Most farmers know soybeans planted directly after a wheat harvest carry increased insect risks, but an Oklahoma State University Extension expert recently shared some great tips to keep crops in check. A key step to management included familiarity with common pests (like defoliating caterpillars) so you know which insecticide to use for treatment. Soybean loopers, green cloverworm and velvetbean caterpillars were three of the worst offenders cited with grasshoppers close behind. Learn the differences in each pest for easy identification.