What are the major pathogens affecting crops like corn and soybean?
How will the winter we just had affect insect pests in 2018?
What is the difference between a sign and symptom?
What are the most important insect pests in field crops in Illinois?
Diseases and insect pests can severely impact yield and quality of field crops in Illinois, including corn, soybean, and small grains. What are the major disease and insect issues that producers should have on their radar? What is the best way to control them? Join us for a Twitter chat with ACES experts Dr. Nick Seiter, Extension Entomologist, and Dr. Nathan Kleczewski, Extension Plant Pathologist, both of the Department of Crop Sciences, Thursday, April 26, from noon-1 p.m. CT to learn about how to manage potentially damaging diseases and insect pests in field crops.
- Go to Twitter. Type in #askACES. Click the “Latest” tab. Watch the questions and answers from noon-1 p.m. CT.
- Ask your own questions and contribute to this conversation by including #askACES with your question.
- If you aren’t on Twitter, watch the live feed at http://research.aces.illinois.edu/askACES.
If you have a question, but can’t participate in the live chat, send it to [email protected].
- Watch ACES social media (Twitter and Facebook) for a follow-up podcast with Nathan Kleczewski and Nick Seiter.
Don’t miss the discussion on April 26. Your questions are important to us as we tackle this challenging and impactful topic.
News writer: Stephanie Henry, 217-244-1183, [email protected]