High red banded stink bugs arrived last week of September in the Bootheel of Missouri. However, it was too late to damage soybeans. Locations with reported RSB were: Stoddard, Scott, Pemiscot, Dunklin, New Madrid, and Mississippi counties. None in Cape Girardeau county. Highest population in Scott County. Oran, Missouri field.
Counts: All counties except Scott (R6 – R-7), 0-1/row foot with shake cloth. Scott county (Oran, MO) 1-3/row foot.
Control information: University of AR Extension, Redbanded SB Control