Indiana: Weed Science Field Day, Lafayette, June 27

🕔May 21, 2019Facing increasingly uncertain market conditions, producers looking to refine weed control and protect crop yield are encouraged to attend the Purdue Weed Science Team’s annual educational field day.

Indiana: Late Burndowns, Cleanup of Failed Burndowns

🕔May 17, 2019There are many no-till fields across Indiana that have either not been burned down or those that will need to be sprayed again because of wet weather and planting delays. […]

Indiana: Should Insecticide Be Included With Burn-Down This Spring?

🕔May 17, 2019Moth flights for both black cutworm and armyworm have been impressive this spring. Unworked/untreated fields are plentiful, and so is the plant life, meaning that there has been no shortage […]

Indiana: Soil Compaction – The “Gift” That Keeps on Giving

🕔May 17, 2019Soils in Indiana have been too wet for field work almost since last fall. What I mean by “too wet” is so wet that the soils would not even support […]

Indiana Corn: Planting Time – Fish or Cut Bait

🕔May 17, 2019The bad news is that Monday’s USDA-NASS crop progress report estimated that only 6% of Indiana’s corn had been planted as of May 12, which puts our farmers in the unenviable […]

Midwest Grain: Low Soy Prices Pushing More Acres to Corn – DTN

🕔May 16, 2019Midwest farmers are doing the unthinkable as the corn-planting window slams shut. Some growers are switching intended soybean acres to corn, or at least thinking about it. Usually the opposite […]

Corn: How Does Production Compare Among Top 5 Exporters?

🕔May 13, 2019Examining the competitiveness of corn production in different regions of the world is often difficult due to lack of comparable data and agreement regarding what needs to be measured. To […]

Indiana Corn: Assessing Frost, Cold Injury to Young Plants

🕔May 13, 2019The risk of damaging spring frost events is one of the downsides to planting corn earlier than normal, but is one growers often accept when early spring field conditions are […]

Midwest Corn, Soybeans: Making Late Planting Decisions

🕔May 8, 2019Planting over much of the Midwest is seriously delayed. History suggests the odds have also increased for lower corn yields in 2019 than in 2018, and soybean yields likely will […]

Midwest Corn: Hybrid Maturity Decisions for Delayed Planting

🕔May 6, 2019Delayed planting seasons create a lot of frustrations for everyone involved with planting crops. One of the agronomic questions that comes up when planting is seriously delayed is whether farmers […]

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