Michael Rethwisch - former Extension Educator

Michael RethwischMichael Rethwisch is now a farm advisor in crop production and entomology at the University of California Cooperative Extension. Please see his previous bio page and CropWatch articles.

Life cycle of the black grass bug in western Nebraska

Scouting Recommended in Wheatgrass for Black Grass Bugs

April 27, 2018
In western Nebraska when wheatgrass, especially crested wheatgrass, starts growing, it’s time to begin monitoring for black grass bugs. Feeding damage caused by these insects can substantially reduce wheatgrass forage production.

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