Many farmers may not realize that unmanaged weed problems may contribute to insect problems. More on Scouting: Top Three Insect-Scouting Tips to Minimize Yield Loss Be Ready to Scout These Five Soybean Diseases Scouting Helps to Keep Pests, Diseases Away From Soybeans “Pests often build up on alternative host plants, such as weeds, and then
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If an insect lands on a soybean plant but there’s no one there to hear it, does it make a sound? As you contemplate the answer to that question, think about how many bugs might be buzzing through your soybean fields right now. They may be decreasing your yields, and you don’t even know it.
Scouting Patrol: Illinois farmer scouts fields to keep pests, diseases away from soybeans From Palmer amaranth and marestail to aphids and nematodes, there are all sorts of weeds, diseases and insects that soybean farmers need to keep an eye out for. That’s why it is crucial for farmers to scout their fields and make sure
New Smithsonian display shows how ag helped make America great As far back as 2009, Illinois farmer Sharon Covert had discussions with Smithsonian Institution staff about its agriculture exhibits. Her efforts are paying off now that the new American Enterprise exhibit is open at the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. More on the Smithsonian