Only about half of the country’s soybeans have emerged, but some insect pests are already out and about, waiting for them. Entomologists and agronomists have reported sightings of soybean aphids, […]
With so much of the planting season left ahead of farmers this spring, it can be hard to focus on the few corn acres that are in — but they […]
With major storm systems working their way across the Plains, Midwest and South this week, planting may seem a more distant dream than ever. For some farmers, it may be […]
This is the kind of spring that builds character. “We received 4.6 inches of rain in March,” said Illinois farmer John Werries. “The morning of April 1, it was 28 […]
If you dealt with any tar spot infection in your cornfields last year, Jim Donnelly has some advice for you: Get used to it — but don’t panic. Researchers are […]
With snow blanketing large swaths of the Midwest, and rains drenching parts of the South, it can be hard to imagine how the country’s frigid, soaked fields will ever be […]
Keith Peters’ spring planting prep list is longer than usual this year. His central Ohio farm absorbed a record annual rainfall of 55 inches in 2018, with much of it […]
Pick a state, any state, and chances are the rules for dicamba use there could differ from its neighbors next year.
Growers should expect lower-than-average germination rates from their soybean seed next year, experts told DTN. Much of the country’s soybean crop was plagued by unusually wet weather and a long, […]
Indiana has decided to drop all state-led dicamba training, Illinois may have to certify thousands of applicators, and Arkansas is considering in-season dicamba use in 2019.