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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 ...

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