Alabama: 2020 Soybean Insect Losses Dec 16, 2020

🕔Dec 16, 2020
Since 2011, Extension entomologists in Alabama have participated in the Soybean Insect Losses Report published annually in the Midsouth Entomologist. These estimates are based on the observations of Extension entomologists […]

Alabama Soybeans: Everything to Know About Redbanded Stink Bugs – Video Aug 11, 2020

🕔Aug 11, 2020
For soybean growers in central and south Alabama, the Redbanded stink bug is a very aggressive and damaging pest in soybeans. Here is a short video to help with identifying, […]

Alabama Soybeans: Scout Fields for Redbanded Stink Bugs Jun 30, 2020

🕔Jun 30, 2020
Last week (6/26) we found high numbers of redbanded stink bugs (RBSB) on soybeans at the research station in Prattville. This invasive species is a little more aggressive and difficult to manage […]

Louisiana Soybeans: Prospects For Heavy Redbanded Stink Bug Pressure In 2020 Feb 18, 2020

🕔Feb 18, 2020
The 2019-20 winter season has delivered limited amounts of cold weather in Louisiana. As a result, the likelihood of stink bug infestations in soybean fields may increase in 2020. Temperatures […]

Arkansas: Keep an Eye Open for These Insect Pests Jun 21, 2019

🕔Jun 21, 2019
Soybean A few people have called this past week about finding 4 or 5 small corn earworms per 25 sweeps in blooming soybeans. In this situation the corn earworm virus […]

Louisiana Rice: Which Insects Will Take Biggest Hit From 2018 Winter? Feb 2, 2018

🕔Feb 2, 2018
Many people are looking for the silver lining from the recent cold spells. One potential upside is that hard freezes can often reduce insect pest populations the following spring.   Back-to-back […]

Alabama: Crop Insect Pests Will Live On After Cold Weather Jan 30, 2018

🕔Jan 30, 2018
Like most pests plaguing the home, many crop insect pests will survive the frigid winter weather. Dr. Ron Smith, an Alabama Cooperative Extension System entomologist, said Alabama has experienced cold winters down […]

Louisiana: Cold Weather Reduced Some Pests; Others Unaffected Jan 25, 2018

🕔Jan 25, 2018
Many crop pests did not survive the record cold temperatures seen in Louisiana in mid-January, which is good news for farmers who are preparing for the upcoming growing season. The […]

Mississippi Soybeans: What Will Cold Temps Mean for Redbanded Stink Bug? Jan 24, 2018

🕔Jan 24, 2018
Entomologist across the Mid-South have had numerous questions about how below average temperatures we have encountered this month will impact RBSB populations this year. What we know is RBSB’s are […]

Southern Soybeans: Redbanded Stinkbugs Stealing Yields – DTN Aug 21, 2017

🕔Aug 21, 2017
Like a tardy burglar who sneaks in just before dawn, the redbanded stink bug is robbing Southern soybean growers of yield in the final weeks of a hard-fought crop.   […]

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