Indiana Corn: Effects of Flooding, Ponding Prior to Tasseling

🕔Jun 24, 2019The consequences of flooding, ponding, and saturated soils on young corn depend heavily on the duration of the stress and temperatures. Intense rainfall events (technically referred to as “toad stranglers” […]

Louisiana Soybeans: Early Season Response to Flooding

🕔May 15, 2019With the recent rains, I wanted to put out some information on the impact of flooding on soybean germination, as well as, the impact on young plants. YOUNG PLANTS: The […]

Texas Blacklands: Corn Planting Finished; Watch for Wheat Rust, Stink Bugs

🕔Apr 15, 2019GENERAL Wheat is starting to head out with some hard-red wheat fields starting to flower. The soft red wheat fields in the scouting program are in the boot stage with […]

Virginia Field Reports: Wet Week – Limited Field Work

🕔Aug 7, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 5, 2018. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other […]

Virginia Field Reports: Generally Wet, Some Dry Spots

🕔Jul 31, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 29, 2018. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other […]

Minnesota: Managing P and K in Flooded, Ponded Soils

🕔Jul 20, 2018The 2018 cropping season has been a challenging year for those in areas affected by heavy rainfall and saturated soils. Excessive water can result in the loss of soil nutrients […]

Iowa Field Reports: Crops Speeding Along Despite Plethora of Problems

🕔Jul 10, 2018The warm conditions continue to push crops along. Across the state we are approximately 140 to 370 Growing Degree Days (GDD’s) head of normal. Most corn and soybean fields are […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Flooded Fields, Saturated Conditions Persist – What Can We Expect?

🕔Jul 9, 2018Flooding, ponding, and saturated soils continue to impact crops across southwestern and south central Minnesota. Intense rains, ranging from 6 to 8 inches or more in several counties in southwestern […]

Indiana Corn: Effects of Flooding, Ponding Prior to Tasseling

🕔Jul 2, 2018Intense rainfall events (technically referred to as “toad stranglers” or “goose drownders”) flood low-lying corn fields and create ponding (standing water) in poorly drained areas (depressions, compacted soil) within other […]

Nebraska Corn: Flooding and Ponding – 3 Factors Determine Damage

🕔Jun 27, 2018Amy’s kids have been singing “rain, rain, go away” this past week and are ready for some sunshine to poke out. In many areas these rains were welcomed by the […]

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