With some farmers gaining interest in using cover crops, there are questions about possible pests that may develop when introducing new plants on the farm. Consider these insect-related issues when planting crops in the fall. Hessian fly (Photo 1) is a potentially destructive pest in winter wheat; however, cultural control can minimize the potential damage and economic loss.
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Hodgson, Erin, "Hessian Fly Management in Iowa" (2017). Integrated Crop Management News. 2478.
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