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  • Adult bean leaf beetle

    Plan Ahead for Early-Season Soybean Insects

    Adult bean leaf beetle Soybean planting is around the corner, so now is the time to brush up on what early-season insects to scout for. Left unrestricted, these pests damage yields at the critical growth stage. One early-season pest to watch for is the bean leaf beetle, which can overwinter and become active as early as April. Bean leaf beetles move quickly through fields, so early-planted fields usually suffer the most damage. The best way…

This illustrated image shows the insect pear psylla.
This agronomic image shows a diamondback moth caterpillar.
Seed treated soybean pods.
This agronomic image shows Western bean cutworm damage in corn.
This 2017 map shows the states where there is a high infestation of Soybean cyst nematode.