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 […]

Chlorpyrifos, Main Ingredient in Lorsban, Gets Another Court Hearing – DTN

🕔Feb 8, 2019The EPA will get another hearing on a federal court’s 2018 order to ban all chlorpyrifos registrations, as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit granted the agency […]

Iowa: Soybean Aphids – 2018 Insecticide Evaluation

🕔Jan 28, 2019Project Description Plots were established at two locations in 2018 (ISU Northwest Research Farm and ISU Northeast Research Farm). Syngenta NK S24-K2 brand soybean was used at both locations. Seven insecticidal […]

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 […]

Minnesota Soybeans: Late-Season Soybean Aphid Management

🕔Aug 10, 2018Aphid populations continue to increase, especially in southern Minnesota where we are seeing more fields surpassing threshold levels and requiring treatment to protect soybean yield. Late-season management of soybean aphids […]

Iowa Soybeans: When Is it Too Late to Spray for Soybean Aphid?

🕔Aug 8, 2018Soybean aphid is the most important insect pest of soybean in Iowa. Foliar insecticides, mostly pyrethroids and organophosphates, have been the primary management tactic for soybean aphid in Iowa since […]

Minnesota: Soybean Aphids Popping Up – Podcast

🕔Jul 19, 2018Welcome to the 5th IPM Podcast for Field Crops – this Podcast is sponsored by the UMN Extension Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program. During the past week soybean aphid populations […]

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