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June 2007


(30 June)
Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter PDF-formatted document
Univ. of Wisconsin
  • Expanded Acetochlor Crop Rotation Options
  • Acetochlor Formulations Labeled on Sweet Corn
  • Giant Ragweed Concerns on the Rise
  • Red Admiral Butterfly
(30 June)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • Rootworm Damage Reported, Even on Bt Corn
  • Soybean Aphid Update
  • Leafhopper Populations Booming
  • Corn Rust
  • Will Fungicides Be of Value on Corn This Year?
  • Soybean Rust Update
(30 June)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
  • Scouting and Treating Western Bean Cutworm
  • Soybean Aphid Biology in Nebraska
  • Managing Soybean Aphids in Nebraska
  • Integrated Management of Eastern Redcedar in Nebraska Grasslands Hard
  • White Wheat Crop Looking Good
  • When Alfalfa Doesn't Recover Quickly
  • Remove Hay Bales Soon After Harvest
  • Rotational Grazing Offers Benefits with Rain or Drought
(30 June)
Missouri Integrated Pest & Crop Management Newsletter
Univ. of Missouri
  • Spotted Knapweed: A “New” Weed Problem in Missouri
  • Evaluate Winter Wheat Seed Quality Prior to Planting
  • Seed Treatment Fungicides Labeled for Use on Winter Wheat
  • True Armyworm Moths Numerous
  • Black Cutworm Problems Continue in Late Planted Field Corn in Northwest Missouri
  • Drying Wheat
(30 June)
Michigan Field Crop Team Advisory Alert
Michigan State Univ.
  • Assessing drought stress effects on corn yield
  • Custom machine work rates
  • MSU Crop Diagnostic School
(30 June)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
  • Spring sampling not recommended for most corn nematodes
  • SCN females on roots signal infestations and possibly ineffectiveness of resistance
  • Another fungicide approved for soybean rust in Iowa
  • Iowa State plant pathologists detect crop diseases from satellites
  • Fungicide applications in corn may be increasing
(30 June)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
  • Agronomy Day 2007--Growing Our Future
  • Protecting Pollination: It's Time to Begin Scouting for Corn Rootworm and Japanese Beetle Adults in Corn Fields
  • Captures of Western Bean Cutworm Moths?
  • Japanese Beetles Will Be With Us for a While
  • Release of Binodoxys communis for Soybean Aphid Management
  • Hero Insecticide Receives Federal Label
  • Tracer Insecticide Labeled for Control of Armyworms in Grass Pastures
  • Ergot on Wheat Heads
  • Soybean Rust Scouting: Now Is the Time
  • Can Foliar Fungicide Raise Corn Yield When There's Little Disease?
  • Crop Conditions and What to Watch as Corn Enters Pollination
(27 June)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • Poisonous Pasture Plants and Livestock
  • Soybean Aphids and Spider Mites
  • Soybean Rust Update
  • More herbicides registered for sweet corn
  • Got Hay? Need Hay? Try AgMap
(27 June)
Kentucky Pest News
Univ. of Kentucky.
  • Watch for corn rootworm beetles to make decisions for next year
(25 June)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Comparing Soybean Aphids to Other Soybean Leaf Insects
  • Significant Armyworm Moth Numbers
  • Scouting for Corn Rootworms
  • Sentinel Plot Update for June 25
  • Hail Injury Evaluations Yield Loss in Corn
  • Wheat Harvest Tips and Conditions
  • Three Southern Ohio Crop Events for July 10th & 11th
(25 June)
Anticipating June Grain Stocks Estimates
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(23 June)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
  • Armyworm Moths Abundant; Watch for Armyworm Larvae
  • Wheat Scab Extends into Southwest Nebraska
  • Adjusting the Combine in Damaged Wheat Fields
  • Controlling Weeds in Wheat After Harvest: Early Control Vital
  • Managing Windrow Disease in Alfalfa
  • Tips for Planting Forages Following Wheat
  • Making Hay When The Sun Shines
  • Replanting Forages Following Bad Weather
(23 June)
Kentucky Pest News
Univ. of Kentucky.
