Understudied and less well-known than other pests, the clover root curculio damages clover and alfalfa crops across North America. A new profile of the pest and options for managing it is published this month in the open-access Journal of Integrated Pest Management.
In fields of alfalfa, soybean, and peanut in the southern United States, a small, green, teardrop-shaped insect is a common sight. But despite its observed propensity for gouging scars in […]
June 20-26, 2016 is National Pollinator Week, and it’s a busy time of the year for bee scientists with USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) — and not just for the […]
The alfalfa snout beetle (Otiorhynchus ligustici) has been ravaging alfalfa fields in nine northern New York counties and across the St. Lawrence River in Canada, and the pesky beetle has […]