New alfalfa publication

A new publication, Integrated Pest Management of Alfalfa Insects in the Upper Midwest, has been jointly published by University Extension and the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture. The publication, written by nine entomologists and agronomists, is the result of multiyear research projects partially funded by the Leopold Center. The publication is 48 pages in length and contains chapters on the role of integrated pest management in sustainable agriculture; alfalfa growth and phenology in Iowa; insect pest management in alfalfa; and biology and management of alfalfa insects. Copies may be ordered from the Iowa State University Extension Distribution Center at 515-294-5427. Ask for publication IPM-58. The cost for each copy is $7.50. Discounts are available for large (>=100-copy) orders.

This article originally appeared on page 38 of the IC-482 (6) -- April 19, 1999 issue.

Updated 04/18/1999 - 1:00pm