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Alfalfa caterpillars, not just in alfalfa! All that and more.

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Soybean Pest Podcast
Season: 
11
Episode: 
9
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Erin breaks it down for us, describing the increasing the number of pest species attacking soybeans in Iowa.  This includes, but not limited to, aflafla caterpillar, soyean gall midge, soybean aphids and why not, Japanese beetles. Matt shares a mythological inspired FIT.

Erin will be at "Essential Row Crop Managment Summer 2020" Webinar series. This is a joint venture between University of Minnesota Extension and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, starts next week. This series of short, timely, and topic-specific webinars for farmers, ag professionals, Extension personnel and other interested parties will be held from 1:00 to 1:30 p.m. on July 14, 16, 21, and 23. 
To continue reading, view page: https://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2020/07/join-us-for-essential-row-crop.html

 

Matt will be featured in a webinar sponsored by the Liberty Prairie Foundation's summer lecturer series:  https://libertyprairiefoundation.salsalabs.org/PrairieStripsBenefitPolli...

Stay safe out there!

Matt

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Podcast part 2-Erin is crushing it (still no aphids)

Show: 
Soybean Pest Podcast
Season: 
12
Episode: 
6
Description: 

Erin's back.

ON this episode we talk soybean aphids (so few), soybean gall midge (they are active agian), redheaded flea beetle (not really a pest, but common in some parts of Iowa) and on ogoing research.

Erin shares with us a might haul of articles she just published in the Journal of Integrated Pest Management. Check this links for her work on some key pests, including one on the soybean gall midge (is it new to science? read and find out).

1.Identification and Biology of Common Caterpillars in U.S. Soybean

https://academic.oup.com/jipm/article/12/1/13/6175259

2.Soybean Gall Midge (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae), a New Species Causing Injury to Soybean in the United States 

https://academic.oup.com/jipm/article/12/1/8/6140900

3.Current Distribution and Population Persistence of Five Lepidopteran Pests in U.S. Soybean

https://academic.oup.com/jipm/article/12/1/11/6175257

4.Needs Assessment for Corn Insect Pest Management in Iowa

https://academic.oup.com/jipm/article/12/1/pmab021/6319925

 

Finally, we discuss the FIT from last week. Check out the photo and hear Erin nail it!

Read more about the insect that was the topic of this FIT here: https://beetlesinthebush.com/2013/11/29/t-g-i-flyday-soybean-nodule-fly/

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