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Summary: This presentation will help consultants, growers, and other practitioners in the North Central region of the United States where the soybean aphid can be a problem pest in soybean. This presentation addresses the use of biological control as a management measure for the soybean aphid. In this presentation, viewers will learn the types of biological control, the insects that provide aphid biological control, and how it can be used in soybean aphid management. This presentation will also cover current ongoing research projects to improve soybean aphid biological control in the North Central region.
United Soybean Board (USB) farmer-leaders develop and maintain partnerships with U.S. land grant universities and U.S. ag-focused research organizations such as the Plant Management Network to increase the transfer of checkoff-funded applied and practical production research information to U.S. soybean farmers. USB neither recommends nor discourages the implementation of any advice contained herein, and is not liable for the use or misuse of the information provided.