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TABLE OF CONTENTS FOR 2002


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

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ENTOMOLOGY

TITLE

ISSUE #

DATE

Insecticide Seed Treatments for Soil Insects

1

May 2

Mustang Insecticide Use in Sugarbeet: Some Considerations

1

May 2

Wheat Midge Risk - Outlook Positive

1

May 2

Army Cutworm Waiting for Warm Weather in Southwest ND

2

May 9

Soybean Aphid Watch - 2001

2

May 9

Watch for Seedling Sugarbeet Insect Pests in the Soil

2

May 9

What Mild Winters Might Mean

2

May 9

Canola Planting Conditions Suggest Close Monitoring for Flea Beetle

3

May 16

Degree Day Accumulations Slow

3

May 16

Grasshopper Outlook 2002 -Watch South Central ND

3

May 16

Cold Weather Keeps Insects Quiet

4

May 23

Flea Beetle Activity in Canola Low So Far

4

May 23

Moth Flights Around Region

4

May 23

Root Maggot Control for Replanting Sugarbeet Fields

4

May 23

Sugarbeet Root Maggot: Development Slow, Delayed Emergence Likely

4

May 23

Wheat Midge Risk Window Here

4

May 23

Tick Information

5

May 30

Warm Weather Wakes up the Insects

5

May 30

Alfalfa Insects to Scout for-Weevils & Leafminers

6

June 6

Crisis Exemption: Mustang Insecticide for Flea Beetle in Mustard Seed

6

June 6

Postemergence Options for Sugarbeet Root Maggot Management

6

June 6

Soybean Aphid Update

6

June 6

Sugarbeet Root Maggot: Peak Fly Activity Forecast

6

June 6

Aster Leafhopper Abundant in Region

7

June 13

Buffalo Gnats Starting in Eastern ND

7

June 13

Excess Soil Moisture May Challenge Postemergence Root Maggot Control Efforts

7

June 13

Grasshopper Update: 2002 IPM Survey

7

June 13

Sugarbeet Root Maggot: Peak Fly Nearing

7

June 13

Barley Thrips Concerns

8

June 20

Soybean Aphid Interest Starting

8

June 20

Sugarbeet Root Maggot: Fly Numbers Building, Peak Activity Imminent

8

June 20

Troubleshooting Plant Injury

8

June 20

Alfalfa Weevil Damage Reports

9

June 27

Cereal Aphids Detected in Southeast ND

9

June 27

Palestriped Flea Beetles Damaging Sunflower in South Dakota

9

June 27

Soybean Aphid Insecticide Options

9

June 27

Bertha Armyworm Potential for Canola-mustard in North Central Counties

10

July 3

Grasshopper Activity Picking Up

10

July 3

Soybean Aphid Being Found in SE North Dakota and Neighboring Area

10

July 3

Wheat Midge Emergence Underway

10

July 3

Armyworn in Small Grains

11

July 11

European Corn Borer Emerging

11

July 11

Flax and Grasshoppers

11

July 11

Potato Leafhopper in Other Crops

11

July 11

Soybean Aphid vs Potato Leafhopper Nymphs

11

July 11

Soybean Aphid Activity Increasing

11

July 11

Wheat Midge Emergence Throughout ND

11

July 11

Soybean Aphid: Easier to Find in Eastern Counties, Numbers Still Low

12

July 18

Sunflower Insect Forecast ?

12

July 18

University of Minnesota Aphid Alert: Aphid Situation, July 12

12

July 18

Cereal Aphids Showing up in Later Crop

13

July 25

European Corn Borer Decisions

13

July 25

Grasshoppers on the Move

13

July 25

Soybean Aphid Numbers Increasing, Treating Underway

13

July 25

Time to Begin Scouting Sugarbeets for Lygus Bugs

13

July 25

U of Minnesota Aphid Alert:

13

July 25

Banded Sunflower Moth Flights

14

August 1

Crisis Exemption Issued for Mustang Use in Flax for Grasshopper Control

14

August 1

European Corn Borer Update

14

August 1

Grasshopper Activity Continues

14

August 1

Red Seed Weevil Is Right Behind

14

August 1

Soybean Aphid - Ready to Take Flight ?

