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    Minnesota: Soybean Gall Midge Field Day, Luverne, July 13 Jul 5, 2022

    🕔Jul 5, 2022
    It is later than typical, but we finally detected the emergence of overwintering generation adults in SW MN on June 23. Apparently, our emergence cages missed the beginning of the […]

    Minnesota: Extension Soliciting Cooperators for 2022 Corn Rootworm Trapping Project May 27, 2022

    🕔May 27, 2022
    2021 saw root injury and lodging caused by the feeding of corn rootworm larvae in many Minnesota fields. The resulting rootworm beetle populations were also high. Western corn rootworm populations […]

    Minnesota Corn: Time to Start Scouting for Cutworms May 26, 2022

    🕔May 26, 2022
    To this point in 2022, migratory flights of black cutworm moths into Minnesota have been relatively light. However, from April 29 to May 1, significant captures (eight or more moths/two […]

    Midwest Corn, Soybeans: 3 Insect Pests Could Dominate in Drought Areas – DTN Mar 5, 2022

    🕔Mar 5, 2022
    For some insects, another year of hot, dry weather could create the perfect conditions for a lively family reunion. Expect grasshoppers, spider mites and soybean aphids to thrive in droughty […]

    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 […]

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