October 2009


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(30 Oct)
MANAGING THE 2009 HARVEST: Resources for Drying, Storing, Grain Quality, Crop Insurance and Marketing PDF-formatted document
Purdue University Extension
(30 Oct)
Weigh Risk of Leaving Corn Stand Through Winter PDF-formatted document
Nick Schneider & Joe Lauer, Univ of Wisconsin
(30 Oct)
Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter
Univ. of Wisconsin
(30 Oct, updated)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
(30 Oct, updated)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
(30 Oct)
Kentucky Pest News
Univ. of Kentucky.
  • Bt Corn Technology for 2010
(30 Oct)
Purdue livestock specialists recommend testing before feeding
Purdue/Ohio State AgAnswers
(30 Oct)
Late Planting Wheat and Crop Insurance
Gary Schnitkey, Univ of Illinois
(30 Oct)
Fungal Growth on Corn ("Moldy Corn") in Minnesota in Fall 2009
Dean Malvick, Univ. of Minnesota
(30 Oct)
Soybean Drying, Handling, and Storage
Bill Wilcke and Vance Morey (Univ of Minnesota), Ken Hellevang (North Dakota State Univ).
(28 Oct)
Drying High-Moisture Corn and Soybeans: Challenges of the 2009 Harvest
Dirk Maier, Kansas State Univ.
Online Webinar to be presented Friday, 30 Oct, 11am EDST. The link above will allow you to sign up for this Webinar.
(27 Oct)
Corn Crop Continues Snail's Pace of Grain Drying & Harvest
Bob Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(27 Oct)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Get Grain Tested for Mycotoxin before Making a Decision
(27 Oct)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • Corn Ear Rots Widespread in Indiana
  • Harvesting, Handling, and Drying Corn with Ear Rots in 2009
  • Drying Soybeans in 2009
  • In-Bin Drying of Corn in 2009
(27 Oct)
Looking Beyond Harvest
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(23 Oct)
"Yield Penalty" in Corn after Corn: Could Root-Attacking Organisms be the Cause?
Paul Vincelli, John Grove, & Ric Bessin. Univ of Kentucky
(23 Oct)
Watch for Gibberella Ear Rot in Corn
Paul Vincelli, Univ of Kentucky
(23 Oct)
Frost Damage and Corn Silage Options
Chad Lee, Univ of Kentucky
(23 Oct)
Soybean Quality Issues in 2009
Charles Hurburgh & Palle Pedersen, Iowa State Univ.
(22 Oct)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • Keep it on the Field!
  • Overgraze Pastures this Fall Before Over-seeding a Legume
  • Fall Harvesting of Alfalfa
  • Reducing the Potential of Prussic Acid Poisoning
  • Troubles with Slugs
  • Thinking About Weed Control in Winter Cereals?
  • How Much Straw Can I Remove and Still Maintain Soil Quality?
  • Soil Compaction Threat Increased?
  • Keystone Crops and Soils Conference
  • Cover Crop ‘Show and Tell’
(20 Oct)
Moldy corn could cause more problems if not stored properly
Purdue/Ohio State AgAnswers
(20 Oct)
Before feeding grain to livestock, beware of ear rots
Purdue/Ohio State AgAnswers
(20 Oct)
Soybean harvest complete? Don't forget to test soil for SCN
Purdue/Ohio State AgAnswers
(20 Oct)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Field Drying and Scheduling Corn Harvest
(19 Oct)
Corn Ear Rots Widespread in Indiana
Kiersten Wise and Charles Woloshuk, Purdue Univ.
(19 Oct)
Answers to Grain Drying and Storage Questions
John Gnadke, Consultant to Pioneer Hi-Bred
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(19 Oct)
Grain Moisture Management Pays Big Dividends PDF-formatted document
David Pfarr, Zach Fore and Curt Hoffbeck; Pioneer Hi-Bred
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(19 Oct)
How to Determine Corn Moisture Shrink and Total Shrink PDF-formatted document
Curt Hoffbeck, Pioneer Hi-Bred.
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(16 Oct)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • Control of Marestail in No-till Soybeans
  • Test Weight Issues in Corn
  • Field Drydown of Mature Corn Grain
  • Soybean Rust Update
  • Gibberella Ear Rot of Corn
(16 Oct)
Optimizing Grain Dryer Operations PDF-formatted document
Dirk E. Maier and Ricardo E. Bartosik, Purdue Univ.
Originally published in 2002.
(16 Oct)
Low-Temperature Drying of High Moisture Corn PDF-formatted document
Dirk Maier & Richard Stroshine, Purdue Univ.
This was published in 1992 during a similarly delayed, high moisture corn harvest season.
(15 Oct)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
(14 Oct)
Kentucky Pest News
Univ. of Kentucky.
  • Harvesting and Storing Kentucky's 2009 Corn Crop
  • Cercospora Leaf Blight More Extensive than Usual in Soybean
(13 Oct)
Cercospora Leaf Blight More Extensive than Usual
Don Hershman, Univ of Kentucky
(13 Oct)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
(13 Oct)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Check for Phomopsis Seed Rot
  • It is Time to Sample for Soybean Cyst Nematode (SCN)
  • Fall Weed Control and Black Cutworm Prevention
  • Corn Ear Rot: Which One is It?
(12 Oct)
Test Weight Issues in Corn
Bob Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(12 Oct)
Crop Concerns, Strong Demand Support Corn and Soybean Prices
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(9 Oct)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
(8 Oct)
Frost and Potential Yield Losses
Chad Lee, Univ of Kentucky
(8 Oct)
Corn Kernels Sprouting on the Ear
Chad Lee, Univ of Kentucky
(6 Oct)
Control of Marestail in No-till Soybeans PDF-formatted document
Mark Loux (Ohio State Univ), Bill Johnson and Glenn Nice (Purdue Univ)
(6 Oct)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • BMPs for Combating Head Scab in Wheat
  • Still Time to Manage Perennials
  • Wheat Being Planted Late?
  • Aerial Seeding Challengest
  • 2009/10 Cover Crop Trial Update
  • Corn Ear Molds and Leaf Diseases
  • Fall and Spring Management for Marestail
(6 Oct)
Missouri Integrated Pest & Crop Management Newsletter PDF-formatted document
Univ. of Missouri
  • Soybean Rust Spreads Rapidly in Southeast Missouri
  • Fall Herbicide Applications: It’s About More than Just the Weeds
  • Discolored Soybean Seed
  • Insecticides for Protection of On-Farm Stored Grains
  • Pest of the Month: Fall Armyworm
(6 Oct)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Handling Frost Damaged Corn
  • Fall and Spring Herbicide Treatments for Management of Marestail - How to Use the Residual Herbicide?
  • Increase Wheat Seeding Rate If Late Planting Becomes a Concern
  • Low Western Corn Rootworm Variant Numbers for 2nd Straight Year
  • New Resources on Management of Marestail
  • Feeding Frosted Forages
(6 Oct)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
(5 Oct)
Fall Armyworm Flights Increase --- Again!
Doug Johnson, Univ of Kentucky
(5 Oct)
Corn Yields may be Hurt by Fungi
Sam McNeill and Paul Vincelli, Univ of Kentucky
(5 Oct)
Early U.S. Corn and Soybean Export Activity Is Encouraging
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(Oct 2)
Gibberella ear rot of corn PDF
Charles Woloshuk & Kiersten Wise, Purdue Univ.
(Oct 2)
Dealing with Diplodia ear rot PDF
Kiersten Wise & Charles Woloshuk, Purdue Univ.
(Oct 2)
Soybean rust confirmed in Indiana PDF
Kiersten Wise, Purdue Univ.
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