Indiana Corn: Heat Stress And Drought Considerations Jun 24, 2022

🕔Jun 24, 2022
Max air temperatures for central and southern Indiana averaged 89- and 90-degrees F, respectively for the week of June 12th, 2022 which measured 10% above the 30-year average. In addition, air temperatures […]

Indiana Corn: Tar Spot – What To Know And New Research Jun 18, 2022

🕔Jun 18, 2022
What is Tar Spot? Due to its relatively recent U.S. discovery and its ability to cause significant production and economic losses, tar spot is often a topic of angst and […]

Indiana: “Rootless” or “Floppy” Corn Syndrome Jun 14, 2022

🕔Jun 14, 2022
Excessive drying of the upper soil profile is conducive for the development of what some of us affectionately call the “rootless corn” or “floppy corn” syndrome. The problem illustrates a […]

Farming for a Better Climate – Optimize Your Nitrogen Management Strategies Jun 4, 2022

🕔Jun 4, 2022
According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency, soil management practices contribute 68% of total agriculture industry greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Tillage and nutrient management influence microbial interactions which cause […]

Indiana Corn, Soybeans: Growth Stage Cutoffs For Herbicide Applications Jun 4, 2022

🕔Jun 4, 2022
After a delayed start to our planting season, we were able to plant both corn and soybean across the state in record or near-record time during May. This coincided with […]

Indiana: A High Number Of Herbicide Drift Samples This Planting Season Jun 4, 2022

🕔Jun 4, 2022
The corn and soybean planting season has been compressed significantly due to the frequent rain showers received during late April and May. Many growers across Indiana were rushing to get […]

Indiana Corn: Why Is Your Crop Purple? Jun 1, 2022

🕔Jun 1, 2022
Like the swallows that return every year to San Juan Capistrano, it seems that purpling of young corn plants returns every year to more than a few fields in Indiana. […]

Indiana Corn: Effects of Flooding or Ponding Prior to Tasseling Jun 1, 2022

🕔Jun 1, 2022
Intense rainfall events (colloquially referred to as “toad stranglers” or “goose drownders”) flood low-lying corn fields and create ponding (standing water) in poorly drained areas (depressions, compacted soil) within other […]

Indiana Corn: Control of “Volunteer” Corn in a Replant Situation May 23, 2022

🕔May 23, 2022
Due to the cold wet weather we experienced in late April and early May, corn planted in April has struggled to emerge in many areas of the state. There are […]

Indiana Corn: Hybrid Maturity Decisions for Delayed Planting May 18, 2022

🕔May 18, 2022
Delayed planting seasons create a lot of frustrations for everyone involved with planting crops. One of the agronomic questions that comes up when planting is seriously delayed is whether farmers […]

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