Field Crop News
A pleasant end to the work week will precede a wet and humid stretch from the weekend through early next week.
Soybeans flowering is in full swing in many areas, which marks the tail end of when soybean herbicides can be applied.
This year has changed the game when it comes to double cropping soybeans.
This week we have 18 reports from 15 counties.
Two important pest species that are active now and one relevant pest management issue.
As our weather patterns have changed from a dry spring to a humid and persistently rainy summer, so has our disease risk. Here’s what to be thinking about.
Using non-inversion subsoiling, improved corn yields on soils with shallow fragipans.
The broken record of wet weather continues.
This climbing or trailing woody deciduous vine is native and widespread with a reputation that precedes it.
Study showed that management intensive grazing of perennial grassland increased organic matter content, cation exchange capacity, and water holding capacity.
As one friend said yesterday, “Corn prices have gotten more interesting!”
If your fields suffered from too much rain causing delayed plantings you should be fully informed of any and all crop insurance coverage implications.
This week we have 13 reports from 11 counties.
A wet June looks to lead into a wet start to July!
Remember just a few short weeks past when harvest 2015 corn was trading around $365 in Chicago? Have you noticed this same crop is now trading in the $400 neighborhood?
Wheat harvest has started. It’s time to strive for timely harvest management. Nothing good happens when ripe grain gets wet.
Since we cannot test the soil with accurate assessment of micronutrients, the best way to determine hidden hunger is with a simple $24.00 plant tissue test.