North Carolina Soybeans: Minimal Pest Pressure

🕔Aug 11, 2015Soybeans range from R1-R6. Consequently, some acres will be safe from further pest damage in the coming weeks. Minimal acres have been treated for soybean loopers and bean leaf beetles.

Soybeans: What Are the Biggest Yield Robbers to Watch For?

🕔Jul 15, 2015Let’s face it: Farming would be a lot easier and less risky if each year came with its own instructions. But in the real world, a solid game plan is […]

Missouri Soybeans: Podworms Causing Economic Damage in Southwest Fields

🕔Sep 3, 2014Economic damage from soybean podworm larvae is present in many Southwest Missouri soybean fields. Although soybean podworm infestations can occur in any soybean field, most at risk are late planted […]

AgFax Grain Review: Longest Bear Streak in 8 Years; Watch Silage Moisture Levels

🕔Aug 20, 2014Markets/Trade Luzi Ann Javier reports for Bloomberg that hedge funds continue the longest bear streak for soybeans in 8 years on expectations of a record U.S. crop. “Money managers have […]

Iowa: Soybean Aphid Numbers on the Rise

🕔Aug 4, 2014Since 2000, soybean aphid has been the primary soybean insect pest in Iowa. Infestations are sporadic and unpredictable, but this insect has the ability to cause significant yield loss during […]

Kentucky Soybeans: Insect Populations on the Rise

🕔Jul 25, 2014A common misconception in soybeans is that if there isn’t anything feeding on the leaves, you don’t have a problem.

North Carolina Soybeans: 6 Seedling Pests That Don’t Need Seed Treatments

🕔Jun 13, 2014There are no major insect pests of soybean seedlings, but occasionally we do run into problems. Some folks use an insecticidal seed treatment in soybeans. While these products are effective […]

Mississippi Soybeans: Scout Neighboring Grassy Fields for Armyworms

🕔Jun 6, 2014If you have a grassy field, I would strongly encourage you to scout the grasses for the presence of armyworms prior to your Roundup application, and if fall armyworms are […]

Arkansas Soybeans: New Pest, the Pea Weevil, Gnawing on Crops

🕔Jun 4, 2014Arkansas soybean growers are facing a new enemy — the pea weevil — an insect that hitched a ride from Europe in a legume used as a cover crop. So […]

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