Ohio Corn, Soybeans: Abundance of Leafhoppers, Grasshoppers, Beetles Jul 21, 2020

🕔Jul 21, 2020
As the summer progresses we are receiving reports of insect problems often encouraged by hot, dry weather.  Last week we reported on spider mites and especially if you are in an […]

Ohio Corn: Watch for Earworms, Molds Aug 22, 2019

🕔Aug 22, 2019
There have been recent reports of high corn earworm populations in certain grain corn fields.  Corn earworm is a pest with many hosts including corn, tomatoes and certain legumes.  In […]

Ohio Soybeans: Stink Bug Management with Non-Uniform Fields Jul 23, 2019

🕔Jul 23, 2019
With all the planting difficulties in 2019 there are soybeans in a much greater variety of growth stages than usual this summer. What does this mean for stink bug management? […]

Ohio Wheat: Soybean Aphids and Barley Yellow Dwarf Oct 9, 2018

🕔Oct 9, 2018
With the recent warm temperatures, we have been receiving a few questions on the risk of aphids in wheat and the transmission of barley yellow dwarf virus (BYDV). How should […]

Ohio: Corn Earworm Makes Unpleasant Late-Season Appearance; Watch for Molds Sep 25, 2018

🕔Sep 25, 2018
Although western bean cutworm numbers were low this year, we have recently seen and also received reports about high corn earworm populations in late-planted corn and field peas. Corn earworm […]

Ohio Soybeans: Late Season Insect Considerations Sep 18, 2018

🕔Sep 18, 2018
Although the growing season is winding down, we are still receiving some reports of insect activity and damage in soybeans. At this point, the risk is mainly to late-planted or […]

Ohio Soybeans: Late-Season Pod Feeding – Bean Leaf Beetles, Grasshoppers Aug 21, 2018

🕔Aug 21, 2018
We have heard a few reports of either bean leaf beetles or grasshoppers increasing in soybeans.  As we start to approach the end of the growing season the larger concern […]

Ohio Corn, Soybeans: Japanese Beetles – Damage Looks Worse Than It Is Jul 31, 2018

🕔Jul 31, 2018
We have been hearing reports of Japanese beetles in corn and soybean. These beetles are large with a shiny copper and green color. Foliage feeding in corn is almost never […]

Ohio Soybeans: 4 Seedling Issues – Identifying What Happened Jun 12, 2018

🕔Jun 12, 2018
It seemed to take forever this spring, but hopefully all of your soybeans are planted – for the first and only time.  Ohio’s biggest challenge is replanting; it is costly […]

Ohio Corn, Soybeans: Asiatic Garden Beetle – What You Should Know May 30, 2018

🕔May 30, 2018
The grubs of Asiatic garden beetle (AGB, Maladera castanea) have been causing annual early-season problems in field crops (predominately field corn) of Northwest and North Central Ohio since 2012, and […]

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