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Midwest Soybean Gall Midge Webinar Set for April 5

Midwest Soybean Gall Midge Webinar Set for April 5

By Scout Nelson

The Midwest Soybean Gall Midge Research webinar, scheduled for April 5th from 9 to 11 am CST, presents a unique opportunity for those involved in agriculture, particularly soybean cultivation, to gain up-to-date knowledge on combating the soybean gall midge.

This online seminar, hosted by Extension entomologists from four prestigious universities, aims to shed light on the latest findings regarding the pest's biology, ecology, and management strategies.

Recent years have seen the soybean gall midige emerge as a significant concern for soybean producers across the Midwest. Understanding its life cycle, spread, and impact on soybean health is crucial for developing effective control measures.

The webinar is structured to include several concise presentations, providing a comprehensive overview of current research and practical management advice.

An important aspect of the webinar is its interactive component, offering ample time for participants to pose questions and engage in discussions with the experts. This format ensures that attendees can seek advice on specific concerns and clarify any doubts directly with leading researchers in the field.

Moreover, certified crop advisors attending the webinar can enhance their professional development, as the session is accredited with 2 pest management Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

This not only contributes to their expertise in pest management but also supports their commitment to staying abreast of the latest agricultural practices and challenges.

The webinar is accessible at no cost, but registration is mandatory to participate. This ensures all interested parties have a chance to benefit from this informative session without financial barriers. Click here to register.

For more information and to secure your spot, interested individuals are encouraged to visit the registration page at Midwest Soybean Gall Midge Research Update.

This event represents a collaborative effort to address one of the pressing issues facing soybean production today. By bringing together experts and practitioners, the webinar aims to foster a better understanding of the soybean gall midge and equip attendees with the knowledge to manage this pest effectively.

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