Indiana Corn: Fall-Applied Anhydrous Ammonia – Best Practices Oct 11, 2021

🕔Oct 11, 2021
To minimize the loss of nitrogen (N) from fall-applied anhydrous ammonia (AA), seal the application slot, avoid applications on poorly-drained or excessively well-drained soils, wait till soil temperatures approach freezing, […]

Corn: Grain Test Weight Considerations Sep 28, 2021

🕔Sep 28, 2021
Among the top 10 most discussed (and cussed) topics at the Chat ‘n Chew Cafe during corn harvest season is the grain test weight being reported from corn fields in […]

Indiana Corn: Are Your Fields at Risk for Lodging? Sep 21, 2021

🕔Sep 21, 2021
Editor’s Note: For accompanying table see the original article at the Source URL below. There are many factors that can contribute to stalk decline. There are both plant pathogenic causes and […]

Ag Economy Barometer: Farmer Sentiment Improves in August, But Inflationary Concerns Mount Sep 7, 2021

🕔Sep 7, 2021
Agricultural producers’ sentiment improved slightly in August compared to July as the Ag Economy Barometer rose four points to a reading of 138 vs. 134 a month earlier. The modest rise in […]

Indiana: Comparisons of Net Returns for Crop Share Leases and a Fixed Cash Rent Lease Sep 7, 2021

🕔Sep 7, 2021
A recent farmdoc daily article (August 6, 2021) used a case farm in west central Indiana to illustrate net returns to land derived from crop share, fixed cash rent, and flexible cash lease […]

Indiana Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphid Reported In Southern Counties Aug 27, 2021

🕔Aug 27, 2021
The sugarcane aphid (Melanaphis sacchari), a relatively new pest of grain sorghum, forage sorghums, sudangrass, sorghum-sudangrass hybrids and Johnson grass, first detected in Indiana in 2016, is making its presence known […]

Corn: Stress During Grain Fill – A Harbinger of Stalk Health Problems Aug 26, 2021

🕔Aug 26, 2021
Serious crop stress during the grain filling period of corn increases the risk of stalk rots and stalk lodging (breakage) prior to grain harvest. Examples of such serious stresses are nitrogen deficiency, […]

Indiana: Fiber Hemp Field Day, Martinsville, Aug. 30 Aug 20, 2021

🕔Aug 20, 2021
Individuals interested in learning more about producing hemp for fiber and different post-harvest applications are invited to a field day at a fiber hemp farm in Martinsville Indiana on August […]

Indiana Corn: USDA Crop Report Predicts State Record Yield Aug 13, 2021

🕔Aug 13, 2021
The USDA recently released their first monthly crop report on August 12, which includes crop production data for the U.S., including estimates for 2021 area harvested, yield, and total production. […]

Midwest Corn: Water Needs Taper Off in August Aug 12, 2021

🕔Aug 12, 2021
The water needs of corn peak in July and taper off in August as we near dent stage. Irrigated corn has its highest water use and realizes its greatest potential […]

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