  • Second generation armyworm flight is on!
  • Watch corn earworm closely in sweet corn
  • Soybean insects & mites in hot, dry weather
  • Soybean aphid captured in Kentucky suction trap
  • Summary of impact of freeze damage on wheat diseases
(23 June)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
  • Earliest capture ever for western bean cutworm in Iowa
  • 2007: Tri-modal planting dates for corn
  • Weevils can delay alfalfa regrowth
  • Populations of Phytophthora sojae are diverse within single fields
  • Armyworms could be a problem in no-till corn
  • A frenzied planting season, but crops are looking fairly good
(22 June)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • Rootworms Feeding, Adults Beginning to Emerge
  • Soybean Aphid Look-Alikes
  • Black Light Trap Catch Report
  • Ear Size Determination in Corn
(22 June)
Morningglory Control in Roundup/Glyphosate Tolerant Corn PDF-formatted document
Bill Johnson, Purdue Univ.
(22 June)
Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter PDF-formatted document
Univ. of Wisconsin
  • First Generation True Armyworm – Field and Sweet Corn, Small Grains and Pasture
(22 June)
Michigan Field Crop Team Advisory Alert
Michigan State Univ.
  • Armyworms, other Lepidoptera rain out near lakes
  • Asiatic garden beetle in southern Michigan
  • Preharvest herbicide application in winter wheat
  • Identifying and correcting manganese deficiency
  • Tips to avoid weed control antagonism when applying manganese fertilizer with glyphosate
(22 June)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
  • Corn and Soybean Insects Discussed at Crop Session
  • Increase Vigilance for Armyworms
  • Get Ready for Japanese Beetles and Western Corn Rootworms
  • Western Corn Rootworm Adults Abundant in Many Corn Fields
  • Japanese Beetles Have Our Attention
  • Soybean Aphids Still Relatively Few in Illinois
  • Morningglories: Gardener's Friend, Farmer's Adversary
  • How Soon and How Much Does It Need to Rain?
(18 June)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Potential for Two-Spotted Spider Mite
  • Sentinel Plot Report-June 18
  • Harvesting Stressed Alfalfa and Other Forages
  • Options for Producing Supplemental Forage
  • Cover Crops & Manure Nutrient Cycling meeting June 26
  • Drought and Heat Stressing Corn
  • Dry weather and Postemergence Glyphosate Management
  • Controlling Kochia and Palmer Amaranth in Warm-Season Grasses
  • Nutrient Deficiencies Popping-up
  • Sidedress Nitrogen and Crop Response
(18 June)
Higher Population or Row Spacing?
D. R. Hicks, T.S. Hoverstad, and S.R. Quiring, Univ. of Minnesota
(18 June)
Upcoming USDA Reports Take on More Importance
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(16 June)
Ear Size Determination in Corn
Bob Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(15 June)
Small, self-controlled planes to detect airborne pathogens above agricultural fields
SeedQuest News Section
(15 June)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • Japanese Beetle Season Begins
  • Thinking of Adding Insecticides to "Clean Up The Field?"
  • Asiatic Beetle Grub Update
  • Numerous Moths Flying, Likely Armyworm
  • Nematode Updates: Announcing New Website for Nematology
(15 June)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
  • Panhandle Sustains Significant Damage from June 8 Freeze
  • Producers and Educators Conducting Soybean Population Research
  • Dry Conditions in the South Reduce Risk of Soybean Rust this Season
  • Wheat Scab (Fusarium Head Blight) Widespread in South Central and Eastern Nebraska
  • European Corn Borer Moths are Flying so Start Scouting
  • Use Light Trap Counts to Predict Pest Problems
  • Common Stalk Borer Damage Likely Visible in Corn
  • Managing Potato Leafhoppers In Alfalfa
  • Herbicides For Summer Pasture Weed Control
  • Controlling Buckbrush in Pasture
  • Raise Cutting Height When First Hay Harvest Is Delayed
(15 June)
Missouri Integrated Pest & Crop Management Newsletter
Univ. of Missouri
  • Stewart’s Bacterial Wilt of Corn
  • Head Diseases of Wheat
  • Sheath Blight Damaging Missouri Rice Fields?
