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  • Careful Scouting Crucial for Insect Management in Alfalfa

    Successful alfalfa production can be considerably hindered by various pest threats. As such, continuous monitoring and scouting are essential to effective insect management. Alfalfa growers in the Pacific Southwest need to have an insect management plan in place before pests reach damaging levels. Pests to watch: Be on the lookout in June for looper and armyworms. If populations are detected, consider early harvesting to prevent yield loss. If early harvesting is not an option, treat…

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