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  • Our oldest beans in the county are blooming and we discussed insects we need to scout and potential nutrients. Lima Bean & Snap Beans Lima and snap beans are pretty much the same with insects at bloom. We just scout for caterpillars, stink bugs and thrips. For thrips, check blooms now. If we have 2 or 3 […]

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  • Were seeing lots of thrips in the field this week and good questions about management. Our watermelons and beans have been a little slow growing with our night temperatures in the 40s and 50s. Here’s a look at some questions from watermelons and beans this week. Watermelons Hearing about thrips in watermelons. The good news […]

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  • These are Southern peas and butter beans that have been planted and coming up now. We’re shooting for seed being about 3 inches apart in the drill trying to get 4 plants per foot. We are growing a variety that is small, light-green color and about 70 days to maturity. Thrips A little scary to see […]

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