Field Crop News
Rain is forecast into next week, bringing with it more cool air.
There seems to be more white mold being reported in soybeans this year than in the last few years, and this is no surprise given our moist or humid conditions. Learn more about how to manage white mold in this year’s crop and in the future.
When you visit dealer field days this time of year, it is the perfect time to see for yourself what is available for disease resistance packages.
An article from Ohio State’s C.O.R.N. Newsletter gives helpful overview of the potential corn dry-down with weather. By Peter Thomison, Professor of Crop Science, The Ohio State University.
Even though we have many fields starting to senesce, we still have some that are green and ten counties reporting this week.
Article outlines a number of upcoming interseeder trial field days around the state.
Hummus, a dip or spread made from chickpeas, has grown into a multi-million dollar business. Chickpeas are sourced from the Pacific northwest in the USA and India.
This article is a repeat of last week’s article, with the corrected link to Dr. Barnaby’s presentation on The Farm Bill on September 8 at the Berks County Agricultural Center, Leesport, PA. Dr. Barnaby is from Kansas State University.
Cooling trend in the coming week with chance of frost for northern tier.
Here is a brief summary of what’s available for small grains.
Report from Lebanon County on dry down of corn silage crop.
Pay attention now to those more easily identified weed infestations to plan for next year’s weed control program.
There are several factors to consider when using the Hessian fly free date for your area. Aphids transmit disease once the crop is up and vegetative.
This week’s insect and disease report for soybeans.
A photo gallery captures the cover crop plot progress in Rock Springs, PA at the Russell E Larson Agricultural Research Center.
No-till planting starts with the harvest of the previous crop, because uniformly distributed crop residue is critical to obtaining a good stand.
Hulless barley can be a good supplement to layer rations and offer producers a premium to attract production. Twenty seven commercial and experimental hulless lines in Union County were evaluated.