Soybeans 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.
Let’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 […]
Economic 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 […]
Markets/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 […]
Since 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 […]
A common misconception in soybeans is that if there isn’t anything feeding on the leaves, you don’t have a problem.
There 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 […]
If 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 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 […]