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Alert: Pests Spotted in Arkansas

Arkansas – According to entomologist Dr. Gus Lorenz, in rice, cotton, sorghum, soybeans and corn there have been sightings of:

  • Rice water weevil
  • Bollworms
  • Plant bugs
  • Sugarcane aphids
  • Nymphs
  • Stink bugs
  • Grape Colaspis

With grape colaspis causing high damage in soybeans and rice facing high pressures from rice water weevil, getting ahead of the problem is crucial. To hear more about the pests and management solutions, listen to Dr. Lorenz’s Pest Patrol update.

For fields that have reached threshold levels, consider Syngenta insecticides like Centric® and Besiege®.

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