Tennessee: 6 Pest Issues to Be on Lookout For

🕔May 15, 2019Well it’s a start anyhow. Most folks are dodging weather trying to get seed in the ground. With limited crops emerged, it is not too surprising that I’ve not been […]

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 […]

Tennessee Cotton, Soybeans: Insect Issues to Look For

🕔Jul 26, 2018Insect pests are irritatingly unpredictable about when, where and how bad infestations will be. But there are patterns that repeat themselves annually.

Tennessee Soybeans: Few Insects Present, Don’t Stop Scouting

🕔Jul 11, 2018Having done several scout schools this past week and spending some time on the phone, there doesn’t appear to be any major insect pest problems in soybean at this time. […]

Cover Crops: Mixed Blessing When it Comes to Insect Populations – DTN

🕔Apr 5, 2018The cover crop fan club is bigger than you might realize. Some of the movement’s most ardent supporters are less than an inch long and boast six legs.  Insects love […]

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 […]

Alabama Soybeans: Scouting for Insect Pests

🕔Jun 30, 2017Producers are making their way back into the field after more than two weeks of heavy rains and flooding. Many producers had to decide whether to continue with a damaged […]

Delaware Soybeans: Early Season Pests to Watch For

🕔Jun 16, 2017Scout soybeans for early season pests including grasshoppers, bean leaf beetles, slugs, and deer. Continue to sample fields for slugs and other defoliators. The past few weeks, I have seen […]

Ohio Soybeans: Poor Seed Quality – Separating Insect Injury from the Fungi

🕔Oct 18, 2016Poor seed quality from Phomopsis/Diaporthe, purplish colored seed, and seed coat mottling were reported over the past few weeks from a few fields.  These are more critical for our food […]

Delaware Soybeans: Worm Counts on the Rise; Keep Scouting Til Mid-R6

🕔Sep 9, 2016Corn Earworm – We have received reports of an increase in corn earworm larval levels in a few areas this past week, with some fields approaching and/or at threshold levels. […]

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