Michigan Wheat: Late Planting Suggestions

🕔Oct 18, 2018The weather this fall 2018 has not been favorable for seeding all of Michigan’s winter wheat acreage. The harvest of preceding crops such as soybeans and dry beans has been […]

Soybean Cyst Nematode: Changing Up SCN-resistant Varieties is Key – DTN

🕔Oct 10, 2018 The next time you head to the fields to check if they are harvest-ready, consider bringing a soil probe along to test for soybean cyst nematode (SCN). The SCN Coalition, […]

Michigan Corn: Are There Molds, Mycotoxins in Your Crop?

🕔Oct 5, 2018Farmers familiar with mycotoxins in corn grain or silage should be scouting their fields to see if there are potential problems lurking ahead. Many may think mycotoxins are an isolated […]

Michigan Soybeans: Should You Plant Earlier Maturing Varieties?

🕔Oct 5, 2018On average, only 73 percent of the Michigan soybean crop was harvested before the end of October between 2012 and 2016. These significant harvest delays create several problems for soybean producers […]

Michigan Corn: Reducing Impact of Mycotoxins

🕔Oct 5, 2018With corn grain harvest quickly approaching in Michigan, consider your risk of mycotoxins this year. With a wetter than normal August and September through much of Michigan, risk of mycotoxins […]

Midwest Corn: Tar Spot Disease – 3 Tips for 2019, Start with Hybrid Selection – DTN

🕔Oct 5, 2018Tar spot on corn may have arrived in the U.S. in 2015, but 2018 will definitely go down as the disease’s first year in the major leagues — and it […]

Michigan Corn: Late-Season Warmth Helps with Maturity

🕔Sep 28, 2018The 2018 spring planting season was marked by lengthy delays due to persistent periods of wet weather. While the moisture received in the spring was very beneficial as the weather […]

Michigan Corn: Evaluate Stalk Strength Prior to Harvest

🕔Sep 28, 2018The 2018 growing season has been pretty quiet in many locations across southern Michigan when it comes to thunderstorm activity. While we have not seen too much in the way […]

Michigan Corn: Estimating Yield Potential

🕔Sep 28, 2018With the harvest season quickly approaching (Yes, we are already ending the month of September, can you believe that?), Michigan farmers are getting excited to know their corn yields. With […]

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 […]

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