Nebraska Corn: Scout Emerging Crops for Insects; Don’t Assume Protection May 28, 2021

    🕔May 28, 2021
    As corn begins to emerge, be alert to the potential for damage from early season insects such as cutworms, wireworms, white grubs or other insects. A key distinction to be […]

    Pennsylvania Corn: Managing Belowground Insect Pests May 7, 2020

    🕔May 7, 2020
    Belowground insect pests can be challenging to control. In common field crops of Pennsylvania, they can occur in soybeans, small grains, or hay, but tend not to be too problematic […]

    Tennessee: Thinking About Insect Pests During Planting Season Apr 3, 2020

    🕔Apr 3, 2020
    There are some basic management practices that can affect, sometimes worsen, and other times be used to reduce risks of insect pest injury.

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

    🕔Sep 10, 2019
    Not 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, 2018
    It 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, 2018
    As 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, 2018
    Almost 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, 2017
    Getting 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, 2017
    In 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, 2017
    If 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 […]


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