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Friday, August 22, 2014 11:45AM CDT A University of Illinois entomologist and his grad student endure summer heat and impressive heights to track the dispersal habits of the western corn rootworm, which is proving to be alarmingly mobile.
Friday, August 15, 2014 10:26AM CDT Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produces semi-determinate soybean plants, in the hopes that their smaller stature could help farmers with lodging in high-yielding environments.
Friday, August 15, 2014 10:24AM CDT With reports of heavy rootworm pressure surfacing in the Corn Belt, entomologists are urging growers to get out and dig roots to check their level of rootworm pressure before they select seed for next year.

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Thursday, August 28, 2014 7:40PM CDT

DECATUR, Illinois (DTN) -- I'm living in a lush garden this year. Another 1.75 inches of rain fell on my central Illinois home yesterday and some of the surrounding area got as much as 4 inches. That should be enough to make the kernels and pods fill into a central and south central Illinois bin buster. We had only a brief period of dry conditions during July, but the nights were downright chilly during that time. We've barely turned the lawnmowers off this summer.

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