Corn, Soybeans: Drought Effects on Yields – DTN Jun 22, 2021

🕔Jun 22, 2021
Parts of the Northern Plains and Midwest landscape have been full of spiky, rolled corn leaves and wilted, silvery soybean leaves recently, as early summer heat and drought stress has […]

Midwest Corn, Soybeans: Crop, Soil Status Across the I-States Aug 22, 2019

🕔Aug 22, 2019
This year the FACTS project is providing a suite of regional scale maps to assist decision making. The data provided is based on APSIM model simulations which are driven by […]

Tennessee Cotton, Soybeans: Keep Watching Late Fields for Insects Aug 21, 2018

🕔Aug 21, 2018
Most early planted cotton has accumulated more than 350 DD60s past NAWF5, and thus, insect management is generally unnecessary. There continue to be a few reports of corn earworm infestations […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Crop Conditions, Potential in Mid-June Jun 15, 2018

🕔Jun 15, 2018
Warm temperatures continue in Illinois, with growing degree day (GDD) accumulations since May 1 running from 150 above average in northern Illinois to about 250 GDD above average in the […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: 3 Crop Scouting Workshops in June, July May 22, 2018

🕔May 22, 2018
Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach will host three free crop scouting basics workshops at the ISU Northwest Iowa Research Farm on June 7, 21 and July 19. Crop […]

Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Crop Maturity Issues in Sept. Sep 26, 2017

🕔Sep 26, 2017
Our team’s observations have been that corn maturity has been lagging a bit due to the cool temperatures in August. In some areas, GDD accumulations have been lower than normal […]

Michigan: Understanding Growing Degree-Days Aug 31, 2017

🕔Aug 31, 2017
Growing degree-days (GGDs), while not perfect, are a more reliable method of predicting crop and insect development than calendar days. Differing threshold temperatures and beginning accumulation dates are used to […]

Flint on Crops: Wilting Is a Survival Mechanism – Commentary Jul 24, 2017

🕔Jul 24, 2017
A few localities have continued to receive sufficient rainfall to keep fields watered well enough to avoid the abrupt change from almost daily rain to something like our more normal […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: How Will Hot Weather Impact Crops? Jul 21, 2017

🕔Jul 21, 2017
Water and temperature affect many crop processes simultaneously ranging from crop growth, development, photosynthesis, respiration, water transpiration, grain fill, and nutrient cycling. The magnitude of high temperature or drought stress […]

Flint on Crops: Cloudy Weather Affects Crops – Commentary Jul 17, 2017

🕔Jul 17, 2017
Our weather pattern has shifted significantly from almost daily rainfall and overcast conditions to a predominantly sunlight situation with scattered showers punctuated by a few short periods of heavy rainfall […]

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