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Be On Alert for Cutworms, Wireworms

Scott Meers, insect management specialist for Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, discusses the need for canola growers to keep an eye out for unwanted pests due to cooler soil temperatures being seen across western Canada.
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Corn Growers: Assess Wireworm Risk Prior To Planting

Corn growers need to scout their fields to determine wireworm populations before planting so they don't miss the optimum treatment window, a Purdue Extension entomologist says. Wireworms, or click beetle larvae, feed on corn seed germ and may prevent plants from sprouting. The pest becomes active when soil temperatures warm into the upper 40s.
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Scout For Early-Season Corn Pests

As corn begins to emerge, be alert to the potential damage that may be caused by early season insects.
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