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Issue No. 19/August 4, 2006

First Round of Corn Rootworm Research Evaluations Completed
Comments are shared on the first round of corn rootworm research evaluations in Urbana, DeKalb, Monmouth, and Perry.

Weekly Survey--Soybean Aphid Numbers Continue to Increase
It seems unlikely that soybean aphids will threaten soybean production much in Illinois this year, but recent increased numbers suggest that scouting is still appropriate.

Insects to Keep in Our Sights
Keep watching for bean leaf beetles, grasshoppers, and stink bugs in soybean and for European corn borer and western bean cutworm in corn.

Regional Report
A report is provided this issue for northern Illinois.