Indiana Soybeans: Discolored, Shriveled Seeds – Who Done It?

🕔Sep 24, 2018Combines are rolling and wagons of grain are heading for dryers and storage. Already, questions have been received about soybean seed observed to be shrunken and/or discolored. Too, we typically […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Biggest Pest Problem in 2018

🕔Sep 18, 2018As field and research season winds down, we’re able to finish collecting and summarizing data. One of our biggest summer projects is the annual corn and soybean survey. While some […]

Ohio Soybeans: Late Season Insect Considerations

🕔Sep 18, 2018Although the growing season is winding down, we are still receiving some reports of insect activity and damage in soybeans. At this point, the risk is mainly to late-planted or […]

Texas Plains: Pests Are Present but Mostly Below Thresholds

🕔Aug 28, 2018General Status Measurable rainfall again crisscrossed the region late last week and last weekend dropping moisture for most of us. The latest rounds did not have any damaging weather with […]

Mississippi Soybeans: Late Season Stink Bug Management – Podcast

🕔Aug 10, 2018Dr. Jason Bond, weed scientist with the MSU Delta Research and Extension Center, hosts Extension entomologists Dr. Angus Catchot and Dr. Don Cook to talk about the management of stink […]

Alabama Soybeans: Scout Closely for Stink Bugs in August

🕔Aug 8, 2018August is the month when Alabama soybean producers typically make the most foliar applications of insecticides to soybeans. The primary targets of these applications are stink bugs (SB’s) and caterpillars. […]

Texas Plains: Pest Activity Picking Up with Moisture

🕔Aug 1, 2018General Status The humidity has been up over the past few days and the region has received a widespread rain event. I cannot say the rain was all we were […]

Alabama Cotton: Stink Bugs, Plant Bugs Overwhelm Beneficials

🕔Jul 31, 2018When cotton reaches the fourth or fifth week of bloom, the few bad insects such as escape bollworms, plant bugs, or especially stink bugs, in the southern cotton growing areas […]

Tennessee Cotton, Soybeans: Insect Issues to Look For

🕔Jul 26, 2018Insect pests are irritatingly unpredictable about when, where and how bad infestations will be. But there are patterns that repeat themselves annually.

Texas Plains Crops: Drought Taking Toll on Plants and Pests

🕔Jul 24, 2018General Status The persistent drought conditions are taking their toll. Most dryland fields are already few and far between but the areas within Hale, Swisher, and Floyd that have received […]

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