Category: Timely Topic – Insect Management

Reducing Bee and Other Pollinator Poisonings

It’s time to be scouting winter canola and winter pea fields for insect pests, and also the presence of pollinators and other beneficial insects before…

Canola: Cabbage Seedpod Weevil Scouting

As canola starts to bolt and produce flowers, producers should consider checking to see if they have a tiny weevil known as the Cabbage Seedpod Weevil…

Planning for Spring Planting: Wireworm Management in Cereal Crops

With spring planting just around the corner, producers should be considering their management approach towards wireworms and other insect pests. Wireworms, which have larvae that…

The WSU Wheat Beat Podcast

Introducing the WSU Wheat Beat podcast, a new podcast brought to you by the WSU Extension Dryland Cropping Systems Team. Each week your host, Drew…

Training Tools Related to Integrated Pest Management and Fumigation

In early 2017, researchers and industry partners at Kansas State University held a three-day training focused on integrated pest management (IPM) and fumigation safety training…

New Bulletin Published on the Wheat Head Armyworm Complex

A newly published Extension Bulletin, PNW696, is titled “Integrated Pest Management for the Wheat Head Armyworm Complex in the Pacific Northwest.” Since 2005, the wheat…

Mormon Crickets are on the March in Douglas County!

Despite their name and characteristic male chirping, Mormon crickets are not true crickets, but rather shield-backed katydids. These pests got their name by endangering the…
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