IPM Specialist Bruce Potter is requesting volunteers to participate in the black cutworm and corn rootworm trapping networks in 2021.
A new soybean pest, the soybean gall midge has been found in many counties in SW Minnesota. The soybean gall midge infestations that have been detected are not uniformly distributed geographically and most of these have been minor. You can help entomologists better understand where and why soybean gall midge infestations occur by filling out the Minnesota Soybean Gall Midge Survey. Please only complete one survey per farm.
(WNAX Radio) IPM Specialist Bruce Potter discusses corn rootworm and other pests with WNAX Radio.
(DTN Progressive Farmer) Paulo Pagliari's research into nitrogen deposition via rain and snowfall is the feature of this news story.
Several projects across the UMN Research & Outreach Center network are investigating whether camelina could be integrated into the corn-soybean crop rotation to yield for both environmental and economic benefits. SWROC Professor Jeff Strock's research is featured in this CFANS video feature. For more information on the University of Minnesota's camelina research, read this 'Cover Story'.