$20 Soybeans Might Justify Seed Treatments, New Study – DTN

🕔Sep 10, 2019Not so long ago, insecticide and fungicide use in soybeans was not very common. Even after soybean aphids invaded the Midwest, fewer than 10% of soybean acres received an insecticide […]

Minnesota Soybeans: Dealing with White Mold, Aphids, Gall Midge – Podcast

🕔Aug 16, 2019In this installment of the Gopher Coffee Shop podcast, Extension Educators Ryan Miller and Brad Carlson sit down with Bruce Potter, Integrated Pest Management Specialist, to discuss crop and pest […]

Chlorpyrifos: EPA Decision Appealed by Environmental Groups – DTN

🕔Aug 9, 2019EPA decided in July not to ban the insecticide chlorpyrifos, and now, environmental groups have petitioned the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Seattle to review that […]

Minnesota Soybeans: Old and New Summer Insects – Podcast

🕔Jul 24, 2019In this week’s podcast, we feature Dr. Robert Koch, Associate Professor and Extension Entomologist for soybean at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Koch provides an overview of summer insect pests […]

Chlorpyrifos: EPA Says No to Ban – DTN

🕔Jul 22, 2019The EPA will not ban the insecticide chlorpyrifos, the agency ruled on Thursday, in response to a court order handed down in April. An EPA spokesperson, however, told DTN on […]

Minnesota: Soybean Aphids – 2 New Insecticides Available

🕔Jul 19, 2019Soybean aphids can now be found in some soybean fields, particularly in fields where soybeans were planted early. Generally, both the percent of plants infested and the average number of […]

Minnesota: Early Summer Crop Scouting Recommendations – Podcast

🕔Jul 2, 2019Our guests this week were Bruce Potter, Extension IPM Specialist, with the UMN Extension IPM Program. Bruce is located at the Southwest Research & Outreach Center (SWROC) at Lamberton and […]

Soybeans: Keep Scouting for Insects – Especially This Year – DTN

🕔Jun 25, 2019Only about half of the country’s soybeans have emerged, but some insect pests are already out and about, waiting for them. Entomologists and agronomists have reported sightings of soybean aphids, […]

Iowa Soybeans: What’s Behind 2019 Yield Gaps?

🕔May 3, 2019Over the last five years, the North Central region of the U.S. has been responsible for 82 percent of the nation’s soybean harvest. Due to the region’s importance to soybean […]

Iowa: Soybean Aphid Egg Hatch Starting in Northern Counties

🕔May 3, 2019Iowa’s most significant soybean insect pest, soybean aphid, has host-alternating biology. This species has multiple, overlapping generations on soybean in the summer and moves to buckthorn in the winter. Fall […]

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