Cover Crops: Mixed Blessing When it Comes to Insect Populations – DTN Apr 5, 2018

🕔Apr 5, 2018
The 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, 2017

🕔Aug 23, 2017
As 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, 2017

🕔Jun 30, 2017
Producers 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, 2017

🕔Jun 16, 2017
Scout 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, 2016

🕔Oct 18, 2016
Poor 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, 2016

🕔Sep 9, 2016
Corn 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. […]

Tennessee Soybeans: Insects All Over the Board – Scout Before You Spray! Aug 26, 2016

🕔Aug 26, 2016
Soybean insects are all over the board right now, however, it is silly to make insect control recommendation without scouting and considerations of pest population levels.

Ohio Soybeans: Continue to Monitor Green Fields for Bean Leaf Beetles Aug 23, 2016

🕔Aug 23, 2016
As we get into the R5-R6 growth stage of soybean, now is the time to look out for pod and seed feeding insects, especially bean leaf beetles, grasshoppers, and stink […]

Tennessee Soybeans: Bean Leaf Beetles and More in Fields Aug 10, 2016

🕔Aug 10, 2016
I’ve had several calls from the Mississippi River Bottoms and the southern counties of West Tennessee about high numbers of bean leaf beetles, sometimes as many as 200-400 per 100 […]

North Carolina: 3 Tips for Managing Worm Pests Aug 3, 2016

🕔Aug 3, 2016
I have heard a lot of concern about worms (bollworm, fall armyworm, soybean looper, etc.) in our crops this year.  From what I can tell, nothing is out of control, […]

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