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Understanding Lime Application

When lime and fertilizers are applied to soils, the onset of many chemical reactions takes place. Some occur instantly, …

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Pest Watch - Spotted Lanternfly

Spotted lanternfly, Lycorma delicatula (White), is an invasive planthopper that was first detected in the United States in Berks …

Recent Publications related to Field Crops

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Three-Cornered Alfalfa Hopper in Soybean

This soybean insect factsheet describes the biology, damage, and control of the three-cornered alfalfa hopper, …

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Soybean Looper in Soybean

This soybean insect factsheet describes the biology, damage, and management of soybean loopers, a pest …

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Velvetbean Caterpillar in Soybean

This soybean insect factsheet describes the biology, damage, and control of the velvetbean caterpillar, a …

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Stink Bug in Soybean

This soybean insect factsheet describes the biology, damage, and control of stink bugs in soybeans …

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Soybean Aphid in Soybean

This soybean insect factsheet describes the biology, damage, and control of the soybean aphid, a …

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Kudzu Bug

This soybean insect factsheet describes the biology, damage, and control of the kudzu bug, a …

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Grasshoppers and Crickets in Soybean

This soybean insect factsheet describes the biology, damage, and control of grasshoppers and crickets, a …

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Grape Colaspis in Soybean

This soybean insect factsheet describes the biology, damage, and control of grape colaspis, a beetle …