Jan 31, 2018
The Tilmon Lab is now accepting applications for the 2018 summer student internship program! This is paid student internship from May through August. Candidates must be 18 years or older and possess a valid US drivers license. An interest in biology, entomology or agronomy is preferred. No specific entomology background is necessary - we will teach you all the skills you need to know in the field! Anyone who enjoys working outdoors and is interested in agronomic research would be a great addition to our team!
Dec 12, 2017
A new field guide will be available to assist producers and scouts identify and monitor stink bugs on soybean in the North Central Region beginning in January 2018. This field guide was developed by Land Grant Universities, the USDA, and the Soybean Checkoff. Bound copies of the field guide will be available at the land grant univerisities and soybean checkoff associations within the North Central Region.
Oct 5, 2017
Congratulations to Adrian Pekarcik for receiving an $11,995.00 grant from the North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program! Adrian will be researching entomopathic nematode control of the asiatic garden beetle in corn. More information on Adrian's project is discussed below: