IC-496(16) -- June 19, 2006

Weed Management

Make sure you know what you are spraying!

Photos of what happens when you're not paying attention.
Insects and Mites

Soybean aphids scattered across Iowa

A suction trap network is monitoring abundance.
Plant Diseases

Fungicides: Why fungicides fail

Sixth in a series.
Weed Management

Large common lambsquarters is a problem for glyphosate

A combination of factors are at work.
Plant Diseases

Spore traps help researchers watch for soybean rust

Part of an early-warning system.
Degree Days

Summer "officially" arrives!

Degree day information for Iowa.
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