Stay On Top of Pests This Year

NDSU's Crop and Pest Management Report gives you some early warnings.

Published on: May 13, 2011

Do you need to know when soybean aphids arrive in the Dakotas?

Would you like to know when conditions are right for a wheat scab outbreak?

Needs some tips of getting the most out of glyphosate?

Then consider subscribing to the North Dakota State University Extension Service's weekly Crop and Pest Report. The electronic version is free.

"Each issue of the report contains valuable information about insect and disease problems, pest alerts, integrated pest management strategies, pesticide updates, agronomy and fertility issues, horticulture problems, reports from the NDSU Plant Diagnostic Laboratory, important NDSU Extension meetings and a weather outlook," says Janet Knodel, NDSU Extension entomologist and editor of the report. "Local reports also are included on agronomic and pest issues and crop development from agronomists located at the NDSU Research Extension Centers across the state."

To subscribe for the free email version of the report, go to http://www.ag.ndsu.nodak.edu/aginfo/entomology/ndsucpr/.

Subscribers have the option of receiving the newsletter by mail or electronically in a color PDF format that can be viewed using Adobe Acrobat. 

The email version (PDF) is free to subscribers. If you were signed up last year to receive the electronic copy, you do not need to subscribe again.

To have the report delivered by mail, the price is $25 per year. Payment can be made with a credit card at http://www.ag.ndsu.nodak.edu/aginfo/entomology/ndsucpr/.

If you have any questions on subscribing, contact Diane Pennington at (701) 231-7582 or email diane.pennington@ndsu.edu.

Articles is the last year's May 13 issue included:

• Wheat Curl Mites Found in Volunteer Wheat Samples from NC Region of ND

• Flea Beetles Observed Feeding on Volunteer Canola

• Voluntary Cancellation of All Methyl Parathion Registrations

• Dealing with Spring Wheat Volunteers That Survived the Winter

• Strategies for Optimizing Canola Yields

• NDSU Potato Blightline to Operate in 2010

• Changes to Soybean Rust Monitoring in 2010

• WSMV and High Plains Virus

• Tan Spot Observed in Some Winter Wheat

• NDSU Disease Forecasting Site for Wheat Now Activated for Season

• Wheat Rust in the Southern Plains

• Soil Temperature and Sugar Beet Seed Emergence

• Projections for 2010 Sugarbeet Crop

• Plant Populations for High Sugar Beet Yield and Quality

• Planning for Wheat Protein

• Why Did Everything Overwinter this Year?

• Micronutrients and Herbicides

• A Banner Year for Common Mallow

• The Pesky Dandelion