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Indiana: More Armyworm Moths Showing Up

Indiana: More Armyworm Moths Showing Up

👤By Christian Krupke, Purdue University 🕔Apr 21, 2017

This spring continues to shape up as a year with heavy armyworm pressure. With relatively little corn planted so far this isn’t time to panic – but we typically don’t see levels this high at this time of year, so

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Cornbelt Update: Spray, Fertilizer Rigs in the Field but Slowed by Rain, Cool Temps – DTN

Cornbelt Update: Spray, Fertilizer Rigs in the Field but Slowed by Rain, Cool Temps – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Apr 21, 2017

From Missouri to Minnesota and in between, many planting efforts are stalled thanks to cool, soggy conditions. Farmers are finishing up burndown and pre-emergence herbicide sprays as well as fertilizer applications. Jeff Littrell, who farms with his son in southeast

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Indiana: 10 Beginning Farmer Tours Offer Glimpse at Ag Diversity

Indiana: 10 Beginning Farmer Tours Offer Glimpse at Ag Diversity

👤By Mikaela Wieland, Purdue University 🕔Apr 18, 2017

Ten farm tours and workshops across the state will offer new and aspiring farmers the opportunity to learn from experts and network with fellow farmers at a variety of agricultural operations. The events are organized by Purdue University’s Indiana Beginning

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Indiana: Cash Rent Dropped 12% Since 2014 – What’s Next?

Indiana: Cash Rent Dropped 12% Since 2014 – What’s Next?

👤By Nathan Carson and Michael Langemeier, Purdue University 🕔Apr 17, 2017

Net crop returns have dropped significantly since 2013. Budgeted earnings per acre for a corn/soybean rotation in Indiana were $120 in 2013. Since then budgeted losses per acre have ranged from $45 to $107. What effect has this significant drop

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Indiana: Spring Burndown Applications To Weeds And Cover Crops

Indiana: Spring Burndown Applications To Weeds And Cover Crops

👤By Joe Ikley, Travis Legleiter, and Bill Johnson, Purdue University 🕔Apr 14, 2017

This spring so far has been cold and wet with short spurts of warm sunny days in-between. This weather cycle for the most part kept producers out of field and allowed the winter annual weeds to flourish the past couple

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Indiana: Armyworm Moths in Pheromone Traps; Alfalfa Weevil Management

Indiana: Armyworm Moths in Pheromone Traps; Alfalfa Weevil Management

👤By Christian Krupke and John Obermeyer, Purdue University 🕔Apr 14, 2017

Armyworms Black cutworm moths, as reported last week, are not the only insects clouding the skies of the Hoosier state this spring. Armyworm moths have been captured in abundance in our traps placed at the Purdue Ag Research Centers throughout

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Indiana: Residual Herbicides and Fall Cover Crop Establishment

Indiana: Residual Herbicides and Fall Cover Crop Establishment

👤By Joe Ikley, Travis Legleiter, and Bill Johnson, Purdue University 🕔Apr 7, 2017

Recently there has been increased interest in utilizing cover crops in our corn and soybean production systems. Concurrently, there has also been increased utilization of soil residual herbicides in our corn and soybean production systems to help manage herbicide resistant

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Indiana Wine and Grape Industry Continues to Expand

Indiana Wine and Grape Industry Continues to Expand

👤By Mikaela Wieland, Purdue University 🕔Apr 6, 2017

It’s probably not the first thing that comes to mind when Indiana is mentioned, but the Hoosier wine industry is among the fastest growing agriculture industries in the state. Indiana wine sales have steadily increased by 15 percent each year

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Indiana Corn, Soybeans: Purdue Introduces New Mobile Management Apps

Indiana Corn, Soybeans: Purdue Introduces New Mobile Management Apps

👤By Darrin Pack, Purdue University 🕔Apr 5, 2017

Purdue Extension has introduced two new mobile apps based on the annual Corn and Soybean Field Guide, making it even easier for grain producers, crop advisers and other agribusiness professionals to access timely, research-based crop management information. Both the Corn

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Indiana Wheat: Get Ready for Spring Herbicide Applications

Indiana Wheat: Get Ready for Spring Herbicide Applications

👤By Joe Ikley, Travis Legleiter, and Bill Johnson, Purdue University 🕔Mar 20, 2017

The date on the calendar may indicate that we are still in the winter season, but the weather outside would indicate otherwise.  The temperatures of the past winter have been mild especially throughout late February.  The mild winter and early

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