While there are still plenty of insects out there causing damage, Ohio State University Extension entomologist Ron Hammond reminds farmers that now’s a good time to start thinking about the next round of insect activity.
“We’re going to have to start thinking about western bean cutworm on corn, we’re gonna start thinking about doing sampling for rootworm injury,” Hammond said. “Kind of getting away from the spring activities and getting real close to what we’re going to see as the next round when we start getting into more of the reproductive stages of plant growth.”
Right now though, Hammond says we still need to pay close attention to potato leaf hoppers in alfalfa and army worms in both corn and some pastures.
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