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 […]
Pennsylvania Corn: Burndown Herbicide Suggestions Apr 23, 2019
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.
Historically, we have not recommended early preplant herbicide application in our region with a couple of exceptions, such as for marestail control. In general, residual herbicides applied more than two […]
Following the announcement of the 2018 Farm Bill, which changed the federal designation of this crop, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) reopened the 2019 permit application process for growing […]