Pennsylvania Corn: Are There Worms in Your Ears?

🕔Aug 31, 2016Producers and crop scouts are reporting note-worthy worm infestations in field and sweet corn crops across the state that are most likely corn earworm, but another worm pest is possibly […]

Wetlands: Farmer Challenges USDA for Right to Use His Land as He Sees Fit – DTN

🕔Aug 31, 2016Winter dumps piles of snow nearly every year along a tree belt near an 0.8-acre tract of land on Arlen Foster’s farm in Miner County, South Dakota, in the southeastern […]

Farm Progress Show Hot Topics: Stewardship, Water Quality, No-Till, Cover Crops – DTN

🕔Aug 31, 2016Stewardship is playing a big role this year at the Farm Progress Show in Iowa as commodity groups and state officials championed conservation practices that translate into water-quality benefits. As […]

Pennsylvania: Resistant Weeds – Cleaning the Combine Is Necessary Control

🕔Aug 31, 2016Combines are one mechanism for the spread of herbicide-resistant seeds from one field to another; thorough cleaning and knowledge of the combine’s prior use can prevent the introduction of new […]

Virginia Corn: Why Are Late-Planted Fields Maturing So Fast?

🕔Aug 31, 2016Recent observations from around the state have found corn maturing at a fast pace this year, especially corn that was planted late.  The most commonly used method for assigning corn […]

Tennessee Corn, Cotton, Soybeans: Late Season Insect Considerations

🕔Aug 31, 2016We’ve generally observed more corn borers in non-Bt corn this year. Cotton is mostly beyond insect concerns, as are full season soybeans, while double-crop soybeans are still in the thick […]

Tennessee: Cotton Turning . . . Is It Too Soon?

🕔Aug 31, 2016In the dictionary of cotton rhetoric, ‘turning’ refers to the shift in canopy color from dark green to shades of yellow and red. The general concern is this change has […]

Kansas Corn: Optimal Seeding Rates Depend on Yield Environment

🕔Aug 31, 2016One of the most important economic decisions corn producers make every year involves choosing the right seeding rate. The answer often varies from field to field, and among different hybrids. […]

Welch on Wheat: Pressure from Big Global Crops, Favorable U.S. Planting Conditions

🕔Aug 31, 2016Market Situation Crop Reports. Stats Canada reported last week that it expects Canadian wheat production in 2016 to reach 30.5 million tons, up over 10% from last year. In the […]

Welch on Grain: Corn Exports Continue Above USDA MY Projections

🕔Aug 31, 2016Market Situation Crop Progress. No changes were made to the condition ratings of the U.S. corn crop in Monday’s Crop Progress. As of August 28 75% was still good and […]

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