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August 2007


(31 Aug)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • Reports of Hessian Fly Damage Continue to Rise
  • Nematode Update - Should Corn Growers be Alarmed About the New Corn Cyst Nematode?
  • Monitor Corn Fields for Weakened or Diseased Stalks
  • Hybrid Selection: Where's the Beef?
  • Bin-run Wheat Seed
  • Weed Science Surveys II: burn downs and Application Timing
  • Growth Regulator Tolerant Crops
(31 Aug)
Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter PDF-formatted document
Univ. of Wisconsin
  • Herbicide Carryover and the Drought - Rotational Restrictions for Winter Wheat
  • Floods, Droughts and Crop Insurance: Alternative Uses of Insured Crops
(31 Aug)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • Stretching Forage Supplies with Stockpiled Grasses
  • Searching for Hay
  • Apply N Now for Late Season Forage Grasses
  • Late Season Weed Control in Corn and Soybeans
  • Emergency Forage Weed Control
  • Grain Storage Meeting Planned
  • High Nitrate Potential in Corn Silage
(31 Aug)
Missouri Integrated Pest & Crop Management Newsletter PDF-formatted document
Univ. of Missouri
  • Soybean Rust Update
  • Corn Stalk Rots
  • Field Crop Disease Observations
(31 Aug)
Kentucky Pest News
Univ. of Kentucky.
  • Watch for "soybean podworms" in your soybeans
(28 Aug)
Bin-Run Wheat Seed
Herb Ohm, Purdue Univ.
(28 Aug)
Monitor Corn Fields for Weakened or Diseased Stalks
Bob Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(28 Aug)
Hybrid Selection: Where's the Beef?
Bob Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(28 Aug)
Weed Science Surveys I: Problematic Weeds PDF-formatted document
Glenn Nice, Bill Johnson, and Tom Bauman; Purdue Univ.
(28 Aug)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Late Season Flood Damage to Corn: Management Considerations
  • Feeding Flood-Damaged Corn
  • Flooding Injury to Soybeans
  • Soybean Rust Update
  • Ryegrass Cover Crop Risks in Kentucky
  • Fields Flooded Soil and Bad Odors, Can Anything Be Done?
  • GVM West and OSU Extension Field Day; September 6th
(26 Aug)
Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter PDF-formatted document
Univ. of Wisconsin
  • Stink Bugs in Corn and Soybeans
  • Winter Wheat Seeding Rate, Depth, and Planting Date
  • A Guide to Making Soybean Silage
  • Agricultural Confined Spaces- Silo Gas
(25 Aug)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
  • Sudden Death Syndrome Widespread in Eastern Nebraska Soybean
  • Webworms Damaging Alfalfa and Soybeans
  • Green Cloverworms Reported in Soybeans
  • Soil Moisture Levels Quite Variable Across the State
  • Historical Climate Trends Differ from National Forecasts
  • Clean Bins and Equipment Before Harvest To Maintain Grain Quality, Value
  • Larger Diameter Bins Can Save Grain Drying Energy
  • Late Season Pasture Weeds Require Early Season Efforts
  • Cover Crops Offer Benefits After Early Crop Harvests
  • Correct Timing Makes the Best Silage
(23 Aug)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • Know Your Worms in the Ear
  • Beware of Corn Earworms
  • Soybean Aphid Update
  • Forage Nitrate Testing and Making Feeding Recommendations Based on the Results
  • Weed Science Surveys I: Problematic Plants
(23 Aug)
Michigan Field Crop Team Advisory Alert
Michigan State Univ.
  • Benefits of wheat in a rotation
  • Charcoal rot
  • Free screening for herbicide-resistant weeds in soybean production systems
  • Third edition of "Managing Cover Crops Profitably" released
(23 Aug)
Kentucky Pest News
Univ. of Kentucky.
  • Charcoal rot likely to be a problem this year
(21 Aug)
Coping With a Short Forage Supply PDF-formatted document
Ron Lemenager and Keith Johnson, Purdue Univ.
(21 Aug)
Forage Nitrate Testing and Making Feeding Recommendations Based on the Results
Kern Hendrix, Purdue Univ.
(21 Aug)
Summary of the 2007 Purdue University Wheat Improvement Program Performance Trials
Herb Ohm, Purdue Univ.
(21 Aug)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Sudden death syndrome – why so much?
  • Bean Leaf Beetles in Late Maturing Soybeans
  • Options for Drought Stressed Soybeans
  • Feeding Corn Stover to Ruminants
  • “Tassel Ears” in Corn
  • Changes in the recent WAAS satellite coverage can affect your GPS performance
(20 Aug)
Is Storage Capacity Adequate?
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(18 Aug)
Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter PDF-formatted document
Univ. of Wisconsin
  • Binodoxys communis Field Cage Releases for Control of Soybean Aphid in Wisconsin
  • Managing Drought Stressed Pastures
  • 2007 Winter Wheat Variety Results
  • Winter Wheat Variety Selection and Seed Quality
(16 Aug)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter PDF-formatted document
Purdue Univ.
  • 2007, Year of the Suckers!
  • First Western Bean Cutworm Damage Found
  • Soybean Sudden Death Syndrome
(16 Aug)
Missouri Integrated Pest & Crop Management Newsletter PDF-formatted document
Univ. of Missouri
  • Corn Nematodes—Old and New
  • Corn Growers—Beware of Aflatoxin
  • Ready Bins One-Up Flat Storage
  • High Numbers of Whitefly Present in Soybean Fields
  • Foliar Fungicides Labeled for Use on Soybean in Missouri - Revised August 2007
  • Soybean Aphid Problems in North Missouri
  • Web Worm Problems in Soybean
  • Potential for Spider Mites Problems in Dry Areas
(16 Aug)
Corn & Soybean Science Newsletter
Univ. of Kentucky
  • Weak Corn Stalks from Drought
  • Mycotoxin Risk Higher During Drought
  • Charcoal Rot Likely to be a Problem this Season
  • Soybean Forage: A Rescue Option?
