Integrated pest management


  • Wednesday, July 23, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. –Farmers should scout and, if needed, spray for grasshoppers now, said University of Missouri Extension entomologist Wayne Bailey. Grasshoppers are reported in almost every county in the state, he said.
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  • Tuesday, May 27, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Cereal leaf beetle has been found on both sides of the state in southern Missouri. Cereal leaf beetle strips the leaves of wheat and can reduce yields.
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  • Tuesday, May 20, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Armyworms that can strip pastures and hayfields have begun their march through Missouri’s tall fescue fields, warns University of Missouri Extension entomologist Wayne Bailey.
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  • Monday, May 5, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The University of Missouri’s Plant Diagnostic Clinic has reopened with a Missouri native at its helm. It had been closed for two years.
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  • Wednesday, April 30, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – “Alfalfa fields face a double hit by weevils this spring. There are more adult weevils than I’ve ever seen,” says Wayne Bailey.
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  • Monday, April 14, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Weed control at spring planting, an increasing challenge with herbicide-resistant weeds, presents extra concerns when temperatures stay low, day and night. Weather bears watching more than usual.
  • Friday, January 31, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – There’s a new No. 1 bad weed to watch in Missouri, says Kevin Bradley, University of Missouri Extension weed specialist.
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  • Wednesday, September 4, 2013
    COLUMBIA, Mo.–A variety of fruit fly, the spotted wing drosophila, has appeared in Missouri and made its presence felt by fruit growers.
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  • Friday, August 16, 2013
    COLUMBIA, Mo.– University of Missouri Extension centers are gearing up for Master Gardener classes this fall.
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