Michigan Soybeans: Determining R3 Growth Stage Jul 16, 2021

🕔Jul 16, 2021
Soybeans across Michigan are flowering, which is going to trigger various management decisions critical in the early reproductive stages. These include fungicide and insecticide application and irrigation scheduling. Beginning pod […]

Michigan Soybeans: Managing Diseases with Foliar Fungicide Applications Jul 16, 2021

🕔Jul 16, 2021
Should I spray for white mold? Sporecaster, a relatively new phone app for predicting the risk for white mold apothecia (mushrooms) to develop, is showing medium to high risk depending […]

Farmer Reports: Moisture Divide Deepens Between “Haves” and “Have Nots” – DTN Jun 26, 2021

🕔Jun 26, 2021
If you ever needed evidence that life isn’t fair, the radar maps from the storm systems that have moved across the country this past week should suffice. For some, the […]

Corn Rootworm: New Website Helps Growers Track This Pest – DTN Jun 25, 2021

🕔Jun 25, 2021
Knowing your rootworm risk level is about to get easier. A new website launched Thursday, Corn Rootworm IPM, which includes an interactive map of rootworm sticky trap results, for both […]

Corn, Soybeans: Drought Effects on Yields – DTN Jun 22, 2021

🕔Jun 22, 2021
Parts of the Northern Plains and Midwest landscape have been full of spiky, rolled corn leaves and wilted, silvery soybean leaves recently, as early summer heat and drought stress has […]

Michigan Soybeans: Should You Be Double Cropping? Jun 14, 2021

🕔Jun 14, 2021
Planting double crop soybeans is generally not recommended in Michigan due to the high risk associated with this practice. However, there are producers in southwest Michigan that raise double crop […]

Michigan: Consider Drought-Motivated Irrigation Purchases Carefully Jun 14, 2021

🕔Jun 14, 2021
Watching your crops suffer in drought conditions can be a powerful motivator to buy irrigation equipment. If you’re looking into making an irrigation equipment investment, answer these three questions before […]

Michigan: Dry Conditions Will Impact Early Season Weed Control Jun 8, 2021

🕔Jun 8, 2021
The prolonged dry period we experienced during planting will impact both weed emergence and performance of preemergence residual herbicides. In many areas of Michigan, there was little to no rainfall […]

Michigan: Status of Herbicide-Resistant Weeds in 2021 May 25, 2021

🕔May 25, 2021
Work continues on new herbicide resistance cases in waterhemp and fall panicum.

Michigan Soybeans: Delayed and Variable Emergence May 25, 2021

🕔May 25, 2021
Soybean emergence has been delayed and variable across Michigan and this has producers replanting entire fields or large areas of fields. In some cases, the replanted beans are being planted […]

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