Midwest: Soybean Gall Midge Alert – DTN Jun 11, 2021

🕔Jun 11, 2021
Soybean gall midge adults are spreading their wings. Several sites in east-central and northeast Nebraska recorded emergence of the pest on June 8 and June 9, 2021. Soybean growers with […]

Minnesota: Be on Lookout for Black Cutworms May 6, 2021

🕔May 6, 2021
Black cutworm (BCW) moth arrivals into Minnesota increased during the week of April 24 to 30. Southerly wind flows from April 26 to 28 brought moths to southern Minnesota and […]

Minnesota Extension Requests Volunteers to Participate in Insect Trapping Networks Feb 1, 2021

🕔Feb 1, 2021
For the past few years, Minnesota farm families and their checkoff investment have helped support insect trapping networks in Minnesota for several corn insect pests. We would like to continue […]

Minnesota: Be on Lookout for Soybean Gall Midge, Spider Mites, Corn Rootworm – Podcast Aug 19, 2020

🕔Aug 19, 2020
In this week’s podcast, we feature Bruce Potter, University of Minnesota Extension IPM Specialist based out of the Southwest Research and Outreach Center in Lamberton, MN. Potter discussed insect pests he […]

Minnesota: Soybean Gall Midge – Late Season Scouting Tips – Video Aug 13, 2020

🕔Aug 13, 2020
With a large number of adults emerging at research sites in southwestern Minnesota this past week, now is a good time to find the soybean gall midge larvae. A short […]

Minnesota: Soybean Aphids – Scouting, Thresholds, Insecticide Selection Jul 21, 2020

🕔Jul 21, 2020
Soybean aphids can be found in many fields, but we are aware of only one small field where infestations were large enough to require insecticide applications. However, we all know […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Scouting for Spider Mites Jul 20, 2020

🕔Jul 20, 2020
As parts of Iowa enter severe drought on July 14, I encourage you to scout for twospotted spider mites in crops. Twospotted spider mites can increase whenever temperatures are greater […]

Minnesota: Soybean Gall Midge – What You Should Know Jun 11, 2020

🕔Jun 11, 2020
The first detection of adult soybean gall emergence for 2020 was June 10 in Cass County, Nebraska. We expect that emergence will soon begin in Minnesota. Emergence of the adults […]

Minnesota: Black Cutworms Arrive, Start Scheduling Scouting May 14, 2020

🕔May 14, 2020
Once again this spring, cooperators across Minnesota have been checking pheromone traps for black cutworm (BCW) moths migrating into the state from overwintering areas in the south. Last week, their […]

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 […]

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