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Pest emergence continues in Iowa crop fields

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An extension agronomist says a variety of pests have been emerging during the growing season.

Meaghan Anderson with Iowa State University says she’s been monitoring True Armyworms. “Especially in some of these heavy cover crop fields,” she said. “I think those may be on their way out now.”

She tells Brownfield many farmers have been discovering a variety of white grub species. “So anything from the true white grubs that are a multi-year grub species in isolated fields.

Pest emergence continues in Iowa crop fields

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