Weed Control: Top Priority in Delayed Spring Planting – DTN

🕔Apr 12, 2019With 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 […]

Field Crop Roundup – Tough Spring Alters Planting Prospects – DTN

🕔Apr 5, 2019This 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 […]

Tar Spot – FYI: Field Management Required – DTN

🕔Mar 14, 2019If 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 […]

Planting Decisions Ongoing – Snow, Rain Delay Field Work – DTN

🕔Mar 1, 2019With 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 […]

Spring Planting Delays Topped by Weather Conditions – DTN

🕔Feb 12, 2019Keith 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 […]

Dicamba Rules: Patchwork of State Cut-Off Dates Confusing – DTN

🕔Dec 14, 2018Pick a state, any state, and chances are the rules for dicamba use there could differ from its neighbors next year.

Soybeans: Lower Quality Seed for 2019 – Check Your Germination Rates – DTN

🕔Dec 7, 2018Growers 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, […]

Dicamba: States Scramble to Get a Grip – DTN

🕔Nov 9, 2018Indiana 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.

Soybean Cyst Nematode: Changing Up SCN-resistant Varieties is Key – DTN

🕔Oct 10, 2018 The next time you head to the fields to check if they are harvest-ready, consider bringing a soil probe along to test for soybean cyst nematode (SCN). The SCN Coalition, […]

Soybeans, Corn: Foliar Diseases – 5 Tips to Get Accurate Diagnosis – DTN

🕔Jul 13, 2018Have you ever thought about how hot the back of a mail delivery truck gets? Or the dashboard of your pickup truck after a day in the sun? Suzanne Bissonnette […]

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