North Carolina Corn: Stink Bugs – Is Tank Mixing an Insecticide Worth It?

🕔May 24, 2018Should you tank mix herbicides or nitrogen with insecticide to control stink bugs in corn? To be short and to the point, I couldn’t think of a greater waste of […]

Moving Grain: Soybean Inspections, Ethanol Exports Increase

🕔May 24, 2018NGFA, STC, and USDA to Hold Agricultural Transportation Summit On July 25-26, the National Grain and Feed Association, Soy Transportation Coalition, and USDA will hold an agricultural transportation summit in […]

Illinois: Crop Rotation Improves Yields, Decreases Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Says Study

🕔May 24, 2018Many farmers grow corn and soybean in rotation to avoid the continuous corn yield penalty, but now there’s another reason to rotate. Scientists at the University of Illinois have provided […]

What Do $3.80 Corn and $10 Soybean Midpoints Mean for 2018 Crop Revenues?

🕔May 24, 2018The World Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) report contained its first estimates of 2018/2019 supply and use. Midpoints of their market year average (MYA) prices ranges are $3.80 per […]

Minnesota Corn: Black Cutworms Appearing in High Numbers – Podcast

🕔May 24, 2018Welcome to the first in a series of IPM Podcasts for Field Crops – this Podcast is sponsored by the UMN Extension Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program. Our goal with […]

Iowa Corn: May Maize Maladies

🕔May 23, 2018Cool conditions during planting season increase the potential for herbicide injury to seedlings due to slow emergence and reduced ability of the crop to metabolize herbicides. While herbicides may be responsible […]

Iowa Corn: Fomesafen Carryover Injury in 2018

🕔May 23, 2018ISU Extension and Outreach Field Agronomists continue to receive calls regarding fomesafen carryover injury to rotational corn. There are several factors resulting in this injury: 1) continued problems with waterhemp result in […]

Iowa Field Reports: Planting Lags in Northern Counties

🕔May 23, 2018While #Plant18 has basically wrapped up in the southern part of the state for corn and soybeans are about three-fourths planted, #Plant18 has been much slower in the northern part […]

Ethanol Net Margins Improving – DTN

🕔May 23, 2018Though ethanol margins continue to erode in the third week of May, one certified public accountant who works with a group of ethanol plants in Kansas said there are signs […]

Minnesota Corn: Late Spring Nitrogen Concerns – Video

🕔May 23, 2018Continued wet weather and increasing temperatures in southern Minnesota are raising concerns about potential nitrogen fertilizer loss. Extension Educator Brad Carlson discusses how the risks of nitrogen loss differ with […]

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