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Japanese Beetles Damage Farm Crops
Most people don't think Japanese beetles will do great damage to farm crops but this picture from last summer proves otherwise. The beetles swarmed over cobs on the outer rows of this field, working their way down the silks. After several days, I skinned back the husks to see that only a couple kernels were left. The good thing is that the bugs seemed to be limited to the outer rows of the field. (C.F. Marley, Nokomis, Ill.)

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2010 - Volume #34, Issue #3