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Sugarcane aphid research aimed at planting timing, variety selection

by Kay Ledbetter, Texas A&M AgriLife

The “whens” and the “whats” of the sugarcane aphid are fueling the research of Dr. Ada Szczepaniec, Texas A&M AgriLife entomologist. For example, when are they most damaging, and what grain sorghum varieties do they prefer?

With the support of Texas Grain Sorghum Producers, Szczepaniec is testing several different strategies to determine their effectiveness in combating this fairly new pest to the Texas Panhandle. Continue reading

CABI publishing new book on sustainable urban insect pest management

CABI is in the process of publishing a new book on urban insect pest management:

Urban Insect Pest : Sustainable Management Strategies (http://www.cabi.org/bookshop/book/9781780642758 ) By Partho Dhang

CABI is an international not-for-profit organization that improves people’s lives by providing information and applying scientific expertise to solve problems in agriculture and the environment. Through knowledge sharing and science, CABI helps address issues of global concern, such as safeguarding the environment and improving global food security. For more information, go to www.cabi.org.

Save the dates for insect, disease and weed management workshops in SC

Save the dates for these upcoming workshops for vegetable production brought to you by the Clemson University Sustainable Agriculture Program and its partners, Carolina Farm Stewardship Association and Clemson University Extension Program. Continue reading