All posts tagged insects

  • Armyworms Begin to Forage Soybeans

    Caption: Fall armyworm As many entomologists predicted, the mild winter and wet spring have created perfect conditions for early pressure from insects this season. Recent entomologist reports indicate that some insect populations are already approaching economic thresholds in the Mid-South. Gus Lorenz, extension entomologist at University of Arkansas, told Syngenta Pest Patrol that he’s already received reports of a complex of armyworms, up 5 to 6 per row foot, feeding on soybean seedlings. According to…

This agronomic image shows a bean leaf beetle.