Minnesota: Soybean Gall Midge Make It Through Winter Jun 26, 2019

🕔Jun 26, 2019As part of a multi-state project funded by the soybean checkoff, three adult soybean gall midges were captured between June 17 and June 20 in emergence cages placed in a […]

Soybeans: Keep Scouting for Insects – Especially This Year – DTN Jun 25, 2019

🕔Jun 25, 2019Only about half of the country’s soybeans have emerged, but some insect pests are already out and about, waiting for them. Entomologists and agronomists have reported sightings of soybean aphids, […]

Minnesota: Soybean Gall Midge – What Have We Learned of This Pest? Jun 7, 2019

🕔Jun 7, 2019We now know a little more about an insect pest recently found injuring soybeans in several Midwestern states, including Minnesota. Recently described as a new species, the soybean gall midge, […]

Minnesota: Soybean Gall Midge – A New Pest to Worry About Aug 28, 2018

🕔Aug 28, 2018A new potential pest, the soybean (or orange) gall midge, is causing injury to soybean in parts of the Midwest. Reports of this insect from Minnesota soybean are summarized here. […]

Minnesota: Soybean Aphids Popping Up – Podcast Jul 19, 2018

🕔Jul 19, 2018Welcome to the 5th IPM Podcast for Field Crops – this Podcast is sponsored by the UMN Extension Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program. During the past week soybean aphid populations […]

Ag Apps: Midwest Stink Bug Assistant Aids Identification Apr 10, 2018

🕔Apr 10, 2018A free IOS and Android app has been developed by the University of Minnesota Extension IPM Program, in partnership with the Minnesota Invasive Terrestrial Plants and Pests Center and Purdue […]

Neonics: EPA Seeks Input on Registrations for 4 Neonicotinoid Insecticides Feb 1, 2018

🕔Feb 1, 2018There is an EPA open public comment period for ecological risk assessments for EPA registration review of four neonicotinoid insecticides. This open comment period ends Feb 20, 2018. The announcement […]

Minnesota Soybeans: When Good Butterflies Go Bad Aug 15, 2017

🕔Aug 15, 2017The second 2017 MN generation of thistle caterpillars continue to cause concern in some soybean fields. Most of the reports of Minnesota high populations are from SW, SC, C, and […]

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