Kentucky: Considerations for Early Vegetative Growth Stage Fungicide Applications on Corn Jun 12, 2020

🕔Jun 12, 2020
There is renewed interest in early vegetative stage (V-stage) fungicide applications in corn this year in Kentucky, especially those occurring at the four to six leaf collar (V4-V6) growth stages. […]

Kentucky Soybeans: Dicamba Alternatives for Palmer Pigweed, Waterhemp Control Jun 10, 2020

🕔Jun 10, 2020
The EPA has officially canceled the labels of Xtendimax, Engenia, and FeXapan and has ceased the sale and distribution of these three products effective June 3, 2020.   The exception is […]

Dicamba Cutoffs Coming Too Soon for Some Farmers – DTN May 26, 2020

🕔May 26, 2020
Between a Mother’s Day freeze and recent flooding, many soybean acres in the Midwest may need to be replanted in the weeks to come. Growers with dicamba-tolerant Xtend soybeans should […]

Kentucky: Assessing Wheat Freeze May 20, 2020

🕔May 20, 2020
It has been about eight days since the May8/9 freeze occurred. This is about the minimal time needed to begin seeing initial freeze damage. At this point, a fairly accurate […]

Kentucky Corn: Be on Lookout for Seedling Diseases May 20, 2020

🕔May 20, 2020
Weather this spring has challenged corn farmers in Kentucky. Temperature swings and frequent rainfall have led to a wide range of corn growth stages, with some corn in early vegetative […]

Kentucky Wheat: Head Scab – To Spray or Not to Spray? May 20, 2020

🕔May 20, 2020
Many wheat producers in the state have already sprayed a fungicide to help protect against Fusarium head blight (scab).  However, some fields in the state were just nearing the beginning […]

Illinois- Updates for Corn and Soybeans with Lower MYA Prices May 6, 2020

🕔May 6, 2020
Expectations for 2019 commodity title payments continue to increase as projections for 2019 market year average prices decline. Herein we provide an update of 2019 commodity title payments for corn […]

Kentucky Soybeans: Planting Tips to Maximize Yields Apr 24, 2020

🕔Apr 24, 2020
As full-season soybean planting gets underway in Kentucky, Carrie Knott, University of Kentucky grain crops specialist, offers Kentucky producers some advice to help them get the crop off to a […]

Kentucky Sweet Sorghum: Section 18 for Approved for Sivanto Prime Apr 22, 2020

🕔Apr 22, 2020
Once again, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved a Section 18 Emergency Exemption for Sivanto Prime use against sugarcane aphid on sweet sorghum in 2020. This is the fifth year […]

Kentucky Wheat: Fungicide Management of Fusarium Head Blight Apr 22, 2020

🕔Apr 22, 2020
When wheat heads begin to flower, it is a critical time, as wheat becomes susceptible to infection by Fusarium graminearum, the causal agent of Fusarium head blight (FHB; also known as […]

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