Indiana Soybeans: Watch for These Late Season Caterpillars Aug 29, 2019

🕔Aug 29, 2019
The painted lady butterfly, Vanessa cardui, is mostly orange mottled with black and white markings. This is a migratory species flying from and to Mexico and the Southwestern United States […]

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

🕔Sep 24, 2018
Combines 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 […]

Indiana Soybeans: Moisture Stress and Spider Mites Jul 20, 2018

🕔Jul 20, 2018
As some areas of Indiana are dry getting drier, there is more concern about the possibility about spider mites being a culprit for yellowing foliage. Remember that many other factors […]

Indiana Corn, Soybeans: Japanese Beetle Not as Bad as It Appears Jul 2, 2018

🕔Jul 2, 2018
News flash … Japanese beetle are emerging and can be seen throughout the state on corn and soybean plants. OK, not that news worthy. How about … some areas of […]

Indiana Corn, Soybeans: Japanese Beetle Season Begins Early Jun 18, 2018

🕔Jun 18, 2018
Locally, we found Japanese beetle adults on Monday, June 11, in field crops and flying around campus. This is certainly earlier than normal, as we typically think of them emerging […]

Indiana Corn: Asiatic Garden Beetle Damage Reported Jun 1, 2018

🕔Jun 1, 2018
Grubs of the Asiatic garden beetle have been recently found damaging corn seedlings in northern Indiana counties. As noted in the past, their presence and damage is highly associated with […]

Indiana: Did the Winter Kill Any Crop Insect Pests? Apr 27, 2018

🕔Apr 27, 2018
Purdue experts reported in the April 12 issue of Purdue Pest & Crop newsletter that due to the cold, wet start to April, not much is happening with most crop […]

Indiana: Western Bean Cutworm – Resistance Confirmed Sep 8, 2017

🕔Sep 8, 2017
Although we have written about the topic in the past, it’s worth re-focusing on the Western bean cutworm (WBC) story for 2 reasons: ear damage is still evident and some […]

Indiana: Bt Crop Resistance is Expected – Steps to Limit Your Risk – Video Sep 8, 2017

🕔Sep 8, 2017
Recent reports of resistance to Bt crops in the western corn rootworm, western bean cutworm and other pests have raised fears of “superbugs” that cannot be killed using our established […]

Indiana Soybeans: Green Stink Bugs Making an Appearance, What You Should Do Sep 4, 2017

🕔Sep 4, 2017
For the last couple of years, we’ve had reports of noticeable populations of green stink bug in Indiana soybean fields. Some suspected damaged seeds were sent to the Purdue Plant and […]

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