Week of July 21 – 25 Scouting Report Summary


  • Corn: Scouted fields ranged from v9 to R1.  Grey leafspot continues to develop in susceptible varieties.  Scouts reported anywhere from low levels of gray leaf spot to 95% of plants displaying grey leaf spot symptoms.  Fall armyworm, Japanese beetles and grasshoppers all reported as causing light defoliation .  Three Western bean cutworm moths were captured in 1 of 2 trapping locations.  Deer damage was noted in some scouting reports.
  • Soybeans:  Scouted soybeans ranged from V7 to R2 stage of development.  Japanese beetle and grasshopper feeding damage were found at low levels in most fields.   Ground hog damage is being noted.

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