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This Special Edition of Agronomy News covers information regarding a recent outbreak of cowpea aphid in alfalfa. Agronomy News is published monthly during the growing season and subscriptions are free. To subscribe, e-mail akness@umd.edu .More info

Alfalfa Weevil A Pest of Early Season Alfalfa

Alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) is an important forage crop for dairy and beef cattle, swine, poultry, sheep, and horses. In Maryland, alfalfa weevil, Hypera postica (Gyllenhal) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), occasionally cause significant damage on susceptible cultivars. Alfalfa weevil was first...
This edition of Agronomy News includes articles on glyphosate labeling, Palmer and waterhemp management at harvest, Mid-Atlantic Crop School registration, 2019 Fusarium head blight screening, Wheat variety selections for head blight management, Stalk rot of...More info
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