Georgia Peanuts: Scouting for Caterpillars – Video Sep 18, 2020

🕔Sep 18, 2020
This short video demonstrates how to sample peanuts for foliage feeding caterpillars. Since velvetbean caterpillars and soybean loopers are currently present in Georgia, there is still time to use this […]

North Carolina Soybeans: Scout for Stink Bugs and Defoliators Through R7 Sep 17, 2020

🕔Sep 17, 2020
Although stink bugs were light across the state (with a few exceptions) in corn and cotton, it looks like we are having a stink bug year in soybeans. Since we’ve had a […]

Kentucky Soybeans: Stink Bugs Reaching Dangerous Levels Sep 16, 2020

🕔Sep 16, 2020
Several stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) species are key pests of soybeans in Kentucky. They include the green stink bug (Chinavia hilaris), brown stink bug (Euschistus spp.), southern green stink bug (Nezara […]

Indiana: Hemp Harvest is Approaching Sep 11, 2020

🕔Sep 11, 2020
Many hemp growers are beginning to harvest or are gearing up to harvest. Growers are spending more time in the field observing plants and collecting samples for testing to measure […]

Illinois Soybeans: Wrapping Up Insect Management – Pod, Seed Feeding Sep 10, 2020

🕔Sep 10, 2020
In terms of insect management, we are pretty close to the finish line for corn and soybean in Illinois. However, there has been a late-season onset of bean leaf beetles […]

Georgia Peanuts: Abundant Numbers of Velvetbean Caterpillars Sep 4, 2020

🕔Sep 4, 2020
Georgia peanut growers need to check their fields this week for velvetbean caterpillar (VBC) infestations. Moths have been present for several weeks, and populations of caterpillars are now at threshold […]

Indiana Soybeans: Bean Leaf Beetle Feeding In Late-Maturing Crops – Video Sep 4, 2020

🕔Sep 4, 2020
The following video addresses bean leaf beetle identification, biology, and late-season damage to soybean while keeping the marketable portion of the crop foremost in mind. Shown are simple ways to […]

Alabama Soybeans: Caterpillar Infestations, Redbanded Stink Bugs on the Move Sep 2, 2020

🕔Sep 2, 2020
Over the past 7 days we have seen and heard reports of high (60-100 per 5 row feet) infestations of velvetbean caterpillars (VBC) and soybean loopers (SBL) in fields across much of the southern […]

Mississippi Soybeans: Free Soil Nematode Tests Extended to 2021 Aug 31, 2020

🕔Aug 31, 2020
The Mississippi State University Extension Service is offering another year of free testing for often overlooked nematode pests that frequently cause poor crop performance. Soil-dwelling root-knot, reniform and soybean cyst […]

North Carolina Soybeans: How Do I Manage Stink Bugs? – Video Aug 27, 2020

🕔Aug 27, 2020
Stink bugs are more than a nuisance pest in soybeans, they cause direct damage to the crop by feeding on the developing pods. In this 2-minute video, entomologist and Extension […]

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