Illinois Soybeans: Insects – What To Scout For During Pod Fill Sep 9, 2019

🕔Sep 9, 2019At this point in the season, most of our insect monitoring efforts are focused on soybean. There are several pests that can damage soybean during pod fill, and proper scouting […]

Soybeans: Keep Scouting for Insects – Especially This Year – DTN Jun 25, 2019

🕔Jun 25, 2019Only about half of the country’s soybeans have emerged, but some insect pests are already out and about, waiting for them. Entomologists and agronomists have reported sightings of soybean aphids, […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Scouting for Early Season Pests After Late Start Jun 10, 2019

🕔Jun 10, 2019It goes without saying that this spring has been a challenge. With extreme planting delays throughout the state, crop development is well behind normal expectations, while insect pest populations have […]

Indiana Soybeans: Discolored, Shriveled Seeds – Who Done It? Sep 24, 2018

🕔Sep 24, 2018Combines are rolling and wagons of grain are heading for dryers and storage. Already, questions have been received about soybean seed observed to be shrunken and/or discolored. Too, we typically […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Biggest Pest Problem in 2018 Sep 18, 2018

🕔Sep 18, 2018As field and research season winds down, we’re able to finish collecting and summarizing data. One of our biggest summer projects is the annual corn and soybean survey. While some […]

Mississippi Soybeans: Bean Leaf Beetle and Threecornered Alfalfa Hopper – Podcast Aug 28, 2018

🕔Aug 28, 2018Dr. Bobby Golden, Extension rice and soil fertility agronomist, hosts MSU entomologists Dr. Angus Catchot, Dr. Don Cook and Dr. Jeff Gore to talk bean leaf beetles and threecornered alfalfa […]

Ohio Soybeans: Late-Season Pod Feeding – Bean Leaf Beetles, Grasshoppers Aug 21, 2018

🕔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 […]

Tennessee Cotton, Soybeans: Spider Mites and Bollworms Aug 3, 2018

🕔Aug 3, 2018Cotton: Much of our cotton is within 7-10 days of when insect controls can be terminated, and it looks like this cotton may outrun the bollworm moth flight in many areas. Soybean: There […]

Ohio Soybeans: 4 Seedling Issues – Identifying What Happened Jun 12, 2018

🕔Jun 12, 2018It seemed to take forever this spring, but hopefully all of your soybeans are planted – for the first and only time.  Ohio’s biggest challenge is replanting; it is costly […]

Iowa Soybeans: A Tough Winter for Bean Leaf Beetle Apr 25, 2018

🕔Apr 25, 2018Bean leaf beetle adults are susceptible to cold weather and most will die when air temperatures fall below 14°F (-10°C). However, they have adapted to winter by protecting themselves under […]

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