Indiana Soybeans: Armyworm Feeding After Cover Crop Termination Jun 5, 2020

🕔Jun 5, 2020
Armyworm primarily feed on grasses. As seen in the past, and now being reported this spring, they will feed on no-tilled soybean into a cereal rye cover crop. Weeks ago, […]

Indiana Soybeans: Assessing Freeze Damage To Seedlings – Video May 15, 2020

🕔May 15, 2020
When a freeze occurs early in the spring after soybean fields have been planted, damage is dependent on many variables, especially the growth stage. Damage is possible to soybean not […]

Indiana Soybeans: Watch for These Late Season Caterpillars Aug 29, 2019

🕔Aug 29, 2019
The painted lady butterfly, Vanessa cardui, is mostly orange mottled with black and white markings. This is a migratory species flying from and to Mexico and the Southwestern United States […]

Indiana: Should Insecticide Be Included With Burn-Down This Spring? May 17, 2019

🕔May 17, 2019
Moth flights for both black cutworm and armyworm have been impressive this spring. Unworked/untreated fields are plentiful, and so is the plant life, meaning that there has been no shortage […]

Indiana Soybeans: Discolored, Shriveled Seeds – Who Done It? Sep 24, 2018

🕔Sep 24, 2018
Combines are rolling and wagons of grain are heading for dryers and storage. Already, questions have been received about soybean seed observed to be shrunken and/or discolored. Too, we typically […]

Indiana Corn: Distinguishing the Worms in Your Ears Aug 3, 2018

🕔Aug 3, 2018
Several caterpillars in the ear can be very similar in appearance and habits, so identification to species of some of the worms in ears can be tricky. Note that, in […]

Indiana Soybeans: Moisture Stress and Spider Mites Jul 20, 2018

🕔Jul 20, 2018
As some areas of Indiana are dry getting drier, there is more concern about the possibility about spider mites being a culprit for yellowing foliage. Remember that many other factors […]

Indiana Soybeans: Banner Year for Japanese and Green June Beetles Jul 9, 2018

🕔Jul 9, 2018
Frustrations have been expressed about the numbers of Japanese beetles and their soybean defoliation this season. This compounds the weather woes that soybean has endured, i.e., too wet, too dry, […]

Indiana Corn, Soybeans: Japanese Beetle Not as Bad as It Appears Jul 2, 2018

🕔Jul 2, 2018
News 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 […]

Indiana Corn, Soybeans: Japanese Beetle Season Begins Early Jun 18, 2018

🕔Jun 18, 2018
Locally, 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 […]

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