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Indiana Corn: Neonics Pose Risk to Honey Bees, Yield Benefits Elusive

Indiana Corn: Neonics Pose Risk to Honey Bees, Yield Benefits Elusive

👤By Shari Finnell, Purdue University 🕔May 22, 2017

Nearly every foraging honey bee in the state of Indiana will encounter neonicotinoids during corn planting season, and the common seed treatments produced no improvement in crop yield, according to a Purdue University study. Neonicotinoids, including clothianidin and thiamethoxam, are

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Indiana: Agribusiness Finance Seminar, West Lafayette, July 18-21

Indiana: Agribusiness Finance Seminar, West Lafayette, July 18-21

👤By Jennifer Stewart-Burton, Purdue University 🕔May 19, 2017

Purdue University’s Center for Food and Agricultural Business will host a four-day seminar in July to help non-financial managers better understand how their decisions impact profitability. Agribusiness Finance for Non-Financial Managers is July 18-21 on the university’s West Lafayette campus.

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Indiana Corn: Problems in Ponded Fields

Indiana Corn: Problems in Ponded Fields

👤By Kiersten Wise and Gail Ruhl, Purdue University 🕔May 18, 2017

Heavy rain and ponding in Indiana cornfields this spring have increased the prevalence of seedling blights. Two minor diseases, crazy top and Physoderma brown spot, may also be problematic in areas where corn was underwater for 24-48 hours. Seedling blights

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Purdue Offers Herbicide Resistant Weed Screening

Purdue Offers Herbicide Resistant Weed Screening

👤By Joe Ikley, Travis Legleiter, and Bill Johnson, Purdue University 🕔May 18, 2017

The Purdue Weed Science group is again offering herbicide resistance screening for Palmer amaranth, waterhemp, and giant ragweed for the 2017 growing season.  The resistance screens include glyphosate (group 9) and ALS-inhibitor (group 2) assays for giant ragweed, as well

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Midwest Soybeans: IPM Best Strategy for Soybean Aphid Management, Says Study

Midwest Soybeans: IPM Best Strategy for Soybean Aphid Management, Says Study

👤By Shari Finnell, Purdue University 🕔May 16, 2017

About 89.5 million acres of soybeans will be planted across the United States in 2017 — a record high, according to the USDA. Research published in the April 2017 issue of Pest Management Science indicates that many of these soybean

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Indiana Corn: Assessing Frost, Cold Injury to Young Plants

Indiana Corn: Assessing Frost, Cold Injury to Young Plants

🕔May 12, 2017

The risk of damaging spring frost events is one of the downsides to planting corn earlier than normal, but is one growers often accept when early spring field conditions are otherwise suitable for planting. However, the threat of low temperatures

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Indiana Corn: Replant Considerations for 2017

Indiana Corn: Replant Considerations for 2017

👤By Bob Nielsen, Purdue University 🕔May 12, 2017

The recent spate of rainy weather and chilly temperatures does not bode well for some corn fields planted prior to the onset of the nasty weather. Problems with germination, emergence, or survival of emerged seedlings are likely to occur in

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Corn Belt: Rain Slowed Field Work but Forecast Looks Promising – DTN

Corn Belt: Rain Slowed Field Work but Forecast Looks Promising – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔May 12, 2017

The Corn Belt is in watch-and-wait mode. Growers from Ohio, Illinois, Indiana and Missouri told DTN they were parking their planters and sprayers for a few days longer, after flooding and cold weather dominated the first half of the month.

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Indiana: Farm Business Strategic Decision Making Program, West Lafayette, June 13-15

Indiana: Farm Business Strategic Decision Making Program, West Lafayette, June 13-15

👤By Jennifer Stewart-Burton, Purdue University 🕔May 10, 2017

Purdue University faculty experts will help food and agricultural business professionals make better business decisions at the upcoming Strategic Decision Making program, June 13-15, in West Lafayette. The program is hosted by Purdue’s Center for Food and Agricultural Business. It

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Midwest Corn, Soybeans: Will Late Planting Cause and Acreage Shift?

Midwest Corn, Soybeans: Will Late Planting Cause and Acreage Shift?

👤By Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois, farmdocDaily 🕔May 10, 2017

Recent wet, cool weather has raised concerns about delays in planting, which could then lead to a switch in planting from corn to soybeans. From an economics standpoint, the decision to switch to soybeans likely will be dictated by how

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