Bioinsecticides Spread Caterpillar-Killing Virus – DTN Oct 20, 2021

🕔Oct 20, 2021
Frank Appleberry has a list of things to apply each spring to his crop fields in Tillar, Arkansas: preplant fertilizer, preemergence herbicides and oh, don’t forget the liquid blend of […]

Corn: Mexico Rejects Bayer GM Trait – DTN Oct 11, 2021

🕔Oct 11, 2021
Mexico’s health safety regulator, Cofepris, rejected a Bayer GM (genetically modified) corn trait for import last week because it contains glyphosate tolerance, the latest move by the country’s government to […]

Midwest Corn: New Rootworm Trait Debuts – DTN Sep 30, 2021

🕔Sep 30, 2021
For the first time in many years, corn growers will have a new rootworm mode of action available to them next spring — a novel trait found in Bayer’s SmartStax […]

Corn, Soybeans: Sept. Yield Checks – Following Up on the Digital Yield Tour – DTN Sep 21, 2021

🕔Sep 21, 2021
National yield estimates are the epitome of averages, especially in a year like this one with devasting drought in one region of the Corn Belt and blissful bounty in others. […]

Crop Production: Seed Tags Provide a Variety of Useful Info – DTN Sep 17, 2021

🕔Sep 17, 2021
Don’t be so quick to discard the seed tag that comes with each seed bag or box. “A lot of people are ordering seed earlier and earlier because of sales […]

Wheat: 2022 National Yield Contest to Reward Higher Quality – DTN Sep 2, 2021

🕔Sep 2, 2021
 If the country’s wheat farmers needed another incentive to grow award-winning, high quality wheat, they just got one. Next year’s 2022 National Wheat Yield Contest will give out $500 cash […]

Pest Management: 3 Neonicotinoids Ruled a Threat to Endangered Species – DTN Sep 2, 2021

🕔Sep 2, 2021
Three common neonicotinoid insecticides were ruled “likely to adversely affect” thousands of endangered species and critical habitats, according to draft biological evaluations released by EPA on Thursday, Aug. 26. These […]

Midwest Soybeans: Can Yields Hang On? – DTN Aug 27, 2021

🕔Aug 27, 2021
Soybeans are running out of steam in some fields in the northern and western Soybean Belt as September nears. With only about 1 to 2 inches of rain since June […]

Chlorpyrifos Ban – 5 Things You Need to Know – DTN Aug 27, 2021

🕔Aug 27, 2021
After decades of litigation, EPA announced a plan to pull chlorpyrifos off the market last week. If you missed the breaking news story, see it here. But if you saw […]

Midwest Corn: Tar Spot, Southern Rust Present and Spreading – DTN Aug 20, 2021

🕔Aug 20, 2021
August is edging toward September, but some corn diseases just won’t let up. Tar spot on corn and Southern corn rust remain stubbornly on the move in cornfields in the […]

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