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TABLE OF CONTENTS FOR 2001


Entomology    Plant Science    Plant Pathology   Soils    Weeds   Horticulture    Ag Engineering    Around the State

articles listed by issue / date


ENTOMOLOGY

 TITLE

ISSUE #

DATE

 NDSU Pest Management Guides

1

May 3

 Wheat Midge Planting Risk Using Degree Days

1

May 3

 Cutworm Activity - Good News for Now

2

May 10

 Soybean Aphid Watch - 2001

2

May 10

 Cereal Leaf Beetle Issues for 2001

3

May 17

 Flea Beetle Insecticide Compatible with Roundup Use in RR Canola

3

May 17

 Cold Temperatures, Insects, and Insecticides

4

May 24

 Leaf Injury in Sweet Clover

4

May 24

 Armyworms in Our Future?

5

May 31

 Cereal Leaf Beetle - Furadan 4f Labeled for Small Grains

5

May 31

 Cutworms . . . Time to Watch for Increasing Activity

5

May 31

 High Risk Planting Dates for Wheat and Wheat Midge, 2001

5

May 31

 Monitor Alfalfa for Leafhoppers, Weevils and Leafminers

5

May 31

 Scout Canola Fields for Flea Beetle Injury

5

May 31

 Armyworm Infestation Reported

6

June 7

 Forest Tent Caterpillar Feeding in Crops?

6

June 7

 North Dakota Biological Control Field Days and Events -2001

6

June 7

 Sugarbeet Root Maggot: Peak Fly Activity Draws Near

6

June 7

 Tick Information

6

June 7

 Wireworm, Cutworm - Only Scattered Reports

6

June 7

 IPM Survey of North Dakota Crops

7

June 14

 Numerous Caterpillars Causing Problems in the Region

7

June 14

 Sunflower Beetles Moving to New Fields

7

June 14

 Wheat Midge Just Around the Corner

7

June 14

 Barley Thrips Questions

8

June 21

 Bertha Armyworm Anticipated in Canola

8

June 21

 Cereal Aphids-- Where Are They?

8

June 21

 Wheat Midge Emergence Predictions

8

June 21

 Aphids in Grain Continue at Low Levels

9

June 28

 Armyworm Quiet . . . for Now

9

June 28

 European Corn Borer Emerging

9

June 28

 Foreign Insects

9

June 28

 Leafminers Infesting Red River Valley Sugarbeet Fields

9

June 28

 Stable Flies Making Nuisance of Selves

9

June 28

 Sunflower Beetle Larvae Are Hatching

9

June 28

 Sunflower Midge Emergence Beginning

9

June 28

 Wheat Midge Emergence Underway

9

June 28

 Alfalfa Insects in Missouri River Areas

10

July 5

 Corn Borer Emergence, Some Feeding in Southeast

10

July 5

 Other Wheat Insect Issues: Armyworm and Aphids

10

July 5

 Thistle Caterpillar in Soybeans

10

July 5

 Wheat Midge Night Scouting Reports

10

July 5

 Wheat Midge Update

10

July 5

 Confection Sunflower and Kernel Brown Spot

11

July 12

 Thistle Caterpillar Update

11

July 12

 Univoltine European Corn Borer Emergence at Peak

11

July 12

 Wheat Midge Update

11

July 12

 Canola Caterpillar Pests to Watch in North Central ND

12

July 19

 Caterpillars Continue in the Spotlight

12

July 19

 Corn Borer Larvae Being Found

12

July 19

 Wheat Midge Activity Continues . . . but Slowing

12

July 19

 Banded Sunflower Moth

13

July 26

 Caterpillars Continue

13

July 26

 Corn Borer Numbers Are Up

13

July 26

 Lygus in Confection Sunflower

13

July 26

 Sunflower Insects to Watch

13

July 26

 Caterpillar Activity this Week

14

Aug 2

 Grasshoppers on the Move

14

Aug 2

 Preparation of Grain Bins and Planning for Long Term Storage

14

Aug 2

 Soybean Aphid Could Be on the Move

14

Aug 2

 Potato Aphid Alert Updates

15

Aug 9

 Sunflower Insects to Watch

15

Aug 9

 Lygus in Sugarbeets - Spray Trial

16

Aug 23

 Soybean Aphids Found in North Dakota

16

Aug 23

 Tarnished Plant Bugs Infesting Red River Valley Sugarbeets

16

Aug 23

 Variegated and Black Cutworm Damaging Sugarbeets

16

Aug 23

 Grasshopper Outlook for Next Season 17 Sept 28
 Soybean Aphids in Eastern ND Counties 17 Sept 28


PLANT SCIENCE

 TITLE

ISSUE #

DATE

 Corn Planting Window Makes the Difference in Hybrid Performance

1

May 3

 NDSU Field Days and Other Crop Events

1

May 3

 Plan Soybean Planting and Pest Strategies Now

1

May 3

 Seed Canola Now!!

