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TABLE OF CONTENTS FOR 2002


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

alphabetical listing of articles


ENTOMOLOGY

TITLE

ISSUE #

DATE

Alfalfa Weevil Damage Reports

9

June 27

Alfalfa Insects to Scout for Weevils & Leafminers

6

June 6

Army Cutworm Waiting for Warm Weather in Southwest ND

2

May 9

Armyworn in Small Grains

11

July 11

Aster Leafhopper Abundant in Region

7

June 13

Banded Sunflower Moth Flights

14

August 1

Barley Thrips Concerns

8

June 20

Bertha Armyworm Potential for Canola-mustard in North Central Counties

10

July 3

Buffalo Gnats Starting in Eastern ND

7

June 13

Canola Planting Conditions Suggest Close Monitoring for Flea Beetle

3

May 16

Cereal Aphids Detected in Southeast ND

9

June 27

Cereal Aphids Showing up in Later Crop

13

July 25

Cold Weather Keeps Insects Quiet

4

May 23

Crisis Exemption: Mustang Insecticide for Flea Beetle in Mustard Seed

6

June 6

Crisis Exemption Issued for Mustang Use in Flax for Grasshopper Control

14

August 1

Degree Day Accumulations Slow

3

May 16

European Corn Borer Emerging

11

July 11

European Corn Borer Decisions

13

July 25

European Corn Borer Update

14

August 1

Excess Soil Moisture May Challenge Postemergence Root Maggot Control Efforts

7

June 13

Flax and Grasshoppers

11

July 11

Flea Beetle Activity in Canola Low So Far

4

May 23

Grasshopper Outlook 2002 -Watch South Central ND

3

May 16

Grasshopper Update: 2002 IPM Survey

7

June 13

Grasshopper Activity Picking Up

10

July 3

Grasshoppers on the Move

13

July 25

Grasshopper Activity Continues

14

August 1

Grasshoppers, Flea Beetles, and Sunflower Insects

16

August 22

Insecticide Seed Treatments for Soil Insects

1

May 2

Moth Flights Around Region

4

May 23

Mustang Insecticide Use in Sugarbeet: Some Considerations

1

May 2

Mustang Use Extended in Flax for Grasshopper Management

15

August 15

Observing the 40th Anniversary of Silent Spring

16

August 22

Palestriped Flea Beetles Damaging Sunflower in South Dakota

9

June 27

Postemergence Options for Sugarbeet Root Maggot Management

6

June 6

Potato Leafhopper in Other Crops

11

July 11

Red Seed Weevil Is Right Behind

14

August 1

Root Maggot Control for Replanting Sugarbeet Fields

4

May 23

Soybean Aphid Watch - 2001

2

May 9

Soybean Aphid Update

6

June 6

Soybean Aphid Interest Starting

8

June 20

Soybean Aphid Insecticide Options

9

June 27

Soybean Aphid Being Found in SE North Dakota and Neighboring Area

10

July 3

Soybean Aphid vs Potato Leafhopper Nymphs

11

July 11

Soybean Aphid Activity Increasing

11

July 11

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

12

July 18

Soybean Aphid Numbers Increasing, Treating Underway

13

July 25

Soybean Aphid - Ready to Take Flight ?

14

August 1

Soybean Aphid Situation

15

August 15

Soybean Aphid Across North Dakota

16

August 22

Sugarbeet Root Maggot: Development Slow, Delayed Emergence Likely

4

May 23

Sugarbeet Root Maggot: Peak Fly Activity Forecast

6

June 6

Sugarbeet Root Maggot: Peak Fly Nearing

7

June 13

Sugarbeet Root Maggot: Fly Numbers Building, Peak Activity Imminent

8

June 20

Sunflower Insect Forecast ?

12

July 18

Sunflower Maggot

14

August 1

Tick Information

5

May 30

Time to Begin Scouting Sugarbeets for Lygus Bugs

13

July 25

Troubleshooting Plant Injury

8

June 20

University of Minnesota Aphid Alert: Aphid Situation, July 12

12

July 18

U of Minnesota Aphid Alert:

13

July 25

U of Minnesota Aphid Alert

15

August 15

Warm Weather Wakes up the Insects

5

May 30

Watch for Seedling Sugarbeet Insect Pests in the Soil

2

May 9

What Mild Winters Might Mean

2

May 9

Wheat Midge Risk - Outlook Positive

1

May 2

Wheat Midge Risk Window Here

4

May 23

Wheat Midge Emergence Underway

10

July 3

Wheat Midge Emergence Throughout ND

11

July 11


PLANT SCIENCE

TITLE

ISSUE #

DATE

2002 Annual Soybean Plot Tours

14

August 1

Alfalfa Growth in 2002

5

May 30

Allelopathy in Alfalfa

1

May 2

Appraising Hail Injury to Small Grains

8

June 20

Approaching Crucial Small Grain Stages

9

June 27

Birdshield: Blackbird Repellant for Sunflower and Corn

16

August 22

Canola-high Temperatures and Drought

11

July 11

Canola Stands (Hoop Method)

