Conditions that favor one type of soybean stem disease often favor many. This is one reason we tend to see increased reports of sudden death syndrome (SDS), brown stem rot […]
Now is the time to think about controlling summer annual weeds prior to seed set in cropping situations where this is possible. Preventing seed production is important for driving down […]
In Pennsylvania and the surrounding region, growers often face challenges brought on by persistent moist conditions and other weather factors. One of these challenges include corn ear and stalk rots, […]
Generally speaking, excess moisture in the soil profile is one of the main causes of nitrogen (N) losses in crop production. These types of losses are due to either leaching […]
If herbicide drift is suspected on sensitive plants, certain procedures must be followed to properly investigate and document the situation.
The question of the benefit of fungicide applications at a V5-V7 timing comes up a lot. It’s an attractive option because at that time the corn is short enough to […]
I have seen fields planted directly after barley that did emerge almost immediately with the rains. We have ample moisture in the soil right now and it appears that some […]
As we proceed through the growing season, there are a few issues surrounding weed control and herbicide use. Below are some items to consider.
It is time to get serious about soil erosion. Soil is the skin of the earth and yet we are peeling it off slowly as erosion continues above what is […]
Temperature inversions can cause dicamba and 2,4-D to move great distances after application. Learn about the details below.