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Berks County

2 Fields (Mena Hautau)

September 8, 2014

Scouting two fields Growth Stage: R6

Bean leaf beetle – Severity: 1 (Kutztown only)
Green cloverworm – Severity: 1
Japanese beetle – Severity: 1 (Oley only)
Soybean aphid – Severity: 1 or 2
Brown marmorated stink bug – Severity: 1 (Kutztown only)
Grasshoppers – Severity: 1
Beneficial insects present: Lady beetles
Rhizoctonia root and stem rot – Severity: 3 (Kutztown), 1 (Oley)

August 25, 2014

Growth Stage: R5

Bean leaf beetle – Severity: 1 (Kutztown only)
Green cloverworm – Severity: 1 (Oley only)
Japanese beetle – Severity: 1 (Oley only)
Soybean aphid – Severity: 1
Brown marmorated stink bug – Severity: 1
Grasshoppers – Severity: 2
Beneficial insects present: Lady beetles, Orius, Lacewings
Phytophthora root and stem rot – Severity 2 (Kutztown), 1 (Oley)

August 18, 2014

Growth Stage: R4

Western bean cutworm trap: No WBCW
Bean leaf beetle – Severity: 1
Potato leafhopper – Severity 1 (Kutztown only)
Green cloverworm – Severity: 1
Japanese beetle – Severity: 1 (Oley only)
Soybean aphid – Severity: 1
Brown marmorated stink bug – Severity: 1 (Oley only)
Grasshoppers – Severity: 1
Beneficial insects present: Lady beetles, Orius, other bees (Kutztown only), Lacewings
Cercospora leaf blight – Severity: 1
Unknown disease located on Kutztown field; Photos sent.
Good diversity of insects on both fields.

August 4, 2014

Growth stage: R3

Potato leafhopper – Severity: 1
Green cloverworm – Severity: 1
Japanese beetle – Severity: 2
Soybean aphid – Severity: 1
Grasshopper – Severity: 1
Beneficial insects present: lady beetles, damsel bugs, spiders
Bacterial pustule – Severity: 1
Downy mildew – Severity: 1

July 28, 2014

Growth stage: R1-3

Potato leafhopper – Severity: 1
Green cloverworm – Severity: 1
Japanese beetle – Severity: 2
Soybean aphid – Severity: 1
Grasshopper – Severity: 1
Beneficial insects present: minute pirate bugs, lacewings
Bacterial pustule – Severity: 1
Downy mildew – Severity: 1

July 21, 2014

Growth stage: V7-8

Green cloverworm – Severity: 1
Japanese beetle – Severity: 1-2
Soybean aphid – Severity: 1
Grasshopper – Severity: 1
Beneficial insects present: minute pirate bugs, lacewings
No diseases reported

July 14, 2014

Growth stage: V7-8

Potato leafhopper – Severity: 1
Green cloverworm – Severity: 1
Grasshopper – Severity: 1
Japanese beetle – Severity: 1-2
Soybean aphid – Severity: 1
Beneficial insects present: lady beetles, minute pirate bugs
Septoria brown spot – Severity: 1
Cercospora leaf blight – Severity: 1

July 7, 2014

Growth stage: V4-6

Bean leaf beetle – Severity: 1
Potato leafhopper – Severity: 1
Green cloverworm – Severity: 1
Grasshopper – Severity: 1
Japanese beetle – Severity: 1
Spider mites – Severity: 1
Beneficial insects present: lady beetles, minute pirate bugs, lacewing larvae
No disease of note

June 30, 2014

Growth stage: V3

Bean leaf beetle – Severity: 1
Potato leafhopper – Severity: 1
Green cloverworm – Severity: 1
Grasshopper – Severity: 1
Lady beetles and minute pirate bugs present
No disease of note

June 23, 2014

Growth stage: V1

Two fields: 1 near Kutztown, one near Oley
Bean leaf beetle – Severity: 1-2
No disease of note

June 16, 2014

Growth stage: VE-V1

One field near Kutztown, one near Oley
Bean leaf beetle – Severity: 1-2
Slugs – Severity: 1
No disease of note