1

May 3

 Value-added Crop Identity Through Records

1

May 3

 Winter Wheat Winter Kill

1

May 3

 Compensating for Late Planting in Small Grains

2

May 10

 Late Planting and Crop Maturity

2

May 10

 Solid Seeding Confection Sunflower

2

May 10

 Alleviating Crusting in Small Grains

3

May 17

 Appraising Hail Injury to Small Grains

3

May 17

 Crop Injury and Replanting Decisions

3

May 17

 Crusting Problems with Flax, Crambe, Mustard, Canola, Safflower

3

May 17

 Field Conditions for Corn and Soybeans Good for Growth

3

May 17

 Harrowing for Weed Seedlings

3

May 17

 Heat Canker

3

May 17

 Heat Injury

3

May 17

 Multiple Stress Syndrome Prevention in Soybeans Matter of Management

3

May 17

 Problems with Corn Emergence?

3

May 17

 Revere Soybeans and They Will Respond

3

May 17

 Determination of Canola Stands by Hoop Method

4

May 24

 Hormone Sniffs out Moisture

4

May 24

 Hyperspectral Images May Help Record Cropping in Future

4

May 24

 Inoculate Soybeans and Other Legumes with Correct Bacteria

4

May 24

 Uneven Stands Not an Indication of Crop Health or Yield, Yet

4

May 24

 Value-added Soybeans Through Processing

4

May 24

 When Is it Too Late to Plant Small Grains

4

May 24

 Decision to Replant Can Be Difficult

5

May 31

 Frost on Small Grains

5

May 31

 Wicked Weather Moves Chops to Tops

5

May 31

 Bin Run Splits Jimmy Germ

6

June 7

 Flax Seeding - How Late?

6

June 7

 Late Planting Options Are Limited

6

June 7

 Prevented Planting Guidelines

6

June 7

 Soybean Can Emerge Quicker and Compensate Better than Corn

6

June 7

 Sunflower - How Late Can We Plant?

6

June 7

 Crops and Farmers Feel the Need for Speed

7

June 14

 Effects of Wind and Hail on Corn and Soybeans

7

June 14

 Foxtail Millets for Hay

7

June 14

 Hail Damage in Oilseed & Row Crops

7

June 14

 Weather Reasons to Crop Responses

7

June 14

 Approaching Crucial Small Grain Stages

8

June 21

 Corn and Soybeans in the News

8

June 21

 Prevented Planting Guidelines-Clarification

8

June 21

 Soybean Diagnostics from VE to V4

8

June 21

 Will a Nip of Nitrogen Do Nicely?

8

June 21

 Will Your Corn Be Knee-high by the Fourth of July?

8

June 21

 Sensitive Small Grain Growth Stages

9

June 28

 Trial It, You Will Learn to Like It

9

June 28

 Watson, Is it or Isn’t it Herbicide?

9

June 28

 Burn, Cut, Ferment: Weed Seeds Still Survive

10

July 5

 Dog Days and Soil Signs

10

July 5

 Estimating Yield Potential of Wheat/Durum

10

July 5

 Melanism vs Black Chaff

10

July 5

 Oilseed Sunflower Development

10

July 5

 Scout Corn Fields to Eliminate Worry

10

July 5

 Soybean Diagnostics from V5 to R1

10

July 5

 Tillers in Corn

10

July 5

 Quick Quo Pro-Questions from Queries on Corn and Soybeans

11

July 12

 Plant Late, Expect Corn to Modify Growth Rate

12

July 19

 Soybean Diagnostics from R1 to Harvest

12

July 19

 Guidelines for Harvest Losses

13

July 26

 Hail on Corn Effects Estimated by Leaves

13

July 26

 Hailed Soybeans May Compensate but Watch for Disease

13

July 26

 Scouting Corn from Tasseling to Maturity

13

July 26

 Corn Resilience and Repeated Stress

14

Aug 2

 Estimate Soybean Yields Prior to Harvest

14

Aug 2

 Estimate Corn Yields in Your Fields

14

Aug 2

 Weather Sheds Light Yellow on Some Soybeans

14

Aug 2

 Will Rains Finish off Seasonal Need for Moisture?

