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Rootless Corn Syndrome

This spring, unlike the last few years, has been very dry in some parts of the state. Other areas have had more than they wished for. Unfortunately, reports about rootless corn are coming in from areas all around the state. The orange areas in the map below indicate the areas that have had the least rainfall for the last 30 days. The data comes from the National Weather Service's Ad...

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Early Rootworm Hatch

Posted by N. Dennis Bowman -

Purdue University's Larry Bledsoe reports that he had found hatched rootworm larvae in the Lafayette area and that this is the earliest he has ever seen in his 35 years. Here is the chart courtesy of the Purdue Pest and Crop Newsletter....

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