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  • This agronomic image shows Japanese beetles.

    See What’s Bugging Iowa Soybean Growers

    One pest issue that is no stranger to Iowa soybean growers is the Japanese beetle. This insect defoliates soybean plants by chewing tissue between the leaf veins, creating webbed-looking leaves. Japanese beetles can reduce yield potential by clipping silks and damaging leaf tissue and pods on soybean plants. According to Syngenta agronomists at the Slater, IA, Grow More Experience site, Japanese beetles have been a common issue across much of Iowa this year. To protect…

This agronomic image shows southern rust.
This agronomic image shows early season soybeans