Erin Hodgson

Department of Plant Pathology, Entomology and Microbiology


Articles by this author

Entomologists at Iowa State University have confirmed that Scott County has the first breeding infestations of brown marmorated stink bugs reported in Iowa.

By: Laura Jesse Iles and Donald Lewis and Erin Hodgson and Duane Gissel

Farmers, agronomists, and industry have the opportunity to learn about crop insects from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach with its new "Getting to Know the Insects" publication and the upcoming Farm Progress Show.

By: Erin Hodgson

The "2016 Yellow Book for Soybean Aphid" (CROP 3109) is now available as a free download through the Extension Store. The publication provides soybean aphid treatment recommendations and application rates based on Iowa State University research.

By: Erin Hodgson

Four extension specialists are highlighted in the video “Managing Weeds, Insects and Diseases." They show how they are working to keep pests from harming Iowa farmers.

By: Erin Hodgson and Alison Robertson and Robert Hartzler and Laura Jesse Iles

Today some farmers, in an effort to lower costs as commodity markets remain low, have started planting corn without the Bt traits that have proven so effective against European corn borer and other caterpillars - and they are now having questions about the biology, life cycle and management of European corn borer.

By: Erin Hodgson

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host a workshop on April 14 that focuses on successful hop production practices. An all-expense paid trip to tour Michigan hop yards is also part of the program.

By: Diana Cochran and Erin Hodgson

The second edition of the “Soybean Aphid Field Guide” is now available for free PDF download through the Iowa State University Extension Store. A physical copy soon will be available for purchase through the Store and through the North Central Soybean Research Program.

By: Erin Hodgson

Extension entomologists have identified and confirmed the presence of a new soybean pest, the soybean gall midge, in 12 Iowa counties: Lyon, O’Brien, Clay, Plymouth, Cherokee, Buena Vista, Woodbury, Harrison, Shelby, Pottawattamie, Cass and Page.

By: Erin Hodgson and Ethan Stoetzer

A forum will be held Sept. 5 to discuss a new insect threat that is being found in Iowa. The forum on soybean gall midge will be held at 1:30 p.m. at the Iowa State University Armstrong Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm near Lewis.

By: Aaron Saeugling and Erin Hodgson

Insects have a way of capturing children’s attention, and thanks to a new publication by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach – children and adults can both become experts at identifying and collecting some of Iowa’s many insects.

By: Erin Hodgson and Adam Sisson