Indiana: Upcoming Family Farm Succession Planning Workshops Jan 16, 2020

🕔Jan 16, 2020
The Purdue Extension Succession Planning Team will offer the workshop “Farming Together: Enhancing Your Worth as a Farm Business Partner” this winter. The two-night program will guide family farm operators on planning […]

Indiana Corn, Soybeans: Production Way Down from 2018 Record Jan 15, 2020

🕔Jan 15, 2020
Indiana farmers faced incredible weather related challenges in 2019 which negatively affected production, according to Greg Matli, State Statistician, USDA NASS, Indiana Field Office. Indiana corn production in 2019 totaled […]

Indiana: Jefferson County Designated Natural Disaster Area to Floods Dec 19, 2019

🕔Dec 19, 2019
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated Jefferson County, Indiana, as a primary natural disaster area. Producers who suffered losses due to excessive rain and flooding since March 1, 2019, may be […]

Indiana: Clinton County Designated Natural Disaster Area to Flood Nov 26, 2019

🕔Nov 26, 2019
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated Clinton County, Indiana, as a primary natural disaster area. Producers who suffered losses due to excessive rain and flooding since March 1, 2019, may be […]

Indiana Corn: Frost or Freeze Damage – How Are They Different? Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019
Forecasts for freezing or near-freezing temperatures when late-planted fields of corn are not yet mature (i.e., not yet at kernel black layer) are naturally concerning to farmers and the grain […]

Corn: The “Zipper” Pattern of Poor Kernel Set Oct 8, 2019

🕔Oct 8, 2019
he occurrence of severe photosynthetic stress (severe drought, extreme heat, severe nutrient deficiency, severe foliar disease) during or shortly after pollination in corn often results in poorly filled ears due […]

Indiana Corn: Scout Now for Tar Spot to Determine Future Risk Oct 3, 2019

🕔Oct 3, 2019
Tar spot of corn has been a concern this season after the localized epidemics we experienced last year in Indiana. At this point in the field season, there are a […]

Indiana Corn: Stress During Grain Fill – A Harbinger of Stalk Health Problems Sep 27, 2019

🕔Sep 27, 2019
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 […]

Indiana Corn: Delayed Grain Maturity, Frost/Freeze Worries Sep 20, 2019

🕔Sep 20, 2019
Given the near record late planting of the 2019 Indiana corn crop and the continuing agony of delayed development of the crop, much of the coffeeshop talk down at Cecil’s […]

Indiana Corn: Predicting Maturity Dates for Delayed Plantings Sep 20, 2019

🕔Sep 20, 2019
Delayed planting of corn in the upper Midwest often increases the risk that the grain will not mature prior to a killing fall freeze. Physiological maturity occurs near the time […]

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