The recent appearance of black moths has raised questions, but according to ISA Outreach Agronomist, Stephanie Porter, they are adult green cloverworms. Typically found in soybeans and various other plants, they are not considered serious pests.
Dr. Nick Seiter and his team will carry out dectes stem borer counts in soybean fields across Illinois this fall. These counts, beginning during the R7-R8 growth stages, aim to gather valuable data on this stem pest and contribute to improved management strategies.
Stu Ellis interviews ISA Outreach Agronomist & CCA, Stephanie Porter, about a late season pest damaging many soybean fields - bean leaf beetle. Should you treat it? Stephanie provides guidance for scouting and insecticide before harvest.
Dr. Nick Seiter and his team will carry out dectes stem borer counts in soybean fields across Illinois this fall. These counts, beginning during the R7-R8 growth stages, aim to gather valuable data on this stem pest, potentially contributing to improved management strategies.
ISA Outreach Agronomist, Stephanie Porter, is sounding the alarm on a recent discovery of mealybugs in Western Illinois. She urges growers to dig up plants and look at the roots in yellowing soybean fields.
Stephanie Porter, Outreach Agronomist at Illinois Soybean Association, reports the return of Aphids to Illinois. Factors like geography, landscape, biology, and agronomy influence aphid populations in soybean fields. Regular scouting is crucial as aphid numbers can rapidly increase, especially with migrating winged aphids.
Stephanie Porter, Outreach Agronomist at Illinois Soybean Association, shares insights from recent discussions on the two-spotted spider mite—an insect known for its rapid reproduction and ability to attack various plant species.
The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) checkoff and membership programs represent more than 43,000 soybean farmers in Illinois. The checkoff funds market development, soybean production and government relations efforts, while the membership program, Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG) and the Illinois Soybean Growers PAC actively advocates for positive and impactful legislation for farmers at local, state and national levels. ISA upholds the interests of Illinois soybean farmers through promotion, advocacy, research and education with the vision of becoming a trusted partner of Illinois soybean farmers to ensure their profitability now and for future generations.