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Japanese beetle emerging in crop fields

Japanese beetle emerging in crop fields

An extension entomologist says Japanese beetles are becoming a problem for Midwestern farmers again this year.

Dr. Erin Hodgson is with Iowa State University, “On soybeans they cause a skeletonization,” she said. “They almost create a lacy type of appearance because they are feeding between the veins. They leave lots and lots of small holes on the soybean leaves.”

She tells Brownfield there’s not much farmers can do to mitigate the pests.

    

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