As soybean fields begin to emerge, you may notice some variable stands. Now can be a perfect time to examine those fields and make management decisions on whether to fill […]
Looking at the 2019 USDA crop reports for Pennsylvania through June 23, estimated soybean planting has reached approximately 87%, and 81% of the crop condition is rated as good or […]
Corn growth and development in Pennsylvania is variable depending on the location. Considering that we are again above average with rainfall across the state, we are starting to receive questions […]
As we proceed through the growing season, there are a few issues surrounding weed control and herbicide use. Here are some items to consider.
We have received some calls inquiring about post herbicide options for soybeans. If the field did not receive a burndown herbicide or a residual applied near planting, weeds like dandelion, […]
With all the rain and flooding in the Midwest and the wet spring here in the Northeast, lots of farmers are wondering about their prevented planting coverage under crop insurance. […]
Who doesn’t remember the challenges of getting into the fields during the 2018 planting season? Are we in the same boat for 2019? Looking at USDA’s June 2 Weekly Crop […]
As we have reported previously in our newsletter, our Black Cutworm Monitoring Network detected five significant flights of black cutworm moths in our pheromone traps. In these areas, one should […]
In the past there were generally two or three times when herbicides were applied in corn — preplant, pre or postemergence. Now with more and newer products, post application timings […]
There are various herbicide options for burndown in no-till corn. Here are some products to consider and comments on best-use practices about each.