Category Archives: Pest management

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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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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Bed Bugs in Chicago expert webinar serious announced

To register http://midwestpesticideaction.org/beating-back-bed-bugs-workshop/

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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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New info released on vertebrate pests

There are 19 updated bulletins on wildlife pests available at the Montana Department of Agriculture website at http://agr.mt.gov/Topics/Vertebrate-Pests The site also includes related publications, pesticide information, Montana field guides and other related links.

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Stephen M. Vantassel publishes new editions of pest and wildlife pest books

Stephen M. Vantassel, CWCP, the Vertebrate Pest Specialist at Montana Department of griculture had published two new editions, Being Kind to Animal Pests, 2nd edition and The Wildlife Removal Handbook, 3rd edition. They are available at Amazon.com and/or Lulu.com.  

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New Citizen Science Mosquito Habitat Mapping Tool Announced

NASA and Global Observer has teamed together to produce an APP for the public to map mosquito sites. Links to information are below. https://observer.globe.gov/about/get-the-app https://observer.globe.gov/news-events/news/-/blogs/25208793?r_p_id=user_blog&curPage=1&curDelta=5 https://www.nasa.gov/feature/nasa-citizen-science-app-tackles-mosquito-borne-disease https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/blogs/earthmatters/2017/06/28/time-to-hunt-some-blood-sucking-bugs/?src=eoa-blogs  

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Wisconsin pallet maker fined for environmental fraud

From IPM in the South By Rosemary Hallberg Russel Wetenkamp, site manager for Timber Creek Resource in Wisconsin, pled guilty and was sentenced in the U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Wisconsin to criminal violations related to the Plant … Continue reading

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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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