Join Extension entomologists from four regional universities to learn more about soybean gall midge, a new soybean pest. Join our live, three-part Midwest discussion series to hear research-based updates from the experts. This virtual program featured several short presentations during each session with plenty of time for questions and discussion. If you can't attend in person, no worries. The sessions have been recorded and you can watch anytime it fits your schedule.
Learn more about soybean gall midge
- biology and ecology.
Crop producers, crop consultants and scouts, and ag professionals are encouraged to attend.
2021 Recordings and resources
Justin McMechan, Assistant Professor, Crop Protection and Cropping Systems Specialist, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, firstname.lastname@example.org. Justin will provide an overview of the soybean gall midge adult emergence network, additional hosts, and management practices. Follow just via Twitter @justinmcmechan for in-season updates on this new pest.
Erin Hodgson, Professor and Extension Entomologist, Iowa State University, email@example.com. Erin will review the current distribution of soybean gall midge in the U.S. and provide scouting tips. Reach out with Twitter @erinwhodgson to keep up-to-date with crop protection.
Robert Wright, Professor and Extension Entomology Specialist, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. firstname.lastname@example.org, Follow on twitter @BobWrightUNL
Dr. Robert (Bob) Koch, an Associate Professor and Extension Entomologist at the University of Minnesota. Bob will provide an overview of other insects in soybean that could be confused for soybean gall midge.
Bruce Potter, Extension IPM Specialist, University of Minnesota Southwest Research and Outreach Center, email@example.com . Follow on Twitter @SWMNpest.
Dr. Tom Hunt, Professor and Extension Entomology Specialist, Entomology Department, University of Nebraska Haskell Agricultural Laboratory, firstname.lastname@example.org , 402-584-3863.
Learn how to identify soybean gall midge -or how not to misidentify this insect - and see its distribution in our Midwest region with presenters Dr. Tom Hunt, Dr. Erin Hodgson, Bruce Potter, Dr. Bob Koch and moderator, Dr. Justin McMechan.
Learn more about this insect's life cycle, the plant damage it causes and other soybean gall midge hosts.
Learn about the potential to manage soybean gall midge through genetic, cultural and chemical management practices.
Thank you to our generous sponsors!
Bayer Crop Science
Iowa Soybean Association
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council
Nebraska Soybean Checkoff
North Central IPM Center
North Central Soybean Research Program
United Soybean Board
University of Minnesota Extension
University of Nebraska - Lincoln