4

May 23

Check Your Soybeans for Nodules

7

June 13

Corn Emergence Problems

2

May 9

Corn and Bean Row Spacing

3

May 16

Corn and Soybeans Now at Critical Stages

13

July 25

Countering Effects of Late Planting

3

May 16

Crops and Water Use

11

July 11

Delayed Field Work

2

May 9

Drought and Seedling Alfalfa

11

July 11

Dry Beans: Growth and Maturity

9

June 27

Early Corn Seedling Growth Stages

5

May 30

Effects of Flooding on Corn

7

June 13

Estimating Yield Potential of Wheat/Durum

10

July 3

Estimating Yields of Row Crops

15

August 15

Fall Frost and Crop Development

16

August 22

Field Pea Harvest Guidelines

12

July 18

Flax: Haying and Grazing Danger

13

July 25

Flax Harvesting and Maturity

15

August 15

Forage Options - Warm Season Grasses

6

June 6

Frost Vs. Drought Effects in Alfalfa

6

June 6

Grain Fill in Corn

14

August 1

Guidelines for Harvest Losses

12

July 18

Hail Damage in Oilseed & Row Crops

8

June 20

Harrowing for Weed Seedlings

4

May 23

Harrowing for Weed Control

7

June 13

High Temperatures and Small Grains

10

July 3

Identity Preserved Services

8

June 20

Kochia or Russian Thistle for Hay or Pasture

10

July 3

Minimum Stands for Crops

3

May 16

Minimum Soil Temperatures for Germination

1

May 2

NDSU Field Days and Other Crop Events - 2002

1

May 2

Oilseed Sunflower Development

9

June 27

Opportunities for Spraying Cattails

16

August 22

Planting Dates - an Overview

2

May 9

Replanting Decision Is Function of Date and Stand

6

June 6

Rolling Soybean, Field Peas and Lentils

5

May 30

Seed Canola Now!

1

May 2

Small Grains: Color, Maturity and Harvesting

14

August 1

Soybean Seed Inoculation

1

May 2

Soybean Planting Dates

4

May 23

Soybeans in Bloom and Moisture Is Critical

11

July 11

Specialty Crops-when to Swath and Combine

13

July 25

Stubble Height Effects in Alfalfa

5

May 30

Sunflower - How Late Can We Plant?

