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Entomologists at Iowa State University have confirmed that Scott County has the first breeding infestations of brown marmorated stink bugs reported in Iowa.
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.
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.
A series of workshops covering sustainable hop production will help individuals interested in growing hops learn more about its production. The ISU Extension and Outreach series will be offered throughout 2017.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.