  • Plan Now to Attend the MU Weed and Pest Management Field Day on July 11th
(15 June)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
  • Hot, Dry Pattern Persists Over East-Central Illinois--Good Survivorship and Early Emergence of Corn Rootworm Adults Expected
  • Accurate Identification of Western Bean Cutworm Moths Is Crucial
  • Japanese Beetle Numbers in Southern Illinois Are Already Alarming
  • Soybean Aphid Numbers Small in Illinois, Unusually Large (This Early) Elsewhere
  • Insect Catch-All
  • Time to Sample for Nematodes in At-Risk Corn Fields
  • Request for Waterhemp Samples
  • Postemergence Herbicide Applications in Soybean: Pull the Trigger or Wait for Rain?
  • Alfalfa Crown Rot: Time to Renovate or Rotate?
  • Soybean Disease Update
  • "Good" Stress or "Bad" Stress?
(14 June)
Michigan Field Crop Team Advisory Alert
Michigan State Univ.
  • Check April-planted beans for soybean aphid now
  • Western bean cutworm trapping starts
  • Common pokeweed an emerging issue in Michigan crops
  • Purple corn
  • Yellow and red tipped flag leaves in wheat
(13 June)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Control of Volunteer Roundup Ready Corn
  • Variable Corn Size and Postemergence Herbicides
  • OSU Weed Science Field Day
  • Cereal Leaf Beetle, Leafhopper and Soybean Aphid Update
  • Alfalfa Field Day – Defiance County, June 21st
  • Corn Ear Formation: Effects of Early Season Dry Weather
  • Uneven Plant Height in Corn: Effects on Yield
(12 June)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • Herbicide Drift Management
  • Emergency Forage Planning
  • Grain Marketing Outlook
  • Timely Post Control of Weeds Works and Saves Crop Yield
  • PA Five Acre Corn Club
  • Scouting for Potato Leafhopper
  • Pokeweed Management
  • Register Now for the Rock Springs Weed Control Tour
(11 June)
Corn & Soybean Science Newsletter
Univ. of Kentucky
  • How did May Impact Yields?
  • Corn Development during Water Stress
  • Present Status of Soybean Crop
  • Common Nutrient Deficiencies During Drought
  • Fungicides Did Not Make the Rotation Effect Go Away
  • Corn Hail Damage
(11 June)
Kentucky Pest News
Univ. of Kentucky.
  • Timing fungicide applications on corn
  • Japanese beetles in corn and soybean
(11 June)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
  • Anthracnose leaf blight starting to show up in corn
  • Don't confuse western bean cutworm with other moths
  • Soybean rust update and outlook, June 2007
  • Early soybean aphid outbreak--to the east
  • Plant coloring differences based on management and weather
  • Monitoring soybean rust
  • Request for Phytophthora of soybean plant samples
(11 June)
USDA Tweaks Supply and Consumption Projections
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(8 June)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • A New Field Crops Pest for Indiana: Asiatic Garden Beetle
  • Soybean Aphid Continues to Be Found
  • Morningglory Control in Roundup Ready/Glyphosate Tolerant Corn
  • ALS-Resistant Ragweed Control in Non GMO Soybeans
  • Field-Edge Weed Control Prevents Future Problems
  • Got Residual?
