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Sugarcane Aphid Advances
Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Aug 7, 2015 12:21 PM CDT

ST. LOUIS (DTN) -- You can't keep the sugarcane aphid under the weather for long.

After inflicting major damage in 2014, sorghum's newest pest appeared to be struggling for a foothold during the wet start to the 2015 crop season. Now the pest has made a late-season comeback, infesting fields at an impressive rate as parts of the Midsouth and Midwest dry out.

Diligent scouting now and for the rest of the season will be key for sorghum growers, said Louisiana State University entomologist David Kerns. "You don't want to scout any less than once a week because they can ...

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