Ag Trade: Tariffs Lead to Creative Supply Chains Aug 6, 2019

🕔Aug 6, 2019
Where there’s a will to peddle soybeans in the global marketplace, there’s a way, even if a trade war creates roadblocks. In the recent issue of the international open-access journal […]

Midwest: Considerations for Prevented Planting Option vs Delayed Planting – Video May 30, 2019

🕔May 30, 2019
The Michigan State University Extension Field Crops Virtual Breakfast weekly topic for May 30, 2019, focused on taking prevented planting option vs delayed planting, presented by Roger Betz, Michigan State […]

Webinar: Tar Spot in Corn, Other Emerging Diseases, March 25 Mar 21, 2019

🕔Mar 21, 2019
Tar spot of corn is a new disease to the United States. Caused by the fungus Phyllachora maydis, the disease has the potential to cause significant yield loss. Tar spot […]

Midwest Corn: Climate Change Should Help Production through 2050, says Researcher May 17, 2018

🕔May 17, 2018
Climate change and global warming put some forms of life at risk, but researchers found one instance that might not feel the heat – corn. Contrary to previous analyses, research […]

Corn: Handy Bt Trait Table for Updated for 2018 Dec 14, 2017

🕔Dec 14, 2017
I made some major changes to the Handy Bt Trait Table updated for 2018. To improve readability, trait packages are now alphabetized instead of grouped by seed company. Also, letter abbreviations […]

Michigan Soybeans: Big Seeds This Year? Best Approaches Apr 3, 2017

🕔Apr 3, 2017
Soybean seed quality is very good this year. Mechanical damage to the seed coats or embryos is very low because the seed was harvested at nearly ideal moisture levels. However, […]

Corn: Website Helps Identify, Respond to Ear Rots Apr 20, 2015

🕔Apr 20, 2015
A website developed by plant pathologists from Purdue University and a nationwide partnership of research institutions could help farmers better understand and respond to the threat of mycotoxins and ear […]

Michigan Soybeans: Options for Speeding Up Harvest Oct 24, 2014

🕔Oct 24, 2014
According to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service, 23 percent of Michigan’s soybean crop was harvested as of Oct. 19, 2014. The average harvest progress on this date for 2009 […]

Michigan: Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Expands Range Sep 26, 2014

🕔Sep 26, 2014
This is the eleventh weekly report of the Michigan State University Extension brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) statewide monitoring program for 2014. This monitoring network has been set up to […]

Michigan: Recommendations for Harvesting Lodged Soybeans Sep 26, 2014

🕔Sep 26, 2014
Several factors have combined to cause soybeans to lodge in some areas of Michigan in 2014. Lodged soybeans slow down harvest operations and lead to harvest losses as the plants […]

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