Effective Monitoring of Pests in Soybean
The article discusses how soybean farmers are battling invasive pests such as Japanese beetles, soybean aphids, and caterpillars. These pests can cause significant damage to soybean crops, resulting in reduced yields and financial losses for farmers. The article highlights some of the control measures that farmers can use, such as using insecticides, natural predators, and resistant soybean varieties. The article also introduces two innovative tools that soybean farmers are using to manage invasive pests: NDVI from satellite imagery and drones.