Georgia Corn: Heat Stress and Poor Pollination

🕔Aug 4, 2015A lot of corn grown in our area didn’t fully fill out and look like the corn in the picture. Most of this was due to poor pollination generally caused by […]

Nebraska Corn: Expected Yields Based on Hybrid Model Simluations

🕔Aug 3, 2015Corn is or has recently finished pollinating throughout Nebraska and the Corn Belt. During the last two weeks, after the July 15 end-of-season corn yield estimates, weather conditions remained close […]

Illinois Corn: Does the Crop Need Rescuing?

🕔Jul 22, 2015The 2015 Illinois corn crop continues to develop on schedule, with 75% of the crop having reached silking by July 19. But the crop condition rating continues its steady downward […]

Ohio Corn: Will Persistent Rains Impact Pollination?

🕔Jul 21, 2015According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service for the week ending 7-19-15, 43% of the state’s corn was silking compared to 53% for the 5-year average. The pollination period, the flowering […]

Soybean Yields May Benefit from Nearby Honey Bee Hives

🕔Jun 16, 2015The world of agriculture is abuzz with interest in honey bees these days. While the primary concern for most involved is the health and vitality of honey bee populations, many […]

Pollinators: White House Releases Strategy to Promote Honey Bee Health- DTN

🕔May 19, 2015The White House on Tuesday released its long-awaited strategy and research action plan to promote the health of honey bees and other pollinators. The plan is a result of a […]

Georgia Pecans: Pollination Should Improve Next Week

🕔Apr 24, 2015Based on the calls I’ve received, the occurrence of last week’s prolonged rainfall during the pecan flower bloom has many growers concerned that the weather had a negative effect on […]

GMO Crops: Plant Gene May Stop Contamination of Conventional Crops

🕔Apr 20, 2015Genetically modified crops (GMO) have long drawn fire from opponents worried about potential contamination of conventional crops and other plants. Now a plant gene discovered by scientists from University of […]

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