Pennsylvania Corn: Early-Season Considerations for Foliar Fungicides

🕔Jun 26, 2019Corn growth and development in Pennsylvania is variable depending on the location. Considering that we are again above average with rainfall across the state, we are starting to receive questions […]

Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Midseason Weed Control Issues

🕔Jun 26, 2019As we proceed through the growing season, there are a few issues surrounding weed control and herbicide use. Here are some items to consider.

Pennsylvania Soybeans: Post Herbicide Options, Application Restrictions

🕔Jun 14, 2019We have received some calls inquiring about post herbicide options for soybeans. If the field did not receive a burndown herbicide or a residual applied near planting, weeds like dandelion, […]

Pennsylvania: Crop Insurance – Prevented Planting Coverage for Field Crops

🕔Jun 6, 2019With all the rain and flooding in the Midwest and the wet spring here in the Northeast, lots of farmers are wondering about their prevented planting coverage under crop insurance. […]

Pennsylvania Corn: Is It Time to Switch Hybrid Maturities?

🕔Jun 6, 2019Who doesn’t remember the challenges of getting into the fields during the 2018 planting season? Are we in the same boat for 2019? Looking at USDA’s June 2 Weekly Crop […]

Pennsylvania Corn: Time to Scout for Black Cutworm Damage

🕔May 30, 2019As we have reported previously in our newsletter, our Black Cutworm Monitoring Network detected five significant flights of black cutworm moths in our pheromone traps. In these areas, one should […]

Pennsylvania Corn: Herbicide Application Timings and Restrictions

🕔May 30, 2019In the past there were generally two or three times when herbicides were applied in corn — preplant, pre or postemergence. Now with more and newer products, post application timings […]

Beef Checkoffs Unconstitutional Says Cattle Group – DTN

🕔May 24, 2019A cattle interest group has asked a federal court to declare unconstitutional 15 state beef checkoff programs, in a motion filed this week. Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund, United Stockgrowers of […]

Cargill Feed Recall in 9 States Due to High Aflatoxin Levels

🕔May 14, 2019Cargill’s animal nutrition business is conducting a voluntary recall of select Southern States feed due to aflatoxin levels that exceed FDA’s action levels. The affected products, which were manufactured and […]

Pennsylvania Corn: Burndown Herbicide Suggestions

🕔Apr 23, 2019There are various herbicide options for burndown in no-till corn. Here are some products to consider and comments on best-use practices about each.

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