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Sudden Death Syndrome in Soybean showing up in Tennessee

From the UTCrops News Blog

by Heather Young Kelly, Extension Plant Pathologist

Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS) has started showing up in soybean fields in Tennessee. The cool, wet season Tennessee has experienced, similar to last season, has been conducive for the disease to develop in susceptible varieties.

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Online PAT credits now available

Recently UNH Extension Field Specialist Rachel Maccini (in the pesticide safety education program) announced that there are now materials at UNH Cooperative Extension’s website that allow you to obtain pesticide applicator training (PAT) recertification credits without going to a meeting. 47 more words

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Management strategies for brown marmorated stink bug

Hannah Fraser, Entomology-Horticulture Program Lead, OMAFRA

The brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) is a relatively new pest, and we are still learning about its biology and how to control it.   995 more words

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Workshop on managing weed seeds at harvest

Managing Weed Seeds at Harvest – workshop on August 26, 9 am to 12 noon, at Agriculture and AgriFood Canada – Harrow, Ontario.  See poster below for details. 19 more words

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Scouting is key to good yields in fall

Source: United Soybean Board Press Release. www.unitedsoybean.org and Plant Management Network

Much of the soybean belt has received plenty of moisture this season. Since such conditions are often associated with increased plant disease and a greater threat of aphids and other pests, scouting your fields this summer is especially important.

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Sugarcane Aphids Invade Arkansas Sorghum; Treatment Options Limited

Source: University of Arkansas Press Release. www.uaex.edu and Plant Management Network

 Grain sorghum growers in east Arkansas are discovering a new visitor: the sugarcane aphid has been showing up since June on the plant’s leaves in Ashley, Chicot, Desha and Phillips counties and it’s considered likely to spread to nearby areas. 388 more words

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Brown marmorated stink bug updates

You can stay up-to-date on findings of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug in Ontario at OMAFRA’s Brown Marmorated Stink Bug web page.

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