Field Crop News
Lines in our tests varied by about 30 bushels per acre. Variety selection can be your most important management decision.
Reports from this week Indicate Low pest pressure prevailing.
Weed of the Week: Eastern Black Nightshade
Allowing a Little Time to Pass Before Making Costly Management Decisions Can Allow Some Wounds to Heal
The Threat, Though Low, Remains in the Northern Counties
Or Will Be Soon. Remember; Location, Location, Location
Here’s A Tool For Running Your Own Numbers For Negotiating A Fair Price
Don’t Forget to Count the Cost of Getting the Crop to Market
After some very warm and humid weather earlier in the week, slightly cooler and noticeably less humid conditions will prevail through the weekend.
Some moderate insect pressure but diseases pressure remains low!
Feed barley and malting barley test results released!
Grain elevators paying close attention to falling numbers!
Document those record high yields this year!
Trend line for corn yields continue to increase!
That old, low quality hay crop has value!
A beautiful last half of the week is in store - enjoy!
In the last few days, we have heard of three more farms identifying fields with Palmer amaranth. (Southeast, South central, and the western part of the state)
It’s this time of year that we begin to see more disease issues in corn and beans. This is partly because late July and August is a reliably humid time in the Mid-Atlantic, and those fungi and bacteria just love moisture.