Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Soybean aphids

Since Monday there have been swarms of little bugs in the air getting in your face as you travel across town. I thought they might be gnats but it seems they are soybean aphids. There's nary a soybean plant in the middle of the city but there are zillions of these aphids flying around.

Link to news report on soybean aphids:

Another report on soybean aphids:

The swarms of aphids are not just around here, here is a report in Illinois:

Link to soybean aphid:

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