Indiana: Preparing for Harvest – Podcast Sep 23, 2020

🕔Sep 23, 2020
In the latest Purdue Crop Chat Podcast, Extension Corn Specialist Bob Nielsen and Extension Soybean Specialist Shaun Casteel review the September USDA Crop Production Report and discuss if Indiana has […]

Corn, Soybeans: How Did Derecho Damage Affect USDA Reports? – DTN Sep 17, 2020

🕔Sep 17, 2020
One of the biggest wild cards in Friday’s USDA reports was their handling of the derecho damage incurred in August. Wind speeds were above 100 mph in some areas and […]

Indiana Corn: Ears Drooping in Area Fields Sep 14, 2020

🕔Sep 14, 2020
For several weeks now, you may have noticed that some corn ears are drooping around the county.  Bob Nielsen, Extension Corn Specialist with Purdue’s Agronomy Department, recently shared his thoughts […]

Midwestern Hemp Database: A New Tool for Growers Sep 14, 2020

🕔Sep 14, 2020
A “new” crop to Midwestern agriculture, best management practices (BMPs) and varietal performance of industrial hemp have yet to be determined. Hemp producers are required to grow hemp that contains […]

Indiana: Hemp Harvest is Approaching Sep 11, 2020

🕔Sep 11, 2020
Many hemp growers are beginning to harvest or are gearing up to harvest. Growers are spending more time in the field observing plants and collecting samples for testing to measure […]

Indiana Corn: Causes and Impacts of Droopy Ears Sep 10, 2020

🕔Sep 10, 2020
Droopy ears are cute on certain breeds of dogs, but droopy ears on corn plants prior to physiological maturity are a signal that grain fill has slowed or halted. Ears […]

Michigan: 3 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Freeze Sep 8, 2020

🕔Sep 8, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated three Michigan counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Berrien, Cass and Ottawa counties who suffered losses caused by a freeze that occurred from […]

Indiana Soybeans: Bean Leaf Beetle Feeding In Late-Maturing Crops – Video Sep 4, 2020

🕔Sep 4, 2020
The following video addresses bean leaf beetle identification, biology, and late-season damage to soybean while keeping the marketable portion of the crop foremost in mind. Shown are simple ways to […]

Iowa: 18 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Derecho Sep 3, 2020

🕔Sep 3, 2020
Today, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue designated 18 Iowa counties as primary natural disaster areas, enabling producers who suffered losses because of the recent Derecho, that occurred on August […]

Indiana: Soil Residual Herbicides And Establishment Of Fall Cover Crops Aug 26, 2020

🕔Aug 26, 2020
Indiana growers have shown increased interest in utilizing cover crops in our corn and soybean production systems over the last decade.  Concurrently, there has also been increased utilization of soil […]

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