Protecting stored grain requires integrated pest management practices

Smith, Ron
January 2011
Southwest Farm Press;1/13/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p1
Trade Publication
The article discusses the importance for grain farmers to manage and protect their stored grain in Texas. Entomologist Roy Parker of the Texas AgriLife Extension explains the impact of insect damages, which can cause multiple problems including loss of yield, reduced quality from insect parts, and molds. Parkers advises grain farmers to develop integrated pest management approach to control insects in stored grains, as well as practice sanitation and treatment to harvest equipment.


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