Yield Threats Trip Up Crops As The Finish Line of Harvest Approaches

Here are reports of five pests lowering yields in 2018 ( Farm Journal )

As pre-harvest scouting transitions to combines cutting across fields, reports on Twitter are revealing challenges for the 2018 crop. These include insects, weeds and disease—many of which could have been avoided or lessened in severity. Now is a great time to make sure you are keeping good field records so you can plan accordingly for 2019—so the same pests don’t trip up yields next year.