Nebraska Corn: Managing Stalk Borers Jun 4, 2021

🕔Jun 4, 2021
Stalk borers are an occasional pest of corn in Nebraska. Stalk borer damage in corn commonly is confined to plants in the first few rows near field margins, fence rows, […]

Nebraska Corn: Scout Emerging Crops for Insects; Don’t Assume Protection May 28, 2021

🕔May 28, 2021
As corn begins to emerge, be alert to the potential for damage from early season insects such as cutworms, wireworms, white grubs or other insects. A key distinction to be […]

Nebraska: Avoiding Injury from Seed Corn Maggot Apr 12, 2021

🕔Apr 12, 2021
In the past few years, we have received several reports of injury from seed corn maggot that has reduced stands of Nebraska soybeans. The greatest risk for seed corn maggot […]

Nebraska: Soybean Gall Midge Updates and Tools for 2021 Mar 24, 2021

🕔Mar 24, 2021
For some east-central Nebraska soybean farmers, the 2020 season was a brutal realization of the potential for soybean gall midge to cause injury and yield loss in soybean fields. As […]

Nebraska Corn, Soybeans: Managing Spider Mites Aug 3, 2020

🕔Aug 3, 2020
Spider mite damage to corn and soybeans is being reported in Nebraska. The following story addresses management. The companion story, Identifying Spider Mite Damage and the Species Responsible, includes a guide […]

Nebraska Corn: Scout for Rootworm Beetles to Assess Risk of Future Damage Jul 20, 2020

🕔Jul 20, 2020
Western corn rootworm beetles began emerging in late June-early July in southeastern and south central Nebraska. Beetle emergence will be somewhat later in northeastern and western Nebraska. These beetles can […]

Nebraska Corn, Soybeans: Grasshoppers Return – Time to Scout Field Borders Jun 29, 2020

🕔Jun 29, 2020
Populations 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 Corn: Managing Stalk Borers May 27, 2020

🕔May 27, 2020
Stalk borers are an occasional pest of corn in Nebraska. Stalk borer damage in corn commonly is confined to plants in the first few rows near field margins, fence rows, […]

Nebraska: Preparing Grain Bins, Equipment for Harvest Oct 4, 2019

🕔Oct 4, 2019
With harvest approaching, it’s time to prepare grain bins and harvesting equipment to help ensure that grain going into storage will remain in good condition. Don’t wait until the middle […]

Nebraska Corn, Soybeans: Late-Maturing Crops and Insects – Podcast Sep 18, 2019

🕔Sep 18, 2019
In this month’s CropWatch Podcast Extension Educator Michael Sindelar is joined by entomologist Robert Wright to discuss insect issues in late maturing corn and soybeans. Aphids, grasshoppers, rootworm beetles, and […]

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