Indiana Corn: Physoderma Brown Spot – Video

🕔Aug 10, 2018Physoderma brown spot is caused by Physoderma maydis, the only class of fungi that produce zoospores, spores that have a tail (flagellum), and swim free in water. P. maydis can […]

Central Indiana Field Day, Thorntown, Aug. 29

🕔Aug 10, 2018The 2018 Central Indiana Field Day will bring together experts to share information with attendees on a wide range of topics that impact the agricultural industry such as unmanned aerial […]

Indiana Corn: Distinguishing the Worms in Your Ears

🕔Aug 3, 2018Several caterpillars in the ear can be very similar in appearance and habits, so identification to species of some of the worms in ears can be tricky. Note that, in […]

Indiana Corn: Effects of Severe Stress During Grain Filling

🕔Jul 27, 2018Yield potential in corn is influenced at several stages of growth and development. Ear size potential (number of potential kernels) is determined quite early, from about leaf stage V6 to […]

Indiana: Davis Purdue Ag Center Field Day, Farmland, Aug. 30

🕔Jul 20, 2018Purdue Extension will host Davis Purdue Agricultural Center Field Day on Aug. 30. Field days are educational opportunities offered throughout the summer by Purdue Agricultural Centers and Purdue Extension. These […]

Indiana Soybeans: Dicamba – Wind Speeds and Label Restrictions

🕔Jul 20, 2018Now that we are in the middle of July and most herbicide applications in corn and soybean should have ended, we wanted to take a look back at June this […]

Indiana Soybeans: Moisture Stress and Spider Mites

🕔Jul 20, 2018As some areas of Indiana are dry getting drier, there is more concern about the possibility about spider mites being a culprit for yellowing foliage. Remember that many other factors […]

Indiana: Crops Field Day, West Lafayette, Sept. 6

🕔Jul 17, 2018Drones, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles or UAVs, will be among the featured topics on Sept. 6 at Purdue University Extension’s annual Crops Field Day. Drones have been generating […]

Indiana Corn: Unusually Long Silks – Are They a Problem?

🕔Jul 11, 2018The other day, one of the patrons of Rudy’s Bar and Grill walks in with an ear of corn that exhibited long, flowing locks of blonde silks tumbling down the […]

Indiana Soybeans: Banner Year for Japanese and Green June Beetles

🕔Jul 9, 2018Frustrations have been expressed about the numbers of Japanese beetles and their soybean defoliation this season. This compounds the weather woes that soybean has endured, i.e., too wet, too dry, […]

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