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Issue No. 10/June 10, 2011

Reports of Potato Leafhopper Activity and Spraying Received
Alfalfa should be scouted for potato leafhoppers, which can inflict economic losses. Large densities also reduce the nutritional value of alfalfa for livestock.

Screening Waterhemp for Glyphosate Resistance
The University of Illinois has funding to offer free testing of suspected populations of waterhemp for resistance to glyphosate and to PPO and ALS inhibitors.