Indiana Soybeans: Sulfur Deficiencies? 4 Common Questions

🕔Jun 18, 2018Over the last few years,  we have been documenting some    remarkable soybean yield responses (upwards of 13 bushels) to sulfur (S) in northwestern Indiana. I shared more details of these […]

Indiana Corn, Soybeans: Japanese Beetle Season Begins Early

🕔Jun 18, 2018Locally, we found Japanese beetle adults on Monday, June 11, in field crops and flying around campus. This is certainly earlier than normal, as we typically think of them emerging […]

DTN Field Roundup – From Flood to Parched – It’s a Tough Season

🕔Jun 15, 2018This season is setting up to be a tale of two summers. A wide swath of the Midwest is swimming in water. Ohio farmer Keith Peters’ biggest concern is the […]

Waters of the U.S. Rule on Hold in 24 States – DTN

🕔Jun 13, 2018A federal district court in Georgia slapped a preliminary injunction on the 2015 waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule on Friday, suspending the implementation of the rule in […]

Indiana Corn, Soybeans: Herbicide Applications – Growth Stage Cutoffs

🕔Jun 8, 2018After a delayed start to our planting season, we were able to plant both corn and soybean across the state in record or near-record time during May. This coincided with […]

Indiana Corn: Sulfur Deficiency Increasing – Videos

🕔Jun 1, 2018Now that cleaner air has reduced the amount of sulfur acquired by plants and soil from rainfall or adsorbed directly from the air, sulfur deficiency of crops appears to be […]

Indiana Corn: Asiatic Garden Beetle Damage Reported

🕔Jun 1, 2018Grubs of the Asiatic garden beetle have been recently found damaging corn seedlings in northern Indiana counties. As noted in the past, their presence and damage is highly associated with […]

Indiana: Weed Day, Lafayette, July 3

🕔May 25, 2018Purdue University’s Weed Science team will host its annual Weed Day on July 3, 8:30 a.m. to noon, at the Throckmorton Purdue Agricultural Center, 8343 U.S. Highway 231 – about […]

Indiana: Herbicide – Pay Attention, Check DriftWatch

🕔May 25, 2018Every year we get several cases of herbicide drift from burndown applications on homeowner trees, shrubs, flowers, and vegetables. This year has been no exception for these kind of drift […]

Indiana Corn: Scout Fields for Armyworms

🕔May 25, 2018Armyworm moth captures have varied throughout the state. As I observed last week in Tippecanoe County, when larvae are small, their damage is negligible and easily overlooked. Now, and for […]

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