Ag Economy: Farmer Sentiment Rises to Record High – Ag Barometer Nov 4, 2020

🕔Nov 4, 2020
Farmer sentiment hit a new record high in October as the Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer climbed to a reading of 183, a 27-point increase compared to September. The reading easily […]

Indiana Soybeans: Free Frogeye Leaf Spot Sampling Offered Oct 21, 2020

🕔Oct 21, 2020
Frogeye leaf spot (FLS) is becoming a serious threat to soybean production in Indiana and surrounding states. Traditionally a southern disease, it can cause yield loss up to 60%. In […]

Indiana: 5 Application Tips for Fall Applied Herbicides, Winter Weed Control Oct 13, 2020

🕔Oct 13, 2020
As harvest season progresses quickly this fall due to favorable weather conditions and our crops come out of the field, now is the time to think about weed control for […]

Post-Harvest Grain Management Strategies For The Fall Oct 9, 2020

🕔Oct 9, 2020
Harvest is already underway in the Midwest with 22% of corn and 30% of soybean already harvested in Indiana by October 4 according to USDA-NASS crop progress report. It appears […]

Indiana: Preparing for Harvest – Podcast Sep 23, 2020

🕔Sep 23, 2020
In the latest Purdue Crop Chat Podcast, Extension Corn Specialist Bob Nielsen and Extension Soybean Specialist Shaun Casteel review the September USDA Crop Production Report and discuss if Indiana has […]

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 their grown hemp. Growers are spending more time in the field observing plants and collecting samples for […]

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 […]

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