Japanese 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 […]
They’re back, but they don’t scare me! It is very unusual to see economic damage from Japanese beetles in cotton, soybean, or corn.
Farmers 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 […]
There 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 […]
The 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 […]
Wet 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 […]
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 […]
Japanese 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 considered sporadic […]
Japanese beetles have been turning up on corn around the state. This isn’t something we see very often and it usually isn’t too concerning. In the photos below, the beetles […]
Not all insect pests are equally affected by weather. Some are very tolerant of the cold while others take a hit during a hard winter.