Indiana Corn: Ears Drooping in Area Fields Sep 14, 2020

🕔Sep 14, 2020
For several weeks now, you may have noticed that some corn ears are drooping around the county.  Bob Nielsen, Extension Corn Specialist with Purdue’s Agronomy Department, recently shared his thoughts […]

Indiana: Hemp Harvest is Approaching Sep 11, 2020

🕔Sep 11, 2020
Many hemp growers are beginning to harvest or are gearing up to harvest. Growers are spending more time in the field observing plants and collecting samples for testing to measure […]

Indiana Corn: Causes and Impacts of Droopy Ears Sep 10, 2020

🕔Sep 10, 2020
Droopy ears are cute on certain breeds of dogs, but droopy ears on corn plants prior to physiological maturity are a signal that grain fill has slowed or halted. Ears […]

Conventional Vs. Organic Grains: 5-Year Comparison Of Returns Sep 8, 2020

🕔Sep 8, 2020
Due to continued increases in demand for certified organic grains, crop farmers that have transitioned from conventional to certified organic grains report higher net returns per acre. Despite this, certified […]

Indiana Soybeans: Bean Leaf Beetle Feeding In Late-Maturing Crops – Video Sep 4, 2020

🕔Sep 4, 2020
The following video addresses bean leaf beetle identification, biology, and late-season damage to soybean while keeping the marketable portion of the crop foremost in mind. Shown are simple ways to […]

Indiana: Soil Residual Herbicides And Establishment Of Fall Cover Crops Aug 26, 2020

🕔Aug 26, 2020
Indiana growers have shown increased interest in utilizing cover crops in our corn and soybean production systems over the last decade.  Concurrently, there has also been increased utilization of soil […]

Corn: Potential Causes of Poor Kernel Set Aug 7, 2020

🕔Aug 7, 2020
The post-pollination scuttlebutt overheard in coffee shops throughout Indiana during late summer often revolves around the potential for severe stress that might reduce kernel set or kernel size in neighborhood […]

Indiana Corn: Split Applications Of Soil Residual Herbicides – Video Aug 7, 2020

🕔Aug 7, 2020
Corn growing under ideal weather conditions can quickly reach growth stage restrictions for postemergence herbicide applications. In this video, Dr. Bill Johnson discusses the benefits of splitting applications of preemergence […]

Indiana Corn: Scout Pollen Heavy Areas for Rootworm Beetles Jul 31, 2020

🕔Jul 31, 2020
Much of the corn has pollinated throughout the state, but there are the late-planted fields that have yet to do so. Those are the fields that potentially act as a […]

Indiana Corn, Soybeans: Foliar Diseases Increasing, Should You Spray? Jul 31, 2020

🕔Jul 31, 2020
It is important to continue to scout for diseases in both corn and soybeans. Recent rain events have increased favorable environmental conditions for the development of foliar diseases in both […]

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