Michigan Corn: Early Season Weed Control May 1, 2020
Plan now for successful 2020 weed control in corn.
Michigan: Can Cover Crops Control Horseweed? – Video Apr 30, 2020
A new video highlights research at MSU looking at whether cover crops can control the growth of the weed horseweed (marestail).
Michigan: Soybean Cyst Nematodes – Integrated Management Strategies for Improved Control Apr 30, 2020
Introduction The soybean cyst nematode is the number one yield robber in soybeans and has been a major problem for soybean growers in Michigan and across the United States. Soybean […]
It is important to make sure weeds are managed prior to planting. Not controlling weeds can interfere with planting and compete with the emerging crop for light, water, nutrients and […]
Pesticide applicators in Michigan are required to be licensed to apply restricted use pesticides (RUPs) on their own properties or commercially on others’ property. Licenses are categorized as either private […]
Screening submissions of Michigan’s most notoriously herbicide-resistant weeds decline, yet new species continue to be submitted for screening as well as those from vegetable systems.
Michigan: Repairing Harvest Ruts This Spring Apr 16, 2020
Unfortunately, harvest ruts are a common problem this spring. Two weather-related factors contributed to this situation. First, the unprecedented wet spring led to significant planting delays which delayed crop maturity, […]
Michigan: Benefits of Bin Aeration for Grains Apr 2, 2020
Using bin aeration to dry corn and soybeans with natural air is a common practice. However, the process requires more management than using fans to adjust grain temperature. The Purdue […]
Producers want to salvage the soybean seed they carried over from 2019 but need to make this decision carefully. Due to the continuously wet weather occurring in 2019, many soybean […]
Michigan soybean producers have consistently identified planting rates as the highest priority topic to evaluate in on-farm replicated trials. Furthermore, the producers wanted to evaluate the effect of low planting […]