Kentucky Soybeans: Management Tips for Continuous Production

🕔Feb 9, 2018There is a lot of interest this year in second year and even third or more year soybean. If you are thinking about growing continuous soybean this year there are […]

Kentucky: Soybean Stem Borer May Cause Problems During Harvest, Reduce Yields

🕔Sep 20, 2017Biology & Phenology of Dectes Stem Borer in Kentucky The adult Dectes stem borer, Dectes texanus texanus (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae), is a long horned beetle approximately 3/8 inch long and gray in color. […]

Kentucky Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids – Identification and Management

🕔Aug 9, 2017Occurrence Although the sugarcane aphid (Melanaphis sacchari) was not a serious problem in Texas, Kansas, or other states in 2017; its occurrence in Kentucky appears to be problematic due to […]

Kentucky Corn: Spike of Southwestern Corn Borer Might Need Attention

🕔Aug 9, 2017Pest Description Southwestern corn borer (SWCB) (Diatraea grandiosella) was a caterpillar regarded as one of the most serious insect pests of corn in the late 1970s. Since then, it has […]

Kentucky Soybeans: Heavy Outbreak of Slugs, Snails

🕔Jul 5, 2017Current Situation “I haven’t seen a slug outbreak like this in 40 years of growing soybeans” was a comment of a soybean farmer in Logan County last Friday (June 9, […]

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