14

August 1

Sunflower Maggot

14

August 1

Mustang Use Extended in Flax for Grasshopper Management

15

August 15

Soybean Aphid Situation

15

August 15

U of Minnesota Aphid Alert

15

August 15

Grasshoppers, Flea Beetles, and Sunflower Insects

16

August 22

Observing the 40th Anniversary of Silent Spring

16

August 22

Soybean Aphid Across North Dakota

16

August 22


PLANT SCIENCE

TITLE

ISSUE #

DATE

Allelopathy in Alfalfa

1

May 2

Minimum Soil Temperatures for Germination

1

May 2

NDSU Field Days and Other Crop Events - 2002

1

May 2

Seed Canola Now!

1

May 2

Soybean Seed Inoculation

1

May 2

Corn Emergence Problems

2

May 9

Delayed Field Work

2

May 9

Planting Dates - an Overview

2

May 9

Using Bin Run Seed

2

May 9

Corn and Bean Row Spacing

3

May 16

Countering Effects of Late Planting

3

May 16

Minimum Stands for Crops

3

May 16

Wet Conditions Require Patience

3

May 16

Canola Stands (Hoop Method)

4

May 23

Harrowing for Weed Seedlings

4

May 23

Soybean Planting Dates

4

May 23

Sunflower Planting Date May Affect Oleic Acid Content

4

May 23

Wind Injury and Heat Canker in Small Grains

4

May 23

Alfalfa Growth in 2002

5

May 30

Early Corn Seedling Growth Stages

5

May 30

Rolling Soybean, Field Peas and Lentils

5

May 30

Stubble Height Effects in Alfalfa

5

May 30

Time to Plant Buckwheat

5

May 30

Forage Options - Warm Season Grasses

6

June 6

Frost Vs. Drought Effects in Alfalfa

6

June 6

Replanting Decision Is Function of Date and Stand

6

June 6

Sunflower - How Late Can We Plant?

