IC-494(14) -- June 13, 2005

Insects and Mites

Iowa State forms the aphid team and shares research results

Main intent is to plan soybean aphid management strategies
Insects and Mites

Alfalfa weevil reported on alfalfa regrowth

Start monitoring regrowth 4 to 5 days after the first cutting has been removed
Announcements

2005 Weed Science Field Day

Open to anyone who has an interest in new weed management practices
Announcements

Farm bill summit at Iowa State, July 6-8

The agenda has been finalized for an agricultural policy summit
Plant Diseases

Soybean rust outlook - June 13

There may be an increase in the movement of spores in June
Degree Days

Good growin' weather

This week was slightly above long-term average temperatures
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