Michigan Soybeans: Recommendations for Harvesting Lodged Crops

🕔Sep 20, 2018Several factors have combined to cause soybeans to lodge in some areas of Michigan in 2018. Abundant rain and high winds occurring in August were two of the culprits. Lodged […]

Michigan Wheat: 3 Considerations for Seeding the 2019 Winter Crop

🕔Sep 14, 20181. Seeding date Ideally, winter wheat is planted while the soil and air temperatures are still warm to insure the seedlings can emerge quickly in plenty of time to develop […]

Michigan: Irrigate Cover Crops for Better Emergence

🕔Sep 14, 2018Typically, late August sees more rain than the rest of summer, but when it turns dry and your cover crop seed is in the ground, it’s totally dependent on the […]

Michigan: Why Soil Test in the Fall? 5 Reasons.

🕔Sep 14, 2018Soil testing is a best practice recommended by Michigan State University Extension to achieve the desired agronomic, economic and environmental outcomes from fertilizer practices. Timing wise, there are several reasons […]

Michigan Weeds: Resistant, Yes or No? Submit Seeds for Screening at MSU Diagnostic Services

🕔Sep 14, 2018Fall is just around the corner and the growing season is coming to an end, but the time to have weeds screened for herbicide resistance is just beginning. If you […]

Michigan Corn: Site-Specific Nitrogen Management – 3 Factors Affect Levels

🕔Sep 2, 2018Researchers from Washington and Connecticut are seeking to improve corn nitrogen (N) recommendations to the point that recommendations can be made on a field-by-field basis. The two most common current […]

Michigan Corn: Make a Plan for Drought-Stressed Silage

🕔Aug 31, 2018Corn silage harvest will soon be in full swing and livestock producers should be aware of the potential for excess levels of nitrates due to the prolonged moisture stress, high […]

Michigan Corn: Tar Spot Confirmed in Allegan, Montcalm Counties

🕔Aug 23, 2018Tar spot has been confirmed for the third year in a row in Michigan’s Allegan County, and this year it also been found in Montcalm County. To date, only Phyllachora […]

Michigan Corn, Soybeans: Timing the Last Irrigation Application

🕔Aug 9, 2018Late August and early September often bring the question, “When can I stop irrigating?” The factors that enter into making this decision are fuel costs, which have been sliding higher, […]

Michigan Corn: Western Bean Cutworm Nears Peak Flight

🕔Aug 2, 2018Western bean cutworm is a pest of dry beans and corn that first migrated into Michigan from the western United States in 2006. Adult western bean cutworm moths emerge from […]

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