Paul D. Esker, Alyssa Collins, Ph.D.
Make choices for a healthy crop next season before putting even one seed in the ground.
John Tooker, Ph.D.
Some are replanting corn and/or soybean following heavy slug damage. Pay attention to genetic, insect-resistant traits and seed-applied treatments because all that is offered is not always necessary.
The two-spotted spider mite is an occasional pest of soybeans in Pennsylvania. Over the past 15 years, outbreaks have been associated with drought conditions.
The brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) was first collected in September of 1998 in Allentown, but probably arrived several years earlier.