Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Post Herbicide Applications – Considerations and Challenges Jul 10, 2020
Corn and soybean crops are approaching maximum growth stages for post herbicide application. Also, hot weather is causing its own set of challenges.
Pennsylvania: Pest Species That Love the Heat Jul 10, 2020
Some pest species of soybeans and corn thrive in hot, dry conditions; scout for damage from potato leafhoppers, grasshoppers, and spider mites in drought-stressed fields While much of the state […]
White mold is a soybean disease that occurs when spores from the fungus Sclerotinia sclerotiorum infect susceptible flowers, leading to growth throughout the soybean plant (Figure 1). Signs of white […]
What alternative herbicides can be used in place of dicamba in Xtend soybean? Read below for some options.
Pennsylvania Soybeans: Controlling Volunteer Corn Jun 29, 2020
Volunteer corn in soybeans can impact yield. Here are some suggestions to help control this problem.
Pennsylvania: Early Considerations Staging Soybeans Jun 26, 2020
VE is identified by first inspecting for the presence of the cotyledons (those are the thick leaves that came up first, lose one of those and that could be 2% […]
Soybean cyst nematode (SCN, Heterodera glycines) is the most damaging soybean pest in the United States. In Pennsylvania, it was detected in Lancaster County in 2002, however, very little is known […]
Pennsylvania Soybeans: Evaluating Nodulation Jun 26, 2020
Soybeans are a big user of nitrogen and need approximately 3.5 lbs. of nitrogen per bushel of grain produced. So, an 80-bushel soybean crop will uptake 280 pounds of nitrogen. […]
Pennsylvania: How to Make Wise Replanting Decisions May 29, 2020
This year, cooler-than-usual temperatures from April into May slowed early planted corn and soybean emergence, and left seed and seedlings vulnerable to diseases and pests like Pythium and slugs. Part […]