26 episodes

Hosts Anthony Hanson, Dave Nicholai, and Bill Hutchison at the University of Minnesota alert growers, ag professionals and educators about emerging pest concerns with Minnesota Field Crops, including corn, soybean, small grains and alfalfa. They offer useful, research-based pest management solutions.

Dr. Anthony Hanson, IPM Educator - Field Crops
Dr. Bill Hutchison, Coordinator of the MN IPM Program
Dave Nicolai, Crops Extension Educator & Coordinator of the Extension Institute for Ag Professionals

UMN Extension Field Crop IPM Podcasts Anthony Hanson, Dave Nicolai, & Bill Hutchison

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Hosts Anthony Hanson, Dave Nicholai, and Bill Hutchison at the University of Minnesota alert growers, ag professionals and educators about emerging pest concerns with Minnesota Field Crops, including corn, soybean, small grains and alfalfa. They offer useful, research-based pest management solutions.

Dr. Anthony Hanson, IPM Educator - Field Crops
Dr. Bill Hutchison, Coordinator of the MN IPM Program
Dave Nicolai, Crops Extension Educator & Coordinator of the Extension Institute for Ag Professionals

    Pesticide regulation in the news for the 2022 growing season

    Pesticide regulation in the news for the 2022 growing season

    Dr. Trisha Leaf from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture discusses how recent pesticide regulatory changes for pesticides such as chlorpyrifos, Enlist Duo (glyphosate & 2,4-D) and dicamba will affect farmers this year.

    • 22 min
    A retrospective on 38 years of corn entomology with Ken Ostlie

    A retrospective on 38 years of corn entomology with Ken Ostlie

    After 38 years with the University of Minnesota, corn entomologist Dr. Ken Ostlie is retiring at the end of January. He stopped by to talk about corn insects and entomology over the years and where he sees the field going in the future.

    • 30 min
    Soybean breeding and pest management

    Soybean breeding and pest management

    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.

    • 26 min
    What's living in your grain bin?

    What's living in your grain bin?

    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.

    • 25 min
    What are your neighbors doing for pest management?

    What are your neighbors doing for pest management?

    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.

    • 25 min
    Small grains and not so small pest problems

    Small grains and not so small pest problems

    Episode 21. Drs. Jochum Wiersma and Jared Goplen give updates on pest management in small grains in 2021. Recorded May 20, 2021.

    • 33 min

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