Ohio Soybeans: Stink Bug Management with Non-Uniform Fields

🕔Jul 23, 2019With all the planting difficulties in 2019 there are soybeans in a much greater variety of growth stages than usual this summer. What does this mean for stink bug management? […]

Ohio Wheat: Soybean Aphids and Barley Yellow Dwarf

🕔Oct 9, 2018With the recent warm temperatures, we have been receiving a few questions on the risk of aphids in wheat and the transmission of barley yellow dwarf virus (BYDV). How should […]

Ohio: Corn Earworm Makes Unpleasant Late-Season Appearance; Watch for Molds

🕔Sep 25, 2018Although western bean cutworm numbers were low this year, we have recently seen and also received reports about high corn earworm populations in late-planted corn and field peas. Corn earworm […]

Ohio Soybeans: Late Season Insect Considerations

🕔Sep 18, 2018Although the growing season is winding down, we are still receiving some reports of insect activity and damage in soybeans. At this point, the risk is mainly to late-planted or […]

Ohio Soybeans: Late-Season Pod Feeding – Bean Leaf Beetles, Grasshoppers

🕔Aug 21, 2018We have heard a few reports of either bean leaf beetles or grasshoppers increasing in soybeans.  As we start to approach the end of the growing season the larger concern […]

Ohio Corn, Soybeans: Japanese Beetles – Damage Looks Worse Than It Is

🕔Jul 31, 2018We have been hearing reports of Japanese beetles in corn and soybean. These beetles are large with a shiny copper and green color. Foliage feeding in corn is almost never […]

Ohio Corn, Soybeans: Asiatic Garden Beetle – What You Should Know

🕔May 30, 2018The grubs of Asiatic garden beetle (AGB, Maladera castanea) have been causing annual early-season problems in field crops (predominately field corn) of Northwest and North Central Ohio since 2012, and […]

Ohio Soybeans: Watch for These Late Season Insects

🕔Aug 23, 2017As the season winds down, soybean growers need to continue scouting their fields, especially later-planted fields that will remain green well into September. As other fields in the area begin […]

Ohio: Soybean Aphids Present, Remember to Watch for Thresholds

🕔Aug 15, 2017We have heard reports of growers spotting a few soybean aphids in their fields. Finding aphids at this time of year is consistent in the past—we have seen them arrive […]

Ohio Soybeans: Time to Start Scouting for Stink Bugs

🕔Aug 1, 2017As our beans start to put on pods, it’s time to start scouting for stink bugs.  In 2016 a number of farmers had significant stink bug damage but didn’t realize […]

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