March 2009


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(31 Mar)
Friendly Reports
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(31 Mar)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Wheat Heaving and Root Diseases in Ohio in 2009
  • Importance of Knowing the Growth-Stage of Wheat
  • Weed control in wheat
  • Considerations for Selecting Phosphorus and Potash Rates
  • Ten Proven Practices for Increasing Corn Yields
  • New Ohio Nitrogen Recommendations Available Online
  • Soybeans: When to use a fungicide seed treatment and which seed treatment should you use?
(31 Mar)
Fungicide for Corn? The Influence of Agronomic Factors in 2008
Jeff Coulter, Univ. of Minnesota
(28 Mar)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
(28 Mar)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
(26 Mar)
Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter
Univ. of Wisconsin
(25 Mar)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • Depth and Contact Crucial in Forage Establishment
  • Consider Air Temperature and Other Environmental Conditions When Making Burndown Applications
  • Late Spring Small Grain Herbicides and Nitrogen Fertilizer Carriers
  • Corn and Sorghum Management Research Update
  • Doing an On–Farm Test
  • Pennsylvania Odor Management Program
  • Cost of Production has Never Been so Significant to Long Term Viability
  • Snapshot of Grain Crop Production Costs
  • Timothy Mites 2009
(25 Mar)
Don't Ignore the Soybean Crop
George Rehm, Univ. of Minnesota
(24 Mar)
Think Carefully About Corn Plant Population to Maximize Profits
Jeff Coulter, Univ. of Minnesota
(23 Mar)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
(23 Mar)
What's Next For Soybean Prices?
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(20 Mar)
UK specialists question fungicide use for stress tolerance
Univ of Kentucky Ag News
(20 Mar)
No-till is Better Choice for Soybean after Corn
Mahdi Al-Kaisi and Mark Hanna, Iowa State Univ.
(20 Mar)
Michigan Field Crop Team Advisory Alert
Michigan State Univ.
(20 Mar)
USDA To Gain Access to Farmers' Income Data from IRS
AgWeb.com
(19 Mar)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
(18 Mar)
VeraSun Energy Selects Valero as Successful Bidder for Seven Facilities
VeraSun Energy Pressroom
(18 Mar)
Reducing Spray Drift from Glyphosate and Growth Regulator Herbicides PDF-formatted document
Tom Jordan, Glenn Nice, Bill Johnson, & Tom Bauman. Purdue Univ.
(18 Mar)
Missouri Integrated Pest & Crop Management Newsletter PDF-formatted document
Univ. of Missouri
  • Wheat Viruses
  • USEPA Proposes Greenhouse Gas Monitoring Program
(17 Mar)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Nitrogen Recommendations for Wheat
  • Potential for Nitrogen Loss on Wheat in Saturated Soils of Northern Ohio
  • Insect Management Issues on Corn and Soybean for the Coming Spring
  • Weeds in non-GMO soybeans – the good news, the bad news, and the really bad news
  • Supplemental Label for Headline® Fungicide for “Plant Health”: Does this work in Ohio?
  • Pesticides Work Only If They Are Applied Properly
  • 2008 On-Farm Research Results Now Available On-line
(17 Mar)
Wheat Science News PDF-formatted document
Univ. of Kentucky
  • Forage Restrictions Amended for Cereal Herbicides
  • By-Product Gypsum: What’s It Worth to the Small Grains Producer?
  • Supplemental Label for Headline® Fungicide for “Plant Health”: Will it Improve Corn, Soybean and Small Grain Health?
(16 Mar)
No consistent advantage for planting soybean early
SeedQuest News Section
(16 Mar)
Corn Consumption
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(16 Mar)
Economists: What sent farm prices up now bringing them down
Purdue Ag News
(16 Mar)
With Continuous Corn More Phosphorus Is Recommended, UNL Research Shows
Univ of Nebraska IANR News
(16 Mar)
New Slide Rule Offers Quick and Easy Way to Find Nitrogen Rates
Univ of Nebraska IANR News
(16 Mar)
Triple-Crop Sugar Corn Yields Sugar, Grain, and Biomass with Less Nitrogen
Univ of IL ACES News
(13 Mar)
Status of Indiana Winter Wheat Crop
Ellsworth Christmas & Charles Mansfield, Purdue Univ.
(12 Mar)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • 2009 Crop Insurance Base Prices Announced
  • Spring Cover Crop Management
  • Now Is the Time to Assess Small Grain Stands
  • Input Management
  • Effect of CruiserMaxx Seed Treatment on Soybean Stand and Yield in 2008
  • Spring Weed Control in Alfalfa
(10 Mar)
Spray Drift Caution PDF-formatted document
Tom Jordan, Tom Bauman, Bill Johnson, Glenn Nice; Purdue Univ.
(10 Mar)
Fine-Tune Corn Silage Agronomics to Optimize Production
Jeff Coulter, Univ. of Minnesota
(9 Mar)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Corn Flea Beetle and Stewart’s Bacterial Leaf Blight
  • Ohio Wheat Crop Looking Good for February
  • Sulfur Fertilization of Winter Wheat in Ohio
  • Red Clover Cover Crops – Nitrogen Contributions or Rotational Benefits?
  • Arrested ears and other ear oddities revisited
(9 Mar)
Missouri Integrated Pest & Crop Management Newsletter PDF-formatted document
Univ. of Missouri
  • MU IPM’s Pest Monitoring Program
  • Weed Management Considerations for 2009
  • Missouri Cotton Growers – Beware of Root-knot Nematode
(6 Mar)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • Winter Temperatures, Corn Flea Beetle Survival, and Potential for Stewart's Wilt
  • Field Crop Diseases Recap for 2008 and Forecast for 2009
  • Identification of Six Alternative Winter Annual Weed Hosts and One Cool Season Perennial Host for Soybean Cyst Nematode
  • Spray Drift Caution
  • Cover Crop Advantages, Acceptance and Challenges
(6 Mar)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
  • Western Nebraska Rangeland at High Risk for Grasshopper Damage
  • Corn Growers Reminded to Follow Refuge Requirements as Spring Planting Nears
  • New Herbicides and Weed Control Options for 2009
  • Weather Forecast: More Drought in the West, Flooding Possible in the East
  • Farm Management Crop Insurance Deadline March 16
  • Farmland Leasing Takes a Turn in 2009
  • Crop Production Clinic Airing on NET 2 in March
  • With Limited Irrigation, Try Forages
  • Winter Fixes: Adjust Hay Conditioner for Maximum Drying
  • Frost Seed Legumes Into Pastures And Hay Meadows
(5 Mar)
Corn & Soybean Science Newsletter
Univ. of Kentucky
  • Non-Traditional Fertilizer Products
  • Are Large Plants Required for High Soybean Yields? A Question with Two Answers
  • Corn Cobs and Soil Quality
  • Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) Program Description and an Example
  • Fungicide Labels and "Plant Health"
(2 Mar)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
  • Moving to No-tillage: Challenges and Opportunities
  • March 2 Crops and Weather Interviews
  • Signs of Spring: Robins, Vultures, and Planting Corn
  • Anhydrous Ammonia Applicators Have New Safety Issue
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