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  • Expect These Top Soybean Pests in 2017

    With record-shattering temperatures and the warmest February the South and Midwest have experienced in years, expect a season full of yield-robbing pests. Kelly Estes, agricultural pest survey coordinator with the University of Illinois, in a recent Prairie Farmer article, named top pests to pay extra attention to going into the 2017 growing season. One pest to be scouting for early on is the brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB), which could wreak havoc on soybeans. With…

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