Come here to view our team’s agronomist ideas, thoughts, concerns, & general info we are noticing or think you should be aware of!
Do you have PASTURES or Alfalfa Ground?
Fall Armyworm – note Y on face and four raised bumps in the shape of a square near the end of the abdomen. Photo by Russ Ottens, www.ipmimages.org/
Fall Armyworms and defoliation of a cover crop. Photo by Rebecca Vittetoe.
There have been some random territories of Armyworms causing some real havoc on some producer’s pasture and alfalfa. Make sure to get out and scout your fields or give our Agronomist’s a call!
Call Tony or Gary if you have any questions or need any agronomic insights or recomendations! (712) 947-4104
Photo Credits: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Russ Ottens, & Rebecca Vittetoe.
Below is a picture of the initial signs of leaf hopper injury. You will notice a triangular yellow or purple discoloration at the tip of the leaves.
Beware that this is also a very common symptom of potassium deficiency or drought as well.
If you are seeing this kind of injury in your Alfalfa, to make sure it is caused by Leaf Hoppers, we need to find the presence of the leaf hopper by netting your field.
If you need your field sprayed or have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to call!
Today we scouted a nearby Alfalfa field & here are some of the insects to be on the lookout for! Call Tony or Gary if you need your field scouted or sprayed.
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