Iowa Soybeans: 2019 Insecticide Evaluations Jan 16, 2020

🕔Jan 16, 2020
The 2019 growing season was challenging for farmers in many parts of the state, especially because cold and wet soil conditions in April significantly delayed planting. Thistle caterpillar was the most […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Japanese Beetle Management Guidelines Jul 11, 2019

🕔Jul 11, 2019
Japanese beetles (Fig. 1) have been arriving throughout Illinois over the last couple of weeks, and are becoming pretty conspicuous in some areas. Our crops are well behind their usual […]

Iowa Field Reports: Crops Developing Well, Pest Pressure on the Rise Jul 9, 2019

🕔Jul 9, 2019
Soybean gall midge larvae, Japanese beetles, foliar diseases in corn, and weed management issues were some of the more common issues ISU Extension and Outreach field agronomists came across in […]

Nebraska Corn, Soybeans: Japanese Beetles Emerging, Scout Your Fields Jul 5, 2019

🕔Jul 5, 2019
Japanese beetle adults are beginning to emerge in eastern Nebraska. Their distribution has been increasing in Nebraska the last few years and they are being seen in corn and soybeans […]

Michigan: How Will Wet Spring Impact Insect Pests? Jun 20, 2019

🕔Jun 20, 2019
I have been getting many questions (and theories) about the how the wet spring will impact insects. My thoughts are below, divided by insect. First, a plug for the upcoming […]

Tennessee: Insect Issues – Not Many, but Watch for These Guys Jun 20, 2019

🕔Jun 20, 2019
No major insect problems are occurring on a wide basis, but the phone is ringing more frequently about several issues.

Iowa: Japanese Beetles Get a Slow Start to 2019 Jun 19, 2019

🕔Jun 19, 2019
Several reports from ISU Field Agronomists have indicated Japanese beetles are emerging in southern Iowa. The emergence is about 7-10 days behind the last few years, due to slowly accumulating […]

Missouri: Flooding Unlikely to Affect Japanese Beetle Populations Jun 14, 2019

🕔Jun 14, 2019
Invasive Japanese beetle adults have begun to emerge in central Missouri. Adult beetles feed on over 300 host plant species including natural weeds, shrubs, hardwoods, and cultivated crops such as […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: How Will Cold Temps Affect Pests, Pathogens? Feb 11, 2019

🕔Feb 11, 2019
Many in the Illinois agricultural community are wondering what effects the recent extreme cold might have on pests and pathogens. While it would be nice if the cold temperatures we are experiencing could […]

Minnesota Soybeans: Japanese Beetles Feeding – What Should You Do? Aug 6, 2018

🕔Aug 6, 2018
In parts of southeastern Minnesota Japanese beetle has been actively feeding on soybean. These large beetles with shiny green- and copper-colored bodies, chew small holes in the leaves leaving a […]

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