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2018 Crop Management Conferences Registration Open

  • December 11, 2017

Registration is open for the 2018 Crop Management Conferences. These regional conferences provide a forum for discussion and interaction between participants and university researchers. We are looking forward to introducing new specialists from the University of Illinois, and have adjoining state specialists joining us at Mt.…

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New Mobile Corn Replant Decision Aid

  • June 7, 2013


Deciding on whether or not to replant can be a difficult decision. Cutworm, compaction and seedling blight are some of the problems that can lead to reduced plant populations. The sight of an uneven reduced stand is often more than many farmers can take,…

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The Trapping Line: May 10

  • May 10, 2013

Two more black cutworm moth traps have started reporting this week, one in Piatt County and a second location in Champaign County at Parkland College.  Based on intense moth flight captures Kelly Estes, State Survey Coordinator, calculated the following projected cutting dates.…

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The Trapping Line: May 3

  • May 3, 2013

Several new trap locations have come on-line since last report, thanks to great volunteers. Intense black cutworm moth flights were found in Warren, Logan and Menard counties around April 29 and 30.

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The Trapping Line: April 23

  • April 23, 2013

UPDATE(4/25): Additional volunteers needed. Kelly Estes, Coordinator of the Illinois Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey suggests anyone interested in monitoring traps contact her at:  kcook8@illinois.edu or 217-333-1005.
Currently, black cutworm moth pheromone traps are active in the University of Illinois insect monitoring program.  …

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