Due to the weird spring weather, soybean planting and spraying has been rather erratic. Some have been able to spray burndowns and residuals and plant in a timely manner while […]
If you have a failed corn crop or volunteers from last season, here are some suggestions to kill the existing stand before replanting.
Corn Belt: Be on Alert for Black Cutworms – DTN May 20, 2021
How much corn could a cutworm cut if a cutworm could cut corn? Growers across the Midwest and Eastern Corn Belt will find out, as temperatures finally start climbing high […]
Wet weather may hamper your spring planting. Certain herbicides provide flexibility if you need to switch between corn or soybean crops.
Much of the state has received below average rainfall over the past 60 days (Figure 1). While above average rainfall is predicted for two weeks from now, below average rainfall […]
Various herbicide options exist for controlling marestail in the spring, but each has tradeoffs that need to be considered.
It’s that time of the year that the planter will again enter the field and begin the process of providing feed and forage for farms across the commonwealth. If you […]
Pennsylvania: Be Prepared for Slugs Apr 23, 2021
In recent days, cool and wet weather across most of the state is creating what appear to be ideal conditions for slugs. In some parts of Pennsylvania, the development of […]
Pests Waking Up – What’s Active Where? – DTN Apr 8, 2021
Insects and diseases are waking up and getting to work, and here at DTN, we have a growing inbox of pest alerts from across the Plains, Midwest, South and mid-Atlantic […]
Industrial hemp is reported to have hundreds, if not thousands of uses. Penn State Extension educators spend some time with growers on their farms looking at hemp growing for CBD […]