6

June 6

Check Your Soybeans for Nodules

7

June 13

Effects of Flooding on Corn

7

June 13

Harrowing for Weed Control

7

June 13

Appraising Hail Injury to Small Grains

8

June 20

Hail Damage in Oilseed & Row Crops

8

June 20

Identity Preserved Services

8

June 20

Approaching Crucial Small Grain Stages

9

June 27

Dry Beans: Growth and Maturity

9

June 27

Oilseed Sunflower Development

9

June 27

Estimating Yield Potential of Wheat/Durum

10

July 3

High Temperatures and Small Grains

10

July 3

Kochia or Russian Thistle for Hay or Pasture

10

July 3

Tillers in Corn

10

July 3

Canola-high Temperatures and Drought

11

July 11

Crops and Water Use

11

July 11

Drought and Seedling Alfalfa

11

July 11

Soybeans in Bloom and Moisture Is Critical

11

July 11

Field Pea Harvest Guidelines

12

July 18

Swathing and Harvesting Canola

12

July 18

Guidelines for Harvest Losses

12

July 18

Corn and Soybeans Now at Critical Stages

13

July 25

Flax: Haying and Grazing Danger

13

July 25

Specialty Crops-when to Swath and Combine

13

July 25

2002 Annual Soybean Plot Tours

14

August 1

Grain Fill in Corn

14

August 1

Small Grains: Color, Maturity and Harvesting

14

August 1

Estimating Yields of Row Crops

15

August 15

Flax Harvesting and Maturity

15

August 15

Birdshield: Blackbird Repellant for Sunflower and Corn

16

August 22

Fall Frost and Crop Development

16

August 22

Opportunities for Spraying Cattails

16

August 22

Sunflower Field Day at Carrington on September 5

16

August 22


PLANT PATHOLOGY

TITLE

ISSUE #

DATE

NDSU Plant Diagnostic Lab

1

May 2

Please Welcome Carl Bradley, Extension Plant Pathologist

1

May 2

Prolonged Exposure to Certain Small Grain Seed Treatments

1

May 2

Section18 and 24c Fungicide Labels for 2002

1

May 2

Seed Treatment of Soybeans

1

May 2

Small Grain Crop and Disease Development in Southern Plains

1

May 2

Certified Seed Is First Line of Defense Against Anthracnose of Dry Beans

2

May 7

NDSU Plant Pest Diagnostic Lab

2

May 7

Predicting Wheat Emergence

2

May 7

Section 24c Label for Equus DF Approved for Chickpeas

2

May 7

Wheat Emergence, Cold Soils, and Seedling Blights

2

May 7

Dividend Extreme Seed Treatment for Wheat Now Labeled

3

May 16

Early Season Fungicides for Leaf Disease Control in Wheat

3

May 16

Growth Staging in Wheat

3

May 16

Pythium Is Number One Soybean Seedling Disease in Cool Soils

3

May 16

Spruce Tree Problems

3

May 16

Wheat Leaf and Stripe Rust in Southern Plains as of May 8

3

May 16

Fungicides for Rhizosphaera Needlecast on Spruce

4

May 23

NDSU IPM Field Scouts and Survey

4

May 23

Section 24c Label for Bravo Ultrex on Chickpea

4

May 23

Update on Cereal Diseases in Southern Plains

4

May 23

Pink Seed of Pea Disease

5

May 30

Sclerotinia Risk Map for Canola

5

May 30

Soybean Seed with White "Powdery" Appearance

5

May 30

Update on Early Season Fungicides for Tan Spot Control

5

May 30

IPM Field Survey, May 31

6

June 6

New Soybean Health Website

6

June 6

Potato Disease Hot Line Back Again

6

June 6

Small Grain Disease Forecasting System

6

June 6

Spray Drift Testing and Other Services from the Plant Diagnostic Lab

6

June 6

Disease Survey Results, 6/3-7

7

June 13

Late Blight Update

7

June 13

Small Grains Disease Forecasting, 6/11

7

June 13

Watch for Apothecia (Mushroom Bodies) of Sclerotinia

7

June 13

Wet Soils and Oomycete Pathogens

7

June 13

Chickpea Producers Advised to Scout for Ascochyta

8

June 20

Early Season Fungicide Update

8

June 20

Late Season Fungicides for Small Grains

8

June 20

Plant Diagnostic Lab Summary

8

June 20

Potato Blightline Update

8

June 20

Rust Report - Small Grains

8

June 20

Sclerotinia Risk Map Update

8

June 20

Small Grain Crop Stages and Fungicide Application

8

June 20

Small Grain Leaf Disease Forecasting and Fusarium Head Blight Risk Map Update

8

June 20

Take-all Root Rot and Wet Soils

8

June 20

Tan Spot and Varieties

8

June 20

Cercospora Leaf Spot in Sugarbeet

9

June 27

Dry Bean Rust & Section 18 for Tilt

9

June 27

Favorable Conditions for Small Grain Diseases

9

June 27

Quadris Mixed with Herbicides Is Phytotoxic to Sugarbeet

9

June 27

