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Virginia Corn: Aerial Applications Are Effective for Stink Bugs

Virginia Corn: Aerial Applications Are Effective for Stink Bugs

👤From Virginia Cooperative Extension 🕔Jun 27, 2017

Last week the entomology department followed up on aerial spray applications for stink bugs. These applications were very effective (>98% mortality). If you are considering spraying for this pest in your corn, NCSU recommends bifenthrin as the pyrethroid of choice. This

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Ohio Corn: Hail Injury Depends on Development Stage

Ohio Corn: Hail Injury Depends on Development Stage

👤By Peter Thomison, Ohio State University 🕔Jun 27, 2017

The impact of hail damage is largely dependent on corn’s stage of development. Hail affects yield primarily by reducing stands and defoliating plants. Most of the hail damage results from defoliation. Generally, the corn plant is little affected by hail

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Ohio Corn: Is Yield Jeopardized When Replants Result in Excessive Stands?

Ohio Corn: Is Yield Jeopardized When Replants Result in Excessive Stands?

👤By Peter Thomison and Mark Loux, Ohio State University 🕔Jun 27, 2017

When widespread replanting occurs as it did this year, situations arise in which the original corn planting is not entirely killed and competes with the replanted corn. To make room for a replant, several herbicide treatments are recommended and these

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Ohio Corn: Determination of Ear Size Well Underway

Ohio Corn: Determination of Ear Size Well Underway

👤By Peter Thomison, Ohio State University 🕔Jun 27, 2017

During the past two weeks, corn has “exploded” in growth in many Ohio fields. Under favorable growing conditions corn plants can grow nearly three inches per day between V8 (i.e., the eight leaf collar stage) and V15. However, there is

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Ohio Corn: 1st Generation of European Corn Borer in Non-Bt Fields

Ohio Corn: 1st Generation of European Corn Borer in Non-Bt Fields

👤By Andy Michel and Kelley Tilmon, Ohio State University 🕔Jun 27, 2017

European corn borer (ECB) was once our most important corn insect, but its population has decreased over the past 20 years, likely due to Bt-corn that provides excellent protection. For this and other various reasons, many farms have switched to

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DTN Grain Close: Spring Wheat Soars

DTN Grain Close: Spring Wheat Soars

👤From DTN/Telvent 🕔Jun 27, 2017

September Minneapolis wheat jumped 17 1/4 cents higher Tuesday, also reaching its highest spot close in nearly two years, with chances for more dry weather ahead in the northwestern Plains. Other grain contracts were not as excited, but did post

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Texas Field Reports: Conditions Right for Plant Diseases Around Much of State

Texas Field Reports: Conditions Right for Plant Diseases Around Much of State

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jun 27, 2017

Disease problems for vegetable producers and gardeners are popping up around the state, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Conditions have been good for vegetable production around much of the state following mild spring conditions and ample

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DTN Grain Midday: Weak Dollar Adds to Firm Trade

DTN Grain Midday: Weak Dollar Adds to Firm Trade

👤By David Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst 🕔Jun 27, 2017

Firm midday trade has most contracts near the daily highs; a weak dollar and short profit taking are noted for strength. CORN Corn trade is 4 to 5 cents higher at midday due to outside market support with the dollar

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Iowa: Corn Water Use and Evapotranspiration

Iowa: Corn Water Use and Evapotranspiration

👤By Mark Licht, Iowa State University 🕔Jun 27, 2017

Crop water use (transpiration) during the growing season is a major factor in attaining high yield potential. Soil water loss (evaporation) and crop water loss (transpiration) occur simultaneously; making predictions of evapotranspiration complex. Actual evapotranspiration values vary greatly from day to day

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Arkansas Field Reports: Soybean Planting Wrapping Up; Early Rice Approaching Boot Stage

Arkansas Field Reports: Soybean Planting Wrapping Up; Early Rice Approaching Boot Stage

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 27, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 25, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Branon Thiesse, Craighead County “Dicamba injury continued to show on crops as well as other non-crop plants.” Brent Griffin, Prairie County “Soybean

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