Field Crop News
Some considerations if you are thinking of harvesting soybeans as a forage.
Bouts of humid sticky weather intermixed with short cool, dry episodes continue. No widespread rainfall in the near future.
Small grains trial yields and other performance data now posted. Significant differences reported between varieties.
Variety selection can be as important as your management practices when seeking to limit fusarium head blight and toxins.
Consider this window of opportunity to get a jump on your liming requirements
Did your corn fields run out of gas (Nitrogen) in this wet year? Here’s a test to determine whether your Nitrogen management was “Too much, too little, or just right.”
Soybean Sentinel Plot Update – Reports from around the State
Continuation from Aug 5th article
The gentle summer of 2014 continues but we can still enjoy the waning days of summer.
Carry . . . is the difference in price between any two deliver months. Why is this a key concept?
Notable pest observations in specific locations provide guidance for the rest of the state.
With the small grain harvest underway, the opportunity to reduce the weed seed bank and control perennial weeds opens up.
Deciding on the use of fungicides to combat foliar diseases requires a logical progression of judgments and decisions. Follow these steps to arrive at the most suitable determination.
Planning your pasture improvement strategy is necessary for successful execution.
Statewide efforts to monitor the soybean crop continue and pests remain largely in check but vigilance must endure.
Pennsylvania growers recognizing the benefits of cover cropping recognize that establishment time is near.
The cool weather will gradually recede to normal temperatures, but hot weather is not in the forecast.