NEWS
Weekly Pest Update
Fri Jun 29, 2012 12:11 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Spider mites and Japanese beetles are adding insult to injury in corn, soybean, and even cotton fields already stressed by scorching temperatures and too little moisture. Reports of these pests streamed in from producers in most Midwestern and Southern states this week.

Disease-wise, Goss's Wilt continued to crop up in hail-damaged corn fields in Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, and South Dakota this week. Soybean rust, which prefers wet and humid conditions, has stayed south so far this year. The disease has been confirmed in three counties ...

Quick View
  • Enlist Cotton Approved USDA has made its final decision to deregulate Dow AgroScience's Enlist cotton trait, which means...
  • Market Moves Weaning and preconditioning top the list of aggravating and expensive chores for most ranchers. C...
  • Ask The Mechanic Ask the Mechanic answers the question about how VW and German engineering was able to get by with...
  • Senior Partners - 4 Except for family sales, seller financing virtually vanished after the farm crisis of the 1980s w...
  • PNW Ag Hit by Historic Drought In addition to problems with the Northwestern wheat crop, cattle are also being adversely affecte...
  • RFS Deadline Nears With the deadline to file comments on the proposed Renewable Fuel Standard volumes to strike at m...
  • Woodbury: Farm Family Business Agendas don't always lead to immediate decisions, but can still cement your family unity.
  • Multi-Year Losses Spur Concern The recent price rally offered growers a welcome opportunity to price 2014 and 2015 crops, but it...
  • Ask the Vet The vet says my calf had Mannheimia. What is that?
Related News Stories
Think Weed Control Now