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Soybean Gall Midge Adults Detected in South Dakota

Small fly with black and white alternating bands on legs.
Soybean gall midge adult. Courtesy: Justin McMechan, University of Nebraska

Originally Submitted: June 29, 2022

Soybean gall midge emergence was first detected in South Dakota two weeks ago, during the week of June 13 -17. Emergence continues to be slow in South Dakota, with the only observations in southeast South Dakota.

We will continue to monitor our network of emergence cages. If you are interested in having emergence cages present in your field, please contact Adam Varenhorst, Assistant Professor and SDSU Extension Field Crop Entomologist .To get additional information on soybean gall midge, or to follow the emergence network updates, please visit the Soybean Gall Midge Alert Network website.

To receive notifications of first emergence reports, please follow the link below and provide the necessary information for the form. You will receive a phone call, text message, and email when adults are detected.

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