June 2010


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(30 June)
Death by Drowning
Bob Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(30 June)
Work with insurance provider to cover losses from head scab
Purdue/Ohio State AgAnswers
(30 June)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • Soybean Aphids Found in Pennsylvania
  • Western Bean Cutworm Moths Flying Around the Midwest
  • Reporting Crop Damage
  • Management of Foliar Diseases of Corn
  • Monitor Conditions through the Drought and Climate Webpage
  • Managing Crops in Severe Drought
(30 June)
Kentucky Pest News
Univ. of Kentucky.
  • Armyworm Population Continues to Increase
  • Southern Corn Rust is Moving North
  • Japanese Beetles Feeding on Soybean
(30 June)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
(29 June)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Q and A: Vomitoxin, Health, and Safety
  • Dust Mask Protection from Wheat Dust
  • Western Bean Cutworm Catches Increasing Rapidly
  • Soybean Aphid Update
  • Flooding damage vs the root rotters
  • "Green Snap" damage to corn reported in NW Ohio
  • Effects of pre-tassel root lodging on corn performance
  • Nutrient Removal of Wheat Straw by Baling
  • Zinc and Zinc Deficiencies
  • Crop Insurance and Vomitoxin In Wheat; What are Farmers Options
  • Vomitoxin and other Disease Damage in Wheat Legal Ramifications for Producers and Buyers
  • Cover Crops on Prevented Planting Acres
  • Pest Control Options for Stored Small Grains
(28 June)
Wisconsin Soybean Crop Beginning to Bloom
Shawn Conley, Univ of Wisconsin
(28 June)
Crop-Pest Ontario
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs
  • Harvest and Storage Strategies to Minimize Fusarium 2010
  • Should We Cut Hay in the Morning or Afternoon?
  • Phytophthora Root Rot in Soybeans - Resistance and Seed Treatments Critical to Reducing the Disease
(28 June)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
(24 June)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • Western Bean Cutworm Season Begins With a Flurry
  • Western Corn Rootworm Beetles Emerging
  • Notched Leaf Edges in Corn
  • Soil Sampling for Assessing Plant Available N Following Excessive Rain or Flooding
  • Big Corn and Big Weeds
  • Conditions Favorable for Gray Leaf Spot in Corn
(24 June)
Insurance offers aid to farmers with flooded crops
Purdue/Ohio State AgAnswers
(24 June)
White Mold in Soybean in 2010 – Factors to Consider PDF
Paul Esker, Angie Peltier, John Gaska, and Shawn Conley. Univ of Wisconsin
(24 June)
Assessing Flood Damage to Soybean PDF
Shawn Conley, Univ of Wisconsin, Paul Esker, Univ of Wisconsin, and Grover Shannon, Univ of Missouri
(24 June)
Volunteer Corn Competition and Control in Soybeans
Bill Johnson, Paul Marquardt, and Glenn Nice. Purdue Univ
(24 June)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • Roundup Ready Alfalfa Likely to Return
  • Soybean Nodulation
  • Measuring Small Grain Combine Losses
  • Update on potato leafhoppers and western bean cutworm
  • Suspected Aminopyralid Injury Being Reported
(24 June)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Is this a year for white mold?
  • Micronutrient Availability Issues with Increasing Soil pH
  • Western Bean Cutworm Flight Has Begun
  • Cereal Leaf Beetle Adults in Corn
  • True Armyworm in Corn
  • Harvesting Wheat from Scabby Fields
  • Sampling and Testing for Vomitoxin
  • Shriveled, Lightweight Wheat Grain: Stagonospora or Scab?
(24 June)
Michigan Field Crop Team Advisory Alert
Michigan State Univ.
(24 June)
Kentucky Pest News
Univ. of Kentucky.
  • Status of Southern Corn Rust
  • Crazy Top in Corn
(24 June)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
(21 June)
Soil Sampling for Assessing Plant Available N Following Excessive Rain or Flooding
Jim Camberato & RL (Bob) Nielsen, Purdue Univ
(21 June)
White Mold Video Available on YouTube
Paul Esker, Univ of Wisconsin
(21 June)
Big Corn and Big Weeds
Bill Johnson and Glenn Nice, Purdue Univ
(21 June)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
(21 June)
Missouri Integrated Pest & Crop Management Newsletter PDF-formatted document
Univ. of Missouri
  • Soybean Foliage Diseases May Begin to Show Up
  • Corn Foliage Diseases
(21 June)
Crop-Pest Ontario
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs
  • Vultures & Heat Shimmer as Spray Indicators
  • Scouting for Potato Leafhopper in Alfalfa
  • Assessing Fusarium Head Blight Severity
  • More Grass Sawfly Sites Found
  • Perennial Sow-Thistle Top-Growth Control in Soybean
(20 June)
Notched Leaf Edges in Corn
Bob Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(18 June)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • Curious About Rootworm Damage, Now's the Time to Check
  • Japanese Beetle Season Begins
  • Video: Sampling for Corn Rootworm Larvae
  • Information on Flood/Water Damage to Field Crops and Other Tidbits
  • Is This a Giant Dandelion?
  • Scab Strikes Again in Indiana Wheat
(18 June)
Michigan Field Crop Team Advisory Alert
Michigan State Univ.
