Field Crop News
This time of year a suite of insect pest species are feeding upon soybean foliage. This year the pest complex is dominated by Japanese beetle, grasshoppers, and green cloverworm, but other species are also active, including Mexican bean beetle and newly emerging bean leaf beetles.
What to do with alfalfa fields that have low lying areas with poor stands and weed pressure.
Alternative species to meet forage needs and supplement feedstocks.
This week we have 16 reports from 14 counties.
With all of the rain we have had since June, there are a lot of questions about nitrogen (N) deficiency.
A pleasant end to the work week will precede a wet and humid stretch from the weekend through early next week.
Soybeans flowering is in full swing in many areas, which marks the tail end of when soybean herbicides can be applied.
This year has changed the game when it comes to double cropping soybeans.
This week we have 18 reports from 15 counties.
Two important pest species that are active now and one relevant pest management issue.
As our weather patterns have changed from a dry spring to a humid and persistently rainy summer, so has our disease risk. Here’s what to be thinking about.
Using non-inversion subsoiling, improved corn yields on soils with shallow fragipans.
The broken record of wet weather continues.
This climbing or trailing woody deciduous vine is native and widespread with a reputation that precedes it.
Study showed that management intensive grazing of perennial grassland increased organic matter content, cation exchange capacity, and water holding capacity.
As one friend said yesterday, “Corn prices have gotten more interesting!”
If your fields suffered from too much rain causing delayed plantings you should be fully informed of any and all crop insurance coverage implications.
This week we have 13 reports from 11 counties.