Indiana Soybeans: Seedcorn Maggots Damaging Early-Planted Crops May 18, 2021

🕔May 18, 2021
Multiple samples of seedcorn maggot damaged soybean seedlings have been submitted to the Purdue Plant and Pest Diagnostic Lab. These damaged seedlings survived the recent snow and freezing temperatures, but not […]

Iowa: Seedcorn Maggots Get an Early Start Apr 12, 2021

🕔Apr 12, 2021
Seedcorn maggot is a seed and seedling pest of corn and soybean. The larvae, or maggots, feed on germinating corn and soybean seeds or seedlings. Feeding can delay development or […]

Pennsylvania Corn: Managing Belowground Insect Pests May 7, 2020

🕔May 7, 2020
Belowground insect pests can be challenging to control. In common field crops of Pennsylvania, they can occur in soybeans, small grains, or hay, but tend not to be too problematic […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Seedcorn Maggots Present – What to Know May 15, 2019

🕔May 15, 2019
Seedcorn maggot is a seed and seedling pest of corn and soybean. Plant injury is especially prevalent during cool and wet springs. The larvae, or maggots, feed on germinating corn […]

Minnesota Soybeans: Heavy Seedcorn Maggot Infestations Jun 13, 2018

🕔Jun 13, 2018
Some fields in Minnesota have experienced significant stand loss caused by seed corn maggot. In a field in Dakota County (southeast Minnesota), research plots planted in the last week of […]

Iowa: Seedcorn Maggot Active in Southern Counties Apr 23, 2018

🕔Apr 23, 2018
Seedcorn maggot is a seed and seedling pest of corn and soybean. Plant injury is especially prevalent during cool and wet springs. The larvae, or maggots, feed on germinating corn […]

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