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Delaware Corn: Watch for Stink Bugs Moving in from Wheat

Delaware Corn: Watch for Stink Bugs Moving in from Wheat

πŸ‘€By Bill Cissel, University of Delaware 🕔Jun 16, 2017

As wheat matures and is harvested, watch for stink bugs moving into adjacent corn fields. Brown stink bugs are the most common species found in wheat in Delaware. Corn is most sensitive to stink bug feeding injury when infestations occur

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Delaware Soybeans: Early Season Pests to Watch For

Delaware Soybeans: Early Season Pests to Watch For

πŸ‘€By Bill Cissel, University of Delaware 🕔Jun 16, 2017

Scout soybeans for early season pests including grasshoppers, bean leaf beetles, slugs, and deer. Continue to sample fields for slugs and other defoliators. The past few weeks, I have seen several fields with grasshopper and bean leaf beetle feeding injury.

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Delaware Soybeans: Managing Seedling Diseases

Delaware Soybeans: Managing Seedling Diseases

πŸ‘€By Nathan Kleczewski, University of Delaware 🕔Jun 9, 2017

Soybeans grown in Delaware and Maryland can succumb to various diseases early in the growing season. These diseases typically are favored by conditions that slow soybean emergence and favor pathogen growth, such as wet weather immediately following planting. There are

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Delaware Wheat: Time to Sign Up for Fusarium Head Blight Prediction Updates

Delaware Wheat: Time to Sign Up for Fusarium Head Blight Prediction Updates

πŸ‘€By Nathan Kleczewski, University of Delaware 🕔Apr 19, 2017

Now is the time to ensure that you are signed up for alerts from the Fusarium Head Blight Prediction Center, and you should be checking the map every 2-3 days as plants approach flowering to determine your potential need to

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Delaware Corn: Know Your Bt Traits

Delaware Corn: Know Your Bt Traits

πŸ‘€By Bill Cissel, University of Delaware 🕔Apr 7, 2017

Don’t get caught with you plants down! With so many corn hybrids containing one or more Bt traits for insect control, it’s easy to get confused about the spectrum of control they provide. Different Bt traits and packages provide varying

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Delaware Wheat: Be on the Lookout for Stripe Rust

Delaware Wheat: Be on the Lookout for Stripe Rust

πŸ‘€By Nathan Kleczewski, University of Delaware 🕔Apr 7, 2017

Stripe Rust is active in the Eastern shore of Virginia on susceptible wheat varieties. Last week I wrote an article on management recommendations and scouting information on the Field Crop Disease Management blog. Understanding your resistance rating to stripe rust

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Delaware Small Grains: 5 Tips for Disease Management

Delaware Small Grains: 5 Tips for Disease Management

πŸ‘€By Nathan Kleczewski, University of Delaware 🕔Mar 6, 2017

The warm weather has moved us ahead of schedule for small grains. That means we need to start thinking about disease management. Here are my, “Top 5” small grain disease management tips: #1 Know your variety. Keep records of your

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Delaware Wheat: Does It Pay to Spray a Fungicide?

Delaware Wheat: Does It Pay to Spray a Fungicide?

πŸ‘€By Nathan Kleczewski, University of Delaware 🕔Feb 10, 2017

A commonly asked question posed by many growers is, “Does it pay to apply a fungicide to my wheat?”Β  This question is particularly important with recent reductions in commodity prices.Β  Fungicide applications are useful in protecting wheat from fungal diseases

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Delaware Ag Week to Feature Record-Setting Soy Farmer, Harrington, Jan. 12

Delaware Ag Week to Feature Record-Setting Soy Farmer, Harrington, Jan. 12

πŸ‘€From a Press Release 🕔Dec 5, 2016

Dan Arkels, a record-setting soybean and corn farmer from Central Illinois, will headline the 2017 Agronomy Session at Delaware Ag Week in Harrington. Arkels, who was the first Illinois grower to harvest a verified 103.9 bushels of soybeans per acre

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Delaware Wheat: Growers Asked for Help Gathering Info on Fusarium Head Blight

Delaware Wheat: Growers Asked for Help Gathering Info on Fusarium Head Blight

πŸ‘€By Nathan Kleczewski, University of Delaware 🕔Nov 2, 2016

The University of Maryland and University of Delaware, through funding through the USWBSI, MD Grain Producers, and MD Commodity Board, run a misted nursery to screen commercial varieties of wheat for Fusarium Head Blight resistance and tolerance to vomitoxin (DON)

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