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 […]

Iowa: Be on Lookout for Japanese Beetles

🕔Jun 16, 2015Japanese 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 […]

South Carolina Corn: Japanese Beetles Turning Up

🕔Jun 9, 2015Japanese 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 […]

Tennessee: Insects – Cold Weather Effects on Pest Populations

🕔Apr 6, 2015Not all insect pests are equally affected by weather. Some are very tolerant of the cold while others take a hit during a hard winter.

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