Indiana Corn: Effects of Flooding, Ponding Prior to Tasseling

🕔Jun 24, 2019The consequences of flooding, ponding, and saturated soils on young corn depend heavily on the duration of the stress and temperatures. Intense rainfall events (technically referred to as “toad stranglers” […]

Indiana Corn: Yellow Tops and Twisted Whorls

🕔Jun 21, 2019The curious phenomenon often referred to as the “twisted whorl syndrome” is beginning to show up in some fields in recent days. This “problem” often occurs when young corn shifts […]

Indiana Corn: European Corn Borer – Scout Tall, Unprotected Crops

🕔Jun 17, 2019Gary Kauffman, a northern Indiana crop consultant, shared with me his observation of European corn borer moth activity this past week. Certainly, these moths have been emerging and actively mating/egg […]

Indiana: Purdue Weed Science Field Day, Lafayette, July 11

🕔Jun 14, 2019The Purdue Weed Science team is hosting an educational field day for farmers, agricultural industry professionals, Extension educators, consultants and others who apply herbicides. Due to weather delays in getting plots established, […]

Indiana Corn, Soybeans: Delayed Planting Considerations – Videos

🕔Jun 7, 2019Though we have had significant planting progress with a brief respite in rain, showers are once again returning to the state. The following videos may help answer questions with yet […]

Indiana Corn: How Late Is “Too Late” to Plant? Key Points to Consider.

🕔May 31, 2019As May transitions to June, many Indiana corn growers are faced with substantial acreage yet to plant. Statewide, as of May 26, only 22% of the state’s corn crop was […]

Indiana Farm Bureau Survey – Trade Situation Is Jeopardizing Farmers

🕔May 22, 2019Indiana Farm Bureau recently conducted an online survey of farmer members to gauge how the ongoing trade conflicts and increasing tariffs are impacting their operations. The survey received submissions from […]

Indiana Webinar: Delayed Corn, Soybean Planting Decisions, May 23

🕔May 21, 2019Purdue University will be hosting an upcoming webinar entitled “Delayed Corn & Soybean Planting Decisions” hosted by Purdue’s Center for Commercial Agriculture on Thursday, May 23 at 4 p.m. (EDT). […]

Indiana: Weed Science Field Day, Lafayette, June 27

🕔May 21, 2019Facing increasingly uncertain market conditions, producers looking to refine weed control and protect crop yield are encouraged to attend the Purdue Weed Science Team’s annual educational field day.

Indiana: Late Burndowns, Cleanup of Failed Burndowns

🕔May 17, 2019There are many no-till fields across Indiana that have either not been burned down or those that will need to be sprayed again because of wet weather and planting delays. […]

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