Ohio Corn, Soybeans: Reminders About Pre-Harvest Herbicide Treatments

🕔Sep 18, 2019Preharvest herbicide treatments are primarily intended to suppress/kill and desiccate weeds that can make harvest more difficult.  Products with contact activity will cause faster desiccation and leaf drop of weeds […]

Ohio Wheat: 3 Planting Considerations for 2019

🕔Sep 18, 2019With the autumn rapidly approaching, wheat planting is likely to begin soon. Planting after the Hessian fly free date remains the best chance to avoid issues with insects and diseases, […]

Ohio: Wheat After Wheat – Managing Take-All and Other Diseases

🕔Sep 18, 2019I never recommend planting a small grain crop after another small grain crop, as planting wheat after barley for instance or barley after wheat increases the risk of diseases such […]

Ohio: 7 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Floods

🕔Sep 10, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated seven Ohio counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to two separate disaster events may be eligible for U.S. Department of […]

Indiana: 72 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Floods

🕔Sep 10, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 74 Indiana counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to excessive rain and flooding that has occurred since March 1, 2019, […]

Ohio Soybeans: Late Season Foliar Diseases Have Started

🕔Sep 10, 2019Despite the late planting dates, we did not escape many of the late season diseases that attack soybeans. Sclerotinia stem rot – we found this disease in our research plots today […]

Illinois Soybeans: Insects – What To Scout For During Pod Fill

🕔Sep 9, 2019At this point in the season, most of our insect monitoring efforts are focused on soybean. There are several pests that can damage soybean during pod fill, and proper scouting […]

Soil Sampling Robots Offer Efficiency, Accuracy

🕔Sep 3, 2019Collecting precise soil samples is essential for farmers because a small amount of soil determines the amount of nutrients needed for acres of crops and can determine crop yields. USDA […]

Grain Elevators Face Market Volatility Amid Corn Crop Uncertainty

🕔Aug 30, 2019Grain elevators and end users are navigating heightened market volatility caused by uncertainty over the size of this fall’s corn harvest. After U.S. corn farmers suffered historic planting delays from […]

Ohio Corn: Watch for Earworms, Molds

🕔Aug 22, 2019There have been recent reports of high corn earworm populations in certain grain corn fields.  Corn earworm is a pest with many hosts including corn, tomatoes and certain legumes.  In […]

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