Document Type

Article

Publication Date

8-2012

Journal or Book Title

Journal of Extension

Volume

50

Issue

4

First Page

4RIB6

Abstract

In 2009, Iowa soybean growers were surveyed about current insect pest management practices. The purpose was to better understand how often growers were scouting and what they perceived as the primary pests in Iowa soybean. Soybean aphid is the primary pest throughout the state. There was a 1423% increase of insecticides applied to soybean since 2000. Respondents indicated they are regularly scouting for soybean insects to make treatment decisions. Iowa growers are getting pest management information via Extension and industry.

Comments

This article is from Journal of Extension 50 (2012): 4RIB6. Posted with permission.

Copyright Owner

Journal of Extension

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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