Iowa: Soybean Gall Midge Larvae Active Jul 10, 2020

🕔Jul 10, 2020
Soybean gall midge was confirmed as an economic pest of soybean in 2018. Worldwide, it is only known to occur in five states in the Midwestern US (Figure 1). Research […]

Iowa, Minnesota Webinar Series – Essential Row Crop Management for Summer 2020 – July 14 Jul 2, 2020

🕔Jul 2, 2020
University of Minnesota Extension and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach are collaborating to provide another series of short, timely, and topic-specific webinars for farmers, ag professionals, Extension personnel and […]

Soybean Gall Midge: Current Reported Distribution in 2020 Jun 24, 2020

🕔Jun 24, 2020
On Wednesday, June 17 orange and white soybean gall midge larvae were found in soybean plants at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center near Mead, NE. Two days later […]

Iowa: Soybean Gall Midge Make 1st Appearance Jun 15, 2020

🕔Jun 15, 2020
Today, ISU entomology graduate student, Mitchell Helton, captured the first adult soybean gall midge in Iowa. Just a few hours later, cooperator Lauren Botine (Corteva Agriscience), collected another adult. Currently, […]

Nebraska: Soybean Gall Midge Spotted in Louisville Jun 15, 2020

🕔Jun 15, 2020
On June 10th, 2020 three soybean gall midge adults were collected south of Louisville, Nebraska (Fig. 1). This was the only site in the network with soybean gall midge adult […]

Minnesota: Soybean Gall Midge – What You Should Know Jun 11, 2020

🕔Jun 11, 2020
The first detection of adult soybean gall emergence for 2020 was June 10 in Cass County, Nebraska. We expect that emergence will soon begin in Minnesota. Emergence of the adults […]

Nebraska: Soybean Gall Midge Alert Network May 27, 2020

🕔May 27, 2020
In 2018, soybean gall midge emerged as a new species causing significant injury and yield loss to soybean in Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota and Minnesota. The rapid widespread emergence of […]

Iowa Soybeans: 2019 Insecticide Evaluations Jan 16, 2020

🕔Jan 16, 2020
The 2019 growing season was challenging for farmers in many parts of the state, especially because cold and wet soil conditions in April significantly delayed planting. Thistle caterpillar was the most […]

Minnesota: Soybean Gall Midge Lookalike Feeds on White Mold Oct 7, 2019

🕔Oct 7, 2019
Over the past several weeks, there have been numerous observations of tiny orange fly larvae on soybean plants infected with white mold (Sclerotinia sclerotiorum). It was recently determined that these […]

Minnesota Soybeans: Dealing with White Mold, Aphids, Gall Midge – Podcast Aug 16, 2019

🕔Aug 16, 2019
In 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 […]

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