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 […]

Tennessee: Don’t Freak Out About Japanese Beetles

🕔Jun 6, 2017They’re back, but they don’t scare me! It is very unusual to see economic damage from Japanese beetles in cotton, soybean, or corn.

Missouri: Scout Fields Now for Japanese Beetles

🕔Jun 29, 2016Farmers and homeowners should be on the lookout for Japanese beetles, say University of Missouri Extension specialists. Beetles have been found in most parts of the state. Numbers are expected […]

Tennessee: Soybean Pests Relatively Quiet

🕔Jul 27, 2015There have been only a few calls concerning soybean insect problems. Mostly what is being reported is sub-threshold infestations of stink bugs, green cloverworm, a few remaining Japanese beetles, and […]

North Carolina Soybeans: Pest Pressure Remains Low

🕔Jul 27, 2015The majority of soybeans range from V3-R4 in Hyde,Beaufort and Tyrrell counties N.C. Wet conditions have resulted in some fields being replanted 3 times. Pest pressure remains low. Clover worms, Japanese […]

Beetles, Aphids, Rootworms Taking Hold Despite Soggy Fields – DTN

🕔Jul 20, 2015Wet weather has allowed crop diseases to thrive so far this summer and overshadow the work of their pest co-conspirators, insects. However, a few hardy bug species have risen to […]

Soybeans: What Are the Biggest Yield Robbers to Watch For?

🕔Jul 15, 2015Let’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 […]

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