(18 June)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
(16 June)
Same Yellow Beans but different Culprit in 2010
Shawn Conley, Univ of Wisconsin
(16 June)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • POST Soybean Herbicide Reminders
  • Manure Application in Alfalfa
  • Managing Windrow Disease in Alfalfa
  • Update on European Corn Borer, Corn Rootworm, and Western Bean Cutworm
  • Manure Injection: It’s About Saving Ammonia N and Reducing Odor
  • Buckwheat… A Low Cost Summer Grain Crop Alternative
  • Double Crop Soybean Management
(16 June)
Missouri Integrated Pest & Crop Management Newsletter PDF-formatted document
Univ. of Missouri
  • Double Crop Soybean Needs Tender Loving Care for Best Yields
  • Early Season Soybean Diseases
  • Japanese Beetles (Popillia japonica) Numerous in 2010
(16 June)
Kentucky Pest News
Univ. of Kentucky.
  • Fungicides Already Being Reserved for the 2010 Crop
(16 June)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
(14 June)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Mid-season weed management issues
  • "Late" Applications of Nitrogen to Corn
  • Foliar Fungicides for Soybeans- they don’t pay unless foliar disease is present.
  • Molluscicide Bait Evaluation When Treating for Slugs
  • Head Scab Hits Ohio’s Wheat Fields
  • Initial Reports Indicate Moderate to High Levels of Scab in Some areas of Ohio
(14 June)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
(14 June)
Record Corn and Soybean Yields are Barely Enough
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(14 June)
Crop-Pest Ontario
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs
  • Fusarium Risk in 2010
  • Air Induction Nozzles are Not Drift Proof
  • Making a Western Bean Cutworm Trap
  • Crop Tolerance of Corn and Soybeans to Delayed Herbicide Applications
  • Perennial Sow-thistle Top-Growth Control in Soybean
  • Cutworms Continue to Mine and Cut
(11 June)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • Insect Damage to Whorl Corn, Who Done It?
  • Late Soybean Planting: Switch Maturity Groups?
  • "Safe" Hybrid Maturities for Late Corn Planting in Indiana
(11 June)
Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter PDF
Univ. of Wisconsin
  • Troubleshooting Crop Injury Checklist
  • Armyworm Notice
  • Slug Damage to Soybean
  • Alfalfa Weevil
  • Slugs in Corn and Soybean
(11 June)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • Calls About Suspected Herbicide Injury Coming In
  • Update on Wheat Diseases
  • Potato Leafhoppers are Active and Building
  • Beer Can Ear Night
  • Those Pesky Interveinal Chlorotic Corn Leaves
(11 June)
Michigan Field Crop Team Advisory Alert
Michigan State Univ.
(11 June)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
(8 June)
Recovery From Hail Damage to Young Corn
Bob Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(8 June)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Late corn and soybean plantings
  • Hail injury to corn should be limited
  • Wheat is Already Turning in Ohio
  • Planning for Western Bean Cutworm for 2010
  • Stagonospora and Loose Smut in Some Ohio Wheat Fields
  • Fungicides already being reserved for the 2010 Crop
  • Modified Relay Intercropping of Soybeans into Wheat Field Day, June 23
(8 June)
Kentucky Pest News
Univ. of Kentucky.
  • Stink Bug Damage Appearing in Corn
  • Watch for Corn Borers
  • Managing Alfalfa Leaf Diseases
(8 June)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
(7 June)
"Safe" Hybrid Maturities for Late Corn Planting in Indiana
Bob Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(7 June)
Crop-Pest Ontario
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs
  • Corn Root Rots - Scout and Take Note
  • June 2010 and Soil Nitrate
  • Wrapped and Twisted Whorls in Corn
  • Be on the Look-Out for Crown Rust in Oats
  • Postemergence Options for Yellow Nut Sedge Control in Corn and Soybeans
(7 June)
Skills And Tools For A Good Crop Doctor
George Rehm, Univ of Minnesota
(7 June)
Any Chance for a Recovery in Crop Prices?
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(4 June)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • Corn Rootworm Hatch Beginning in West Central Indiana
  • Corn Earworm Moths Captured Extremely Early
  • Slug Damage Reports Continue
  • Wrapped and Twisted Whrols in Corn
  • Some Ugly Ducklings Grow Up to be Ugly Ducks, Not Beautiful Swans
  • Update on Fungicides for Soybean Rust Management
(4 June)
Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter PDF-formatted document
Univ. of Wisconsin
  • Troubleshooting Fields Using Plant Analysis
  • Clovers Coming Up in Alfalfa Fields
  • A YouTube Video on Establishing a Good Alfalfa Stand
  • Refuges have more value than for IRM
(4 June)
Missouri Integrated Pest & Crop Management Newsletter PDF-formatted document
Univ. of Missouri
  • The Importance of Preemergence Soybean Herbicides
  • Stewart’s Bacterial Wilt of Corn
  • Nitrogen Watch 2010
(4 June)
Yellow Wheat
Jochum Wiersma, Univ. of Minnesota
(4 June)
Control of Volunteer Soybean in Corn
Jeff Gunsolus, Univ. of Minnesota
(4 June)
Michigan Field Crop Team Advisory Alert
Michigan State Univ.
(4 June)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
(4 June)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
(2 June)
Some Ugly Ducklings Grow Up to be Ugly Ducks, Not Beautiful Swans
Bob Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(2 June)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • Soybean Replanting Issues Persist
  • Giant Ragweed on the Rise in PA
  • Small Grain Update
  • Here Comes Pokeweed
  • Using Pre-Sidedress Nitrogen Tests
  • New Control Option for Slugs
(2 June)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Potato Leafhopper Time!
  • Twisted Whorls in Corn
  • Grassy Weeds in corn
  • Western Bean Cutworm monitoring starts June 01
  • The 2010 Ohio Sustainable Farm Tour and Workshop Series
(2 June)
Mixed Developments for Corn Exports
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
 
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