Wheat Leaf Rust Common Across State

9

June 27

Fungicides Labeled for Cercospora Control

10

July 3

Off Color Wheat Heads

10

July 3

Small Grain Disease Forecasting Information, 7/02

10

July 3

Small Grains Scouting Report, 7/1

10

July 3

Stem Rust of Wheat

10

July 3

Sugarbeet: Cercospora Season Slowly Approaching

10

July 3

Wheat Leaf Rust Update, 7/02

10

July 3

Bean Pod Mottle Virus in Soybeans

11

July 11

Disease Forecasting Update

11

July 11

Management of White Mold on Dry Beans

11

July 11

Potato Disease Fax Service Initiated

11

July 11

Quadris on Chickpea

11

July 11

Rhizoctonia Root Rot of Soybean

11

July 11

Small Grain Survey Update

11

July 11

Topsin on Canola

11

July 11

Wheat Root Rot Symptoms

11

July 11

Bravo Weather Stik on Mint

12

July 18

North Dakota Soybean Diseases Web Site

12

July 18

Quadris on Safflower

12

July 18

Septoria Leaf Spot on Sunflower

12

July 18

Small Grain Disease Forecasting Update

12

July 18

Small Grain Survey Update

12

July 18

Testing Soybeans for Phytophthora Root Rot

12

July 18

Wheat Leaf Rust Update

12

July 18

Field Scouting Update for Wheat and Barley Diseases

13

July 25

Foliar Diseases of Soybean

13

July 25

Loose Smut

13

July 25

Soybean Mosaic Virus

13

July 25

Bacterial Blight in Small Grains

14

August 1

Disease Forecasting Update, 7/31

14

August 1

NDSU Field Scouting Update for Small Grain Diseases, 7/27

14

August 1

Potato Disease Hotline Update, 7/31

14

August 1

Stem Rusts

14

August 1

Bacterial Diseases on Dry Beans

15

August 15

Cereal Rusts - End of Season Report

15

August 15

Fusarium Head Blight Update

15

August 15

Soybean Cyst Nematode

15

August 15

Fungicide Control of White Mold in Soybean

16

August 22

Thanks to NDSU IPM Field Scouts

16

August 22

Websites on Soybean Rust

16

August 22

Wheat and Barley Survey Summary

16

August 22


SOILS

TITLE

ISSUE #

DATE

Fertilizer with the Seed- the Number One Question Going to the Field

1

May 2

2002 Sugarbeet Projections

2

May 9

Fertilizer Recommendation for Sugarbeet

2

May 9

High Plant Populations for Profit

2

May 9

Soil Temperature for Sugarbeet Seed Emergence

2

May 9

Pythium of Sugarbeet

3

May 16

Methods to Speed up Fertilizing and Seeding

4

May 23

Saline Areas- It’s Really Not Lingering Snow!

4

May 23

Soil Conservation Revisited

4

May 23

Call Before You Dig (Soil Sample)

5

May 30

Phosphate for less than Responsive Crops?

5

May 30

Frost, Rain, and Wind Hit Sugarbeet Crop

6

June 6

Rhizoctonia and Aphanomyces of Sugarbeet

6

June 6

Fertilizer and Heavy Rainfall

7

June 13

Growing Degree Days - 1961-1990 Average Compared with 2002

7

June 13

Nitrogen Status of Soil Covered with Water

7

June 13

Growing Degree Days-1961-1990 Average Compared with 2002

8

June 20

Purple Corn, Yellow Wheat, Yellow Beans

8

June 20

Fertilizing Annual Forages

9

June 27

Growing Degree Days- 1961-1990 Average Compared with 2002

9

June 27

Soybean Iron Chlorosis

9

June 27

Growing Degree Days- 1961-1990 Average Compared with 2002

10

July 3

Foliar Fertilizer- Hype vs Real Needs

13

July 25

Growing Degree Days- 1961-1990 Average Compared with 2002

13

July 25

Supplemental N Guidelines for Sugarbeets

13

July 25

Current Growing Degree Days for Wheat and Corn

14

August 1

Harvest and Soil Testing Go Hand in Hand

15

August 15


WEEDS

TITLE

ISSUE #

DATE

ND Section 18 Update

1

May 2

Weed ID Web Sites of Interest

1

May 2

Weed Guide Corrections

1

May 2

Weed ID and Weed Control Web Sites

1

May 2

2002 Herbicide Update - Small Grains

2

May 9

Flax as Influenced by Glyphosate

2

May 9

Glyphosate Labeled for Preemergence Use in Flax

2

May 9

NDSU Weed Tours

2

May 9

Cold Temperatures and Herbicide Performance

3

May 16

Rotation Crops after Acetochlor

3

May 16

Spartan Before Dry Pea and Chickpea Emergence

3

May 16

2002 Pulse Crop Herbicide Options

4

May 23

Newly-labeled Herbicides for Use in 2002 on Field Pea

4

May 23

Section 18 for Spartan

4

May 23

Weed Control in Chickpea

4

May 23

Cold Weather on Corn

5

May 30

Corn Herbicide Update

5

May 30

EPA Approves Herbicide to Control Thistles in Flax Fields

5

May 30

Wild Oat - Spray Now or Later?

