Field Crop Insects is a publication that is a cooperative effort between the Iowa Soybean Association and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. The publication contains descriptions and images of many pest insects as well as information on insect life cycle, damage, scouting and management options. Correct recognition and identification of insect pests is an important first step to making a proper management decision regarding any insect species found in soybean and corn.
Unit 1, Lesson 1: Introduction to IPM
(This curriculum was developed by Iowa State University with funding from the North Central IPM Center and USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.)
Power point presentation.
- Basics of IPM: Unit 1 - lesson 1 Introduction to IPM.pdf
1) What is this evaluation about?
The purpose of this evaluation is to assess the impact of Iowa State University Integrated Pest Management (ISU IPM) programs, activities, and goals. Your voice is critical to this effort. Regardless of how you answer the questions, your responses will help us to critically examine the contributions our program can make to improving pest management, plant health and productivity for all Iowans.
2) Who is doing this evaluation?
What is the Iowa Pest Resistance Management Program?
This website provides Integrated Pest Management (IPM) information from Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach, the ISU College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and its many departments and programs. The ISU Integrated Pest Management program represents research and extension faculty and staff from the Departments of:
To find individuals who manage our program, and our partners in research, staff and faculty, visit our contact index.
Upon reviewing the data collected in the study, researchers concluded that corn growers struggle with “balancing the conflicting roles of environmental stewardship and successful businessperson. In reality, short-term profit-making trumps the environmental stewardship role.”
Focus weeds for Harrison County Pest Resistance Project
The Harrison County Pest Resistance Project initially began in 2017 as a result of the introduction of Palmer amaranth in the county four years prior. As most farmers in the area are grappling with herbicide resistant weeds but do not have Palmer in their fields yet, the project was expanded to include waterhemp, marestail, and giant ragweed. Read below to learn more about these weeds and why they were included in this project.
Please visit this website for information on how to submit a tick:
One component of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is testing new cropping strategies and pest management approaches. This helps to ensure producers and agri-business professionals are on the cutting edge of efficiency-backed practices.