After a few years of smaller numbers, a familiar pest might be present in Midwest fields as the summer growing season ramps up.
SDSU Extension has released the 2021 South Dakota Pest Management Guides. Available for free on the SDSU Extension website, the guides provide…
While they might not have been as active as in past years, Japanese beetles still caused issues for farmers in the Midwest in 2020.
For farmers, each year brings its own challenges in the battle to protect crop yields from weeds, bugs and diseases. The top pest management t…
As August arrives, intense cash crop management slows down a bit.
When it comes to controlling flies in cattle, Extension livestock specialists and veterinarians say variety can help.
While many producers looking to get into the local foods scene are drawn to organic farming methods, it’s important to keep an eye on pests an…
Many soybean growers had problems with lodging at harvest this year. The primary culprit for this (as for many of our woes this past fall) was the extended period of unfavorable weather. In parts of southern Illinois, damage by the dectes stem borer contributed to this problem.
Japanese beetles are emerging in Iowa, and farmers should expect to see corn rootworm adults appearing toward the end of June, according to ag…
COLUMBIA, Mo. — An exotic pest that hitchhikes on train cars, trucks and boats could suck the life out Missouri crops.
Pest management continues to throw new and management-resistant insects, diseases and weeds at southwestern Minnesota farms.
The EPA approved a new tool for farmers to control soybean aphids in their fields. The product is Sivanto Prime from Bayer. It contains the active ingredient Flupyradifurone.
Most area gardens have been planted, and with summer weather setting in, many vegetables have already sprouted, but for those taking notes for next year, here is a tip from a Wyoming reader for those who find they have trouble with a certain garden pest:
ST. PAUL, Minn. – As farmers work to get their crops planted, there is an emerging threat to be aware of, stink bugs. More specifically, the threat is from the brown marmorated stink bug and several native species of stink bugs.