9 bugs to keep an eye on this year
By: Jeff Caldwell
Here are a few bugs a crop consultant says could be bad this year (photos courtesy Aaron Steffen).
Here are 9 insect pests that could cause row crop farmers headaches this year, says Cropsey, Illinois, crop consultant and farmer Aaron Steffen. "The mild winter will contribute greatly to the insect population for 2012," Steffen says. "We are set up for one Big Buggy Year." Always check with your your agronomist or crop specialist for more specific guidance on insect pressures specifically in your fields.