Insects

  1. VIsible potato leafhopper damage in alfalfa

    Time to Start Scouting for Potato Leafhoppers in Alfalfa

    Jun 11, 2020

    As second crop of alfalfa grows, farmers should begin scouting for resurging populations of potato leafhopper in their fields to prevent yield and forage quality losses. 

  2. Alfalfa weevil larvae on alfalfa leaf.

    Options for Controlling Alfalfa Weevil in Organic Fields

    May 1, 2017

    Alfalfa weevil infestations are being reported across Ohio. Organic producers face a particular challenge in managing this voracious pest due to the limited number of products available for rescue treatment. This article summaries the options available for organic producers.