Alabama Corn: Southern Rust Detected, Southern Counties on High Alert Jun 21, 2022

🕔Jun 21, 2022
Southern corn rust was confirmed in Baldwin County with the help of Regional Extension Agent Guilherme Morata last week. This is the first report of the disease in Alabama in 2022. […]

Global Markets: Coarse Grains – China Looks to Diversify Its Corn Suppliers Jun 21, 2022

🕔Jun 21, 2022
On May 23, China and Brazil announced that they had signed a Protocol on Phytosanitary Requirements which would allow for the export of Brazilian corn to China. According to available […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Seeing Crops Through a Hot, Dry June Jun 20, 2022

🕔Jun 20, 2022
After a slow start, corn and soybean planting in Illinois proceeded at a normal pace in 2022. Rainfall in May was at 85 percent of normal statewide. While we remember […]

Indiana Corn: Tar Spot – What To Know And New Research Jun 18, 2022

🕔Jun 18, 2022
What is Tar Spot? Due to its relatively recent U.S. discovery and its ability to cause significant production and economic losses, tar spot is often a topic of angst and […]

Pennsylvania Corn, Wheat: Be On Lookout For True Armyworm Jun 18, 2022

🕔Jun 18, 2022
True armyworm is a pest that migrates from south states every spring, and in some years the pest populations we receive can be large. Fortunately, this does not seem to […]

Tennessee Corn: Is It Time to Irrigate ? Jun 17, 2022

🕔Jun 17, 2022
Corn is not sensitive to water limitations in early vegetative stages, but it’s important to watch the growth stages and soil type when timing irrigation.

Moving Grain: EPA Finalizes Ethanol, Biodiesel Blending Requirement Jun 17, 2022

🕔Jun 17, 2022
EPA Finalizes Ethanol and Biodiesel Blending Requirement On June 3, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized the renewable volume obligation (RVO), at 20.63 billion gallons for 2022. The RVO is […]

Iowa Field Reports: Some Areas Hit by Flooding, Hail Damage Jun 17, 2022

🕔Jun 17, 2022
While parts of western Iowa seem to miss the rain or get small amounts of rain, other parts of the state received over 3 inches of rain this past week […]

Corn: Brazil Expecting Historic Safrinha Despite Less Than Ideal Weather Jun 16, 2022

🕔Jun 16, 2022
Brazil’s second corn crop, also known as the safrinha (Portuguese for “little harvest”), is expected to produce 3,465 million bushels in the 2021/22 crop season, 45% higher than last season’s […]

A Novel Approach to Preventing Worm Resistance to Bt Crops – Video Jun 16, 2022

🕔Jun 16, 2022
Alabama Extension entomologist Dr. Katelyn Kesheimer and Extension Agent Eddie McGriff discuss Dr. Kesheimer’s novel approach to preventing fall armyworm resistance in Bt crops by flooding the fields with pheromones […]

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