IC-496(20) -- July 17, 2006

Insects and Mites

Protect pollinating bees from pesticides

Pesticide applicators are required to notify beekeepers before applying.
Plant Diseases

Consider nematode feeding as cause for poor corn growth

Nematode numbers peak in midseason.
Degree Days

These are the dog days

Degree day information for Iowa.
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