Field Crop News
Timely post applications are key for top yields. Treatments on the early side provides less risk than waiting and potentially ending up with poor weed control.
Additional locations are coming on-line as the crop gets underway throughout the state with reports showing an eager start to the crop once planted.
Assessing soybean emergence will help producers detect problems early enough to make timely management decisions and take corrective measures if warranted.
Persistent weather challenges, and delayed small grain maturity for some double-crop growers, have some producers looking at strategies to get a better result from less than ideal conditions.
2014 is keeping weed specialists, field reps and producers busy. Avoid the avoidable blunders in the bustle.
Federal clean air policies are potentially having an impact on Pennsylvania Farms. Soil test data showing a downward trend in sulfur soil test levels and deficiencies are indeed possible.
Focus on the here and now to make Today’s decision.
Care for yourself and valued employees during times of potential heat stress. Personal safety and a job well-done are important considerations.
Intermittent rain showers continue to tease most of the state and deficits to this point are largely overcome while indications are for ‘corn-growing’ weather coming mid-month.
As the soybean acreage continues to grow, we will have more acres of soybeans planted in to “virgin” soils where there has been no recent history of soybeans. Take a closer look at soybeans in “Virgin” soils for nodulation before its too late.
Members of the Aster family, particularly the ragweeds, are never good neighbors and it’s key to understand what your post treatment options are.
The Pennsylvania Soybean Promotion board is sponsoring the discovery of valuable crop management information for producers across Pennsylvania in an effort to improve the production and use of the commodity.
Slow crop development and untimely rains in Pennsylvania during 2014 have increased the risks to our small grain crops.
Rainfall deficits have shrunk in many sections as a result of moderately wet May. Temperatures remain just a bit above normal, but no prolonged heat has occurred or is foreseen.
You did not have an opportunity to burn down your no-till soybean fields? Read about some weed control options.
Does your corn crop need additional Nitrogen to produce a top yield? Here are two ways to find out:
Take a look at some common symptoms associated with field crop herbicide injury.
Take time to dispose of used pesticide containers properly.