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Soybean Aphids

Bryan Jensen UW Extension I have been getting a few phone calls regarding increasing soybean aphid populations. Nothing extreme but some fields have been slightly over or under thresholds. Treatment decisions at this time of the year are very difficult … Continue reading

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Soybean Insects (and mites): Looking ahead

Bryan Jensen UW Extension Soybean Aphid: The most common question I’ve had lately is “Where are the soybean aphids?” What started out being a good year for several species of aphids has certainly done an about-face.   Based on reports from … Continue reading

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Corn Rootworm Beetles and Potential for Silk Clipping

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension In Wisconsin, corn rootworm beetles have started emerging. Fields out of sequence (early or late pollinating) with surrounding corn fields may be prone to silk clipping. Corn pollen and fresh silks are very strong attractants and may … Continue reading

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Potato leafhoppers

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension Potato leafhoppers populations, to date, have been relatively low. Cool, wet weather has certainly not been conducive but warmer, drier weather could change that in a hurry. So far, I have not had a single call/email regarding … Continue reading

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Corn rootworm: How to validate your management decision

Mid to late July in Wisconsin is the time you can validate your corn rootworm management decisions by checking for root damage. This is the time period just after feeding damage would have occurred, and just before regrowth would start … Continue reading

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Japanese Beetles, Info for Corn and Soybean Producers

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension Recently, I have been noticing an increase in adult Japanese beetle activity on garden and other ornamentals. What does this mean for corn and soybean production? It is too early to tell but activity could be picking … Continue reading

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Clover Root Curculio

Dan Undersander, Damon Smith, Bryan Jensen UW Extension Clover root curculio damage is being observed is several parts of Wisconsin this year. It is an occasional insect pest on alfalfa, clovers and other legumes. Damage can be serious but usually is infrequent and … Continue reading

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Armyworm Heads Up

Bryan Jensen UW Extension It is about that time that we could be seeing problems from the summer generation of true armyworms. I bring this up because of the elevated number of corn fields which had significant feeding this spring … Continue reading

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Corn Rootworms

Bryan Jensen UW Extension The summer is going fast. July is here, rootworm larvae are feeding and adults will soon start emerging if they haven’t already. July is a great time to gain field information that will be essential for … Continue reading

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Cereal Leaf Beetle

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension Chris Allen just contacted me about some suspected cereal leaf beetle damage in wheat. I’ve talked to a few more people and they also mentioned similar damage. Damage, although mostly on the flag leaf, doesn’t appear to … Continue reading

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