Michigan: 3 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Freeze Sep 8, 2020

🕔Sep 8, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated three Michigan counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Berrien, Cass and Ottawa counties who suffered losses caused by a freeze that occurred from […]

Michigan: Suspect Herbicide Resistance? Submit Weed Seeds for Screening Aug 28, 2020

🕔Aug 28, 2020
Collect weed seeds September-October to submit for herbicide resistance screening.

Michigan: Corn Water Needs Heading into August Jul 31, 2020

🕔Jul 31, 2020
The water needs of corn peak in July and taper off in August as we near dent stage. Irrigated corn has its highest water use and realizes its greatest potential […]

Michigan: Corn and Soybean Harvest: Calibrate Your Yield Monitor and Get Paid for It! Jul 31, 2020

🕔Jul 31, 2020
Corn and soybean harvest will be here in a blink of an eye (It is still August, but you know how time flies.). Farmers have been working around the clock […]

A “Million-Dollar Rain”? Let’s Crunch The Numbers. Jul 23, 2020

🕔Jul 23, 2020
The farmers around the coffee shop used to call it $1 million rain, a nice, even 1-inch or greater rainfall at a very crucial point in corn or soybean production. […]

Michigan Soybeans: Moisture Stress and High Temperature Effects on Yields Jul 10, 2020

🕔Jul 10, 2020
Producers want to know how their soybean fields will be affected by the recent heat wave and lack of rain and the warmer and drier than normal conditions that are […]

Michigan Wheat: 1st True Armyworm Outbreak Since 2010 Jun 26, 2020

🕔Jun 26, 2020
Some wheat growers in southern Michigan counties have experienced their first true armyworm outbreak since 2010. In the past few days, we have been contacted by several farmers in many […]

Michigan Soybeans: Weed Management Options Without Dicamba Jun 12, 2020

🕔Jun 12, 2020
Options for weed control in Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybean.

Michigan Wheat: Comparing Conventional Drill Versus Precision Planting Jun 9, 2020

🕔Jun 9, 2020
Building an optimum crop canopy is critical to maximizing wheat yields. To do that, researchers at Michigan State University are looking at how optimum seed depth, seed-to-seed spacing and row […]

Michigan Wheat: Fungicide Options for Fusarium Head Blight May 29, 2020

🕔May 29, 2020
Universities have recommended using group 3 fungicides Prosaro (prothioconazole plus tebuconazole) or Caramba (metconazole) applied at early anthesis (Feekes 10.5.1 or flowering) or within the first six days after flowering to combat […]

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