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 […]

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 […]

Tennessee Soybeans: Don’t Stop Scouting While Harvesting Other Crops Aug 27, 2020

🕔Aug 27, 2020
As corn harvest begins and we start finishing off the cotton crop, it’s hard to find time to keep up the good fight on soybean insect management. But make no […]

Tennessee: Insect Control – Last Week for Cotton, Not So Much for Soybeans Aug 30, 2019

🕔Aug 30, 2019
Even for our latest cotton, given an average frost date of around October 15, this is the last week you can likely justify insecticide applications to cotton. We’ve had a […]

Arkansas: Barry’s Wet, Windy Saunter Brings Additional Worries Jul 16, 2019

🕔Jul 16, 2019
The slow-rolling bête noir that was Barry was best summed up in a tweet by Stephen Hoskyn, who farms near Stuttgart: “Tropical Storm Barry is like that friend that comes […]

Virginia Soybeans: When You Can Safely Stop Spraying? Sep 10, 2018

🕔Sep 10, 2018
Soybean loopers have reared their ugly heads across southeastern and coastal Virginia this week. With many of us busy hauling corn, it is reasonable to ask  – when can we […]

North Carolina: Soybean Looper Thresholds, Insecticide Recommendations Aug 31, 2018

🕔Aug 31, 2018
Soybean loopers have already shown up in coastal counties in higher numbers than usual. As this generation cycles through, we are seeing the next generation showing up in full force […]

Alabama: Soybean Loopers on the Rise in Late-Planted Fields Aug 28, 2018

🕔Aug 28, 2018
August 26, 2018: So far numbers of acres treated for soybean loopers (SBL’s) are less than normal in Alabama but the recent statewide increase in SBL moth trap catch numbers and […]

Mississippi: Soybean Looper Management – Podcast Aug 17, 2018

🕔Aug 17, 2018
Dr. Bobby Golden, Extension rice and soil fertility agronomist, hosts MSU entomologists Dr. Angus Catchot, Dr. Don Cook and Dr. Jeff Gore to talk about soybean looper management.

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