17 articles From: "April 2018"


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In 2016, Chinese officials put in place a new grain import law to keep invasive weeds and other plant pests from entering their country. Last fall, they informed USDA that U.S. grain shipments, particularly soybeans, did not comply with the new law. They specifically cited increased detections of weed seeds.






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After the very cold conditions of early January, a very common question received (and this is the case every year after a cold spell) was: “will the cold kill the insects?” And more recently, our attention has turned to the saturated soil conditions, “will that drown the insects?”


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