Midwest Soybeans: Improving Resistance to SCN – DTN Feb 18, 2020

🕔Feb 18, 2020
Imagine a soybean trait that could save many Midwest soybean growers up to $200 per acre — in the very first year it was planted. Greg Tylka has a surprise […]

Minnesota Corn: European Corn Borer – Implications of Reducing Bt Acres Nov 26, 2019

🕔Nov 26, 2019
The economics of 2019-2020 corn production has challenged many farmers to minimize production costs. Hybrid selection is one way to reduce costs. Planting corn hybrids without Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) proteins […]

Minnesota: 2 Soybean Gall Midge Scouting Clinics, July 11 Jul 3, 2019

🕔Jul 3, 2019
The 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, 2019

🕔Jul 2, 2019
Our 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, 2019

🕔Jun 26, 2019
As 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, 2019
Only 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, 2019
We 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, 2019

🕔May 22, 2019
For 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, 2019

🕔Apr 18, 2019
A 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, 2018

🕔Dec 18, 2018
Editor’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 […]

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