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EIPM Implementation Projects

Projects were supported by USDA-NIFA Crop Protection and Pest Management – Extension Implementation Competitive Grant

Incorporating a Total Crop Management Approach into Current Soybean Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Programs

Currently, soybean IPM Programs in Delaware, delivered by both private consultants and agribusiness and supported by University of Delaware Extension and Applied Research programs, have a multi-disciplinary approach including insect, weed, disease and nematode management.  The primary objective of this program is evaluate and demonstrate the role of small grain cover crops in weed management, slug management and maintenance/improvement of soil health.

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BMSB on Corn
Stink Bug Management in Corn and Soybeans
Dectes Stem Borer Larvae
Dectes Stem Borer Management in Soybeans
soybean cyst nematode
Soybean Cyst Nematode Management
Slug Feeding Injury on Soybean
Slug Management in Field Crops
Palmer Amaranth
Palmer Amaranth Control in Crop Land
Soybean Vein Necrosis Survey: 2015
Soybean Vein Necrosis Survey: 2015
Addressing New Pest Development in a Small Grain IPM System

The primary objects of this program are (1) Aphid management as it relates to both new thresholds and barley yellow dwarf management and (2) weed management of newly emerging weeds and resistance management and (3) monitoring and management of fusarium head blight in small grains.

BYDV-PAV close-08

Addressing New Pest Development in a Small Grain IPM System: 2015-2016

2015-2016 Small Grain Aphid Sampling Summary

Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus Sampling Summary: 2015-2016

Addressing New Pest Developments in a Small Grain IPM System Report: 2014-2015

Addressing New Pest Developments in a Small Grain IPM System: 2013-2014

 

FHB Photo

Variety and Fungicide Applications on Fusarium Head Blight and Deoxynivalenol in Delaware: A Collaborative Outreach Study

2017 Wheat on Farm Fusarium Head Blight Variety Project

2016 Fusarium Head Blight Survey Results

Fusarium Head Blight Survey: 2015 

 

Small Grain Diseases, University of Delaware

 

 

Common Aphid Species in Delaware Small Grains
Photo Library of Common Aphid Species in Delaware Small Grains
Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus (BYDV) Photo Library
Photo Library of Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus (BYDV) Symptom
Supported by USDA-NIFA Crop Protection and Pest Management - Extension Implementation Competitive Grant
How to Scout in the Fall for Aphids on Small Grains, funded by USDA-NIFA
Barley Yellow Dwarf Management in Small Grains Fact SheetBarley Yellow Dwarf Management in Small Grains

Spotted Wing Drosophila ResourcesSpotted Wing Drosophi

IPM Education for Small Farms Using High Tunnels Small Farm Sustainable Agriculture Production

 

Community IPM

close-up of crop to companion plant distanceincreased diversity in gardensparasitized tomato hornworm