Indiana Corn: Optimum Plant Populations for Delayed Planting

🕔May 3, 2019The prospect of delayed planting of corn leads corn growers to consider whether changes in seeding rate should be made in response to late planting. The short answer is that […]

Indiana Corn: Emergence Failure – 7 Possible Reasons

🕔May 3, 2019Successful stand establishment of a corn crop relies on many factors, including the successful emergence of the seedlings in the first place. Seedling emergence occurs as a result of elongation […]

Indiana Corn, Soybeans: Wild Garlic Control in No-Till Fields

🕔Apr 23, 2019Wild garlic has shown up in many Indiana no-till corn and soybean fields this spring especially, in southern Indiana.  Wild garlic is most troublesome in wheat, where aerial bulblets contaminate […]

Indiana Corn: The Planting Date Conundrum

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🕔Apr 15, 2019Conventional wisdom says that the prime planting “window” to maximize corn yields in much of Indiana opens about April 20 and closes about May 10. This “window” typically opens about […]

Indiana: ATS and Burndown Herbicide Treatments

🕔Apr 5, 2019This spring we have received a number of questions regarding the use of glyphosate-based burndown herbicides programs with ATS (ammonium thiosulfate). Increased use of ATS is being driven by the […]

Soybean-Based Drinking Straw Wins Student Innovation Competition

🕔Apr 3, 2019A soybean-based drinking straw earned top honors at this year’s Student Soybean Product Innovation Competition funded by the Indiana Soybean Checkoff. The contest encourages Purdue University students to develop novel […]

Indiana Corn: April Showers Bring Black Cutworm

🕔Mar 28, 2019As I write this, spotty showers are moving through the state. At this time of the year, my interest is where those fronts are moving from. Strong fronts, especially from […]

Indiana Wheat: Spring Herbicide Applications for Winter Annuals

🕔Mar 27, 2019The winter is finally winding down and we are bound to have warmer days and spring in the near future. As we look towards the warmer weather there a few […]

Webinar: 2019 Corn, Soybean Outlook, April 1

🕔Mar 25, 2019Purdue University’s Center for Commercial Agriculture will broadcast a 2019 Corn & Soybean Outlook Webinar on Monday, April 1, 9 a.m. (EDT). The webinar will focus on key factors shaping […]

Indiana Corn: How Does Plant Population Affect Yield?

🕔Mar 11, 2019The cost of seed corn is the largest single variable input cost for most Indiana corn growers. Minimizing that cost involves a combination of shrewd purchasing skills and wise selection of […]

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