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Handy Bt Trait Table Updates

Handy Bt Trait Table Updates Eileen Cullen, Extension Entomologist More corn hybrids contain multiple transgenic traits, and cost of this seed is steadily rising. Meanwhile, refuge requirements are changing for stacked trait and pyramided trait corn. Planting the correct refuge … Continue reading

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Seedcorn maggot degree days and corn and soybean risk in cool, wet soils

Seedcorn maggot degree days and corn and soybean risk in cool, wet soils Eileen Cullen, Extension Entomologist One of the earliest potential pests of corn and soybean is seedcorn maggot, Delia platura. Seedcorn maggot is a soil insect pest of … Continue reading

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Avipel Corn Seed Treatment to Repel Sandhill Cranes Receives 24(c) Label

Avipel Corn Seed Treatment to Repel Sandhill Cranes Receives 24(c) Label Eileen Cullen, Extension Entomologist Avipel corn seed treatment received a new 24(c) Special Local Need Registration through WI Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection and US EPA. ┬áThe … Continue reading

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Pest Management Update Meeting Reminder

Pest Management Update Meeting Reminder Eileen Cullen, Extension Entomologist We hope that you will be able to attend the UW-Extension Pest Management Update meetings coming up early November 2012. The full schedule with dates, meeting locations, topics and registration contact … Continue reading

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2012 Pest Management Update Meetings

2012 Pest Management Update Meetings Eileen Cullen, Extension Entomologist We are pleased to announce the schedule and topics for the 2012 Pest Management Update Meetings.┬áSee the table with this article for the schedule. Please check the dates and locations and … Continue reading

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Check Insecticide Labels Applied for Spider Mite Before Using Soybean for Forage

Check Insecticide Labels Applied for Spider Mite Before Using Soybean for Forage Eileen Cullen, Extension Entomologist Some producers may be considering using soybean as a forage crop given drought conditions this year. Although this is not a preferred option and … Continue reading

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Stink Bug Nymphs in Corn

Stink Bug Nymphs in Corn Eileen Cullen, Extension Entomologist Stink bugs are making an appearance in cornfields, particularly the green stink bug. Both the green stink bug, Acrosternum hilare, and brown stink bugs, Euschistus spp. can be found in corn … Continue reading

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Japanese Beetle Scouting and Thresholds for Corn and Soybean

Japanese Beetle Scouting and Thresholds for Corn and Soybean Eileen Cullen, Extension Entomologist Japanese beetles have been reported this week feeding on corn silks (and in one report, kernels) in southeastern Wisconsin. Japanese beetle scouting and thresholds for corn and … Continue reading

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Western Bean Cutworm, Field and Sweet Corn

As reported in the WDATCP Wisconsin Pest Bulletin updates, also featured weekly here on the Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter blog site, the western bean cutworm degree-day model indicates that 75% or more of the adult population has emerged as far … Continue reading

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Corn Rootworm Beetle Emergence and Feeding in Corn Fields

Corn Rootworm Beetle Emergence and Feeding in Corn Fields Eileen Cullen (Extension Entomologist) Because corn rootworm beetles can reduce yield by silk pruning, it is important to scout cornfields before and during early pollination. This is especially important now under … Continue reading

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