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 […]

Ag Research: Soybean Aphids Unaffected by Noise Pollution

🕔Jul 17, 2018Humans are making more sound, and it can interfere with animals finding mates, food and other essential behaviors. Most of the research showing impacts of human-generated sound is largely focused […]

Minnesota: Soybean Aphids – Scouting and Managing Insecticide Resistance

🕔Jul 13, 2018Scouting for soybean aphids in Minnesota soybean fields should be underway. While aphid populations are low in most fields, we have received reports of increasing soybean aphid numbers. In parts […]

Michigan Corn, Soybeans: Look for Soybean Aphids, Western Bean Cutworm

🕔Jul 5, 2018Asiatic garden beetle adults Asiatic garden beetles (and Japanese and false Japanese beetles) pupated and are emerging as adults, i.e., grub damage has ended. In Asiatic garden beetle-infested fields, the […]

Michigan Soybeans: 9 Recommendations for Late-Planted Fields

🕔May 24, 2018Soybean planting has been delayed by the frequent and heavy rain events occurring this spring. As a result, many soybean fields will be planted in June and producers need to […]

Iowa Soybeans: Insecticide-Resistant Soybean Aphids – New Publication Offers Tips

🕔Mar 30, 2018Insecticide-resistant soybean aphids have emerged as a new challenge to farmers throughout the upper Midwest. In a new regional publication, we suggest strategies for managing soybean aphids resistant to pyrethroid […]

Minnesota Soybeans: 3 Tips for Insecticide-Resistant Soybean Aphid Management

🕔Mar 16, 2018Insecticide-resistant soybean aphids have emerged as a new challenge to growers in Minnesota and neighboring states. In a new Extension publication, we suggest strategies for managing soybean aphids resistant to […]

Soybeans: Parasitic Wasps – Working Them Into An Anti-Aphid Strategy – DTN

🕔Mar 15, 2018If you have a hankering for a sci-fi horror flick this summer, skip the theater and head straight to your soybean field. There, tiny parasitic wasps called Aphelinus certus will […]

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