska survey about cover crops, producing forage was among the top five desired benefits. With tighter margins this year, more producers may be considering … Continue reading

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Announcing new publications on climate, native and invasive plants, pollinators, and birds January-February 2016

Drought and leaf herbivory influence floral volatiles and pollinator attraction. Global Change Biology. 22: 1644-1654. website. Components of climate change have the potential to strongly influence floral volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and, in turn, plantpollinator interactions. In this study, we … Continue reading

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A proposal for public and private partnership in Extension

Journal of Integrated Pest Management (2016) 7(1): 4; 1–10  Rayda K. Krell, Marc L. Fisher, Kevin L. Steffey DOI: Article 4 First published online: Feb. 23,  2016 Article Figures & data Information & metrics Explore PDF Abstract Public funding for Extension … Continue reading

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Building local food systems topic brief now available

Whether you are a meat processor or farmer, educator or commercial kitchen, having the best information at your disposal is key to working effectively within your food system. Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE)’s new topic brief, Click here for the … Continue reading

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Interview with entomology graduate student Peter Meng on publishing in JIPM

Reprinted by permission Entomology Today Dec. 16, 2015 Original article. By Richard Levine  As an entomology graduate student at Penn State University, Peter Meng co-authored an article on the Asian longhorned beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis) that was published in the Journal … Continue reading

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