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K-State Research and Extension
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Manhattan, KS 66506-3401

June 29, 2021

Extension Updates

Submitted by Mark Stadtlander

Corn Insect Management 2021. MF810. J.P. Michaud. This revised publication informs Kansas producers how to manage corn insect populations with the most efficient practices under Kansas conditions.

Sunflower Insect Management 2021. MF814. J.P. Michaud. This annually revised publication informs producers how to combat insect populations in the Kansas sunflower crop.

Cotton Insect Management 2021. MF2674. J.P. Michaud. This revised publication outlines the various options for controlling cotton insect pests, such as thrips, cotton fleahopper and bollworms.

Environmental Health and Safety Guide. MF3479. Sandra Hoffman. This program guide assists K-State Research and Extension employees in accessing and understanding the programs available to create healthy and safe work environments for faculty, staff, and students. All programs identified can be found on the Environmental Health and Safety webpage located at https://www.ksre.k-state.edu/agsafe/. The Environmental Health and Safety office is available to provide guidance in program development. Updated with additional information, updated links, and current guidelines.

Pine Needle Scale: Insect Pest of Pine Trees. MF3563. Raymond Cloyd. This new publication describes pest biology and damage, and strategies for the management of this major pest of pine trees.

Resistance Management of Arthropod Pests in Greenhouse Production Systems. MF3564. Raymond Cloyd. Information to help greenhouse producers understand pesticide resistance with guidance on the use of rotation programs, pesticide mixtures and biopesticides to prevent arthropod pest populations from developing resistance.

Feed Safety Basics for Veterinarians. MF3548. Casandra Jones. This new publication outlines the precautions for veterinarians to take to avoid feed being exposed to pathogens, if the pathogens can survive in the feed, does the pathogen have a risk of causing infection, and prevention.