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Berks County

2 Fields (Mena Hautau/Brian Moyer)

September 14, 2013

Two fields: Both in R6

Aphids present in small numbers – Severity: 2
Green cloverworm – Severity: 1
Japanese beetle damage present, but no beetles evident
White flies – Severity: 1
Lady beetles (larvae and adults), lacewing larvae, and spiders very active

September 6, 2013

Two fields: Both in R6

Not much activity
Aphids present in small numbers
A few stink bugs, but not brown marmorated stink bug
Lady beetles (larvae and adults) and spiders very active.
Cloverworms present in small numbers

August 29, 2013

Two fields: Both in R6

Soybean aphids – Severity: 2 (seeing 30-50 per plant)
Green cloverworm – Severity: 1 to 2
Grasshopper – Severity: 1
Japanese beetle – Severity: 1
Brown marmorated stink bug – Severity: 1
Lady beetle adults and larvae, lacewing larvae, damsel bugs active
Downy mildew, new infections on top leaf, some brown out on other leaves – Severity: 2
All soybeans are starting to lodge and nest, so much that this will probably affect yields more than pests!

August 21 & 23, 2013

Two fields: Both in growth stage R6

Bean leaf beetle – Severity: 1
Potato leafhopper – Severity: 1 (just one of the fields)
Green cloverworm – Severity: 2
Japanese beetles – Severity: 1 (just one of the fields)
Aphids – Severity: 1
Brown marmorated stink bug – Severity: 1 (just one of the fields)
Grasshoppers – Severity: 1
Lady beetles, damsel bugs, spiders noticeable and active
Septoria brown spot – Severity: 1
Downy mildew – Severity: 1
Frog-eye leaf spot – Severity: 1

August 15, 2013

Two fields: Both in growth stage R5

Aphids – Severity: 1
Bean leaf beetle – Severity: 1
Brown marmorated stink bug – Severity: 1
Grasshoppers – Severity: 1
Green cloverworm – Severity: 1 to 2
Potato leafhopper – Severity: 1
Japanese beetles – Severity: 1 to 2
Whiteflies – Severity: 1
Lady beetles active
Powdery mildew on upper leaves in one of the fields

July 30, 2013

Two fields: Both in growth stage R2-3

Bean leaf beetle – Severity: 1
Potato leafhopper – Severity: 1
Green cloverworm – Severity: 1
Grasshoppers – Severity: 1
Japanese beetles – Severity: 1
Minute pirate bugs, damsel bug, green lacewings (predators) are active

July 25, 2013

Two fields: Both in growth stage R2-3

Bean leaf beetle – Severity: 1
Potato leafhopper – Severity: 1
Green cloverworm – Severity: 1
Grasshoppers – Severity: 1
Japanese beetles – Severity: 1 to 2
Minute pirate bugs (predators) are abundant
Frogeye leaf spot – Severity: 1
Phyllostiticta leaf spot – Severity: 1

July 18, 2013

Two fields: Both in growth stage R2

Grasshoppers – Severity: 1
Japanese beetles – Severity: 1 to 2
Potato leafhopper – Severity: 1
Bean leaf beetle – Severity: 1
Green cloverworm – Severity: 1
Minute pirate bugs (predators) are abundant
No leaf diseases to report

July 15, 2013

Two fields: Both in growth stage R1

Grasshoppers – Severity: 1
Japanese beetles – Severity: 2
Potato leafhopper – Severity: 1
Bean leaf beetle – Severity: 1
Plants have grown out of previously reported leaf diseases

June 14, 2013

Field 1 - Growth stage: V1

Bean leaf beetle – Severity: 1
Grasshoppers – Severity: 3
No diseases found

Field 2 - Growth stage: V1

Bean leaf beetle – Severity: 1
Lady beetles present and active
No diseases found

June 21, 2013

2 Fields in growth stage V2-V3

Bean leaf beetle – Severity: 1
Green clover worm – Severity: 1
Grasshopper – Severity: 1
Many lady beetles larvae and pupae present
No diseases found