Iowa Soybeans: High Reproduction of SCN Populations on PI 88788 Resistance Is Frightening Oct 29, 2022

    🕔Oct 29, 2022
    Iowa State conducts soybean cyst nematode (SCN) experiments in fields rented from farmers in all of Iowa’s crop reporting districts. Spring soil samples are collected from each study area to […]

    Corn Rootworm: New Website Helps Growers Track This Pest – DTN Jun 25, 2021

    🕔Jun 25, 2021
    Knowing your rootworm risk level is about to get easier. A new website launched Thursday, Corn Rootworm IPM, which includes an interactive map of rootworm sticky trap results, for both […]

    Indiana: Soybean Cyst Nematode Resistance Is Important Dec 15, 2020

    🕔Dec 15, 2020
    A few weeks ago, I wrote about free testing at Purdue for Soybean Cyst Nematode (SCN). SCN is one of the biggest drags on soybean yields in our area. Many […]

    Soybeans: New Technologies Look Promising In Fight Against Nematodes – DTN Nov 9, 2020

    🕔Nov 9, 2020
    Luke Wilhite was born into soybean cyst nematode (SCN) management. By the time he entered the world in 1991, his father, Pete, had recently identified and gone to battle with […]

    Corn Belt: Rootworm Populations on the Rise with Heavy Bt Resistance – DTN Oct 15, 2020

    🕔Oct 15, 2020
    After several years of low corn rootworm populations, the “billion-dollar bug” is catching eyes again in the Corn Belt. Populations of both western and northern corn rootworm are rebounding after […]

    Bt Corn: Tighter EPA Regulations Are Pending Sep 11, 2020

    🕔Sep 11, 2020
    This week the EPA released a draft plan that essentially overhauls many of the regulations around insect resistance management (IRM) in Bt crops grown in the “cotton belt”. There are […]

    Pennsylvania: Pest Species That Love the Heat Jul 10, 2020

    🕔Jul 10, 2020
    Some pest species of soybeans and corn thrive in hot, dry conditions; scout for damage from potato leafhoppers, grasshoppers, and spider mites in drought-stressed fields as noted by pest control […]

    Nebraska: Japanese Beetles Emerging Jul 1, 2020

    🕔Jul 1, 2020
    Japanese beetle adults are beginning to emerge in eastern Nebraska. Their distribution has been increasing in Nebraska the last few years and they are being seen in corn and soybeans […]

    North Carolina, Virginia Corn: The Threshold for Stink Bugs Is Changing May 28, 2020

    🕔May 28, 2020
    The threshold for stink bugs in corn is changing based on recent research conducted in both North Carolina and Virginia. These studies indicated that, while seedling thresholds were effective, there […]

    Nebraska: Watch for Seed Injury from Corn Maggot May 27, 2020

    🕔May 27, 2020
    We have received several reports of injury from seed corn maggot that has reduced stands of Nebraska soybeans. The greatest risk for seed corn maggot injury is when a green […]


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