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Indiana: Western Bean Cutworm – Resistance Confirmed

Indiana: Western Bean Cutworm – Resistance Confirmed

👤By Christian Krupke and John Obermeyer, Purdue University Extension Specialists 🕔Sep 8, 2017

Although we have written about the topic in the past, it’s worth re-focusing on the Western bean cutworm (WBC) story for 2 reasons: ear damage is still evident and some larvae are still present and a recent publication in the

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Indiana Soybeans: Green Stink Bugs Making an Appearance, What You Should Do

Indiana Soybeans: Green Stink Bugs Making an Appearance, What You Should Do

👤By Christian Krupke and John Obermeyer, Purdue University Extension Specialists 🕔Sep 4, 2017

For the last couple of years, we’ve had reports of noticeable populations of green stink bug in Indiana soybean fields. Some suspected damaged seeds were sent to the Purdue Plant and Pest Diagnostic Lab for analysis during soybean harvest. Unfortunately, there

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Indiana: Soybean Aphids Making Their Presence Known, What You Can Do About It

Indiana: Soybean Aphids Making Their Presence Known, What You Can Do About It

👤By Christian Krupke and John Obermeyer, Purdue University Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Soybean aphids have begun to show up in a few northern Indiana soybean fields, some are reportedly over threshold. Because of the tremendous variability in aphid numbers from field to field, diligent scouting NOW can pay big dividends. Aphids are

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Indiana Corn: Western Bean Cutworm – Some Unpleasant Surprises in Northern Counties

Indiana Corn: Western Bean Cutworm – Some Unpleasant Surprises in Northern Counties

👤By Christian Krupke and John Obermeyer, Purdue University Entomologists 🕔Aug 4, 2017

Moth flight and egg laying is nearly complete. By now, most larvae have entered the ear, making control very difficult. Consider the factors listed below before attempting treatments. Pest managers in northern Indiana counties have been tracking this pest throughout

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Indiana Corn: I.D. Worms in Silks and Ears

Indiana Corn: I.D. Worms in Silks and Ears

👤By John Obermeyer and Christian Krupke, Purdue University Entomologists 🕔Jul 31, 2017

This year’s Western Bean Cutworm (WBC) flight in northern Indiana counties has been quite impressive. Though it is not over, by looking at the moth captures the past couple weeks we are past peak flight. Most eggs have been laid

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Indiana: Agronomy Field Day, West Lafayette, Sept. 7

Indiana: Agronomy Field Day, West Lafayette, Sept. 7

👤By Darrin Pack, Purdue University 🕔Jul 24, 2017

Farmers trying to balance weak crop prices and rising input costs can learn more about farm financial fitness at a field day sponsored by Purdue Extension, the Purdue Department of Agronomy, the Indiana Soybean Alliance and the Indiana Corn Marketing

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Indiana Soybeans: Leaf Sampling for Nutritional Needs – Video

Indiana Soybeans: Leaf Sampling for Nutritional Needs – Video

👤By Shaun Casteel and John Obermeyer, Purdue University Agronomists 🕔Jul 21, 2017

It is very important to select the correct soybean leaves when tissue sampling to determine nutritional needs during the growing season. The most recent, mature trifoliate leaf will provide the truest assessment of the plant’s nutrition. This is usually the

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Indiana: Western Bean Cutworm Scouting and Treatment – Video

Indiana: Western Bean Cutworm Scouting and Treatment – Video

👤By Christian Krupke and John Obermeyer, Purdue University Entomologists 🕔Jul 7, 2017

We have received multiple questions this past week about treating for western bean cutworm. The simple answer is, scout high-risk cornfields for egg masses and/or early larval damage and treat when over threshold. The timing of insecticide application is more

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Indiana: Western Bean Cutworm Scouting and Treatment Timing – VIDEO

Indiana: Western Bean Cutworm Scouting and Treatment Timing – VIDEO

👤By Christian Krupke and John Obermeyer, Perdue University 🕔Jul 7, 2017

We have received multiple questions this past week about treating for western bean cutworm. The simple answer is, scout high-risk cornfields for egg masses and/or early larval damage and treat when over threshold. The timing of insecticide application is more

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Indiana: Western Bean Cutworm Moth Flight Begins Impressively

Indiana: Western Bean Cutworm Moth Flight Begins Impressively Updated

👤By John Obermeyer, Purdue University Integrated Pest Management Specialist 🕔Jul 3, 2017

Pheromone trapping began for western bean cutworm moths on Thursday June 22, and already several traps are catching in the hundreds, refer to “Western Bean Cutworm Adult Pheromone Trap Report (See Source Link).” These early, eye-popping numbers, reflect the amount

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