Pest Management

soybean gall midge larvae

Soybean Gall Midge Roundtable Meeting Set for Mar. 2

February 7, 2020
Come and join us from 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Monday, March 2nd, at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center (1071 County Road G, Ithaca, NE) for the latest information on this newly emerging soybean pest.

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Grasshopper feeding signs

Grasshoppers Return ― It’s Time to Scout Field Borders

June 27, 2023
If the grasshopper species currently invading field borders are one of the four major species that are likely to infest cropland, control may be warranted if high numbers are present.

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ECB adult female

Light Trap Data Available Online

June 8, 2021
UNL Extension Entomology is monitoring crop insect pests (primarily moths) using black light traps at university facilities at North Platte, Clay Center, Mead and Concord.

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Crop Scout Training participants identifying weeds during the 2018 course.
Crop Scout Training participants identify weeds during the 2018 course. The March 5 event is for pest managers while a May 8 training course will be for entry-level scouts.

Crop Scout Training for Pest Managers March 5

February 13, 2019
This course, to be held at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Education Center near Mead, is ideal for new employees preparing to take the Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) exam and serves as an excellent refresher course for experienced personnel.

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2018 Guide to Pest Management in Nebraska

Get a Free 2018 Guide to Pest Management in Nebraska

November 28, 2018
Copies of the 2018 Nebraska Extension Guide for Weed, Disease, and Insect Management in Nebraska are being made available free to make room for the 2019 Guide. Here's how to order yours.

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Jonathan Lundgren
Jonathan Lundgren

Ecological Pest Management and Beneficial Insects Topics of April 14, 15 Programs

April 6, 2017

Jonathan Lundgren will be the keynote speaker for the Ecologically Based Pest and Disease Management program April 14 at North Platte.  It will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at the West Central Research and Extension Center, 402 W. State Farm Road.

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March Course Focuses on Farming with Beneficial Insects for Pest Control

March 2, 2017

Learn a science-based strategy that seeks to integrate beneficial insects for natural pest control at a March 23 hosted by Nebraska Extension.

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2016 Crop Scout Training
Figure 1. Nebraska Extension Educator Keith Glewen is shown teaching about corn growth stages at the 2016 Nebraska Extension Crop Scout Training.

Crop Scout Training March 14 at UNL's ARDC

February 27, 2017
Industry representatives and corn and soybean growers wanting to learn how to better manage corn and soybean pests should plan to attend the Nebraska Extension Crop Scout Training for Pest Managers March 14 at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center located at the Agricultural Research and Development Center near Mead.

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