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  • Japanese beetles jump from soybeans to corn

    MIDWEST: I’m seeing a lot of Japanese beetles in Illinois soybean fields causing some defoliation.  We’re talking only about 3 to 5 percent defoliation, so I don’t anticipate it to be too big of an issue, but continue to keep an eye on it anyway. Reality is that Japanese beetles will more than likely make their way over to corn fields that are beginning to pollinate, so make sure to watch neighboring corn fields to…

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