Join several Extension entomologists from four universities to get the latest updates on soybean gall midge, a new soybean pest. This recordings feature several short presentations with plenty of time for questions and discussion. Sessions are targeted to farmers, crop scouts, and agribusiness.
Recordings and resources
Soybean gall midge in Minnesota soybean
- Life cycle
- Plant injury and impacts
- Scouting and management
Soybean gall midge alert network
- Emergence, scouting and management
|01:30||Soybean gall midge website||Dr. Justin McMechan, University of Nebraska - Lincoln|
|19:24||Hail damage||Natasha Umezu, Graduate student, University of Nebraska - Lincoln|
|25:15||New hosts for SGM||Bruce Potter, University of Minnesota Southwest Research and Outreach Center|
|38:00||Cocoons in the soil||Mika da Silva Lima, Graduate student, University of Nebraska - Lincoln|
|51:20||Cold hardiness of SGM||Pheylan Anderson, Graduate student, University of Minnesota|
|58:55||Tillage||Dr. Erin Hodgson, Iowa State University|
|01:05:20||Adult emergence||Dr. Justin McMechan|
|01:13:10||Insecticides||Dr. Justin McMechan|
|01:22:10||Hilling||Pragya Gupta, Graduate student, University of Nebraska - Lincoln|
|01:33:10||Unhilling||Dr. Justin McMechan and Pragya Gupta|
|01:41:50||Host plant resistance||Dr. George Graef, University of Nebraska - Lincoln|
|01:57:00||Pheromones||Dr. Ian Keesey, University of Nebraska - Lincoln|
|02:11:00||Biocontrol||Gloria Melotto and Sarah Lisak, Graduate students, University of Minnesota|
Watch this multi-state update on the distribution of soybean gall midge, important scouting tips, and information on the ecology of this insect pest. Learn about data collected in 2021 on its distribution in a field, as well as the challenges with chemical control strategies.
Successful, long-term pest management strategies must rely on a wide range of diverse tactics. Get first-hand knowledge on the on-going and upcoming potential strategies for soybean gall midge.
Watch the recordings from the 2021 series and look over resources at your convenience.
Justin McMechan, Assistant Professor, Crop Protection and Cropping Systems Specialist, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, email@example.com. 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, firstname.lastname@example.org. 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. email@example.com, 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, firstname.lastname@example.org . Follow on Twitter @SWMNpest.
Dr. Tom Hunt, Professor and Extension Entomology Specialist, Entomology Department, University of Nebraska Haskell Agricultural Laboratory, email@example.com , 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.