Ag Sense: Spider mites threat to more than corn

By Mark Marsalis If the dry fall and winter are any indication of what to expect this summer, corn producers should be aware of the potential for damage from spider mite infestations. Mite outbreaks are most common in hot, dry, windy years and in drought-stressed corn, even in irrigated fields. In areas where spider mites […]

Researchers gaining on bindweed

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Mark Renz, a weed specialist with New Mexico State University’s Cooperative Extension Service, holds flowering field bindweed. New Mexico State Extension Service photo Staff and wire reports ALBUQUERQUE — Researchers at New Mexico State University are using chemicals and parasites to successfully control field bindweed, a pesky plant that invades crops, pastures and gardens in […]

the widow s mites

by amos boss i talked willifred the white rat into taking a trip in his newfangled tiny time traveler machine all we have to do is just strap it onto my 1957 cheese-rolet matchbox car where do you want to go amos says he i can take you to the edges of history just watch […]