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Lancaster County

1 Field (Jeff Graybill)

September 10, 2013

Growth stage: R6

Leaves beginning to turn yellow in spots. Lodging continues to worsen with 90% of plants greater than 45 degrees.
Japanese beetle – Severity: 1 (feeding mostly over for this year)
Grasshoppers – Severity: 3 (mild defoliation across much of field)
Few Mexican Bean Beetles found – Severity: 1 (feeding mostly over for this year)
Brown Marmorated Stinkbug – Severity: 1 (adults and nymphs around field borders)
Soybean Aphid – Severity: 1 (population does not seem to be growing)
Septoria brown spot– Severity: 2
Downy Mildew – Severity: 2
Unknown disease – Severity: 2 (looks like a viral mosaic)
Mild drought stress showing in spots

August 27, 2013

Growth stage: R5.8

Beans were “arm pit” tall, however, significant lodging and numerous diseases in the understory
Soybean aphids – Severity: 1
Japanese beetle – Severity: 1
Grasshoppers – Severity: 3 (mild defoliation across much of field)
Mexican Bean Beetles – Severity: 1
Brown marmorated stink bug – Severity: 1 (adults and nymphs around field borders)
Septoria brown spot– Severity: 2
Downey Mildew – Severity: 2
Unknown disease – Severity: 2 (looks like a viral mosaic)
Lodging – Severity: 80% of field greater than 45 degrees
Mild drought stress showing in spots

August 6, 2013

Growth stage: R4 

Beans are “Arm Pit” tall.  Understory is losing leaves, but with little disease pressure.
Japanese beetle - Severity: 1 (worse around edges of field)
Grasshoppers - Severity: 2 (mild defoliation in spots)
A few Mexican Bean Beetles found – Severity 1
Septoria brown spot– Severity: 1
Lodging in spots

July 29, 2013

Growth stage: R3

Japanese beetle - Severity: 1 (worse around edges of field)
Grasshoppers - Severity: 2 Mild defoliation in spots
A few Mexican Bean Beetles found – Severity 1
Septoria brown spot– Severity: 1

July 22, 2013

Growth stage: R2

Japanese beetle - Severity: 1 (worse around edges of field)
Grasshoppers - Severity:1
Septoria brown spot– Severity: 1
Plants around 40” tall – very healthy

July 15, 2013

Growth stage: R2

Japanese beetle - Severity: 1
Grasshoppers - Severity:1
Septoria brown spot present throughout the field – Severity: 1
Plants around 36” tall

July 8, 2013

Growth stage: R1 (plants have a sizable canopy now and are 24-30” tall)

Insects: little to no pressure
Slugs: some feeding continues on lower leaves upper leaves unaffected – Severity: 1 Lower leaves showing slight presence of Septoria brown spot – Severity: 1

June 14, 2013

Growth stage: V4

Bean leaf beetle feeding on lower leaves – Severity: 2
Slugs: significant feeding on lower leaves and on some cotyledons – Severity: 4
No diseases found

June 24, 2013

Growth stage: V5-V6

Hail damage with 15-20% defoliation
Bean leaf beetle – Severity: 2
Slugs – Severity: 1
No diseases found

July 1, 2013

Growth stage: R1

Little insect pressure
Slugs – Severity: 1
Some Septoria brown spot on the lower leaves – Severity: 1