About two weeks have passed since the last corn and soybeans have been planted and the seeds that are viable would have emerged if they were going to emerge. As […]
If you did not have an opportunity to spray your no-till soybean fields before planting, read about some weed control options.
The unusual weather patterns interspersed with recent rainy and windy periods have made it difficult for timely herbicide applications. In some cases, burndown herbicides and residuals were applied a few […]
From a wheat disease perspective, many of us are looking at wheat that is approaching heading or flag leaf. Hopefully, you are scouting, and if so, you may be seeing […]
The practice of planting a cash crop into a living cover crop is still is in its infancy. Fortunately, we’ve had the opportunity to learn from many early adopters of […]
Now that Spring has arrived in earnest, various pest species are active and they should be kept in mind. These pests include alfalfa weevil, timothy mites, cereal leaf beetle, black […]
Having a range of variety maturities is a good strategy for spreading risk on many farms. Earlier corn hybrids and soybean varieties provide some advantages for earlier planting of cover […]
Seeds represent an important part of the total input costs in soybean production. Soybean seed cost is variable since it is associated with the crop expected yield and the requirements […]
Burcucumber (Sicyos angulatus), a native to North America, continues to be a serious weed problem in agronomic crops throughout the Northeast.
Although some pests migrate to Pennsylvania in the spring, some overwinter right here in Pennsylvania. Below are descriptions of some of the insect pests in field crops that overwinter in […]