Nebraska: Soybean Gall Midge Spreading

🕔Aug 16, 2019As of August 7, six new counties have been identified as infested with soybean gall midge in Nebraska. Several new counties have been identified in Iowa, Minnesota and South Dakota […]

Nebraska: Grasshoppers Return – Time to Scout Field Borders

🕔Jul 25, 2019Populations of immature grasshoppers are being reported in areas bordering crop fields in several parts of Nebraska. If these grasshopper species are one of the four major species that are […]

Nebraska: Soybean Gall Midge Management Window Changing

🕔Jul 5, 2019East Central and Southeastern Nebraska Growers On June 25, larvae suspected to be soybean gall midge were found in soybean plants at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center near […]

Nebraska Corn, Soybeans: Japanese Beetles Emerging, Scout Your Fields

🕔Jul 5, 2019Japanese beetle adults are beginning to emerge in eastern Nebraska. Their distribution has been increasing in Nebraska the last few years and they are being seen in corn and soybeans […]

Soybean Gall Midge, A New One Emerges – DTN

🕔Dec 5, 2018The mysterious orange maggots that drilled into soybean stems and killed plants in parts of Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and Minnesota last summer now have known adult relatives. Entomologists were […]

Nebraska Soybeans: Scouting for Stem Borer Damage

🕔Aug 13, 2018We are starting to see dead leaves caused by feeding of soybean stem borer larvae in southeastern and south central Nebraska soybeans. They continue to expand their range as a […]

Nebraska: Scout Corn and Soybean for Japanese Beetles

🕔Jul 2, 2018Japanese beetle adults are beginning to emerge in eastern Nebraska. Their distribution has been increasing in Nebraska the last few years and they are being seen more frequently in corn […]

Nebraska Corn: Scouting for Insects after Emergence

🕔May 21, 2018As corn begins to emerge, be alert to the potential for damage from early season insects such as cutworms, wireworms, white grubs or wheat stem maggot. Wireworms and white grubs […]

Nebraska Cover Crops: Termination Factors, Burndown Considerations

🕔Apr 23, 2018With cold spring conditions this year, cover crop plant growth has been delayed and questions have come up as to whether that should affect timing of cover crop termination. In […]

Nebraska: Wheat Stem Maggot in Corn – Scout Your Cover Crop Fields

🕔Mar 12, 2018Last spring, we reported wheat stem maggot damage in corn fields that were previously planted to a cover crop in eastern and southern Nebraska. In most cases, cover crops (wheat […]

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