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Dr. Aaron Lorenz, soybean breeder and Associate Professor at the Department of Agronomy and Plant Genetics at the U of M discusses how soybean breeding is actually done and what work is going on at the U to improve soybeans.
Dr. Janet Knodel, Extension Entomologist at North Dakota State University, discusses what to keep an eye out for when thinking about pests in or around stored grain. Sanitation and prevention are often the easiest and most cost effective tools due to the difficulty of treating pest issues once they are found.
Liz Stahl, U of M Regional Extension Educator based out of Worthington, discusses what she has learned from the annual IPM Assessment, a survey of growers across the state about their pest management use and concerns. Perceptions on what neighbors are doing can influence grower decisions, though one farmer after seeing this survey data remarked, "Wow, I thought all my neighbors were using fungicide on their corn." Often times, growers are using less pesticide than we might perceive.
Episode 21. Drs. Jochum Wiersma and Jared Goplen give updates on pest management in small grains in 2021. Recorded May 20, 2021.
Dr. Greg Tykla, nematologist with Iowa State University and Dr. Samuel Markell, Extension broadleaf plant pathologist at North Dakota State University discuss soybean cyst nematode and the challenges with managing this pathogen.
Dr. Ken Ostlie and Bruce Potter discuss corn insects and outlooks for 2021. This episode was part of an interactive webinar series, Strategic Farming: Let's Talk Crops where farmers and other ag. professionals could ask researchers questions they had.
Episode 18 guest: Dr. Heidi Roop - Assistant Professor & Extension Specialist in Climate Science
Episode 17: Dr. Anthony Hanson and Dave Nicolai give an overview of what integrated pest management is to wrap up 2020.
Episode 16: Weed management in fall and what to do with weed escapes
Episode 15: Soybean gall midge, spider mites, and corn rootworm in southern Minnesota
Episode 14: Soybean and corn diseases in late summer and what to plan for next year https://www.mnipm.umn.edu//sites/mnipm.umn.edu/files/aug_5_2020_malvick.mp3
Episode 13: What’s in the toolbox? Aphids and other soybean insects in 2020. https://www.mnipm.umn.edu//sites/mnipm.umn.edu/files/july_30_2020_koch_soybean_1.mp3
Episode 12: When insects take care of the pest control for us https://www.mnipm.umn.edu//sites/mnipm.umn.edu/files/when_insects_take_care_of_pest_control.mp3
Late-season Pest Considerations in Northwest Minnesota with Angie Peltier.
Episode 10: Old and New Summer Soybean Insects
June 28, 2019. Bruce Potter and Kurt Burns discuss crop scouting after a cool spring.
June 13, 2010. Jeff Gunsolus discusses weed management after cool wet weather delays planting into June.
May 31, 2019. Bruce Potter discusses the current year black cutworm monitoring.
August 20, 2018. Dean Malvick discusses corn and soybean disease management.
July 19, 2018. Robert Koch discusses current soybean aphid recommendations.
July 5, 2018. Brett Arenz discusses the U of M's Plant Disease Clinic.
June 7, 2018. Ken Ostlie discusses corn rootworm and ongoing research.
May 30, 2018. Jeff Gunsolus discusses early season weed management.
Episode 1. May 22, 2018 black cutworm update with Bruce Potter.
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