$20 Soybeans Might Justify Seed Treatments, New Study – DTN Sep 10, 2019

🕔Sep 10, 2019Not so long ago, insecticide and fungicide use in soybeans was not very common. Even after soybean aphids invaded the Midwest, fewer than 10% of soybean acres received an insecticide […]

Ohio Soybeans: 4 Seedling Issues – Identifying What Happened Jun 12, 2018

🕔Jun 12, 2018It seemed to take forever this spring, but hopefully all of your soybeans are planted – for the first and only time.  Ohio’s biggest challenge is replanting; it is costly […]

Nebraska Corn: Scouting for Insects after Emergence May 21, 2018

🕔May 21, 2018As corn begins to emerge, be alert to the potential for damage from early season insects such as cutworms, wireworms, white grubs or wheat stem maggot. Wireworms and white grubs […]

North Carolina Corn: Time to Control Seedling Insect Pests Apr 20, 2018

🕔Apr 20, 2018Almost no one scouts their corn until it is too late. While insecticide seed treatments work some of the time and for some insects, they can’t eliminate all problems. This […]

Kansas Corn: Diagnosing Early-Season Growth Problems Jun 5, 2017

🕔Jun 5, 2017Getting a good stand of corn, with vigorous early-season growth, is the first step in getting good yields. When adverse conditions, such as a hard rain or unusually cool weather, […]

South Dakota Corn and Soybeans: Planting into Fields with White Grub History Jun 5, 2017

🕔Jun 5, 2017In many areas of Central South Dakota, true white grubs (Figure 1) have caused serious damage to pastures and range over the last few years. In the affected areas, patches […]

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

🕔May 17, 2017If 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 […]

Texas Corn, Sorghum: Scout Fields for Early Pests, Sugarcane Aphids Apr 7, 2017

🕔Apr 7, 2017Some places in Hill County received over 2.5″ of rain this past week. Temperatures were mostly warm but with a few colder mornings Wednesday and Thursday. More rain is expected […]

Nebraska Corn: Scout for Insects, Don’t Assume Protection May 3, 2016

🕔May 3, 2016As corn begins to emerge, be alert to the potential for damage from early season insects such as cutworms, wireworms, or white grubs. Wireworms and white grubs are most often […]

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