An invasive species established in the eastern United States for more than a century, the Japanese beetle is making its way into Midwestern soybean and corn fields. A new review in the Journal of Integrated Pest Management offers a guide to the pest’s biology and behavior and methods to fend it off.
The Invasive Brown Marmorated Stink Bug is a major pest; USDA researchers hope to breed a resistant soybean.
In fields of alfalfa, soybean, and peanut in the southern United States, a small, green, teardrop-shaped insect is a common sight. But despite its observed propensity for gouging scars in […]
When the kudzu bug (Megacopta cribraria) was first discovered in the southeastern U.S. in 2009, it received an ambiguous welcome. As its name implies, it feeds on kudzu, an invasive, […]
In this post from the Beetles in the Bush blog, the author provides a quick guide to the six armyworm species that he’s encountered in soybean.