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Pennsylvania: Heavy Spring Storms Can Cause Soil Management Problems

Pennsylvania: Heavy Spring Storms Can Cause Soil Management Problems

πŸ‘€By Sjoerd Willem Duiker, Pennsylvania State University 🕔Jun 21, 2017

This spring has brought a lot of rain, some of which came down in heavy downpours. The rain is a blessing but can be a curse too. Recharging soil water reserves is a blessing. This sets the stage for success

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Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Pay Attention to Seed Options When Replanting Due to Slugs

Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Pay Attention to Seed Options When Replanting Due to Slugs

πŸ‘€By John Tooker, Pennsylvania State University 🕔Jun 21, 2017

We have heard that many folks are considering replanting corn and/or soybean following heavy slug damage this spring. Particularly for corn, we thought it would be prudent to remind folks to pay attention to the various genetic, insect-resistant traits and

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Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Midseason Control of Marestail, Palmer Pigweed, Waterhemp

Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Midseason Control of Marestail, Palmer Pigweed, Waterhemp

πŸ‘€By William Curran and Dwight Lingenfelter, Pennsylvania State University 🕔Jun 21, 2017

As we proceed through the growing season, there are a few issues surrounding weed control and herbicide use. Here are some items to consider.

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Pennsylvania: Palmer Amaranth and Waterhemp Beginning to Emerge

Pennsylvania: Palmer Amaranth and Waterhemp Beginning to Emerge

πŸ‘€By Annie Klodd, Pennsylvania State University 🕔Jun 15, 2017

Pigweed species have begun emerging for the season in Pennsylvania, including reports of Palmer amaranth and waterhemp in southeastern Pennsylvania. It is important to scout for these invasive weeds now, and control them before they reach 4 inches tall.

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Pennsylvania Livestock: Weed Control Odds and Ends for Hay and Pasture Fields

Pennsylvania Livestock: Weed Control Odds and Ends for Hay and Pasture Fields

πŸ‘€Dwight Lingenfelter 🕔Jun 7, 2017

Herbicide selection in new grass and legume seedings, established hay and pastures, and some guidelines for management based largely on the life cycle of the troublesome weeds in pasture are concerns for some forage producers this season.

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Pennsylvania Corn: Delayed Residual Herbicide Options and Weather Effects

Pennsylvania Corn: Delayed Residual Herbicide Options and Weather Effects

πŸ‘€By Dwight Lingenfelter, Pennsylvania State University 🕔Jun 7, 2017

The wet and uncooperative weather has resulted in delayed pre-emergence applications for many producers. Reconsideration of delayed pre-emergence and early post emergence herbicide options may be necessary.

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Pennsylvania: Control of Roundup Ready Corn – Replanting or Volunteers

Pennsylvania: Control of Roundup Ready Corn – Replanting or Volunteers

πŸ‘€By William Curran and Dwight Lingenfelter, Pennsylvania State University 🕔Jun 7, 2017

With many producers faced with the possibility of replant corn, some important decisions may need to be made with regards to controlling the failed crop plants along with the usual weed management considerations. Special consideration must be taken when the

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South Dakota Crops: In 2017, Every Bushel Matters. Every Penny Counts.

South Dakota Crops: In 2017, Every Bushel Matters. Every Penny Counts.

πŸ‘€By Alvaro Garcia, South Dakota State University 🕔Jun 7, 2017

It seems this year will be another challenging one for agriculture in South Dakota and the nation overall. In reality it might not be strikingly different from the three previous ones albeit with maybe somewhat tighter margins. US agriculture is

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Pennsylvania Wheat: Scab Risk Remains High

Pennsylvania Wheat: Scab Risk Remains High

πŸ‘€By Alyssa Collins, Pennsylvania State University 🕔Jun 7, 2017

While most of the wheat is PA has headed out and flowered already, some may still be on the younger side in the north. If you still have wheat beginning to flower in the next few weeks, keep watching the

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Pennsylvania: Invertebrate Pests Making Their Presence Known

Pennsylvania: Invertebrate Pests Making Their Presence Known

πŸ‘€By John Tooker, Pennsylvania State University 🕔Jun 7, 2017

This spring has been different and odd enough in many parts of Pennsylvania that folks are looking for a return to normal, whatever that means. Most calls and other communications that I have received from farmers have had to do

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