Michigan Soybeans: Determining R3 Growth Stage Jul 16, 2021

🕔Jul 16, 2021
Soybeans across Michigan are flowering, which is going to trigger various management decisions critical in the early reproductive stages. These include fungicide and insecticide application and irrigation scheduling. Beginning pod […]

Michigan Soybeans: Managing Diseases with Foliar Fungicide Applications Jul 16, 2021

🕔Jul 16, 2021
Should I spray for white mold? Sporecaster, a relatively new phone app for predicting the risk for white mold apothecia (mushrooms) to develop, is showing medium to high risk depending […]

Michigan Soybeans: Should You Be Double Cropping? Jun 14, 2021

🕔Jun 14, 2021
Planting double crop soybeans is generally not recommended in Michigan due to the high risk associated with this practice. However, there are producers in southwest Michigan that raise double crop […]

Michigan: Consider Drought-Motivated Irrigation Purchases Carefully Jun 14, 2021

🕔Jun 14, 2021
Watching your crops suffer in drought conditions can be a powerful motivator to buy irrigation equipment. If you’re looking into making an irrigation equipment investment, answer these three questions before […]

Michigan: Dry Conditions Will Impact Early Season Weed Control Jun 8, 2021

🕔Jun 8, 2021
The prolonged dry period we experienced during planting will impact both weed emergence and performance of preemergence residual herbicides. In many areas of Michigan, there was little to no rainfall […]

Michigan: Status of Herbicide-Resistant Weeds in 2021 May 25, 2021

🕔May 25, 2021
Work continues on new herbicide resistance cases in waterhemp and fall panicum.

Michigan Soybeans: Delayed and Variable Emergence May 25, 2021

🕔May 25, 2021
Soybean emergence has been delayed and variable across Michigan and this has producers replanting entire fields or large areas of fields. In some cases, the replanted beans are being planted […]

Michigan Soybeans: Assessing Frost/Freeze Damage to Emerged Crops May 13, 2021

🕔May 13, 2021
This spring’s dry weather and good soil conditions have allowed soybean planting to progress rapidly. While this is generally a good situation to be in, emerged soybeans may have been […]

Michigan Soybeans: Planting Depth Considerations When Soils Are Dry May 13, 2021

🕔May 13, 2021
The lack of significant rain this spring has allowed soybean planting to progress rapidly. In fact, 42% of the soybeans in Michigan have been planted according to the May 10, […]

Michigan: Time to Start Thinking About Irrigation Water Management May 4, 2021

🕔May 4, 2021
Irrigation water management is the timing and regulating of irrigation water applications in a way that satisfies the water requirement of the crop without wasting water, plant nutrients, or energy […]

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