Some wheat growers in southern Michigan counties have experienced their first true armyworm outbreak since 2010. In the past few days, we have been contacted by several farmers in many […]
Options for weed control in Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybean.
Building an optimum crop canopy is critical to maximizing wheat yields. To do that, researchers at Michigan State University are looking at how optimum seed depth, seed-to-seed spacing and row […]
Universities have recommended using group 3 fungicides Prosaro (prothioconazole plus tebuconazole) or Caramba (metconazole) applied at early anthesis (Feekes 10.5.1 or flowering) or within the first six days after flowering to combat […]
Soybean Aphid Sucked into a 10-State Trap Network May 28, 2020
Soybean pests are feeling the wind beneath their wings as they are sucked into the latest research project to monitor seasonal data on migratory flight patterns. Known as a “suction […]
Okay, you’ve seen plenty of lists that suggest ways to prevent or cope with herbicide resistance. This one is different. It starts with the way the wrong tank-mix combinations can make resistance worse, much worse.
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated three Michigan counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Chippewa, Luce, and Mackinac counties who suffered losses due to excessive snow, freeze, and high […]
The recent low temperature events damaged emerged soybeans and will probably lead to reduced stands in these fields. The extent of the damage will not be known until about one […]
Record setting low temperatures are predicted to occur through Monday, May 11, 2020, raising two important questions for soybean producers: Will early planted soybeans be damaged and should soybean planting […]
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated two Michigan counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Kent and Newaygo counties who suffered losses due to excessive rain that has occurred since […]