14

Aug 2

 Specialty Crops-When to Swath and Combine

15

Aug 9

 Swathing and Harvesting Canola

15

Aug 9

 Fall Harvested Forages and Poisoning Concerns

16

Aug 23

 Frost Damage to Crops and Maturity

16

Aug 23

 Soybean: Maturity and Frost

16

Aug 23

 Winter Wheat Worth Consideration

16

Aug 23

 Anthracnose in Pinto Beans 17 Sept 28


PLANT PATHOLOGY

 TITLE

ISSUE #

DATE

 Art Lamey to Retire

1

May 3

 Dupont to Phase out Sale of Benlate®

1

May 3

 Early Season Rusts in Southern Plains

1

May 3

 New North Dakota IPM Web Page

1

May 3

 Plant Pathology Contacts this Summer

1

May 3

 Seed Treatment of Chickpeas

1

May 3

 Snow Mold in Lawns and Black Knot on Prunus

1

May 3

 Dr. Luis Del Río Hired for Dry Bean Pathology Position

2

May 10

 Fungicides for Early Season Tan Spot Control

2

May 10

 Gavel Registered for Potato

2

May 10

 Important Web Sites

2

May 10

 Intercept Biological Control Product Registered for Sclerotinia

2

May 10

 Previcur Registered for Potato

2

May 10

 Section 18 Granted for Folicur on Wheat and Barley

2

May 10

 Wheat Rusts in Southern Plains Developing Slowly

2

May 10

 Another Useful Web Site

3

May 17

 Late Planting and Small Grain Diseases

3

May 17

 Section 18 Granted for Eminent on Sugarbeet

3

May 17

 Section 18 Granted for Folicur on Sunflower

3

May 17

 Section 18 Granted for LSP on Lentil

3

May 17

 Section 18 Granted for Tilt on Dry Bean

3

May 17

 State Label Granted for Ronilan on Crambe

3

May 17

 Ash Anthracnose

4

May 24

 Biological Fungicide Approved for Organic Use on Fruit & Vegetables

4

May 24

 NDSU IPM Field Scouting Program

4

May 24

 Water Mold Seedling Diseases

4

May 24

 Wheat Disease Update from States to Our South

4

May 24

 Good Bye (Not Really)

