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APHIS Posts New Weed Risk Assessments

The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s (APHIS) Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ) has posted Weed Risk Assessments (WRA) for the following five weed species:

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Expert warns screwworm return could have a huge impact on livestock, hunting industries

by Steve Byrnes

The return of screwworms would deal a severe blow to the ranching and hunting industries, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service veterinary entomologist at Stephenville.

The observation by Dr. Sonja Swiger came as the result of the flesh-eating pest being confirmed in Florida. Continue reading

Telling the difference between Southern versus common rust in corn

In Delta Farm Press

According to Travis Faske, Extension plant pathologist with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, growers can tell the difference between Southern corn rust and common rust by the colors of the pustules.

Orange pustules, the University of Tennessee’s jersey colors, are more likely to be symptoms of Southern corn rust. University of Arkansas Razorback red pustules most likely belong to common rust. Continue reading