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Pest management is the best prevention plan

With warmer temperatures and plants springing to life, farmer’s thoughts are shifting to planting crops. There are many aspects to consider when developing a plan for the growing season. A key part is having a solid pest management system in place. This includes preparing for black cutworm.

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Black cutworm monitoring 2015: ISU needs your help

To make scouting easier, the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program at Iowa State University relies on a network of farmers, agronomists, and Extension staff to place and monitor traps for the adult moths (Fig. 1).

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UGA researching ways to control maize weevil in corn

A small weevil that lives inside corn kernels is costing Georgia growers millions of dollars each year. A University of Georgia scientist has teamed up with farmers and county Extension agents to put a stop to the maize weevil, the No. 1 insect pest of stored corn.

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Strategies for rootworm management in Bt corn

To help U.S. corn growers and consultants tackle growing insect resistance to Bt corn, university researchers have developed an online seminar series titled "Corn Rootworm Management in the Transgenic Era."

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