Apr 16, 2014
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5 Crop Pests You Should Scout For

 
Not all bugs are created equal. Some are flourishing in this year's hot, dry weather while others can't take the heat. Scout your corn and soybean fields now for these intruders.

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Two-spotted Spider Mite
They may be tiny, but these mites thrive in hot, dry weather and yellowing and defoliation of corn and soybean leaves. Use a hand lens to check the undersides of leaves, or shake leaves over a white piece of paper.
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
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