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. […]

Midwest Long Summer: Hail Stripped Corn Fields; Rain Drowned Crops – DTN

🕔Jul 10, 2018One year ago, on June 12, I had written about the severe drought in South and North Dakota that intensified as July rolled around. By that same time in June, […]

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

🕔Jul 2, 2018News 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 […]

Nebraska: Scout Corn and Soybean for Japanese Beetles

🕔Jul 2, 2018Japanese 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 more frequently in corn […]

Indiana Corn, Soybeans: Japanese Beetle Season Begins Early

🕔Jun 18, 2018Locally, 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 […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Increased Insect Densities Reflected in Annual Survey

🕔Aug 29, 2017Thirty-six counties representing the nine crop reporting districts were surveyed at the end of July/beginning of August as part of our annual statewide corn and soybean survey. The surveys were […]

Ohio Corn: Watch for Silk Clipping by Beetles

🕔Jul 18, 2017We have received many reports of Japanese beetles and other defoliators munching on soybean over the past few weeks with some reaching economic levels of defoliation. Like a few other […]

Illinois: Insects to Keep Watch for in Your Fields

🕔Jul 3, 2017Japanese Beetles Japanese beetles are back. Reports statewide indicate Japanese beetles are here (and in some locations, in very high numbers.) With corn starting to tassel and getting close to […]

Nebraska: Japanese Beetles Emerge in Corn and Soybeans

🕔Jun 26, 2017Japanese 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 […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Japanese Beetles Emerging in Southern Areas

🕔Jun 14, 2017Japanese beetle is an invasive insect capable of feeding on corn and soybean. This pest has been in Iowa since 1994 but its distribution in field crops is sporadic around […]

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