Missouri Corn, Soybeans: Midseason Disease Decisions Jul 23, 2019

🕔Jul 23, 2019Scouting and making management decisions for disease will bring a few challenges this season. Across the state, there is a considerable amount of developmental variability in the corn and soybean […]

Missouri Corn: Southern Rust Confirmed In Upper Midsouth Jul 22, 2019

🕔Jul 22, 2019Southern rust has been detected in southeast Missouri. University of Missouri State Extension Plant Pathologist Kaitlyn Bissonnette indicated that southern rust was first confirmed last week in Pemiscot County in […]

Missouri Soybeans: 6 Management Considerations When Planted as Cover Crop Jul 17, 2019

🕔Jul 17, 2019Cover crops have many benefits including protecting soil surfaces from wind and water erosion, weed suppression, and improving soil health. This year many Missouri acres intended to be planted to […]

Missouri: 5 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Flood Jul 3, 2019

🕔Jul 3, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated five Missouri counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Holt and Ray counties who suffered losses caused by recent excessive rainfall […]

Missouri Soybeans: Make the Most from Late Planted Crops Jun 14, 2019

🕔Jun 14, 2019Soybean planted in Missouri has been greatly delayed because of record breaking wet weather in May. Average yield for soybean planted in the third week of June is at least […]

Missouri: Flooding Unlikely to Affect Japanese Beetle Populations Jun 14, 2019

🕔Jun 14, 2019Invasive Japanese beetle adults have begun to emerge in central Missouri. Adult beetles feed on over 300 host plant species including natural weeds, shrubs, hardwoods, and cultivated crops such as […]

Missouri Soybeans: How Will Slow Planting Impact Yields Jun 12, 2019

🕔Jun 12, 2019May rainfall, averaged across all of Missouri, was greater than any May on record. In fact, it was 6 inches above normal. This wet weather across all of the crop-producing […]

Missouri: 5 Weed Management Issues from Flooding, Wet Conditions Jun 6, 2019

🕔Jun 6, 2019Obviously, our season so far has been one for the books. Our state climatologist Pat Guinan tells us that last month was the wettest May on record ever! We’ve been […]

Missouri: Mizzou Pest Management Field Day, Columbia, July 9 Jun 3, 2019

🕔Jun 3, 2019The annual Mizzou Pest Management Field Day will be Tuesday July 9th at the Bradford Research and Extension Center, approximately 8 miles east of Columbia. Registration will begin at 8:00 […]

Missouri: Ugly Corn Is a Whole Lot Better than No Corn in 2019! May 31, 2019

🕔May 31, 2019There are some quite pretty corn stands in Missouri this year but there are also some quite ugly ducklings. This is not really unique to this year and corn generally […]

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