When Pests Bite Back
Dr. Tom Peters, Weed Scientist and Sugarbeet Agronomist with U of MN Extension and NDSU, discusses how irresponsible herbicide applications could backfire, and several pre-harvest strategies to prevent waterhemp escapes from replenishing the seedbank. Also, be sure to consider glyphosate-resistant volunteer corn when managing herbicide-resistant weeds. Bruce Potter, U of MN IPM specialist, discusses the status of soybean aphid populations, and the value of using the economic threshold. Other insects discussed include spider mites and corn rootworm.
We want to thank our sponsors the Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council, along with the Minnesota Corn Research and Promotion Council.
- Waterhemp slides used in podcast - https://drive.google.com/file/d/1QbEuPrViiL_YcAtfTe3G3rQ7ne-Y4q5G/view?usp=sharing
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