May 2010


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(31 May)
Wrapped and Twisted Whorls in Corn
Bob Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(29 May)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
(28 May)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • Critters Feeding on Dead/Dying Seedlings Often Falsely Accused of Being the Culprit
  • Video: Slug Damage in Corn
  • HU50 Map of Black Cutworm Development
  • A Compendium of Biotech Corn Traits
(28 May)
Fusarium Head Blight Forecast - Wisconsin
Paul Esker, Univ of Wisconsin
(28 May)
Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter PDF-formatted document
Univ. of Wisconsin
  • Delayed Soybean Emergence and Cotyledon Loss
  • Plant Height Impact on Wheat Yield
  • Seed Treatment Choices for Growers Planting RR2Y Soybean in 2011
  • YouTube Video on Soybean Early Season Injury Questions
  • Are Early Season Applications of Foliar Fungicides Needed for Corn in Wisconsin?
  • Looking Ahead in the Wheat Crop – Fusarium Head Blight
  • MicroSPEC: A decision philosophy for managing micronutrients
(28 May)
Missouri Integrated Pest & Crop Management Newsletter PDF-formatted document
Univ. of Missouri
  • Early Corn Seedling Growth is Dependent on a Strong Root System
  • Anthracnose of Corn
  • Seed Decay, Seedling Blight and Crown Rot of Corn
(28 May)
Michigan Field Crop Team Advisory Alert
Michigan State Univ.
(28 May)
Kentucky Pest News
Univ. of Kentucky.
  • Sugarcane Beetle in Corn to Our South
  • More on Early Season Fungicide Applications on Corn
(28 May)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
(28 May)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
(26 May)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • Corn — Off to the Races
  • Marketing — My Head is Beginning to Ache!
  • POST Herbicide Application Timing in Corn
  • Sign On — The No—Till Alliance Visits the Dakotas
  • Managing Crow Damage in Emerging Corn Fields
  • Corn Nitrogen Management Tips
  • Pests in Small Grains: Slugs or Cereal Leaf Beetle?
  • Be a Fanatic About Minimizing Forage Leaf Loss
  • Haylage Harvest
(26 May)
Crop-Pest Ontario
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs
  • Wheat Disease Pressure Beginning to Increase!
  • Expect Black Cutworm Activity
  • Frosted Damaged Corn - What Leaf Stage is it at Now?
(24 May)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Wheat scab update: May 24 - Moderate risk
  • Cereal Leaf Beetle
  • Grass Sawfly on Wheat
  • Leaf Rust in Wheat in Southern Ohio
  • Wheat Heads Trapped in the Boot
  • Wet Weather, Should You Be Concerned About Nitrogen Loss?
  • Staging Vegetative Growth in Corn
  • Modified Relay Intercropping
(24 May)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
(21 May)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • Are Slugs Sliming Your Crop?
  • Seedcorn Maggot Potential for Planted Soybean
  • Prevalent Purple Plants Perennially Puzzle Producers
  • Dame's Rocket
  • 2010 Purdue Weed Day
  • Early Fungicide Applications in Corn
  • Wet Soils Favor Seedling Blights in Corn and Soybean
  • Monitor Fusarium Head Blight Risk in Northern Indiana Wheat
(21 May)
Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter PDF-formatted document
Univ. of Wisconsin
  • True Armyworm Reminders for Corn and Small Grains
  • New Factsheets Available that Focus on Invasive Plant Control
(21 May)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • Small Grain Field Day
  • Insect Pests to Consider: cereal leaf beetle, black cutworm, bean leaf beetle
  • Control Timing and Herbicide Options for Hay and Pasture Weeds
  • Delayed Pre/Early Post Corn Herbicides (revisited)
  • Hay Making and Weather
  • Wheat Scab Update
  • Soybean Replanting Decisions
  • Rules of the Road: An update for Agriculture
  • CHEMSWEEP Deadline Approaching
  • Nitrogen Confusion Correction
(21 May)
Missouri Integrated Pest & Crop Management Newsletter PDF-formatted document
Univ. of Missouri
  • Tips for Troubleshooting Field Crop Problems
  • Weed of the Month: Asiatic Dayflower
  • Black Cutworm Problems Scattered Across the State
  • Crazy Top of Corn
  • Time to Scout for Potato Leafhopper in Alfalfa Fields
(21 May)
Michigan Field Crop Team Advisory Alert
Michigan State Univ.
(21 May)
Kentucky Pest News
Univ. of Kentucky.
  • Armyworms are Just Plodding Along
  • Sugar Cane Beetle: Not a Likely Source of Worry, but Might Explain Some Missing Corn
(21 May)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
(21 May)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
(19 May)
A Compendium of Biotech Corn Traits
Bob Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(18 May)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Wheat Head Scab Risk for Ohio
  • Wheat Scab Risk: Commentary and Scab Alert in your Pocket
  • No Soybean Rust in Southern US
  • Soybean Seedling Diseases – Rain Favors the Water Molds
  • Late Spring Plantings and Insects
  • Slugs in mid-May
  • Higher Seeding Rates – Higher Nitrogen Rates?
  • Corn Replanting Considerations
  • Ugly Duckling Corn & Frost Damaged Soybeans
(17 May)
A Review of USDA Projections for the 2010-11 Corn Marketing Year
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(17 May)
Crop-Pest Ontario
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs
  • Giant Ragweed Management Strategies
  • Yellow Wheat - Causes and Corrections
  • Bins Constipated?
