Week of June 9 – 13 Scout Summary

AGRONOMIC CROPS:

  • Corn: Scouted fields ranged from emerging to V5 stage of development.  Slug feeding damage ranged from 2 to just over 35%.  One field had an area of slug feeding at threshold level.  Black cutworm damage was found a 1-2% cut plants and cutworms at instar stage 6-7.
  • Soybeans:  Many soybean fields just planted.  Stage of development ranged from emergence to V1. Some light slug and bean leaf beetle feeding damage was noted.
  • Alfalfa: Potato leafhoppers were noted at low levels.  In some fields, aphids were being found.  Scouts also noted the presence of lady beetle adults and larvae.

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