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Lightning bug season signals time for corn rootworm hatch

Soon we will see, or already are seeing, lightning bugs in the evenings. As a kid this made me think summer is finally here.

Now seeing lightning bugs re­­minds me it’s time for the corn rootworm hatch. Time to start digging up corn plants and evaluating the effectiveness of the control methods.

If you discover you have corn rootworms in your field this summer, there is not a control method to...




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