Ohio: Soybean Cyst Nematode – Samples Requested for Resistance Survey

🕔Mar 19, 2019Lots of news about Soybean cyst nematode at Commodity Classic a couple of weeks ago. We have continued support to run assays and education sessions for farmers throughout the region […]

Minnesota Soybeans: Aphid-Resistant Varieties Updated for 2019

🕔Jan 15, 2019An updated list of commercially available aphid-resistant soybean varieties that are suitable to grow in Minnesota can be found in a revised version of an Extension publication titled, Aphid-Resistant Soybean […]

Texas Bt Corn: Resistance in Rootworms – What Can You Do?

🕔Nov 19, 2018The August 25th edition of this newsletter discussed how our mCry3a Bt corn was no longer able to control western corn rootworm in an area from Hart, Texas, north to the […]

Bt Corn: Single Toxin Varieties Withdrawing from Market

🕔Nov 15, 2018Dr. Chris DiFonzo, Entomologist at Michigan State University and author of the Handy Bt Trait Table, and I got a note from a corn seed dealer a couple of weeks […]

Iowa Soybeans: Fewer, More Diverse Choices of SCN-Resistant Varieties in 2019

🕔Nov 7, 2018Soybean varieties that are resistant to the soybean cyst nematode (SCN) have been a critically important tool for managing this pest. These SCN-resistant soybean varieties have allowed farmers to keep […]

Nebraska Soybeans: New Methods Needed to Manage SCN

🕔Sep 25, 2018Some Nebraska farmers managing for soybean cyst nematode (SCN) are noticing something different: They aren’t getting the control they expect from planting an SCN-resistant variety. Why are their control measures […]

Texas Panhandle: Corn Rootworm Show ‘Probable Resistance’ to Some Bt

🕔Aug 27, 2018There were a crazy lot of western corn rootworm beetles emerging from continuous corn fields this summer in the Texas Panhandle, and with seed purchase decisions on the horizon it […]

West Texas Cotton: Bollworms and Bt Resistance

🕔Aug 10, 2018Nikolas Clarkson is a returning intern for us at the Hale, Swisher, and Floyd IPM Unit with Texas A&M AgriLife. Nik is a senior at Texas Tech nearing the end […]

Texas Panhandle: Bt Corn – What’s Up With All the Corn Earworms?

🕔Jul 26, 2018There are large numbers of corn earworm larvae in Bt corn ears in the Texas Panhandle, and some people are spraying in an attempt to control them. The first question […]

Mississippi Cotton, Soybeans: Bollworm Egg-Lay on the Rise Again – Podcast

🕔Jul 25, 2018Dr. Bobby Golden, Extension rice and soil fertility agronomist, hosts MSU entomologists Dr. Angus Catchot, Dr. Don Cook and Dr. Jeff Gore to further discuss management of bollworms in cotton […]

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