Latest insect pest in Ontario raises a stink in soybeans and dry beans
By Top Crop Manager
Ontario dry bean and soybean growers: something stinky this way comes. Tracey Baute, field crop entomologist with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA), reports that stink bugs are the latest insect pest to make an appearance in 2021’s growing season.
Baute recommends growers scout dry beans and soybeans for stink bugs weekly from R2 until early R6 stage of soybeans. Use the drop-cloth technique in row plantings , and the sweep-net technique for narrow row and drilled beans. |READ MORE