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July 23, 2014

Iowa now has 11 infested counties after larva found in Muscatine


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July 23, 2014

We continue to receive several questions about Northern corn leaf blight, Goss’s...

July 23, 2014

Soybean samples have been arriving almost daily at the ISU Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic this year. Early...

July 23, 2014

Northern corn leaf blight (NCLB) has been reported in numerous fields...

July 23, 2014

Grasshopper activity has been noted this week in Iowa. These insects feed on grasses and...

July 7, 2014

We will have a fair amount of corn tasseling shortly after the weekend – so fungicide...

July 7, 2014

One thing we have learned from outbreaks of sudden death syndrome (SDS) in years past is that...

July 7, 2014

Farmers in the Midwest may be concerned about white mold (also called Sclerotinia stem...

July 1, 2014

Summer marks the season when your lawn can look its best – if you know how to maintain it properly. Here...

July 1, 2014

“All good things must come to an end” and that includes the cicada emergence of 2014...

July 1, 2014

AMES, Iowa — The Emerald Ash Borer is an insect that, in a matter of time, will destroy all ash trees. Because the...

June 13, 2014

Japanese beetle is becoming a more common field crop pest in...

June 13, 2014

EAB, emerald ash borerDES MOINES – An adult Emerald Ash Borer submitted by an Iowa City resident to the Iowa EAB Team...

May 15, 2014

Sudden death syndrome in soybeanThe world’s most widely...

April 30, 2014

AMES, Iowa — Proper mowing practices play a vital role in helping to maintain a healthy, sustainable home lawn. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach answer questions about lawns and lawn mowing.

April 28, 2014

AMES, Iowa — The Integrated Pest Management program at Iowa State University is hosting its fourth crop scouting competition on Aug. 5 for teams of Iowa high school students.

March 28, 2014

DES MOINES – Emerald Ash Borer has been positively identified in a residential tree in Newton in Jasper County from a larva sample collected on March 20, 2014. EAB kills all ash tree species and is considered to be one of the most destructive tree pests ever seen in North America.

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