Many South Dakotans are dealing with flood issues following recent blizzards and record-breaking rain.
Although it is too early to start thinking about disease issues in winter wheat at this time, current flooding in some areas may have implications on diseases that may develop on winter wheat.
There seems to be a misconception nowadays in much of the public that in order for agriculture to be sustainable in the future, there is a need to go organic. Organic agriculture can be sustainable, but so can traditional agriculture.
SDSU Extension publishes the South Dakota Pest & Crop Newsletter to provide growers, producers, crop consultants, and others involved in crop production with timely news pertinent to management of pests, diseases, and weeds in South Dakota.
It is important to prevent insecticide exposure from occurring when laundering contaminated or potentially contaminated clothing.
One common misconception is that all chemical-resistant gloves provide the same amount of protection from insecticide products.