UMN Extension Field Crop IPM Podcasts

Dr. Aaron Lorenz, soybean breeder and Associate Professor at the Department of Agronomy and Plant Genetics at the U of M discusses how soybean breeding is actually done and what work is going on at the U to improve soybeans.

Show Notes

Soybean breeding can be a complicated process, but it is one of the tools used for research at the U of M to manage pests such as soybean cyst nematode, soybean aphid, and diseases like Phytophthora root rot. More information on and availability of publicly available U of MN crop varieties can be found at:

What is UMN Extension Field Crop IPM Podcasts?

Hosts Anthony Hanson, Dave Nicholai, and Bill Hutchison at the University of Minnesota alert growers, ag professionals and educators about emerging pest concerns with Minnesota Field Crops, including corn, soybean, small grains and alfalfa. They offer useful, research-based pest management solutions.

Dr. Anthony Hanson, IPM Educator - Field Crops
Dr. Bill Hutchison, Coordinator of the MN IPM Program
Dave Nicolai, Crops Extension Educator & Coordinator of the Extension Institute for Ag Professionals