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Posts related to Soybean (17)

Managing Corn Earworm in Soybeans

Corn earworm/tobacco budworm can defoliate soybeans, but are more serious pests of seeds forming in the pod. They should …

Treating Loopers in Soybeans

Looper numbers have really picked up this week in soybeans. Loopers are migratory pests that sometimes show up late …

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Soybean Aphid in North Carolina?

For the second year in a row (that we’ve noticed), soybean aphid has been present in North Carolina. Soybean …

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Midseason Soybean Insects

Because we won’t be dealing with many kudzu bugs this season (see this article), we need to focus our …

Where Are the Kudzu Bugs?

We have rapidly become accustomed to dealing with kudzu bugs in our soybeans throughout the season. So the question …

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Worms in Early Season Soybeans

I have received lots of reports of worms in early season soybeans. Sampling numerous fields this week, I can …

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Feeding on Seedling Soybeans

There are no major insect pests of soybean seedlings, but occasionally we do run into problems. Some folks use …

Kudzu Bug Expectations for 2014

I have been monitoring a kudzu patch in Edgecombe Co. since late April this year. As expected, adults from …