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Arkansas Soybeans: Will Frigid Temps Decimate Redbanded Stink Bugs?

Arkansas Soybeans: Will Frigid Temps Decimate Redbanded Stink Bugs?

👤By Ryan McGeeney, University of Arkansas 🕔Jan 10, 2018

As temperatures across Arkansas muddled about at or below freezing much of the last two weeks, one could almost hear entomologists throughout the region raising a glass to the seasonal demise of the redbanded stink bug. While Arkansas growers must

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Arkansas Soybeans: Poor Seed Quality Reported – What’s the Cause?

Arkansas Soybeans: Poor Seed Quality Reported – What’s the Cause?

👤By Jeremy Ross, University of Arkansas Extension Soybean Agronomist 🕔Sep 8, 2017

With soybean harvest in Arkansas just beginning, we are receiving many reports of poor seed quality in many of these fields (Figure 1).  Many are placing the blame for this poor seed quality on the tremendous number of Redbanded stink

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South Carolina Soybeans: Redbanded Stink Bugs – New Ball Game?

South Carolina Soybeans: Redbanded Stink Bugs – New Ball Game?

👤By Jeremy Greene, Clemson University Cotton Entomologist, Blackville, South Carolina 🕔Sep 8, 2017

Fleming McMaster, local crop consultant, reported threshold numbers of redbanded stink bug (RBSB) in soybeans that were “just sprayed” with a pyrethroid, confirming that this species is tolerant to most insecticides we use in soybeans. Very high rates of acephate,

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Tennessee Soybeans: Kudzu Bugs and Loopers Present; Identifying Redbanded Stink Bugs

Tennessee Soybeans: Kudzu Bugs and Loopers Present; Identifying Redbanded Stink Bugs

👤By Scott Stewart, University of Tennessee IPM Extension Specialist 🕔Sep 8, 2017

Many of our early soybean fields are turning yellow and came through the season not needing an insecticide application. However, many fields are no reporting high levels of kudzu bugs and soybean loopers. Additionally, there is confusion about the identification of

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Arkansas Soybeans: Mixing Desiccants with Insecticides – Are There Legal Issues?

Arkansas Soybeans: Mixing Desiccants with Insecticides – Are There Legal Issues?

👤From University of Arkansas Extension 🕔Aug 25, 2017

Over the last few weeks there have been many questions about the legality of mixing insecticides with desiccants applied to soybean. There are several desiccants approved for soybean including Gramoxone, sodium chlorate, Aim 2EC, and Sharpen. There are no issues

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Mississippi Soybeans: Mixing Desiccants with Insecticides

Mississippi Soybeans: Mixing Desiccants with Insecticides

👤From Mississippi State University Extension 🕔Aug 23, 2017

Over the last few weeks there have been many questions about the legality of mixing insecticides with desiccants applied to soybean.

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Flint on Crops: Soybeans – Red Banded Stinkbugs Are the Top Issue – Commentary

Flint on Crops: Soybeans – Red Banded Stinkbugs Are the Top Issue – Commentary

👤By Ernie Flint, University of Mississippi Agronomist 🕔Aug 21, 2017

There have been times through the years when one topic has dominated the discussion among producers, Extension workers, researchers, and industry people. This is one of those times as the little stinkbug from South America with the red band across

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Mississippi Soybeans: When Can I Quit Treating Redbanded Stink Bug?

Mississippi Soybeans: When Can I Quit Treating Redbanded Stink Bug?

👤By Angus Catchot, Don Cook, and Jeff Gore, Mississippi State University Entomologists 🕔Aug 7, 2017

As we suspected, now that the earliest planted soybeans are winding down on substantial acres and desiccants are being applied, we are seeing Redbanded Stink Bug make a move into later planted soybeans on wider scale. The number one question

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Mississippi Soybeans: Redbanded Stink Bug Numbers Continue to Climb

Mississippi Soybeans: Redbanded Stink Bug Numbers Continue to Climb

👤By Angus Catchot, Don Cook, and Jeff Gore, Mississippi State University Extensions Entomologists 🕔Jul 21, 2017

We saw a surge in RBSB numbers a few weeks ago into March planted soybeans that were approaching R6 growth stage but since then populations have moderated. Just in the last few days we are now seeing another big surge

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Alabama Soybeans: Be on the Lookout for Redbanded Stink Bugs

Alabama Soybeans: Be on the Lookout for Redbanded Stink Bugs

👤By Maggie Lawrence, Alabama Cooperative Extension News Manager 🕔Jul 21, 2017

Alabama row crop producers have faced different challenges this year than they did last year. Now, in addition to late rainfall and increased native pest pressures, Alabama Cooperative Extension System entomologists are warning producers about red-banded stinkbugs. Red-Banded Stinkbugs Red banded

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