Indiana Soybeans: Dicamba – How Many Hours Could We Spray Postemergence in 2017?

🕔Sep 6, 2017Now that the spray season for herbicides in corn and soybean has ended for most of Indiana and dicamba complaints have started to slow down, we thought it would be […]

Indiana: Beginning Farmer Southeast Regional Workshop, Columbus, Nov. 7

🕔Sep 6, 2017Beginning farmers who want to take their operation to the next level can receive profitable business tools and training during a farm viability workshop presented by a specialty crop farmer […]

Indiana Soybeans: Green Stink Bugs Making an Appearance, What You Should Do

🕔Sep 4, 2017For the last couple of years, we’ve had reports of noticeable populations of green stink bug in Indiana soybean fields. Some suspected damaged seeds were sent to the Purdue Plant and […]

Indiana: Fall Applied Herbicides – Controlling Waterhemp and Other Winter Annuals

🕔Aug 18, 2017One of our biggest weed problems across Indiana every year is control of marestail in soybeans, and 2017 has been no different. Many growers had a lot of trouble controlling […]

Indiana: Soybean Aphids Making Their Presence Known, What You Can Do About It

🕔Aug 18, 2017Soybean aphids have begun to show up in a few northern Indiana soybean fields, some are reportedly over threshold. Because of the tremendous variability in aphid numbers from field to […]

Indiana Corn: Estimating Grain Yield Prior to Harvest – 2 Prediction Methods

🕔Aug 18, 2017Fancy colored yield maps are fine for verifying grain yields at the end of the harvest season, but bragging rights for the highest corn yields are established earlier than that […]

Indiana Corn: Good Pollination Conditions Help Offset Early Challenges; Scout Fields for Diseases

🕔Aug 10, 2017A rough start to the growing season put Indiana’s corn crop behind the proverbial 8-ball from the beginning, due to the weather- and disease-driven challenges to germination, emergence, and early […]

Indiana Corn: Poor Kernel Set Can Stem from a Variety of Issues

🕔Aug 10, 2017The post-pollination scuttlebutt overheard in coffee shops throughout Indiana during late summer often revolves around the potential for severe stress that might reduce kernel set or kernel size in neighborhood […]

Indiana: Land Values Webinar, Aug. 16

🕔Aug 8, 2017On Wednesday, August 16 at 9 a.m. (EDT) , the center will host a Land Values webinar with Purdue agricultural economists Craig Dobbins, Michael Langemeier and me. The webinar will include updated information from […]

Indiana Corn: Western Bean Cutworm – Some Unpleasant Surprises in Northern Counties

🕔Aug 4, 2017Moth flight and egg laying is nearly complete. By now, most larvae have entered the ear, making control very difficult. Consider the factors listed below before attempting treatments. Pest managers […]

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