Category Archives: Agricultural IPM

Predatory beetle may help with whitefly control

Predatory beetle may help with whitefly control From IPM in the South By Rosemary Hallberg Scientists at the University of Florida have found an insect predator that may help greenhouse tomato growers manage populations of the sweetpotato whitefly when used as … Continue reading

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Preparing the North Central region vegetable industries for tackling a new invasive insect pest: the brown marmorated stink bug

When the North Central region of the United States was threatened with a new invasive insect pest for vegetables, the North Central Integrated Pest Management Center (NCIPMC) funded a critical issue project for research in Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota and Indiana. … Continue reading

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Researching What Could be Tomorrow’s Problem Corn Ear Pest

Débora Montezano-UNL Graduate Research Assistant Thomas Hunt – Extension Entomologist Julie Peterson – Extension Entomologist José Paulo F. Bentivenha-Post Doctoral Student at the University of Sao Paulo Nebraska-Brazil Collaboration Studies New and Old Corn Insect Pests US farmers may not … Continue reading

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Video about Bt crops, resistance and management released

The link to the full-length video is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJtaDeaOp0I&feature=youtu.be Link to a shorter version for Twitter/Facebook etc., is here: https://twitter.com/PurdueExtension This link will allow anyone to download the shorter video for Twitter and other social media needs: https://filelocker.purdue.edu/public_download?shareId=b98970515e37e29b1e603f8f2fbfe9ec The goal … Continue reading

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Assessing the value and pest management window provided by neonicotinoid seed treatments…

Available at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ps.4602/epdf Assessing the value and pest management window provided by neonicotinoid seed treatments for management of soybean aphid (Aphis glycines Matsumura) in the Upper Midwestern United States by Christian H Krupke,Adam M Alford, Eileen M Cullen, Erin W … Continue reading

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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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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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