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Soybean Aphid-Resistant Soybean Varieties For Iowa, Michael T. Mccarville, Erin W. Hodgson, Matthew E. O'Neal Nov 2012

Soybean Aphid-Resistant Soybean Varieties For Iowa, Michael T. Mccarville, Erin W. Hodgson, Matthew E. O'Neal

Agriculture and Environment Extension Publications

The soybean aphid is an economically damaging pest that has caused yield loss in parts of Iowa in seven of the past twelve years. This publication looks at how to choose, when to use, and the effects of aphid-resistant varieties.


Host Plant Resistance To The Soybean Aphid, Matthew E. O'Neal, Erin W. Hodgson Oct 2009

Host Plant Resistance To The Soybean Aphid, Matthew E. O'Neal, Erin W. Hodgson

Agriculture and Environment Extension Publications

This fact sheet will address how host plant resistance affects the soybean aphid, and summarizes field performance data collected from Iowa.


A Targeted Conservation Approach For Improving Environmental Quality: Multiple Benefits And Expanded Opportunities, Lisa A. Schulte, Heidi Asbjornsen, Ryan Atwell, Chad E. Hart, Matthew J. Helmers, Thomas M. Isenhart, Randy Kolka, Matthew Z. Liebman, Jeri Neal, Matthew E. O'Neal, Silvia Secchi, Richard C. Schultz, Janette R. Thompson, Mark D. Tomer, John C. Tyndall Dec 2008

A Targeted Conservation Approach For Improving Environmental Quality: Multiple Benefits And Expanded Opportunities, Lisa A. Schulte, Heidi Asbjornsen, Ryan Atwell, Chad E. Hart, Matthew J. Helmers, Thomas M. Isenhart, Randy Kolka, Matthew Z. Liebman, Jeri Neal, Matthew E. O'Neal, Silvia Secchi, Richard C. Schultz, Janette R. Thompson, Mark D. Tomer, John C. Tyndall

Agriculture and Environment Extension Publications

Find out how targeted conservation practices can have the most impact on environmental quality while causing only a small change in overall agricultural production. Environmental benefits are discussed related to clean air and water, productive soils, diverse wildlife and plant habitat, and biological controls for crop protection.


Factors Affecting Pesticide Drift, H. Mark Hanna, Kristine J. P. Schaefer Jun 2008

Factors Affecting Pesticide Drift, H. Mark Hanna, Kristine J. P. Schaefer

Agriculture and Environment Extension Publications

Minimizing potential drift is a primary responsibility for every applicator. Despite conscientious efforts, about one to three applications per Iowa county each year result in drift complaints investigated by the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship.


Soybean Aphids In Iowa—2007, Marlin E. Rice, Matthew E. O'Neal, Palle Pedersen Jul 2007

Soybean Aphids In Iowa—2007, Marlin E. Rice, Matthew E. O'Neal, Palle Pedersen

Agriculture and Environment Extension Publications

Despite this year-to-year variation, the soybean aphid remains a threat to cause economic damage to soybeans. This publication reviews what is currently known about the biology of the soybean aphid and suggests management strategies.


Soybean Aphids In Iowa—2006, Marlin E. Rice, Matthew E. O'Neal, Palle Pedersen Jun 2006

Soybean Aphids In Iowa—2006, Marlin E. Rice, Matthew E. O'Neal, Palle Pedersen

Agriculture and Environment Extension Publications

During any growing season, the soybean aphid remains a threat to cause economic damage to soybeans. This publication reviews what is currently known about soybean aphids and management strategies for 2006.


Soybean Aphids In Iowa—2005, Marlin E. Rice, Matthew E. O'Neal, Palle Pedersen Jun 2005

Soybean Aphids In Iowa—2005, Marlin E. Rice, Matthew E. O'Neal, Palle Pedersen

Agriculture and Environment Extension Publications

During any growing season, the soybean aphid remains a threat to cause economic damage to soybeans. This publication reviews what is currently known about soybean aphids and management strategies for 2005.


Soybean Aphids In Iowa—2004, Marlin E. Rice, Matthew E. O'Neal, Palle Pedersen Jun 2004

Soybean Aphids In Iowa—2004, Marlin E. Rice, Matthew E. O'Neal, Palle Pedersen

Agriculture and Environment Extension Publications

This publication reviews what is known about the insect and makes management suggestions for 2004. Included is a new economic threshold based on a review of data from field trials and university research. Entomologists from 11 universities used this information to develop a consensus recommendation for the 2004 growing season.


Restricted-Use Pesticide Recordkeeping Rules For Certified Private Applicators, Joyce Hornstein, Richard O. Pope, Julie Todd Nov 2001

Restricted-Use Pesticide Recordkeeping Rules For Certified Private Applicators, Joyce Hornstein, Richard O. Pope, Julie Todd

Agriculture and Environment Extension Publications

This is a collection of frequently asked questions to help certified private pesticide applicators understand the recordkeeping regulations.


Integrated Pest Management—Stalk Borer Ecology And Pest Management Options In Corn And Soybean, Marlin E. Rice, Larry P. Pedigo Mar 1997

Integrated Pest Management—Stalk Borer Ecology And Pest Management Options In Corn And Soybean, Marlin E. Rice, Larry P. Pedigo

Agriculture and Environment Extension Publications

Stalk borers can heavily infest crops that are adjacent to grass terraces, fence lines, or grass waterways and cornfields. Cultural and chemical management techniques are discussed.