Category Archives: IPM Arenas

Cover Crop Do’s and Don’t’s published

Crop Protection Network This publication addresses the facts and myths related to weed, insect, and disease management when using cover crops. This publication was created by the Crop Protection Network, which includes authors from land-grant universities across the North Central … Continue reading

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MSU to host field day on mechanical weed control

Midwest Mechanical Weed Control Field Day  Make the Decision for Precision Learn the tools and techniques for effective mechanical weed control. This field-day, hosted by Dan Brainard, Sam Hitchcock Tilton, and Marisa Benzle of Michigan State University Department of Horticulture, … Continue reading

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Infographic helps with estimating defoliation in soybeans

This  infographic was developed by Justin McMechan  on estimating defoliation in soybeans. McMechan is an entomologist in the Crop Protection and Cropping Systems department at University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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Temperature inversion and herbicide applications

From IPM in the South By Rosemary Hallberg The following tips were presented in a Delta Farm Press article related to the dicamba drift debate. Because some herbicide labels include instructions about not applying during a temperature inversion, I am … Continue reading

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Trainings set at Texas’s IPM Experience House

From IPM in the South By Rosemary Hallberg From Insects in the City by Michael Merchant, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Are you looking for pest control training using a practical approach? Do you have a new employee that you’d like … Continue reading

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Bed bug workshop in Chicago

Note: address was wrong in previous post Pest Control Workshop in Englewood Bed Bugs in Chicago, a comprehensive overview of the bed bug problem and Chicago’s bed bug ordinance, is being presented by Midwest Pesticide Action Center next week on … Continue reading

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July 19 Bed bug workshop in Chicago

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Scientists find time of day makes a difference with some herbicides

From IPM in the South By Rosemary Hallberg In Southeast Farm Press What if a cotton producer needed to spray early in the morning or late in the afternoon or at night? Does the time of day a herbicide is … Continue reading

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USDA Invests $7.6 Million for Research on Pests and Beneficial Species

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced 21 grants totaling $7.6 million for research to help manage pests and beneficial species that affect agricultural crops. The funding is made possible through NIFA’s … Continue reading

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National School IPM Committee looking for feedback

From IPM in the South By Rosemary Hallberg The survey will close on July 7, 2017. The School IPM National Steering Committee is asking members of school IPM working groups, or anyone who works with a regional school IPM working … Continue reading

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