The rainy, cool conditions that characterized the 2014 growing season have left their mark on several trees and shrubs. There is an unprecedented amount of foliar diseases in the landscape, some of which we don’t commonly see from year to year. 310 more words
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Don’t know what a FRAC code is? It’s important when dealing with fungicide resistance. In this blog post at UT Crops, authors Alice Cochran (Graduate Research Asst.) and Heather Kelly (Extension Plant Pathologist) discuss what FRAC codes are and why it’s important when you’re rotating fungicides. 707 more words
The EPA is registering the herbicide, Enlist Duo with first-time ever restrictions to manage the problem of resistant weeds. The pesticide is for use in controlling weeds in corn and soybeans genetically-engineered (GE) to tolerate 2,4-D and glyphosate. 476 more words
In Delta Farm Press, Professor Emeritus James E. Miller from Mississippi State University discusses ways to manage beavers using integrated pest management.
The American beaver, the largest native rodent in North America, is an ecosystem engineer, building dams and creating ponds that contribute to plant and animal biodiversity. 19 more words