Minnesota: 2 Soybean Gall Midge Scouting Clinics, July 11

🕔Jul 3, 2019The soybean gall midge is new soybean insect pest in Minnesota. At this time, it has been identified in relatively few Minnesota fields but the potential for damage to Minnesota […]

Minnesota: Early Summer Crop Scouting Recommendations – Podcast

🕔Jul 2, 2019Our guests this week were Bruce Potter, Extension IPM Specialist, with the UMN Extension IPM Program. Bruce is located at the Southwest Research & Outreach Center (SWROC) at Lamberton and […]

Minnesota: Soybean Gall Midge Make It Through Winter

🕔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, 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, 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 Soybeans: Planting Delayed Again – What’s a Farmer to Do?

🕔May 22, 2019For the third year in a row, soybean planting is being seriously delayed by weather in Minnesota. Like with the previous couple of years, it’s a slow-go across most of […]

Minnesota: 8 Steps for Safe Handling of Treated Seed

🕔Apr 18, 2019A significant amount of seed planted this year will have been treated with one or more fungicide, insecticide, nematicide, or biological seed treatments. The following are some key precautions and […]

Minnesota Corn: Reducing Bt Trait Acres in 2019? Implications for European Corn Borer

🕔Dec 18, 2018Editor’s Note: For accompanying charts and figures see original article at the Source URL below. The economics of 2018 corn production challenged many farmers to minimize losses per acre. One […]

Minnesota: Soybean Gall Midge – A New Pest to Worry About

🕔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 Soybeans: Evaluating Responses of Foliar Fungicides

🕔Jun 19, 2018Why worry about the disease control benefits of fungicides? Soybean growers and their advisors are faced with a bewildering array of information, from many sources, about products and practices that […]

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