IC-494(22) -- August 22, 2005

Plant Diseases

Fall nematode sampling considerations

Greg Tylka tells how and when to sample.
Insects and Mites

Northern corn rootworms in soybeans: What does it mean?

Are these beetles changing their behavior?

Beware! Nitrate potential in drought-stricken corn crop

High-nitrate corn can create dangerous silage.
Plant Diseases

Soybean rust update -- August 2005

XB Yang summarizes the risk for rust.
Insects and Mites

2005 preliminary insecticide evaluations

Research results are presented.
Degree Days

Is it the bark, or is it the bite?

Degree day information.
Pesticide Education

Storing fungicides safely

Extend the life of your fungicides by storing them correctly.

What lies ahead for the CRP?

Contracts on many acres are expiring.

2005 field day schedule

Join us for one of these fall field days!
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