Soybean Cyst Nematode Numbers Likely Higher from Hot, Dry Summer – DTN Oct 7, 2020

🕔Oct 7, 2020
Soybean growers who endured hot, dry growing conditions this summer have another reason to be steamed. It seems soybean cyst nematode (SCN) likes that droughty weather pattern just fine. “We […]

Florida: Hurricane Sally Slams Panhandle – DTN Sep 18, 2020

🕔Sep 18, 2020
The number 16 may be sweet for some, but farmer Ryan Jenkins will forever associate it with saturated, damaged crops. Hurricane Sally dumped anywhere from 15 to 30 inches of […]

Corn, Soybeans: Simple Formulas to Check Yields – DTN Aug 14, 2020

🕔Aug 14, 2020
Crop tours and USDA reports are starting to heat up as the calendar races toward harvest. Yield checks are a good way to see how your corn and soybean yields […]

Herbicide Rule Changes – Hoops You’ll Have To Jump Through Mar 7, 2020

🕔Mar 7, 2020
This year, more training will be required and for a wider range of herbicides. If you haven’t versed yourself on what’s needed, here’s a quick overview. Keep in mind, too, […]

DTN’s Unglesbee Wins Weed Science Society Award Mar 4, 2020

🕔Mar 4, 2020
As I’ve said before in this space, it’s always fun to brag about the accomplishments of our journalism team. It starts to be really fun when the team repeatedly cleans […]

Farming and Hearing Loss – 8 Tips for Managing the Noise – DTN Dec 4, 2019

🕔Dec 4, 2019
I have a hearing loss. It is a disability. There, I said it. Did you hear me? If you are a farmer, maybe not. It is no secret agricultural workers […]

Herbicide Rule Changes – Hoops You’ll Have To Jump Through – DTN Dec 2, 2019

🕔Dec 2, 2019
The federal label requires special training if you intend to use Engenia, XtendiMax, FeXapan or Tavium dicamba formulations in 2020. And, for the first time, applicators using paraquat must complete […]

Soybean Cyst Nematodes Spread from Flooded Fields – DTN Nov 11, 2019

🕔Nov 11, 2019
Extremely wet weather didn’t wash away worries for soybean cyst nematode (SCN). In fact, flood waters may have moved the pest to new areas, according to Greg Tylka, Iowa State […]

Illinois: Dicamba – June 30 Cut-Off Date Supported Despite Weather Delays – DTN May 9, 2019

🕔May 9, 2019
The Illinois Fertilizer and Chemical Association has issued a statement on dicamba stewardship supporting June 30 as a cutoff date for application in that state.

Soybean Gall Midge, A New One Emerges – DTN Dec 5, 2018

🕔Dec 5, 2018
The mysterious orange maggots that drilled into soybean stems and killed plants in parts of Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and Minnesota last summer now have known adult relatives. Entomologists were […]

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