5

May 31

 Herbicide Injury

5

May 31

 Initial Reports from Small Grain Scouting

5

May 31

 Previcur and Tattoo C

5

May 31

 Proper Use of Fungicides for Early Season Tan Spot Control

5

May 31

 Sclerotinia Risk Map for Canola

5

May 31

 Potato Disease Hot Line up and Running

6

June 7

 Small Grain Disease Forecasting Models

6

June 7

 Small Grain Disease Update

6

June 7

 Stripe Rust in Kansas

6

June 7

 Aphanomyces Root Rot of Sugarbeet

7

June 14

 Bacterial Blight in Small Grains

7

June 14

 Downy Mildew of Sunflower

7

June 14

 Plant Diagnostic Lab Sample Summary and Herbicide Injury Assessment

7

June 14

 Potato Late Blight Hotline

7

June 14

 Wheat Rusts

7

June 14

 Wheat Tan Spot

7

June 14

 Crisis Exemption for Quadris in Chickpeas

8

June 21

 Fungicides for Small Grains

8

June 21

 Plant Diagnostic Lab Sample Summary

8

June 21

 Potato Late Blight Hotline

8

June 21

 Sclerotinia Risk Map for Canola

8

June 21

 Sclerotinia Outlook

8

June 21

 Small Grain Disease Update, 6/21

8

June 21

 Correction to Fungicide Table in Crop and Pest Report No. 8

9

June 28

 Environment and Small Grain Fungicides

9

June 28

 IPM Survey Results

9

June 28

 Potato Blight Hotline

9

June 28

 Sclerotinia Risk Map for Canola

9

June 28

 Sugarbeet Bacterial Leafspot

9

June 28

 Texas Karnal Bunt Outbreak - Implications for Spring Wheat

9

June 28

 Wheat Rusts

9

June 28

 Canola Flowering and Fungicide Application Timing

10

July 5

 Downy Mildew in Sunflowers

10

July 5

 IPM Scout Survey Reports Through 6/29

10

July 5

 Potato Late Blight Hotline

10

July 5

 Sclerotinia Apothecia

10

July 5

 Sugarbeet: Cercospora Season Slowly Approaching

10

July 5

 Wheat Rusts

10

July 5

 Cercospora Control in Sugarbeet

11

July 12

 Diagnosis and Confirmation of Round Up (and Other Herbicide) Injury

11

July 12

 Downy Mildew in Sunflowers

11

July 12

 Dry Beans and White Mold Control

11

July 12

 Potato Late Blight Hotline

11

July 12

 Small Grain Disease Update, 7/10

11

July 12

 Disease Forecasting Model Update

12

July 19

 Growth Stage and Application of Fungicides for Control of Scab

12

July 19

 Plant Diagnostic Lab Sample Summary

12

July 19

 Potato Late Blight Hotline

12

July 19

 Rainfall, Recorded Rainfall and Disease

12

July 19

 Sclerotinia Risk Map for Canola

12

July 19

 Small Grain Disease Update, 7/18

12

July 19

 Cercospora in Sugarbeet

13

July 26

 Disease Forecasting Models

13

July 26

 Potato Late Blight Hotline

13

July 26

 Small Grain Disease Survey Update, 7/25

13

July 26

 Soybean Cyst Nematode and Pesticide Lab Correction

13

July 26

 White Mold on Dry Beans: to Spray or Not to Spray

13

July 26

 Acrobat 50WP Available for Potato Late Blight

14

Aug 2

 Oedema on Plants

14

Aug 2

 Potato Late Blight Hotline

14

Aug 2

 Small Grain Survey Results, 7/27

14

Aug 2

 Weather, Crop Growth Stage and Scab (Fusarium Head Blight) Development

14

Aug 2

 Alternaria Leaf and Pod Spot of Dry Beans

15

Aug 9

 Bacterial Blight in Dry Edible Beans

15

Aug 9

 Blossom End Rot and Bacterial Blight on Dry Bean

15

Aug 9

 Canola Disease Survey and the Sclerotinia Risk Map

15

Aug 9

 Other Disease Observations

15

Aug 9

 Potato Late Blight Hot Line

15

Aug 9

 Small Grain Disease Update, 8/09

15

Aug 9

 Canola Disease Survey: Preliminary Result

16

Aug 23

 Potato Late Blight Hotline

16

Aug 23

 Preliminary Results from Scab Fungicide Trials and Cultivar Evaluations

16

Aug 23

 Small Grain Disease and Insect Survey - Preliminary Summary

16

Aug 23

 Sunflower Downy Mildew Survey

16

Aug 23

 2001 Canola Disease Survey 17 Sept 28
 Small Grain Disease Survey, 2001  17 Sept 28


SOILS

 TITLE

ISSUE #

DATE

 Fertilizer with the Seed

1

May 3

 Compatibility of Rhizobium with Seed Treatments

2

May 10

 Fertilizer on a Barge Could Be There Awhile

2

May 10

 High N Price Strategies

2

May 10

 In the Dark about Fertilizer N Rates?

