Indiana Soybeans: Assessing Freeze Damage To Seedlings – Video May 15, 2020

🕔May 15, 2020
When a freeze occurs early in the spring after soybean fields have been planted, damage is dependent on many variables, especially the growth stage. Damage is possible to soybean not […]

Iowa Soybeans: Frost Damage – What to Expect Oct 17, 2019

🕔Oct 17, 2019
Temperatures fell into the low 30’s and upper 20’s in most of Iowa over the weekend of October 11-13.  Because of the very late planting season, there were some crops […]

Indiana Corn: Frost or Freeze Damage – How Are They Different? Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019
Forecasts for freezing or near-freezing temperatures when late-planted fields of corn are not yet mature (i.e., not yet at kernel black layer) are naturally concerning to farmers and the grain […]

Iowa Corn: Harvest Considerations for Frost Killed Crops Oct 8, 2019

🕔Oct 8, 2019
A portion of Iowa’s corn crop is likely to experience a frost before naturally reaching maturity as a result of cool temperatures later this week. Natural maturity is often determined […]

Corn: How Does a Late-Season Frost Affect Crops? Oct 1, 2019

🕔Oct 1, 2019
The following is information on the effects of late-season frost injury to corn from an article by Dr. Joe Lauer, Corn Extension Specialist at the University of Wisconsin. Freezing temperatures […]

Michigan Soybeans: Handling Frost-Damaged Crops Sep 18, 2019

🕔Sep 18, 2019
The late planting season has increased the potential for frost damage to occur in soybeans this fall. The following recommendations will help you reduce the adverse impacts if some of […]

Tree Crops: Will Robots Help Protect Orchards from Frost Damage? Mar 26, 2019

🕔Mar 26, 2019
A system that helps tree-fruit growers avoid frost damage to their crops by using unmanned aerial vehicles, or UAVs, and ground-based robots could be on the horizon, thanks to Penn […]

Wheat: Weather Continues to Affect Global Production Sep 20, 2018

🕔Sep 20, 2018
USDA expects global wheat production to fall to the lowest level in 5 years at 733 million metric tons (MMT), down 3 percent from the record high of 758 MMT […]

California Almonds: Frost Protection – The Fine Points Feb 17, 2018

Photo by Marc Suderman, Ultra Gro Plant Food, Madera, California.
🕔Feb 17, 2018
Editor’s Note: With the threat of a hard freeze early next week in parts of the Central Valley, here’s a summary of prevention tactics prepared by Joe Connell, Farm Advisor […]

Michigan: 26 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Multiple Disasters Nov 22, 2017

🕔Nov 22, 2017
USDA has designated 26 counties in Michigan as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by multiple disasters that occurred during the 2017 crop year. Designation Number […]

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