By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators
All fields received some rain over the past week although Clay and Lonoke only received .1”. The winner for the week was Clark with 2.82”. Heligen applications in south Arkansas did an outstanding job of controlling corn earworms and populations have crashed in those fields. Stink bugs and soybean loopers are building and could become a big issue in later planted fields. Diseases, so far, are non-existent.
For field-specific information, view the full report here: 8-3-18 SRVP Weekly Update