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  • Overwintered Aphids Active Early in Wheat

    The unusually warm winter may prompt aphids to emerge in larger numbers and earlier in the season, compared to previous years. While aphids don’t always pose a problem if they remain below the determined threshold, they can transmit barley yellow dwarf virus (BYDV), the most widespread and economically important virus disease of wheat. According to Ohio State University, BYDV infections cause the most damage in fields with overwintered aphids. The virus can reduce tillering, cause…

An agronomic image with corn seedlings begining to sprout.
This agronomic image shows a flooded field.
This agronomic photo shows a kochia weed.
An agronomic image showing the effects of sudden death syndrome on soybean plants.
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An agronomic picture of soybean insects and diseases.
An agronomic photo showing wheat diseases.
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