Field Crop News
As we get up-to-speed with harvesting our 2013 corn and soybean production let’s try to remember the power of more effective marketing.
Fall herbicide treatments are an important component of marestail management programs.
The final soybean sentinal plot update of the year shows low severity ratings for most pests.
An update on results from field trials testing the benefits of planting cultivar mixes of wheat.
Participants in the field day discovered that cover crop mixtures and reduced tillage practices increase and balance the ecosystem services provided by cover crops.
Are there other crops we might grow for silage in addition to corn? Here are some ideas to consider.
Warm weather mid week, then showers and cooler temperatures for the weekend.
Uncertainty and weather risk can provide pricing opportunities for grain producers.
Palmer amaranth has been found in PA (maybe) and surrounding state.
Now is the time to pay attention to grain storage areas and control insects.
Here come the stinkbugs- they may be too late to warrant treatment though.
Sentinel fields generally have low incidences of insect and disease populations. Stink bug populations are starting to increase.
Cover crops have many benefits, but we are approaching a planting deadline for some species.
This school can provide up to 11 Pennsylvania Applicator Recertification Credits for Core and Cat 1 and 18 and 3 Cat 10 credits, Rights of Way/Weeds.
Are you interested in using multi-species cover crop "cocktails" and reducing tillage without chemicals in corn, soybean and wheat production?
Much of Pennsylvania ended August on the dry side and the drier than normal weather pattern is expected to persist well into September.
Conditions in the southwest and southeast parts of the state have been wet, while the center and northern portions of the state are experiencing below average precipitation the past 60 days. What’s this weather done to our corn crop?
When we talk about “carry” we are referring to longer-term grain storage. Does this make sense as we go into the harvest season?