Pests moving through early-season crops

“Many growers go in with a roller before planting, then they plant, then they spray a burndown right behind the planter as a pre-emerge," says Gus Lorenz, University of Arkansas entomologist. "That doesn’t provide enough time for the cover crop to be dead -- to push the insects out -- before the next crop is planted. The pests just move over onto the emerging stand.”

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