6

June 6

Sunflower Planting Date May Affect Oleic Acid Content

4

May 23

Sunflower Field Day at Carrington on September 5

16

August 22

Swathing and Harvesting Canola

12

July 18

Tillers in Corn

10

July 3

Time to Plant Buckwheat

5

May 30

Using Bin Run Seed

2

May 9

Wet Conditions Require Patience

3

May 16

Wind Injury and Heat Canker in Small Grains

4

May 23


PLANT PATHOLOGY

TITLE

ISSUE #

DATE

Bacterial Blight in Small Grains

14

August 1

Bacterial Diseases on Dry Beans

15

August 15

Bean Pod Mottle Virus in Soybeans

11

July 11

Bravo Weather Stik on Mint

12

July 18

Cercospora Leaf Spot in Sugarbeet

9

June 27

Cereal Rusts - End of Season Report

15

August 15

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

2

May 7

Chickpea Producers Advised to Scout for Ascochyta

8

June 20

Disease Survey Results, 6/3-7

7

June 13

Disease Forecasting Update

11

July 11

Disease Forecasting Update, 7/31

14

August 1

Dividend Extreme Seed Treatment for Wheat Now Labeled

3

May 16

Dry Bean Rust & Section 18 for Tilt

9

June 27

Early Season Fungicides for Leaf Disease Control in Wheat

3

May 16

Early Season Fungicide Update

8

June 20

Favorable Conditions for Small Grain Diseases

9

June 27

Field Scouting Update for Wheat and Barley Diseases

13

July 25

Foliar Diseases of Soybean

13

July 25

Fungicides Labeled for Cercospora Control

10

July 3

Fungicides for Rhizosphaera Needlecast on Spruce

4

May 23

Fungicide Control of White Mold in Soybean

16

August 22

Fusarium Head Blight Update

15

August 15

Growth Staging in Wheat

3

May 16

IPM Field Scouts and Survey

4

May 23

IPM Field Survey, May 31

6

June 6

Late Season Fungicides for Small Grains

8

June 20

Late Blight Update

7

June 13

Loose Smut

13

July 25

Management of White Mold on Dry Beans

11

July 11

NDSU Plant Diagnostic Lab

1

May 2

NDSU Plant Pest Diagnostic Lab

2

May 7

NDSU Plant Diagnostic Lab Summary

8

June 20

New Soybean Health Website

6

June 6

North Dakota Soybean Diseases Web Site

12

July 18

Off Color Wheat Heads

10

July 3

Pink Seed of Pea Disease

5

May 30

Please Welcome Carl Bradley, Extension Plant Pathologist

1

May 2

Potato Disease Hot Line Back Again

6

June 6

Potato Blightline Update

8

June 20

Potato Disease Fax Service Initiated

11

July 11

Potato Disease Hotline Update, 7/31

14

August 1

Predicting Wheat Emergence

2

May 7

Prolonged Exposure to Certain Small Grain Seed Treatments

1

May 2

Pythium Is Number One Soybean Seedling Disease in Cool Soils

3

May 16

Quadris on Safflower

12

July 18

Quadris on Chickpea

11

July 11

Quadris Mixed with Herbicides Is Phytotoxic to Sugarbeet

9

June 27

Rhizoctonia Root Rot of Soybean

11

July 11

Rust Report - Small Grains

8

June 20

Sclerotinia Risk Map for Canola

5

May 30

Sclerotinia Risk Map Update

8

June 20

Section 24c Label for Equus DF Approved for Chickpeas

2

May 7

Section 24c Label for Bravo Ultrex on Chickpea

4

May 23

Section18 and 24c Fungicide Labels for 2002

1

May 2

Seed Treatment of Soybeans

1

May 2

Septoria Leaf Spot on Sunflower

12

July 18

Small Grain Disease Forecasting System

6

June 6

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

8

June 20

Small Grains Disease Forecasting, 6/11

7

June 13

Small Grains Scouting Report, 7/1

10

July 3

Small Grain Disease Forecasting Information, 7/02

10

July 3

Small Grain Survey Update

11

July 11

Small Grain Survey Update

12

July 18

Small Grain Disease Forecasting Update

12

July 18

Scouting Update for Small Grain Diseases, 7/27

14

August 1

Small Grain Crop Stages and Fungicide Application

8

June 20

Small Grain Crop and Disease Development in Southern Plains

1

May 2

Soybean Seed with White "Powdery" Appearance

5

May 30

Soybean Mosaic Virus

13

July 25

Soybean Cyst Nematode

15

August 15

Spray Drift Testing and Other Services from the Plant Diagnostic Lab

6

June 6

Spruce Tree Problems

3

May 16

Stem Rust of Wheat

10

July 3

Stem Rusts

14

August 1

Sugarbeet: Cercospora Season Slowly Approaching

10

July 3

Take-all Root Rot and Wet Soils

8

June 20

Tan Spot and Varieties

8

June 20

Testing Soybeans for Phytophthora Root Rot

12

July 18

Thanks to NDSU IPM Field Scouts

16

August 22

Topsin on Canola

11

July 11

Update on Cereal Diseases in Southern Plains

4

May 23

Update on Early Season Fungicides for Tan Spot Control

5

May 30

Watch for Apothecia (Mushroom Bodies) of Sclerotinia

7

June 13

Websites on Soybean Rust

16

August 22

Wet Soils and Oomycete Pathogens

7

June 13

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

3

May 16

Wheat Leaf Rust Common Across State

9

June 27

Wheat Leaf Rust Update, 7/02

10

July 3

Wheat Root Rot Symptoms

11

July 11

Wheat Leaf Rust Update

12

July 18

Wheat Emergence, Cold Soils, and Seedling Blights

2

May 7

Wheat and Barley Survey Summary

16

August 22


SOILS

TITLE

ISSUE #

DATE

2002 Sugarbeet Projections

2

May 9

Call Before You Dig (Soil Sample)

5

May 30

Current Growing Degree Days for Wheat and Corn

14

August 1

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

1

May 2

Fertilizer Recommendation for Sugarbeet

2

May 9

Fertilizer and Heavy Rainfall

7

June 13

Fertilizing Annual Forages

9

June 27

Foliar Fertilizer- Hype vs Real Needs

13

July 25

Frost, Rain, and Wind Hit Sugarbeet Crop

6

June 6

Growing Degree Days - 1961-1990 Average Compared with 2002

7

June 13

Growing Degree Days --1961-1990 Average Compared with 2002

8

June 20

Growing Degree Days - 1961-1990 Average Compared with 2002

9

June 27

Growing Degree Days - 1961-1990 Average Compared with 2002

10

July 3

Growing Degree Days- 1961-1990 Average Compared with 2002

13

July 25

Harvest and Soil Testing Go Hand in Hand

15

August 15

High Plant Populations for Profit

2

May 9

Methods to Speed up Fertilizing and Seeding

4

May 23

Nitrogen Status of Soil Covered with Water

7

June 13

Phosphate for less than Responsive Crops?

