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Crop & Pest Report #3, May 13, 2021

Crop & Pest Report #3, May 13, 2021

Attached you will find the May 13, 2021 issue of the Crop and Pest Report. This is the third issue in 2021.

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Submissions are included about the following topics:


Start Scouting for Alfalfa Weevils              1

Plant Science:

Sunflower Production    3

Plant Pathology:

Low Average Daily Soil Temperature Delays Sugarbeet Seedling Emergence          4

Growing Pulse Crops Podcast Launches Season 2                5


‘Loose Fluffy Dirt’             6

Comprehensive List of Products and Chemistries that Neutralize Soil Salts              6


Weed of the Week Archives        7

Early Season Oddball Weeds       7

Soil Erosion and Herbicide Injury               8

You Planned for Lay-By Treatment in Sugarbeet? Consider a Preemergence Application. 9

When Does Waterhemp Emerge and are there Tools to Forecast?              9


Time to Check for Ticks  11


Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week       13

Around The State:

North Central ND             14

Northwest ND   15

South-Central/Southeast ND       16

Southwest ND   16

Weather Summary/Outlook:

The May 13 to May 19, 2021 Weather Summary and Outlook        17

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