Watch for Aphids and Potato Leafhoppers in Nebraska Alfalfa
June 22, 2022
Nebraska growers should begin scouting for potato leafhoppers and spotted alfalfa, as these pests have been spotted in alfalfa fields in Gage County and Scottsbluff, respectively.
Soybean Gall Midge Updates and Tools for 2021
March 17, 2021
A new webinar series aims to help growers with identification, biology and current management strategies for soybean gall midge as it continues to spread across the Midwest.
First Emergence of Soybean Gall Midge in Cass County, Nebraska
June 11, 2020
On June 10th, 2020 three soybean gall midge adults were collected south of Louisville, Nebraska. This was the only site in the network with soybean gall midge adult activity.
Management of Defoliating Insects in Nebraska Soybeans
January 16, 2020
Many defoliating insects may be found in Nebraska soybeans. Estimating defoliation levels in fields is the best way to decide whether it will pay to treat for these insects.
Managing Spider Mites in Corn and Soybean
July 26, 2022
Recommendations for managing spider mites in corn and soybean, including treatment thresholds and insecticides, as well as discussions on the potential impact of beneficial insects, diseases and insecticide applications.
Identifying Spider Mite Damage and the Species Responsible
July 26, 2022
With growing reports of spider mites damaging corn and soybeans in Nebraska, it's important to check leaves closely, as many other crop issues can cause similar discoloration.