Michigan Wheat: Fusarium Head Scab – Fungicide Considerations

🕔May 24, 2018This season, wheat disease levels have been relatively low due to the cool spring. However, now that temperatures have warmed and some areas have received lots of rain, it’s time […]

Michigan Soybeans: 9 Recommendations for Late-Planted Fields

🕔May 24, 2018Soybean planting has been delayed by the frequent and heavy rain events occurring this spring. As a result, many soybean fields will be planted in June and producers need to […]

Michigan Soybeans: Improving Emergence in Soils Prone to Crusting

🕔May 10, 2018Some areas of Michigan received pounding rain events soon after planting, and the weather-related planting delays will probably cause soybean producers to till or plant some of their fields when […]

Michigan Soybeans: Planting – Be Patient Yet Prudent About Wet Weather

🕔May 10, 2018The weather-induced planting delays and an extended weather forecast calling for wetter than normal conditions have many producers feeling pressured to plant soybeans. It seems like this is a good […]

Michigan: Fertilizer Management for Economic Survival

🕔Apr 26, 2018Editor’s note: This information was originally published in 1985 and is largely relevant today. It has been lightly updated, and some information that was not relevant has been removed. The […]

Michigan: Status of Herbicide-Resistant Weeds in 2018

🕔Apr 26, 2018One new case of herbicide resistance was identified in Michigan from the 2017 growing season.

Michigan Winter Wheat: 4 Considerations for Weed Control

🕔Apr 26, 2018Over the next month, many of Michigan’s winter wheat acres will be treated with herbicides for weed control. While there are several herbicide options available for use in wheat, there […]

Michigan Soybeans: Don’t Skip Burndown Herbicide Applications This Spring

🕔Apr 26, 2018Cooler temperatures and wetter conditions this spring 2018 have led to slower than normal weed growth and a slower start to field work around Michigan.

Michigan: Controlled Drainage – Conserving Nutrients, Improving Bottom Lines

🕔Apr 19, 2018Crops grown on fine-textured and poorly drained soils require artificial drainage for optimum crop production. A dual-purpose subsurface drainage system can drain away excess water in wet periods and hold […]

Michigan Soybeans: Reducing Planting Rates Can Be Profitable

🕔Apr 12, 2018Soybean producers across Michigan identified soybean planting rates as one of the highest-rated topics they wanted to see evaluated by the SMaRT (Soybean Management and Research Technology) program in on-farm […]

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