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.
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
Soybean growers need to be scouting their fields for insects. There is a cornucopia of insects, both harmful and beneficial, in soybean fields in north Alabama. I am seeing yellow-striped […]
Rainy, cooler weather experienced recently throughout the region means slugs may be on the rise in some field crops, says an entomologist with the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental […]
Soybeans range from R1-R6. Consequently, some acres will be safe from further pest damage in the coming weeks. Minimal acres have been treated for soybean loopers and bean leaf beetles.
Over the last week we have been getting a lot of calls about extremely high bean leaf beetle numbers. Most calls have come from the Northwest Delta region of the state.
Let’s face it: Farming would be a lot easier and less risky if each year came with its own instructions. But in the real world, a solid game plan is […]