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Strategic farming series: New pests and pathogens complicate MN soybean and corn production

Thursday, February 13

combining soybean

The Strategic Farming webinar series will provide up-to-date, research-based information to help you optimize your crop management strategies for 2020.

The soybean gall midge: Will this insect drive changes in MN soybean production?

Learn the latest information on this new pest from Bruce Potter, IPM specialist.

New disease challenges: Tar spot in corn and frogeye leaf spot in soybean

Soybean and corn crops continue to be challenged by various diseases. Some have long been in MN and we manage them with various levels of success, while others such as tar spot of corn and frogeye leaf spot of soybean are new and pose new potential risks and challenges. Learn about these new pests with Dr. Dean Malvick, Extension plant pathologist.

Link to Strategic Farming webinar series course page

Visit the course page to see all of the webinars being offered in the series.

Course page

Event information

Thursday, February 13
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Angie Peltier, Extension educator

Liz Stahl, Extension educator

Phyllis Bongard, Content development and communications specialist


There is no charge to attend any of the webinars.


Please register using the link below. You will receive confirmation and reminder emails with information for logging into the webinar.

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