If you had SDS in soybeans, sample for SCN

The University of Tennessee crops blog suggests that soybean farmers who experienced Sudden Death Syndrome on their crop sample for soybean cyst nematode. The blog post discusses the link between the two diseases. Read the post.

If you are in another state, call your extension specialist who works on soybeans.

Got ants? Get S.E.R.I.O.U.S.

No one likes ants in the house, but there are ways of dealing with them without spraying. A new website, “Got Ants? Get S.E.R.I.O.U.S.” gives helpful hints on effective IPM for ants, from excluding them from the house to ways to get rid of them if they do come in.

Got Ants is a collaboration of public agencies, educational institutions, pest professionals, and nonprofits working to promote environmentally sound ant management and to protect water quality.

Control of external parasites in organic poultry production

Find out ways to prevent and control external parasites on organic poultry in a new article posted in eXtension by an Extension specialist at the University of Kentucky.