Insects in Cover Crop Systems

Insects in Cover Crop Systems

If you missed the March 14 Nebraska Extension webinar on "Insects in Cover Crop Systems," it's now available here or on YouTube at It includes an update on beneficial insects, pest challenges, and what researchers learned about wheat stem maggots moving from wheat and cereal rye into corn in 2017.

A related CropWatch article, Wheat Stem Maggot in Corn: Plan on Scouting Your Cover Crop Fields this Spring, has additional information.

The webinar features Justin McMechan, extension crop protection and cropping systems specialist, presenting on findings from 2017. Co-authors were Robert Wright, extension entomologist, and Gabi Carmona, entomology masters student.

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