Michigan Soybeans: Overcoming Harvest Challenges – Shattering, Green Stems, Lodging Oct 19, 2021

🕔Oct 19, 2021
Soybean producers are experiencing several harvest challenges this fall and many harvested fields have turned green due to volunteer soybeans. The most common problem is the high potential for shatter […]

Ohio Corn, Soybeans: Early Vegetative Lodging, Defoliation Jul 1, 2021

🕔Jul 1, 2021
Storms over the last few weeks resulted in lodging and leaf damage in crop fields. It is likely the crops will rebound from these stresses and should experience minimal yield […]

Corn Hybrids: Making Sure They Stand Strong into Harvest – DTN Sep 10, 2019

🕔Sep 10, 2019
Pat Sanstrom started scouting corn early this season. Like many farmers, he was forced to plant some fields into wetter-than-ideal conditions and later than preferred. “The best way to know […]

Alabama Wheat: 22 Production Practices for High Yields Oct 19, 2018

🕔Oct 19, 2018
1. Plant High Quality Seed Farmers think they are saving money by planting bin-run wheat seed, but often it costs them money. Research has shown when a farmer’s seed is […]

Ohio Corn Harvest: Stalk Quality Concerns Oct 3, 2018

🕔Oct 3, 2018
Poor stalk quality is being observed and reported in Ohio corn fields. One of the primary causes of this problem is stalk rot. Corn stalk rot, and consequently, lodging, are […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Harvest Considerations for Storm-Damaged Crops Sep 25, 2018

🕔Sep 25, 2018
On September 20, fast-moving storms moved across southern Minnesota, resulting in damage to crops and property. Claire LaCanne, agriculture Extension educator in Rice and Steele counties provided the following report […]

Michigan Soybeans: Recommendations for Harvesting Lodged Crops Sep 20, 2018

🕔Sep 20, 2018
Several factors have combined to cause soybeans to lodge in some areas of Michigan in 2018. Abundant rain and high winds occurring in August were two of the culprits. Lodged […]

North Carolina Soybeans: 10 Considerations Following Hurricane Florence Sep 20, 2018

🕔Sep 20, 2018
Hurricane Florence has caused catastrophic damage across parts of North Carolina primarily from flooding but also from wind damage. The impacts of this damage on the soybean crop will vary […]

Kansas Corn: Diagnosing Early-Season Growth Problems Jun 5, 2017

🕔Jun 5, 2017
Getting a good stand of corn, with vigorous early-season growth, is the first step in getting good yields. When adverse conditions, such as a hard rain or unusually cool weather, […]

Ohio Corn: 6 Tips for Harvesting Lodged Crops Oct 11, 2016

🕔Oct 11, 2016
While never a recommended practice, this is definitely not the year to “store” corn in the field and delay harvest. Reports of lodging and downed corn are increasing across the […]

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