Source: Iowa State University

Timely management of crop pests is essential for growers to minimize crop damage and ensure maximum yield potential. But with larger farms and unpredictable pest migrations, monitoring fields for insects and other crop pests is easier said than done.

A new resource developed by Iowa State University's Corn and Soybean Initiative is intended to simplify this process. The North Central ipmPIPE Web site, accessed at, is an interactive collection of maps and related resources designed to help growers and agribusinesses more easily track and manage crop pests of regional importance.

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