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Aphid pressure picking up in southwest Minnesota

Soybean aphid pressure is picking up in southwest Minnesota.

Craig LaVoi with Peterson Farms Seed says farmers are out scouting.

“By no means is there a lot of spraying going on yet, but the numbers are starting to increase. So that’s definitely one (issue) we’re watching out for.”

He tells Brownfield certain areas seem to struggle more with aphids.

“Around the woods in heavy buckthorn country, just seems like those guys are always battling them.

Aphid pressure picking up in southwest Minnesota

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