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September 2008


(30 Sep)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Potential for Mold Development in Downed Corn
  • Time to Give the Sprayer Final Rinsing Before Storage
  • New Wheat Bulletin
(30 Sep)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
  • Time to Scout for Stalk and Ear Rots
  • Valuing Immature Grain Crops as Forage
  • Cool and Calm, Now Hopefully We Collect!
  • Combine Harvesting Tips for 2008 Harvest
  • Making Fertilization Decisions As Fertilizer Prices Escalate and Production Costs Are High - Part 2
  • Making Fertilization Decisions As Fertilizer Prices Escalate and Production Costs Are High - Part 1
  • Fall Management of Alfalfa
(28 Sep)
Yield Losses and Harvesting Challenges for Severely Lodged Corn
Bob Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(26 Sep)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • Timing Fall Alfalfa Harvest
  • Hessian Fly and Fly—free Planting Dates for Wheat
  • Corn Stalk Quality
  • Thinking about Winter Annual Grass Control in Small Grains
  • Controlling Weeds Prior to Cover Crop Establishment
  • Importing Manure from Regulated Farms
(26 Sep)
Missouri Integrated Pest & Crop Management Newsletter PDF-formatted document
Univ. of Missouri
  • Evaluate Winter Wheat Seed Quality Prior to Planting
  • Field Crop Disease Update
(23 Sep)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Information on Harvesting Downed Corn
  • Fall Herbicide Treatments in Wheat – Burndown or Early POST
  • Farm Safety – Protect YOUr Investment
  • Fall Cutting of Alfalfa
  • Prussic Acid Poisoning Potential in Frosted Forages
  • Testing for Prussic Acid Content in Forages
(22 Sep)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
  • Taking Census of Soybean Stem Borer
  • More Nebraska Crop Budgets for 2009
  • Soil Test Nebraska Offers UNL Fertilizer Recommendations
  • Missouri: Conventional Soybeans Offer High Yields at Lower Cost
  • Bronze Soybeans a Response to Variety, Weather
  • Fall Herbicide Applications for Winter Annual Weed Control
  • Frost Threat Prompts Sunflower Producer Question
(22 Sep)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
  • What is Needed to Maximize the 2008 Corn Crop
  • Nonconventional Soil Additives and Programs
(22 Sep)
Many Factors Influencing Corn and Soybean Prices
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(19 Sep)
Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter PDF-formatted document
Univ. of Wisconsin
  • Soil Sampling Strategies for Flooded Fields
  • Diagnosing Late Season Soybean Diseases
  • Diagnosing Western Bean Cutworm Larvae in Corn Ears
(18 Sep)
References for Harvesting Lodged Corn
Bob Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(18 Sep)
Update on soybean rust
Kiersten Wise & Greg Shaner, Purdue Univ.
(18 Sep)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • Hessian Fly Continues to Spread
  • Dealing With High-Priced P and K Fertilizer
  • Impact of Heavy Rains on Corn: Potential for Lodging and Ear Rot Development
(18 Sep)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • Wild Cherry Poisoning
  • Testing Seed for Cover Crops
  • Harvest This Fall with Residue Management in Mind
  • Time to Get a Handle on Plant Food in the Soil
  • Green June Beetle and Sod Webworm Larvae in Pastures and Forage Grasses
(18 Sep)
Michigan Field Crop Team Advisory Alert
Michigan State Univ.
  • Check summer seeded alfalfa in a few weeks to determine potential root rot damage to the new stands
  • Fall forage management for hay and pasture
  • Reducing soybean harvest losses
  • Fall wheat fertilization
  • Are your soils compact?
  • Soybean production and management information resource
  • Grain moisture measurements may divert mold and insect infestation
  • Custom machine rates guide
  • Web links to articles on corn harvesting
(17 Sep)
Avoid Excessive Harvest of Corn Residue to Maintain Soil Productivity
Jeff Coulter, Univ. of Minnesota
(16 Sep)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Assessing the Risk of Frost Injury to Late Maturing Corn
  • Late Season Soybean Diseases
  • Prepare Grain Bins and Harvesting Equipment Now for Fall Harvest
  • Agronomic Crops Team at Farm Science Review
  • Weed Survey
(15 Sep)
Lodged Corn 2008
Univ of Kentucky Grain Crops Extension
(15 Sep)
Dealing with High-Priced P and K Fertilizer
Jim Camberato & Brad Joern, Purdue Univ.
