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Auxin Herbicide Required Training

All persons planning to apply dicamba (Engenia, FeXapan, or XtendiMax) to Xtend cotton or soybeans or 2,4-D (Enlist Duo …

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Frost on NC soybeans

Soybean Cold Damage

Producers in NC may encounter cold damage in their soybeans at two points during the …

4 days ago
Deer damage

Soybean Deer Damage

Deer damage is one of the largest challenges that NC soybean producers face. The NC …

5 days ago
Photo of roots of plants that are blackened and brittle.

Cylindrocladium Black Rot of Peanut

This factsheet offers information on the signs, symptoms, and control of cylindrocladium black rot in …

5 days ago
Powdery mildew of soybean

Soybean Powdery Mildew

Powdery mildew is a common foliar disease caused by a fungus. The causal agent of …

Peanut plants with severe defoliation

Peanut Leaf Spots

Early leaf spot and late leaf spot are the most common and important peanut diseases …

7 days ago
Beetle resting on defoliated soybean leaf

Blister Beetle in Soybean

Epicauta funebris (Horn) and Epicauta vittata (F.). Family: Meloidae. Order: Coleoptera. Commonly known as the …

1 week ago
Slug crawling on soil

Slugs in Soybean

Deroceras reticulatum (Müller), Deroceras leave (Müller), Arion subfuscus (Drapamaud), and Arion fasciatus (Nilsson). Slug species …

1 week ago
Illustration of velvetbean caterpillar life stages

Velvetbean Caterpillar in Soybean

This soybean insect factsheet describes the biology, damage, and control of the velvetbean caterpillar, a …