Alabama Wheat: 22 Production Practices for High Yields

🕔Oct 19, 20181. 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, 2018Poor 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, 2018On 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, 2018Several 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, 2018Hurricane 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, 2017Getting 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, 2016While 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 […]

Michigan Soybeans: Harvesting Recommendations for Lodged Fields

🕔Oct 3, 2016Several factors have combined to cause soybeans to lodge in some areas of Michigan in 2016. Lodged soybeans slow down harvest operations and lead to harvest losses as the plants are […]

Nebraska Soybeans: Herbicide Injury and Pathogen in Seedlings

🕔Jun 20, 2016In an ongoing survey for soilborne pathogens in soybeans, we observed a field in west central Nebraska with injured seedlings and poor stands from multiple causes. In this Keith County […]

Virginia Soybeans: Lodging and It’s Effect on Yield

🕔Oct 2, 2015As I’ve driving throughout Virginia these past few weeks, one thing that is evident is the large amount of vegetative growth on our full-season soybean.  While adequate vegetative growth is necessary […]

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