(15 Sep)
Maturity, Frost, and Harvest Moisture Considerations for Corn
Jeff Coulter, Univ. of Minnesota
(15 Sep)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
  • Make Weed Management Decisions NOW
(15 Sep)
Corn and Soybean Production Forecasts Are Cut
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(15 Sep)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
  • Goss's Bacterial Wilt and Blight Widespread Across Nebraska
  • Nebraska Crop Budgets for 2009
    • Corn Budgets (rainfed & irrigated)
    • Soybean Budgets (rainfed & irrigated)
    • Drybean Budget
    • Wheat Budgets (rainfed and irrigated)
    • Prices Used in Developing 2009 Budgets
    • Other Costs Worksheet
  • Fall Management: Test Corn Stalks for Nitrogen; Adjust Plans
  • Fill Drying Bins in Layers to Reduce Drying Time and Energy Cost
  • Use Season-Long Records to Assess Pumping Plant Performance
  • Liming May Alleviate Alfalfa Seedling Problems
  • Caution Urged with Timing of Last Alfalfa Cutting
  • Target Leafy Spurge Before Patches Become Whole Pastures
  • Controlling Weedy Bromes in Pastures
(11 Sep)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • Bean Leaf Beetle Pod Feeding on Late Soybean
  • Yield Monitor Calibration: Garbage In, Garbage Out
  • Ear and Stalk Rots Appearing in Indiana
(9 Sep)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Field Drying and Corn Harvest Timing
  • Harvesting Drought Stressed Corn
  • Effect of August Drought on Soybean Yields
  • Important Management Guidelines for Ohio Wheat Production
  • Wheat-Soybean Relay Intercropping
  • Bean Leaf Beetles on Late Maturing Soybeans
(8 Sep)
Argentina Biotechnology Annual Report 2008 PDF-formatted document
USDA-Foreign Agricultural Service
(8 Sep)
Update On Iron Deficiency Chlorosis
George Rehm, Univ of Minnesota
(8 Sep)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
  • Time to Participate in 2008 Grain Quality Analysis Program
  • Diplodia Ear Rot being Reported in Iowa
  • No-Tillage Soybean Production Field Days Next Week
(8 Sep)
Corn and Soybean Export Prospects
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(4 Sep)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • Stress During Grain Fill: A Harbinger of Stalk Health Problems
  • Field Drydown of Mature Corn Grain
  • Corn Crop Continues Slow Progress
  • Potassium Deficiency on Young Soybean Leaves?
(4 Sep)
Yield Monitor Calibration: Garbage In, Garbage Out
Bob Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(4 Sep)
Kentucky Pest News
Univ. of Kentucky.
  • Brown Spot in Corn
  • Late-season Drought and Stalk Rots in Corn
  • Establishment Pests of Alfalfa and Grasses
  • Soybean Aphid: Current Status in Kentucky
  • Watch for Soybean Podworm (aka Corn Earworm) as Your Pods Are Filling
(4 Sep)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
  • Numbers of Soybean Aphids Have Increased Significantly in Northern Illinois
  • Caterpillars in Corn Ears
  • Prioritizing Fertilizer Applications
  • Fertilization for the 2009 Crop in Light of the 2008 Growing Season
  • Making Informed Fertilizer Applications Through Accurate Soil Sampling
  • Short Corn Ears
  • More Ear Oddities, and a Possible Cause
(4 Sep)
Missouri Integrated Pest & Crop Management Newsletter PDF-formatted document
Univ. of Missouri
  • Should I apply fall N to pastures?
  • Sudden Death Syndrome
  • Soybean Aphid Numbers Increase in some Northern Missouri Counties
  • Temporary Manure Piles
(3 Sep)
Corn Crop Continues Slow Progress
Bob Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(3 Sep)
Field Drydown of Mature Corn Grain
Bob Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(3 Sep)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • Recalibrate Seeder before Planting Hulless Orchardgrass
  • Late Season Cornstalk Nitrate Test and Dry Weather
  • Seeding Pastures Ahead of a Hurricane
  • Moisture Saving Tips
  • PA Soybean Sentinel Plot Report
  • Dry Weather May Lead to Stalk Lodging in Corn
(2 Sep)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • No rain in August
  • Hurricanes and Soybean Rust
  • Results of 2008 Western Bean Cutworm Trapping
  • Value of Corn Silage
(2 Sep)
Purdue Extension hosts Ag Outlook Meetings across Indiana
Purdue/Ohio State AgAnswers
(2 Sep)
Focus on Crop Size and Energy Prices
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(1 Sep)
Stress During Grain Fill: A Harbinger of Stalk Health Problems
Bob Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(1 Sep)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
  • Producers and Applicators Legally Responsible to Heed Preharvest Intervals for Treated Soybean
  • Factors Needed to Maximize Corn Yield Potential in 2008
  • Credit Needs and Cash Rents Impacted by Higher Input Costs
  • Soybean Top Dieback Shows Up in Iowa Again