5

May 30

Purple Corn, Yellow Wheat, Yellow Beans

8

June 20

Pythium of Sugarbeet

3

May 16

Rhizoctonia and Aphanomyces of Sugarbeet

6

June 6

Saline Areas- It’s Really Not Lingering Snow!

4

May 23

Soil Temperature for Sugarbeet Seed Emergence

2

May 9

Soil Conservation Revisited

4

May 23

Soybean Iron Chlorosis

9

June 27

Supplemental N Guidelines for Sugarbeets

13

July 25


WEEDS

TITLE

ISSUE #

DATE

2002 Herbicide Update - Small Grains

2

May 9

2002 Pulse Crop Herbicide Options

4

May 23

Broadleaf/other Crop Herbicide Update - Part 1

9

June 27

Broadleaf/Other Crop Herbicide Update - Part 2

10

July 3

Canada Thistle Control

15

August 15

Cold Temperatures and Herbicide Performance

3

May 16

Cold Weather on Corn

5

May 30

Colorado State University Identifies Natural, Plant-Produced Herbicide

14

August 1

Corn Herbicide Update

5

May 30

Crop Rotation Restrictions to Lentils

10

July 3

EPA Okays Wild Oats Control for Reduced-till Safflowers

7

June 13

EPA Approves Herbicide to Control Thistles in Flax Fields

5

May 30

EPA to Improve Flexibility of Section 18 Process

11

July 10

EPA's Drift Reduction Proposal

8

June 20

EPA to Re-issue Pesticide Drift Labeling

13

July 25

EPA Minor Use Crop Report

14

August 1

EPA Pesticide Reregistration Update

15

August 15

Erratum from Last Week’s Pest Report

6

June 6

Flax as Influenced by Glyphosate

2

May 9

General Tips for Spraying in Dry Weather

7

June 13

Glyphosate Labeled for Preemergence Use in Flax

2

May 9

Glyphosate on Field Crops Intended for Forage

11

July 10

Glyphosate as a Desiccant in Dry Edible Beans

13

July 25

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

11

July 10

Hay Buyers to Beware of Noxious Weeds

13

July 25

Herbicide Ad Hall of Shame

15

August 15

International Pesticide Management Conference

14

August 1

Johnson Issues Registration for Herbicide on Dry Peas

13

July 25

Late Foxtail Options in Barley

8

June 20

Moss Control in Stock Tanks and Standing Water

8

June 20

NDSU Weed Tours

2

May 9

Newly-labeled Herbicides for Use in 2002 on Field Pea

4

May 23

Nightshade Identification

11

July 10

Openings Available for Cattail Management Program

13

July 25

Perennial Weeds: 10 Things Not to Do

16

August 22

Pesticide Maker and EPA Change Label for Low-volume Sprayers

8

June 20

Reminder: 2002 Is Last Year for Cyanazine Products

8

June 20

Removing Poor Stands of Roundup Ready Corn

6

June 6

Rotation Crops after Acetochlor

3

May 16

Section 18 for Spartan

4

May 23

Section 18 Update

1

May 2

Shift for Biotech Wheat

16

August 22

Soybean Leaf Cupping: What Are the Causes?

12

July 18

Spartan Before Dry Pea and Chickpea Emergence

3

May 16

Sprayer Cleaning Solutions for Herbicides

6

June 6

States Review Glyphosate Request in Dry Beans

13

July 25

Sunflower Rubber?

15

August 15

Syngenta Announces New Name for Corn Herbicide

11

July 10

Syngenta, Dupont Sign Herbicide Co-Promotion Supply Agreement

14

August 1

Timing of Herbicide Application for Leafy Spurge Control in the Fall

16

August 22

Two ND State Labels for Goal Herbicide

8

June 20

Two ND Supplemental Labels (24c) Granted

7

June 13

Two New ND Noxious Weeds

15

August 15

Use of Vinegar as a Herbicide

12

July 18

Vinegar as a Herbicide

12

July 18

Weed Control in Drought Stressed Spring and Barley

7

June 13

Weed ID and Weed Control Web Sites

1

May 2

Weed Control in Chickpea

4

May 23

Weed ID Web Sites of Interest

1

May 2

Weed Guide Corrections

1

May 2

Weed Arboretum at Carrington

6

June 6

Wild Oat - Spray Now or Later?

5

May 30


HORTICULTURE

TITLE

ISSUE #

DATE

Forest Tent Caterpillar Outbreaks Anticipated

2

May 9

Leaf Spot Disease on Lawns

9

June 27

Late Season Lawn Care

16

August 22

Removing Tree Stakes

11

July 11

Taphrina on Prunus

7

June 13

Top Dieback in Spruce

5

May 30


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

TITLE

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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