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4 good bugs you want to see in your fields

SLIDESHOW: Lady beetles, green lacewings, hover flies and parasitic wasps are on the good “most wanted” list.

Janet Knodel, North Dakota State University extension entomologist, has a “most wanted” list of insects. But these are not bad bugs. They’re good bugs — ones you will want to see in your fields this year. They can help control populations of aphids, caterpillars and other insects that can damage field crops. Check out the slideshow to see the helpful bugs you'll want in your fields.

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