Higher and more diverse insect pressure

Higher and more diverse insect pressure

Farmers might be seeing more diverse and higher insect pressure following a mild winter and early spring across much of the Midwest.

Justine Terwillegar is an agronomic service representative for Syngenta Crop Protection and says temperatures warmed up fairly quickly in March and April.

“And this lead to stuff taking off pretty fast, so our winter annual weed pressure was higher. Cover crops took off, we had manure applications going out.

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