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Kansas Insect Newsletter 2011

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Kansas Insect Newsletter
For Agribusinesses, Applicators,
Consultants and Extension Personnel

 
Issue #24, September 23, 2011
Caterpillars Pests: Chewers That Have The Munchies!; Green Cloverworm Moths; Reports of LARGE Grubs (larvae of green June beetles); Do we ever stop learning (sphecid wasps commonly referred to as thread-waisted wasps); Diagnostic Laboratory Report.
Issue #23, September 16, 2011
It's That Time of Year --- Dragonfly Swarms; How Do I Know If I Have Chinch Bugs In My Lawn?; Diagnostic Laboratory Report.
Issue #22, September 9, 2011
Mimosa Webworm...There Here And Doing Damage; Silver Spotted Skippers in Soybeans; Return of the Magnificent Seven (hackberry nipplegall psyllids, crickets, spiders, multicolored Asian lady beetles, boxelder bugs, squash bugs and elm leaf beetles).
Issue #21, September 2, 2011
Thistle Caterpillars, Green Cloverworms, Soybean Aphids, Etc.; All My Children---Meet Jenny, Judy, Johnny, Bob, Bobbi and Hank (hornworms, tomato fruitworms); Ants on Tomatoes; Diagnostic Laboratory Report.
Issue #20, August 26, 2011
Is It Too Late To Spray For Bagworms ON EVERGREENS?; Green Cloverworms; Diagnostic Laboratory Report.
Issue #19, August 19, 2011
Yellownecked Caterpillar; Volunteer Wheat; Wheat Seed Treatment Trial Results; Brown widow spider in Sedgwick Co.; Great Rebounders; Lawn Moths = sod webworms; Mayflies? In August?; Diagnostic Laboratory Report.
Issue #18, August 12, 2011
Soybean Aphids; Corn Earworms on Sorghum and Soybeans; Putting the cart before the horse----"Bugs on pumplins"; While on the subject of pumpkin pests----Squash bugs.
Issue #17, August 4, 2011
How Does "Drought or Heat Stress" Influence Plant-Insect Interactions; I'll Take The Walnut Caterpillars!; In the offing-----Fall webworms; A Perennial Tomato Pest----Hornworms; Diagnostic Laboratory Report.
Issue #16, July 29, 2011
Foliar (Leaf) Feeding in Sorghum; Diagnostic Laboratory Report.
Issue #15, July 21, 2011
Hey, What Is That Eating My Sweet Potato Vine?; Aphids in Sorghum; A New Squash Pest???...Squash Bugs???; Grub Control.
Issue #14, July 15, 2011
Potato Leafhopper; Hessian Fly and Western Corn Rootworm Populations; Spider Mites; Redux #1 - Kermes Scale; Redux #2 - Walnut Caterpillars; The Buzz About Town .... Green June Beetles; Diagnostic Laboratory Report.
Issue #13, July 8, 2011
Grasshoppers on the march again; Chinch Bugs in Sorghum; Grasshoppers; Japanese Beetles in Corn; Lesser Corn Stalk Borers; $$ Corn Rootworm Adults Needed $$; Agricultural Plant and Interior Landscape Manuals available now; They're everywhere, they're everywhere -- Ground Beetles; The Question of Kermes Scale; Walnut Caterpillars; Diagnostic Laboratory Report.
Issue #12, July 1, 2011
Bagworms Are Out-And-About; Hessian Fly; Potato Leafhoppers; Corn Rootworms; Chinch Bugs; Burrowing Bugs; Who Loves Irises? (Iris Borer); Yellownecked Caterpillars; Diagnostic Laboratory Report.
Issue #11, June 24, 2011
False Chinch Bugs; Japanese Beetles; Snake skins? Ant tubes? Or what?....Buffalograss webworms; Diagnostic Laboratory Report.
Issue #10, June 17, 2011
Thrips On Roses---What Can You Do?; Potato Leafhoppers; Time to think about stem insects in commercial sunflowers; A little naked? Feeling exposed? Pictures? (Pine Wilt Disease--Eastern red cedar insect pests---Juniper webworms and Juniper budworms); Diagnostic Laboratory Report.
Issue #9, June 10, 2011
Wheat Head Armyworm; Several General Observations: Cabbageworms, Cabbage Loopers; Squash Vine Borers, Blister Beetles, Eastern Tent Caterpillars, Walnut Caterpillars, Bagworm Larvae; Diagnostic Laboratory Report.
Issue #8, June 3, 2011
Clover Mites; Dealing With Caterpillar Pests; Armyworms in Field Crops; What's the Buzz? Periodical Cicadas?; Diagnostic Laboratory Report.
Issue #7, May 27, 2011
Alfalfa Weevil Update; Carpenter Bees; Getting "jumpy" X3---3 situations (flea beetles; leafhoppers; grasshoppers); Diagnostic Laboratory Report.
Issue #6, May 20, 2011
Be On The Look-Out For Spruce Spider Mite; Voles; Alfalfa Weevil Update; Brown Dog Ticks; The Unkind Cut --- Cutworms.
Issue #5, May 13, 2011
When Good Bugs Become Bad Bugs--All Dependent Upon A Person's Perspective; The Kansas Derby---On The Heels Of The Kentucky Derby; In The Garden - "Cabbageworms", Colorado Potato Beetles, Bean Leaf Beetles; Diagnostic Laboratory Report.
Issue #4, May 6, 2011
Cereal Aphids in Wheat; Insecticides: What's New In The Market Place?; Alfalfa Weevil Update; Which is which? Boring Topic----Ash Borers or Lilac Borers?; Soon to come----"Miller Moths";Diagnostic Laboratory Report.
Issue #3, April 22, 2011
Earthworms and Pesticides; Just Rolling Along in our Rollercoaster Spring-----Eastern Tent Caterpillars and European Pine Sawfly Larvae.
Issue #2, April 15, 2011
Termite Swarms Have Begun; Alfalfa Weevil; Wheat; Pines X 2 (Pine Wilt Disease, Nantucket Pine Tip Moth); Diagnostic Laboratory Report.
Issue #1, April 8, 2011
Welcome to the 2011 Kansas Insect Newsletter: Who's Who; Spring has sprung---Well, depending on where you are in Kansas (Eastern tent caterpillar, European pine sawfly); Field Crop Update (Alfalfa Weevils, Pea Aphids, Winter Grain Mites); Tomato Russet Mite...Oh No!; Diagnostic Laboratory Report.