2

May 10

 Ammonia Application at Seeding

3

May 17

 Urea Topdressing

3

May 17

 Sugarbeet Crop Update

4

May 24

 The Value of Digging

4

May 24

 Sugarbeet Plant Population and Replanting

5

May 31

 Consider Cover Crops for Wet Fields

6

June 7

 Top-dressing Options

7

June 14

 Chlorosis

8

June 21

 Nitrogen

8

June 21

 Cause of Poor Sugarbeet Growth Still Elusive

10

July 5

 Drainage- Myths, Legends and Reality

14

Aug 2

 Soil Sampling for Nitrogen Fertilizer Planning

14

Aug 2

 Soil Testing

15

Aug 9

 The Fertilizer Situation, 2001-2002

15

Aug 9

 Making Fertilizer Decisions

16

Aug 23

 New 7 Day PHI for Super Tin on Sugarbeet in MN and ND

16

Aug 23


WEEDS

 TITLE

ISSUE #

DATE

 ND Section 18 Update

1

May 3

 Pesticide Labels and Spray Volumes

1

May 3

 Weed Concentrations Connected to Control Strategies

1

May 3

 Weed ID and Weed Control Web Sites

1

May 3

 Weed ID Web Sites of Interest

1

May 3

 Flax as Influenced by Glyphosate

2

May 10

 ND Section 18 Update - Erratum

2

May 10

 Small Grain and Corn Herbicide Update

2

May 10

 Updated 2001 Rotation Restrictions for Crops Grown in North Dakota

3

May 17

 2001 NDSU Weed Tour

4

May 24

 Broadleaf Crop Herbicide Update

4

May 24

 Stage of Weed and Rotation of Herbicides Always Important

4

May 24

 Critical Periods of Weed Competition in Corn

5

May 31

 Harmony Gt Burndown in Corn or Soybeans

5

May 31

 Tankmixing Products of Different Formulations

5

May 31

 Callisto Registered in Corn

6

June 7

 Herbicide + Insecticide Tankmixes

6

June 7

 Crop Response and Efficacy of Herbicides Applied in Cool Weather

7

June 14

 Postemergence Herbicide after Hail

7

June 14

 Weed Emergence Monitoring with Weedcast and Weed Management

7

June 14

 Aim on Soybean

8

June 21

 Application Timing on Wheat

8

June 21

 Callisto Tankmix with Post Grass Herbicides

8

June 21

 Labeled Limits for Post Applications on Soybeans

8

June 21

 Labels Limit Spraying for Post Applications in Corn

8

June 21

 Absinth Wormwood in CRP

9

June 28

 Adjuvants Influence Herbicide Efficacy at Low Spray Volumes

9

June 28

 Canada Thistle Control in CRP

9

June 28

 Clarification of Plateau Section 18

9

June 28

 Weed Competition in Soybean

9

June 28

 Absinth Wormwood in CRP

10

July 5

 Canada Thistle Control in CRP

10

July 5

 Clarification of Plateau Section 18

10

July 5

 Aspects of Applying Herbicides at Low Spray Volumes

11

July 12

 Glyphosate Formulations

11

July 12

 Container Recycling Effort Slated at 38 Sites

12

July 19

 Dormant Weeds Resist Herbicide Activity

12

July 19

 EPA Okays Desiccant for Seed Peas

12

July 19

 New Glyphosate Products Registered

12

July 19

 Now Is the Time for Finalizing Weed Mapping

12

July 19

 EPA Issues Final Guidance on Voluntary Resistance Management Labeling for Agricultural Pesticides

13

July 26

 EPA Issues Rules for Regulating Genetically Engineered Crops

13

July 26

 EPA Okays Exemption for Herbicide in Safflowers

13

July 26

 Glyphosate Resistant Marestail

13

July 26

 Yellow Canada Thistle

13

July 26

 Preharvest Weed Control in Small Grains

14

Aug 2

 Glyphosate Effect on Roundup Ready Soybean

15

Aug 9

 Glyphosate Use on Flax

15

Aug 9

 Soybean Injury from Glyphosate and Herbicide Tank-mixtures

15

Aug 9

 Weed ID Reference Comparison

15

Aug 9

 Weed Management Myths

16

Aug 23


HORTICULTURE

 TITLE

ISSUE #

DATE

 "Bumps" in Lawns

1

May 3

 Winter Discoloration of Conifers

1

May 3

 Dandelions are Coming Up All Over!

2

May 10

 Forest Tent Caterpillar

2

May 10

 Spring Yard and Activity

2

May 10

 Spruce Tree Disease-Rhizosphaera Needlecast Vs. Cytospora Canker

3

May 17

 Ash Anthracnose

4

May 24

 Drought Affects on Trees

4

May 24

 Forest Tent Caterpillar

4

May 24

 Rhizosphaera Needlecast

4

May 24

 Spruce Spider Mite

4

May 24

 Falling Propellers, Undersized Leaves, A "Ton" of Fruit!

6

June 7

 Apple Scab

8

June 21

 Trees

8

June 21

 Hot, Dry Weather Equals Brown Lawns

12

July 19

 Annual Grassy Weeds Making an Early Showing in Most Lawns

13

July 26

 Houston-type Weather Is Tough on Cool-season Turfgrass

14

Aug 2

 Get Soil Tested Before Planting!

15

Aug 9

 Cottony Maple Scale 17 Sept 28
 Forest Tent Caterpillar 17 Sept 28
 Sphaeropsis Blight 17 Sept 28
 Yellowheaded Spruce Sawfly 17 Sept 28


AG ENGINEERING

 TITLE

ISSUE #

DATE

 Decreasing Spray Volume and the Chance of Drift

5

May 31


AROUND THE STATE
Summary reports are from state regions and do not list individual topics. If a region is not listed for a particular issue, an update was not
available

 TITLE

ISSUE #

DATE

 North-Central, Northeast, South-Central, Southwest

1

May 3

 North-Central, South-Central, Southwest

2

May 10

 North-Central, South-Central, Southwest

3

May 17

 North-Central, Northwest, Northeast, South-Central

4

May 24

 North-Central, South-Central

5

May 31

 North-Central, South-Central

6

June 7

 North-Central, Northeast, South-Central

7

June 14

 North-Central, South-Central

8

June 21

 Northeast, South-Central

9

June 28

 North-Central, South-Central

10

July 5

 North-Central, South-Central

11

July 12

 North-Central, South-Central

12

July 19

 North-Central, South-Central

13

July 26

 South-Central

14

Aug 2

 North-Central

15

Aug 9

 North-Central, Northeast, South-Central

16

Aug 23

 


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