NC State Extension

Stink Bug Economic Threshold Calculator

Use the table below to estimate an economic injury level for stink bug in soybean. You’ll need to know the sampling method and row spacing.

Producer Type Seed and Edible Grain
Row Width (in) 7 14 21 30-40 7 14 21 30-40
Beat Cloth
(per row foot)
0.5 1
Sweep Net
(15 Sweep SAMPLE)
2.5 2.5 2.5 5 5 5
Rigid Beat Cloth
(per row foot)
0.2 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.6
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