Michigan: How Will Wet Spring Impact Insect Pests? Jun 20, 2019

🕔Jun 20, 2019I have been getting many questions (and theories) about the how the wet spring will impact insects. My thoughts are below, divided by insect. First, a plug for the upcoming […]

Michigan Corn: Tar Spot Is Impacting Yields, Causing Stalk Lodging Nov 7, 2018

🕔Nov 7, 2018Tar spot, a fungal leaf disease of corn, was first reported in the U.S. in 2015 and in southwest Michigan’s Allegan County in 2016. As fields have been opened up […]

Southwest Michigan Row Crop Field Day, Vicksburg, Aug. 2 Jul 20, 2017

🕔Jul 20, 2017Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup and several generic products, is a non-selective herbicide that can be sprayed on glyphosate-tolerant (Roundup Ready) crops safely. According to the International Survey of […]

Michigan Corn: Management Tips for Western Bean Cutworm Jul 13, 2017

🕔Jul 13, 2017Western bean cutworm moth flight has ramped up in southern Michigan (the lower two tiers of counties) plus northern Indiana and Ohio. It is critical to scout pre-tassel and freshly […]

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