Field Crop News
Last week, we presented information on herbicide persistence and specifically related to corn herbicides. Today we will present about soybean herbicides and some herbicides used in both corn and soybean.
Last week saw the hottest and most humid weather so far this year, but the next few days will bring cooler, refreshing breezes with seasonable weather to follow.
Western bean cutworm populations are being monitored statewide again this year.
A new factsheet discusses how to detect and manage suspected western corn rootworm resistance in Bt corn.
Review corn herbicide persistence before planting cover crops.
Conservation practices protect soil from erosion.
This week’s insect and disease report for soybeans.
A noticeably drier period is ahead for the Commonwealth with fewer thunderstorms and rather high evaporation rates.
Here is the Soybean Sentinel Plot Update for July 15, 2013
The falling Number (FN) Test For Wheat Gives an Indication of the Amount of Sprout Damage That has Occurred in a Wheat Sample.
Here Are Some Guidelines for Manure Application to Established Alfalfa
After Small Grain Harvest Can Be An Excellent Opportunity to Growth Nitrogen for the Next Crop
Here Are Some Upcoming Events
Newsletter Contributors for July 16, 2013
Some relief toward the weekend and then hot weather continues.
Recent winds, stormy weather, and saturated soils results in lodging and green snap in some areas and limited management options.
Keep an eye out for another invasive bug species in soybeans and elsewhere.
As mentioned in previous newsletters, The Pennsylvania Soybean Promotion Board is funding a Sentinel Plot Program, which is being managed by Penn State Extension and The Dept. of Entomology.
Keeping informed of local and national markets can be helpful with your crop marketing plan.