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Mature marestail plant in Rock Springs, PA
Marestail (Horseweed) Management - Articles Articles
Effective management of marestail (horseweed) involves a combination of herbicide, mechanical, and cultural tactics. More
Treated (left) and non-treated (right) soybean seeds. Photo credit: Paul Esker & Alyssa Collins, Penn State.
Seed Selection Based on Disease Resistance Ratings - Articles Articles

Seed Selection Based on Disease Resistance Ratings

Paul D. Esker, Alyssa Collins, Ph.D.

Make choices for a healthy crop next season before putting even one seed in the ground. More
2016 Soybean Variety Tests
2016 Soybean Variety Tests - Articles Articles

2016 Soybean Variety Tests

Gregory W. Roth, Ph.D.

Soybean tests are conducted annually to provide information regarding the performance of soybeans grown in Pennsylvania. More
Photo by Margaret Douglas/Penn State
Pay Attention to Seed Options When Replanting Following Slug Damage - Articles Articles
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. More
2014 Soybean Variety Tests
2014 Soybean Variety Tests - Articles Articles

2014 Soybean Variety Tests

Gregory W. Roth, Ph.D.

Soybean tests are conducted annually to provide information regarding the performance of soybeans grown in Pennsylvania. More
2015 Soybean Variety Tests
2015 Soybean Variety Tests - Articles Articles

2015 Soybean Variety Tests

Gregory W. Roth, Ph.D.

Soybean tests are conducted annually to provide information regarding the performance of soybeans grown in Pennsylvania. More
Soil Crusting
Soil Crusting - Articles Articles

Soil Crusting

Sjoerd Willem Duiker, Ph.D., CCA

Reports have come in of emergence problems in soybean fields from soil crusting, which happens due to dispersion of soil particles, reorientation of dispersed particles, drying, and desiccation. More
Frank Peairs, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org
Two-Spotted Spider Mite on Soybeans and Field Corn - Articles Articles
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. More
Howard F. Schwartz, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org
Seedcorn Maggot as a Pest of Field Corn - Articles Articles
The seedcorn maggot, a pest imported from Europe, is now established throughout the United States. Corn and soybeans are the major crops attacked. More
Pest Alert - Omnivorous Leafroller
Pest Alert - Omnivorous Leafroller - Articles Articles
The omnivorous leafroller has recently been confirmed in a greenhouse in Pennsylvania. Your assistance is needed in monitoring this pest indoors and outdoors in Pennsylvania. More
J.L. Danet, INRA Centre de Recherches de Bordeaux, Bugwood.org
Potato Leafhopper on Woody Ornamentals - Articles Articles
The potato leafhopper has been noted on more than 200 host plants, many of which are ornamental plants. However, this insect is best known as a field crop pest. More
Insect Pests of Soybeans in Pennsylvania
Insect Pests of Soybeans in Pennsylvania - Articles Articles
Soybean production has been increasing in Pennsylvania. There are a number of insect species that could become problems of economic importance. More
Frank Peairs, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org
Flea Beetle - Articles Articles
The corn flea beetle is the most common species found in Pennsylvania attacking field corn. More
Brown marmorated stink bug
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug as an Agricultural Pest - Articles Articles
The brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) was first collected in September of 1998 in Allentown, but probably arrived several years earlier. More
Soybean Aphid
Soybean Aphid - Articles Articles
Larger aphid populations can heavily stress plants, reducing yields by up to 40%. More
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