Crop insect pests

News

  • Monday, May 4, 2015
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Raise the temperature and run fans in grain bins now to avoid condensation and mold.
  • Wednesday, April 29, 2015
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Farmers and homeowners in Missouri should be on the lookout for the brown marmorated stink bug this year.
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  • Tuesday, March 31, 2015
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Scout alfalfa now for alfalfa weevils, says a University of Missouri Extension entomologist. Weevil larvae defoliate plants and reduce the quality and quantity of hay.
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  • Wednesday, February 18, 2015
    COLUMBIA, Mo.– Missouri sorghum growers may find white sugarcane aphids gumming up harvest equipment and reducing yields this fall, says University of Missouri Extension entomologist Wayne Bailey.
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  • Wednesday, June 4, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo.– The black walnut curculio is a small insect that can have a big impact on black walnut crops.
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  • Wednesday, July 13, 2011
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – If the leaves of your roses, shrubs or soybeans look like swiss cheese, the culprit could be Japanese beetles.
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