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Insects Come to Dine Early
Fri Jun 1, 2012 06:12 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Early emergence and an atypical year for pests is the trend across much of the U.S. Growers are urged to scout fields to stay on top of conditions.

Japanese beetles made an early appearance in several states across the Midwest this week, showing up in fields two weeks earlier than normal. Western corn rootworm adults typically show up to celebrate Fourth of July festivities, but some heavy infestations of larvae have already been unearthed in Illinois and entomologists told DTN that adults could show up ...

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