  • Ryegrass Cover Crop Risks in Kentucky Fields
(16 Aug)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
  • Preliminary Root Evaluation Ratings for DeKalb, Monmouth, and Urbana Corn Rootworm Product Efficacy Trials
  • Soybean Aphids Continue to Cause Concern, Although Most Soybeans Are in "Safe" Stage of Development
  • Rotten Ears? Aspergillus and Others
  • Crop Prospects as the Season Winds Down
(13 Aug)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Soybean Growers Should be Aware of Bees When Spraying Insecticides
  • Should Glyphosate be Applied to Roundup Ready Soybeans?
  • "Beer Can" Ears Appearing in Corn Fields
  • Cobalt Insecticide Labeled on Soybeans
  • Sentinel Plot Report: August 2007
  • Controlling Burcucumber in Corn
  • Estimating Preharvest Silage Yields
(13 Aug)
USDA Crop Production Forecasts Contain No Big Surprises
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(12 Aug)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
  • Recapping the Wheat Season — Meeting the Challenge
  • Before its Named — Development of a Wheat Variety
  • Soil Sampling and Fertilizing for Next Year's Winter Wheat
  • Determining Seeding Rates for Winter Wheat in Nebraska
  • How to Select the Winter Wheat Varieties Best for Your Operation
  • Plant Variety Protection Facts: How the PVPA Affects You
  • Impact of Summer Fallow Replacement Crops on Winter Wheat
  • Hard White Wheat Crop Hanging Tough After a Year of Disease: Wheat Seed Treatments Even More Important
  • Control Volunteer Wheat; Limit Risk of Wheat Streak Mosaic
  • Controlling Winter Annual Weeds in Winter Wheat
  • Take Steps Now to Minimize Disease Risk for 2008
  • Southern Rust and Gray Leaf Spot Active in Nebraska Corn
  • Greenbug Numbers Increasing in Sorghum
(11 Aug)
Kentucky Pest News
Univ. of Kentucky.
  • Evaluate corn for borers now
  • Straw itch mite
(10 Aug)
Identification of Six Alternative Winter Annual Weed Hosts for Soybean Cyst Nematode PDF-formatted document
Valerie Mock & BIll Johnson, Purdue Univ.
(10 Aug)
Look for Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS) In Minnesota Soybean Fields
Dean Malvick, Univ. of Minnesota
(10 Aug)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
  • Summer scouting in soybean: Top dieback and other diseases
  • Whiteflies in Iowa soybeans
  • Carbon and nitrogen cycling with corn biomass harvest
  • Nutrient removal when harvesting corn stover
  • When should you be concerned about adult corn rootworm feeding on your corn?
  • Aphids attack!
  • Late-season clinics offer a variety of information
(9 Aug)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • Keys to Silage Harvest Success
  • Market Outlook
  • Fall Fertilization of Forage Crops in 2007
  • No—till Carbon Credit Payments to Farmers
(9 Aug)
Michigan Field Crop Team Advisory Alert
Michigan State Univ.
  • Aphids increase
  • Spider mite control
  • Western bean cutworm distribution maps available
  • Do I have enough soil moisture to make a crop?
  • Soybean disease update and fungicide use
  • 2007 soybean yield contest
  • Development of drought conditions in Michigan
  • Drought on-line resource now available
(9 Aug)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
  • Root Injury Evaluations Complete, Preliminary Results to Be Shared Next Week
  • A Note About Western Bean Cutworms
  • Soybean Aphid Update
  • Whiteflies and Twospotted Spider Mites in Soybeans
  • Cobalt Insecticide Registered
  • Late-Season Soybean Diseases Showing Up
  • Soybean Rust Update
  • Unexpected Problems of Corn Ear Development
(7 Aug)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Soybean Aphid is Hitting Northeast Ohio
  • Late season diseases: A diagnostic guide
  • Fertilizer Price Outlook
  • Fungicides should only be applied to a few fields
  • Soil Quality Workshop
  • Wheat Varieties Suitable for 15-inch rows and for Relay Intercropping
(7 Aug)
Spider Mites: Making a decision to control Spider Mites
Bruce Potter , Univ. of Minnesota
(7 Aug)
The Value of Crop Removal Information
George Rehm and John Lamb, Univ. of Minnesota
(7 Aug)
Corn Yield Expectations
Darrell Good, Univ. of Illinois
(2 Aug)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • Soybean Aphid Activity Picking Up
  • Another Soybean Aphid Look-Alike
  • Not All Yellow Beans Are Caused By Spider Mites
  • Online Resources Offer Heaps of Information on Grain Piling
  • Leaf Cupping and Wrinkling in Soybeans
(2 Aug)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • Weed Control in Small Grain Stubble
  • Cover Crop Season Begins Now
  • 2006–07 Small Grains Variety Trial Data
  • Potato Leafhoppers in August
  • Soybean Plant Health Pesticide Applications
(2 Aug)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
  • Illinois Forage Expo: September 6, 2007
  • Western Corn Rootworm Adult Densities Lower in 2007 Than in Recent Years
  • Soybean Aphids Attract Attention in Several Areas of Illinois
  • Weed Control in Wheat Stubble Fields
  • Staging Corn Kernel Development
(1 Aug)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
  • New cyst nematode species on corn
  • Extension agronomists update soybean aphid situation
  • What's eating your soybean leaves?
 

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