  • Foliar Products Containing Manganese
  • Frost Injury in Corn
  • Stop Moving Soil!
(17 May)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
(15 May)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
(13 May)
Prevalent Purple Plants Perennially Puzzle Producers
Bob Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(13 May)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • Soybean Aphid, A New Beginning for 2010
  • Wheat Disease Update
  • Wheat & Barley Producers Can Sign Up for Scab Alerts Weeds
  • Methods to Control Volunteer Roundup Ready or Glyphosate-Tolerant Corn in a Corn Replant Situation
  • Nitrogen Accumulation by Annual Grass Weeds in Corn
  • Determining Corn Leaf Stages
  • Heat Unit Concepts Related to Corn Development
  • Corn And The Ugly Duckling
  • Soybean Survival from Spring's Cold Snap
(13 May)
Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter PDF
Univ. of Wisconsin
  • The Risk in Early Planting Dates
  • Black Cutworms
  • Keeping Up with Bt Corn Insect Traits and Refuge Requirements
  • “Refuge-in-a-bag” Registration Approved by US EPA for Optimum Acremax 1
  • Protect Your Corn from Cranes
(13 May)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
(13 May)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • Using preemergence herbicides in RR soybeans — where does it make sense?
  • Beware of Hot Hay
  • Time to Cut Rye for Straw
  • Forage Crops Maturing Early This Year
  • How Fast Does Standing Alfalfa Lose Quality?
  • Scattered Frost and Freeze May Impact Small Grains
  • Scab and Wheat Scouting
  • Inoculation of Soybeans
  • Billbugs Feeding in Orchardgrass
  • Manure Happens Field Day
(11 May)
Corn And The Ugly Duckling
Bob Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(11 May)
Methods to Control Volunteer Roundup Ready or Glyphosate-Tolerant Corn in a Corn Replant Situation PDF
Bill Johnson & Glenn Nice; Purdue Univ.
(11 May)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Low Temperature Effects on Corn and Soybean Survival
  • Spring Insects
  • New Transgenic Corn Products
  • Hail Damage in Wheat Fields
  • Wheat for Hay
(11 May)
Kentucky Pest News
Univ. of Kentucky.
  • Cutworm Reports
  • Herbicide Issues in Flood-Damaged Corn Fields
(10 May)
Heat Unit Concepts Related to Corn Development
Bob Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(10 May)
Determining Corn Leaf Stages
Bob Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(10 May)
Crop Prices Continue to Get Bounced Around
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(10 May)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
(10 May)
Herbicide Issues in Flood Damaged Corn Fields
Jim Martin & JD Green, Univ of Kentucky Grain Crop Updates
(6 May)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • Black Cutworm Arrival and Development
  • Corn Rootworm Development: Fireflies and Bt Corn
  • Dupont/Pioneer's Refuge in the Bag (OAM1) Approved
  • Nematode Update: Needle Nematodes on Wheat
  • Soybean Seeding Rates to Achieve Target Stands at Harvest
  • Effects of Flooding or Ponding on Young Corn
  • More on Fusarium Head Blight in Indiana Wheat
(6 May)
Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter PDF
Univ. of Wisconsin
  • Understanding Factors that Influence the Efficacy of Seed Treatments for Soilborne Pathogens in Corn and Soybean
  • Spot Check for Alfalfa Weevil
(6 May)
Michigan Field Crop Team Advisory Alert
Michigan State Univ.
(6 May)
Estimating N Losses in Wet Soils
Greg Schwab and Lloyd Murdock, Univ of Kentucky
(6 May)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
(6 May)
Frost isn't necessarily the kiss of death in young corn plants
Purdue/Ohio State AgAnswers
(6 May)
Soybean aphid populations predicted to be low in Ohio
Purdue/Ohio State AgAnswers
(6 May)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
(4 May)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • Post Applied Residual Herbicides
  • Reminder of the Threat of Black Cutworms
  • Canada Thistle Management
  • Ponding Water and Its Impact on Corn and Soybeans at this Time
  • Erosion Control Paramount in PA
  • New Roller Crimper Bulletin Available On—line
(4 May)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Wheat Scab Risk Assessment Tool Now Available
  • Injury to Corn from Ponding and Saturated Soils
  • Slug Activity Starting
  • Flooding and ponding effects on soybeans
(4 May)
Missouri Integrated Pest & Crop Management Newsletter PDF-formatted document
Univ. of Missouri
  • Fusarium Head Blight or Scab of Wheat
  • Seed Decay and Seedling Blights of Corn
  • Watch out for Giant Ragweed
  • Scattered Reports of Black Cutworm Damage in Corn
  • Alfalfa Weevil Larvae Infected with Fungal Pathogen
  • It Is Time to “Spray-Smother-Spray”
(4 May)
Flood Damage to Corn
Chad Lee, Univ of Kentucky
(4 May)
Kentucky Pest News PDF
Univ. of Kentucky.
  • Sampling for Corn Nematodes
  • Grain Pest Moth Flight Underway in Kentucky
(4 May)
Farmers should keep an eye on insect pressures on field crops
Purdue/Ohio State AgAnswers
(3 May)
DuPont Receives U.S. EPA Approval for First "Refuge-in-the-Bag" Seed Product
Pioneer Media Room
(3 May)
Corn Demand Improving
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(2 May)
Effects of Flooding or Ponding on Young Corn
Bob Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(2 May)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
(2 May)
Spring Frost Damage to Early-Planted Corn
Jeff Coulter, Univ. of Minnesota
 
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