5

May 30

Erratum from Last Week’s Pest Report

6

June 6

Removing Poor Stands of Roundup Ready Corn

6

June 6

Sprayer Cleaning Solutions for Herbicides

6

June 6

Weed Arboretum at Carrington

6

June 6

EPA Okays Wild Oats Control for Reduced-till Safflowers

7

June 13

General Tips for Spraying in Dry Weather

7

June 13

Two ND Supplemental Labels (24c) Granted

7

June 13

Weed Control in Drought Stressed Spring and Barley

7

June 13

EPA's Drift Reduction Proposal

8

June 20

Late Foxtail Options in Barley

8

June 20

Moss Control in Stock Tanks and Standing Water

8

June 20

Pesticide Maker and EPA Change Label for Low-volume Sprayers

8

June 20

Reminder: 2002 Is Last Year for Cyanazine Products

8

June 20

Two ND State Labels for Goal Herbicide

8

June 20

Broadleaf/other Crop Herbicide Update - Part 1

9

June 27

Broadleaf/Other Crop Herbicide Update - Part 2

10

July 3

Crop Rotation Restrictions to Lentils

10

July 3

EPA to Improve Flexibility of Section 18 Process

11

July 10

Glyphosate on Field Crops Intended for Forage

11

July 10

Gramoxone Max ND Section 24(c) for Pea Seed Production

11

July 10

Nightshade Identification

11

July 10

Syngenta Announces New Name for Corn Herbicide

11

July 10

More on Vinegar as a Herbicide

12

July 18

Soybean Leaf Cupping: What Are the Causes?

12

July 18

Use of Vinegar as a Herbicide

12

July 18

EPA to Re-issue Pesticide Drift Labeling

13

July 25

Glyphosate as a Desiccant in Dry Edible Beans

13

July 25

Hay Buyers to Beware of Noxious Weeds

13

July 25

Johnson Issues Registration for Herbicide on Dry Peas

13

July 25

Openings Available for Cattail Management Program

13

July 25

States Review Glyphosate Request in Dry Beans

13

July 25

Colorado State University Identifies Natural, Plant-Produced Herbicide

14

August 1

EPA Minor Use Crop Report

14

August 1

International Pesticide Management Conference

14

August 1

Syngenta, Dupont Sign Herbicide Co-Promotion Supply Agreement

14

August 1

Canada Thistle Control

15

August 15

EPA Pesticide Reregistration Update

15

August 15

Herbicide Ad Hall of Shame

15

August 15

Sunflower Rubber?

15

August 15

Two New ND Noxious Weeds

15

August 15

Perennial Weeds: 10 Things Not to Do

16

August 22

Shift for Biotech Wheat

16

August 22

Timing of Herbicide Application for Leafy Spurge Control in the Fall

16

August 22


HORTICULTURE

TITLE

ISSUE #

DATE

Forest Tent Caterpillar Outbreaks Anticipated

2

May 9

Top Dieback in Spruce

5

May 30

Taphrina on Prunus

7

June 13

Leaf Spot Disease on Lawns

9

June 27

Removing Tree Stakes

11

July 11

Late Season Lawn Care

16

August 22


AG ENGINEERING

TITLE

ISSUE #

DATE

Natural Air Drying Barley

11

July 11


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

AREA

ISSUE #

DATE

South-Western

1

May 2

North-Central, South-Central, Southwest

2

May 9

South-Central, Southwest

3

May 16

North-Central, Northeast, Southwest

4

May 23

Northeast, South-Central, Southwest

5

May 30

North-Central, Northeast

6

June 6

South-Central

7

June 13

North-Central, Northeast, South-Central, Southwest

8

June 20

Southwest

9

June 27

South-Central

10

July 3

North-Central, South-Central

11

July 11

South-Central

12

July 18

North-Central

13

July 25

South-Central

14

August 1

Sugarbeet: Crop Progress Report

15

August 15

Obstacles to a Good Sugarbeet Crop

15

August 15

South-Central

16

August 22

 


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