Missouri: Avoid Fallow Syndrome with a Cover Crop Jul 26, 2019

🕔Jul 26, 2019
There are many excellent reasons for planting cover crops, including, but not limited to: protecting the soil from erosion from rain and runoff, adding organic matter to the soil and […]

Missouri Soybean Fire – Left To Burn Itself Out Jul 25, 2019

🕔Jul 25, 2019
Black smoke continues to roll off an outdoor soybean pile for the tenth day in a row at a Gavilon grain elevator surrounded by floodwaters in northwest Missouri. The area […]

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

🕔Jul 23, 2019
Scouting 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, 2019
Southern 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, 2019
Cover 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, 2019
Agriculture 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, 2019
Soybean 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, 2019
Invasive 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, 2019
May 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, 2019
Obviously, 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 […]

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