Kentucky Soybeans: Heavy Outbreak of Slugs, Snails Jul 5, 2017

🕔Jul 5, 2017
Current 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, […]

Pennsylvania: Slug Problems – Three Year Rotations Will Help Jun 28, 2017

🕔Jun 28, 2017
While slugs are fresh in our minds it may be beneficial to discuss some longer-term slug-management options that might help decrease future slug challenges. I hope you or your clients […]

Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Pay Attention to Seed Options When Replanting Due to Slugs Jun 21, 2017

🕔Jun 21, 2017
We have heard that many folks are considering replanting corn and/or soybean following heavy slug damage this spring. Particularly for corn, we thought it would be prudent to remind folks […]

Delaware Soybeans: Early Season Pests to Watch For Jun 16, 2017

🕔Jun 16, 2017
Scout soybeans for early season pests including grasshoppers, bean leaf beetles, slugs, and deer. Continue to sample fields for slugs and other defoliators. The past few weeks, I have seen […]

Illinois Corn: What Insects Are Out in the Fields Right Now? Jun 12, 2017

🕔Jun 12, 2017
Just a quick overview of some insect issues presenting themselves recently. True Armyworm Lots of reports of armyworm being found in wheat and corn. With reports of wheat harvest starting/getting […]

Pennsylvania: Invertebrate Pests Making Their Presence Known Jun 7, 2017

🕔Jun 7, 2017
This spring has been different and odd enough in many parts of Pennsylvania that folks are looking for a return to normal, whatever that means. Most calls and other communications […]

Indiana Corn: Perfect Weather for Slugs; Asiatic Garden Beetle Grubs, Armyworms on the Move Jun 5, 2017

🕔Jun 5, 2017
Slugs are soft-bodied, legless, slimy, and grayish or mottled gastropods – relatives of snails, clams, and other aquatic animals. Their length, depending on species, can reach up to 4 inches, […]

Tennessee Soybeans, Cotton: Managing Slugs; Reminders on Thrips May 26, 2017

🕔May 26, 2017
My phone hasn’t been going crazy with critter calls, but slug injury has been the clear winner this week, both in cotton and soybean. I also want to put forth a few […]

Tennessee: General Thoughts on Early Season Pests in Corn, Cotton, and Soybeans May 17, 2017

🕔May 17, 2017
With a lot of our crops now planted, University of Tennessee Extension Specialist Scott Stewart has provided a few reminders and pictures about early season pest problems that are sometimes […]

Corn Belt IPM Specialists Anticipate an Active Pest Season – DTN May 17, 2017

🕔May 17, 2017
If your corn survived heavy rains, flooding and cold soils, you’re lucky — but you’re not safe. The recent welcome wave of heat and sun in the Midwest is speeding […]

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