(8 June)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
  • Assessing Hail and Flood Damage to Crops
  • KSU Researcher: Assessing Early-season Hail Damage on Corn
  • Western Wheat Producers May see Freeze Damage
  • Nebraska Reservoir Response to Recent Rains
  • More Seedling Diseases in Corn Following Recent Wet Conditions
  • SCN Sampling Project Enters Third Year Using UNL's Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic
  • Estimating Post-Rainfall Available Nitrogen
  • Timing Soybean Weed Management for Greatest Control
  • Timing Weed Control in Corn to Get the Most Effect
  • Control of Problem Weeds in Roundup-Ready Soybean with Glyphosate Tank Mixes
  • Corn Rootworm Egg Hatch has Begun
  • Use Light Trap Counts to Predict Pest Problems
(8 June)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
  • Plant Clinic Offers Diagnostic Help
  • Soybean Aphids Make Early Appearances in Soybean Fields in the Midwest
  • Insect Dribs and Drabs
  • Correction to Select Max Rates for Volunteer Corn
  • Weed Science Field Research Tour
  • Prophylactic Fungicide Applications on Corn: A Good Practice?
  • Soybean Rust Identification Short Course Offered in Florida
(7 June)
Michigan Field Crop Team Advisory Alert
Michigan State Univ.
  • Soybean aphid update
  • Slugs and millipedes like the rain
  • EPA approves a new type of refuge for a Bt crop
  • Timely postemergence herbicide applications in soybean can increase profits
  • Tips for maximizing glyphosate activity in glyphosate-resistant soybeans
  • MSU Crop Diagnostic School - July 10
  • Corn fields help clean up and protect the environment
  • Pesticide residue testing available
(5 June)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • Weed control: weather and post rescue issues
  • Eight Basic Steps to Grain Market Planning
  • Grain Market Outlook
  • Late Spring Multiflora Rose Management in Pastures
  • Pre—sidedress Nitrate Testing for Corn
  • Bean Leaf Beetle in Pennsylvania: An Emerging Pest
(5 June)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • European Corn Borer Adults Seen in Ohio
  • Soybean Aphid Update
  • Armyworms on Corn
  • ALS-Resistant Ragweed Control in Non-GMO Soybeans
  • Field-Edge Weed Control Prevents Future Problems
  • Got Residual?
  • Crop Germination and Emergence in Dry Soils
  • Staging Development in Early Season Corn
  • Sentinel Plot Report – June 4
  • Morningglory Control in Roundup Ready/Glyphosate Tolerant Corn
(4 June)
Kentucky Pest News
Univ. of Kentucky.
  • Armyworm roundup for first generation and what is next?
  • Lesser corn stalk borer and dry weather
  • Common stalk borer
  • Soybean aphid in 2007
(4 June)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
  • Stalk borers moving into southern Iowa corn
  • Soybean aphids found in Minnesota and Wisconsin
  • Scouting seedling diseases and making replanting decisions
  • Planting and replanting scenarios
  • First corn rootworm hatch reported
(4 June)
Corn Storage and Basis
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(1 June)
Missouri Integrated Pest & Crop Management Newsletter
Univ. of Missouri
  • Crazy Top of Corn
  • Early Season Soybean Diseases
  • Grasshoppers Nymphs Numerous Central and Southern Missouri
  • True Armyworm and Black Cutworm Numbers Decline
(1 June)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • Armyworm Marching Here and There, But Not Everywhere
  • It's Potato Leafhopper in Alfalfa Time
  • Soybean Aphid Season Has Begun
  • Growing Points of Interest
  • Recovery From Hail Damage to Young Corn
(1 June)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
  • Corn Rootworm Larval Hatch Confirmed
  • Grape Colaspis Larvae Are Being Found in Plenty of Fields
  • Scouting for Stalk Borers Should Be Underway in Central and Northern Illinois: Time for Treatment Decisions in Southern Illinois
  • Japanese Beetles Have Begun to Emerge in Southern Illinois
  • European Corn Borer Moths Statewide
  • Soybean Aphids Found in Minnesota
  • Remain Vigilant for Weeds in Corn
  • Control of Volunteer Glyphosate-Resistant Corn in Soybean
  • Early June Stands and Crop Prospects
 

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