Midwest: Soybean Gall Midge and Western Bean Cutworm Appear – DTN

🕔Jul 10, 2019The Fourth of July is long gone, but there are still some colorful displays underway in many corn and soybean fields of the Midwest. The bright white or orange larvae […]

Nebraska: Soybean Gall Midge Management Window Changing

🕔Jul 5, 2019East Central and Southeastern Nebraska Growers On June 25, larvae suspected to be soybean gall midge were found in soybean plants at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center near […]

Nebraska Corn, Soybeans: Japanese Beetles Emerging, Scout Your Fields

🕔Jul 5, 2019Japanese beetle adults are beginning to emerge in eastern Nebraska. Their distribution has been increasing in Nebraska the last few years and they are being seen in corn and soybeans […]

Nebraska Corn: Bacterial Leaf Streak – Everything You Need to Know

🕔Jul 3, 2019Over the past couple of weeks, bacterial leaf streak of corn has been on the rise as large portions of Nebraska experienced several days of cool, wet weather. Bacterial leaf streak […]

Corn Belt Farmland Values – Declines Continue, Modest Rises Expected

🕔Jul 2, 2019Today’s update highlights recent news items that discuss the value of farmland in Iowa, Nebraska, and more broadly in the Corn Belt. Iowa An update last month from Iowa State […]

Plant, Replant, No Plant – Just When You Thought it Couldn’t Get Worse – DTN

🕔Jun 28, 2019June is nearing an end, but you wouldn’t know it from looking at many corn and soybean fields this year. “It’s looking great — if it was the first of […]

Postemergence Herbicides – 8 Points to Success

🕔Jun 26, 2019With the wild spring and slow, wet, cool start to the growing season, many fields did not get the early-season residual herbicides they usually would. In many cases, this means […]

Soybeans: Keep Scouting for Insects – Especially This Year – DTN

🕔Jun 25, 2019Only about half of the country’s soybeans have emerged, but some insect pests are already out and about, waiting for them. Entomologists and agronomists have reported sightings of soybean aphids, […]

Nebraska Corn: In-Season Nitrogen Management Options

🕔Jun 21, 2019The 2019 spring weather conditions have complicated nitrogen management. Much residual nitrate-N and applied fertilizer-N was likely lost to leaching and denitrification. Other fertilizer-N was never applied due to spring […]

Nebraska Corn, Soybeans: Managing Early Season Insects – Podcast

🕔Jun 21, 2019In this episode of the Nebraska CropWatch podcast, Michael Sindelar is joined by Robert Wright from the Department of Entomology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. How to identify, treat, and […]

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