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Midwest Soybean Gall Midge Discussion Series

 Join Extension entomologists from four regional universities to learn more about soybean gall midge, a new soybean pest. 

Join our live, three-part Midwest discussion series to hear research-based updates from the experts. This virtual program will feature several short presentations during each session with plenty of time for questions and discussion. 

CCA credits are available in Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska and South Dakota (1 credit per session).

If you can't attend in person, no worries. The sessions will be recorded and you can watch anytime it fits your schedule.

Dates and topics

January 5: Soybean gall midge identification, distribution and look-alikes

Is it soybean gall midge or not? There are several look-alikes that make identification of this insect challenging. Learn how to identify soybean gall midge -or how not to misidentify this insect - and see its distribution in our Midwest region.

January 12: Soybean gall midge ecology and plant injury

Learn more about this insect's life cycle, the plant damage it causes and other soybean gall midge hosts. 

January 19: Soybean gall midge management: What we know and the challenges we face

How do cultural practices, such as tillage and planting date, affect soybean gall midge? Is host plant resistance available? What about seed treatments, in-furrow or foliar insecticide applications? Learn more about the potential to manage soybean gall midge through these cultural and chemical management practices. 


Registration is required. However, thanks to our generous sponsors, there is no fee to watch live or on-demand sessions.

Once you register for a webinar in the Soybean gall midge series, you'll receive a confirmation email.

You'll also receive reminder emails with a link to the webinar prior to the event. There's no need to download any apps or programs to join. Simply click on "Launch from my browser" in the "Join the webinar" window.

You are welcome to attend any and all of the Soybean gall midge webinars in the series. You will only need to register once.

Register online

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Thank you to our generous sponsors for making this program possible

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