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 […]
Collect weed seeds September-October to submit for herbicide resistance screening.
Michigan: Corn Water Needs Heading into August 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 […]
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
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
Options for weed control in Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybean.
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 […]
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 […]