April 2009


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(30 Apr)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
(29 Apr)
'Natural' nitrogen-fixing bacteria protect soybeans from aphids
Penn. State Univ. News
(29 Apr)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • Are Preemergent Herbicides in Soybeans Needed?
  • Including Insecticides as Part of a Preemergent Burndown Treatment
  • Killing Rye Stubble After Rye Silage Harvest
  • Timothy Mite Alert
  • Horseweed ID and Burndown Considerations
  • Final Management Tips for 2009 Barley Production
(29 Apr)
Kentucky Pest News
Univ. of Kentucky.
  • Managing Weeds in Non-GMO Soybeans
  • Alfalfa weevil control
(28 Apr)
Corkscrewed Corn Seedlings
Bob Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(28 Apr)
Late Planting & Relative Hybrid Maturity Decisions
Bob Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(28 Apr)
Missouri Integrated Pest & Crop Management Newsletter PDF-formatted document
Univ. of Missouri
  • The First 40 Days after Planting are Critical for Grain Sorghum Health
  • Cool, Wet Soils Can result in More Corn Injury from Preemergence Residual Herbicides
  • Fusarium Head Blight or Scab of Wheat
(28 Apr)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Successful Corn Establishment in Late April and Early May
  • Wheat Approaching Feekes 8, an Important Stage for Foliar Disease Management
  • Wheat Row Spacing May Vary in Modified Relay Intercrop Systems
  • Armyworm and Black Cutworm Watch
  • Alfalfa Weevil Update
  • OSU On-Farm Research Evaluates Early Fungicide Use on Wheat
(27 Apr)
Crop Markets React to Swine Flu
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(27 Apr)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
(24 Apr)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • What Makes a Black Cutworm Infestation?
  • Weevil Development and Damage Will Accelerate this Weekend
  • Corn Planting Date is Important, But...
  • Soybean Rust Update
(24 Apr)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
(24 Apr)
Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter
Univ. of Wisconsin
(24 Apr)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • Taking First Cutting of Alfalfa Early
  • Watch for Alfalfa Weevil
  • Starter Fertilizer for Corn on High P Soils
  • Chlorophyll Meter N Test – At Planting Considerations
  • The PA–PIPE System: an online tool for tracking timing of potential pests
  • Are rootworm transgenics necessary in second–year corn?
  • Planting into wet soil?
  • Weed Management Tidbits: Forage weeds, orchardgrass burndown, and cover crop issues
  • Ryelage Harvest
  • Legume cover crop challenges this spring
(24 Apr)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
(21 Apr)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Low Temperatures and Corn Emergence
  • Heat Units Required for Corn Emergence
  • Relying on “Reachback” to Kill Weeds – Do You Feel Lucky?
  • New Field Crop Insects Website and Fact Sheets
  • Alfalfa Weevil Update
  • Updated Soybean Rust Fungicide List for 2009
(21 Apr)
Kentucky Pest News
Univ. of Kentucky.
  • Soybean Rust Update
  • Fungicidal Control of Fusarium Head Blight (Head Scab) and Deoxynivalenol (DON) in Wheat
(17 Apr)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • Unpredictability is Predictable For Insect Pests
  • Alfalfa Weevil Damage Beginning in Southern Indiana
  • Weeds and Cutworms
(17 Apr)
Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter
Univ. of Wisconsin
(17 Apr)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
(16 Apr)
Corn Planting Date is Important, But....
Bob Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(16 Apr)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
(16 Apr)
What's Cropping Up?
Cornell Univ (New York)
  • Upper Susquehanna River Watershed Cropland P Balances
  • Comparing Manure Incorporation Methods in Reduced Till Systems
  • N Sidedress Rates on Corn Following Soybeans
  • Agronomics and Economics of Zone Tillage Depth for Corn Silage Production
  • Preplant Dandelion Control in Zone/No-Tillage Soybeans
(15 Apr)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • Corn Planting on the Horizon
  • Lower-cost Herbicide Program Considerations
  • Burndown Herbicide Applications
  • Cereal Grain Cover Crop Management
  • PA Black Cutworm Monitoring Program
  • Watch Out for Slugs in Reduced-tillage Fields
  • Check Soil Compaction
  • Cut Feed Costs by Grazing Your Small Grains
(15 Apr)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Pelletized Lime, Can I Get Away with Lower Rates?
  • Reminders on Preplant Burndown Treatments, Including Marestail and Dandelion
  • Alfalfa Weevil
  • Compaction and No-till
  • Thickening Alfalfa Stands
  • Nitrification Inhibitors
  • Is There a Benefit to Fungicide Application at Wheat Green-up?
(15 Apr)
Missouri Integrated Pest & Crop Management Newsletter PDF-formatted document
Univ. of Missouri
  • Soybean Seed: To Treat or Not to Treat
  • Wheat Diseases Slow to Develop
  • At This Point, It’s Mostly Just Revenge
  • South Missouri Wheat Fields Need to be Scouted Now For Diseases
(15 Apr)
Corn & Soybean Science Newsletter
Univ. of Kentucky
  • By-Product Gypsum: What's it Worth to the Corn and Soybean Producer?
  • How Much Insect Control is Enough in Seedling Corn?
  • Corn Seeding Rates
  • Soybean Seeding Rates
  • Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) Program
(13 Apr)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
(13 Apr)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
(13 Apr)
More Pressure on the 2009 Growing Season
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(10 Apr)
Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter
Univ. of Wisconsin
(10 Apr)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
(8 Apr)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • Planter Set-up and Operation in the Field
  • Allelopathy, Friend or Foe
  • Important Stewardship Guidelines for Aminopyralid (Milestone and Forefront) Use in Pastures
  • Early Season Insect Pests in Alfalfa, Timothy and Wheat
  • Refuge Requirements for Transgenic Corn
(8 Apr)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
(7 Apr)
Missouri Integrated Pest & Crop Management Newsletter PDF-formatted document
Univ. of Missouri
  • Potential Problems with Alfalfa Weevil
  • Soybean Cyst Nematode Management: Take the Test. Beat the Pest.
(7 Apr)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Corn Planter Adjustment - Last Minute Tips
  • Soybean Aphids in 2009?
  • A Brief Review of 2,4-D Ester Use and Labels
  • April Weather Forecast
  • Soybean Rust 2009 – What Happened This Winter and How Are We Going to Scout For It
  • Non-traditional Fertilizer Products, How Can You Evaluate Their Usefulness?
(6 Apr)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • Pheromone Traps Have Detected Black Cutworm Arrival
  • Bt-Rootworm Corn and Protecting Refuge Acres from Damage
  • Be on the Lookout for Mosaics in Wheat
  • Reducing Spray Drift from Glyphosate and Growth Regulator Herbicides
  • Weed Management in Wheat
(6 Apr)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
(3 Apr)
Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter
Univ. of Wisconsin
(3 Apr)
Spying on Crop Residue
USDA-ARS Agricultural Research magazine
(3 Apr)
Weed Control in Wheat PDF-formatted document
Bill Johnson and Glenn Nice, Purdue Univ.
(3 Apr)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
(2 Apr)
Updated 2009 Budgets: Return Projections, 2010 Cash Rents, and Planting Decisions
Gary Schnitkey, Univ of Illinois
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