August 2010


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(31 Aug)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • Recommendations for Using Home Grown Seed
  • Fall Weed Control
  • Late Summer Seedings of Alfalfa
  • Agriculture and Greenhouse Gas 2
  • Large Populations of Stinkbugs in Some Soybean Fields
(31 Aug)
Kentucky Pest News
Univ. of Kentucky.
  • Barley Yellow Dwarf
  • Why are there So Many/Fewer _(Fill in the Name)_This Year?
  • Corn Earworm (aka Soybean Podworm) Moth Flight Increases Dramatically
  • Fall Armyworm Moth Counts Have Sky Rocketed!
(31 Aug)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Bean Leaf Beetles and Late Maturing Soybeans
  • Wheat Varieties with Potential for Wide Rows or Relay Intercropping
  • Valuing Manure Nutrient Resources
  • Weather Update
  • Farm Science Review CCA College
  • Ohio No-Till Field Day Sept. 8
(30 Aug)
Field Drydown of Mature Corn Grain
Bob Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(30 Aug)
Yield Monitor Calibration: Garbage In, Garbage Out
Bob Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(30 Aug)
Did August Weather Reduce Corn Yield Potential?
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(27 Aug)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • VIDEO: Nematode Updates
  • VIDEO: Western Bean Cutworm, A Tale of Two Differently Treated Fields
  • Popped Kernels and Silk Cut
  • Corn Grain Yield Estimation: The Kernel Weight Factor
  • Tassel-Ears in Corn
(27 Aug)
Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter PDF-formatted document
Univ. of Wisconsin
  • Synchrony of Silage Grain and Stover Drydown
  • Late Summer Cutting Management of Alfalfa
  • Get Your Wheat Seed Order in Early
  • Winter Wheat Planning Date & Aphid-Vectored Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus: Use “fly free date” to minimize the risk
(27 Aug)
Top 7 Recommendations for Winter Wheat Establishment in 2010 PDF-formatted document
Shawn Conley, Paul Esker, and John Gaska; Univ of Wisconsin
(27 Aug)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
(27 Aug)
Michigan Field Crop Team Advisory Alert
Michigan State Univ.
(27 Aug)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
(27 Aug)
What's Cropping Up? PDF-formatted document
Cornell Univ (New York)
  • Seeding Rates Studies for Soft Red Winter Wheat Planted in September
  • Shallow Incorporation of Manure Minimizes Soil Disturbance and Conserves Nitrogen
  • Adapt-N Tool Helps Farmers Deal with Climate Change, Energy Consumption and Greenhouse Gas Emissions
  • In-Field Spatial Variability of Soil Test Phosphorus and Implications for Agronomic and Environmental Phosphorus Management
  • Herbicide Resistant Weeds - How Widespread Are They?
  • Timing Effects on the Late Season Corn Stalk Nitrate Test
(25 Aug)
Tassel-Ears in Corn
Bob Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(25 Aug)
Reddish-Purple Corn Plants Late in the Season
Bob Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(25 Aug)
Corn Ear Damage Caused by Bird Feeding
Bob Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(25 Aug)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • What’s Happening with Grain Prices
  • Crop Insurance Update
  • Crop Maturity Moving Along
  • Opportunities and Concerns When Corn Silage is Harvested Early
  • Will Herbicide Residues Affect Cover Crop Establishment?
  • A Dozen PA No-tillers Tour the Dakotas’ No-till Systems and Diverse Cover Crop Cocktails
  • Fall Armyworms Outbreaks
  • Agriculture and Greenhouse Gas
  • Late Season Weed Control in Corn and Soybeans
  • Update on Western Bean Cutworm in Pennsylvania
  • Beets… An Interesting High Value Energy Crop
(24 Aug)
Variable subsidy for ethanol better for producers and government
Purdue/Ohio State AgAnswers
(24 Aug)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Soybean Sudden Death Syndrome – Popping Up in Many Fields this Summer
  • “Tip Dieback” and “Zipper Ears” in Corn
  • Potential Soybean Pod and Seed Feeding
  • Five Important Management Steps to Profitable Wheat Production in Ohio
  • Harvesting and Storing Corn Silage
  • Pricing Standing Corn for Silage Harvest
(24 Aug)
Kentucky Pest News
Univ. of Kentucky.
  • Caterpillar Damage to Established Alfalfa
  • Using Saved Seed for Planting: A Fusarium Head Blight Perspective
  • Fall Armyworm, Corn Earworm and Sorghum Web Worm Active in Several Crops
(23 Aug)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
(23 Aug)
Wheat in 15-inch rows will work but might cost yield
Chad Lee and Jim Herbek, Grain Crops Update, Univ of Kentucky
(23 Aug)
Wheat planting when futures are high and seed might be short
Chad Lee and Jim Herbek, Grain Crops Update, Univ of Kentucky
(23 Aug)
Corn stands looking weak from stress
Chad Lee, Grain Crops Update, Univ of Kentucky
(20 Aug)
Popped Kernels and Silk Cut
Bob Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(20 Aug)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • Help Us Identify Western Bean Cutworm Damage Range
  • Corn Earworm Moth Flight Quite Impressive
  • VIDEO: Soybean Full Seed (R6) Growth Stage
  • VIDEO: Soybean Late Season Stresses
  • Walk Corn Hybrid Plots in August
  • Estimating Corn Grain YUield Prior to Harvest
  • Stress During Grain Fill: Harbinger of Stalk Health Problems
  • Southern Corn Rust Confirmed in Indiana
  • Soybean Disease Update
(20 Aug)
Michigan Field Crop Team Advisory Alert
Michigan State Univ.
(19 Aug)
Walk Corn Hybrid Plots In August
Bob Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(19 Aug)
Estimating Corn Grain Yield Prior to Harvest
Bob Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(19 Aug)
Stress During Grain Fill: A Harbinger of Stalk Health Problems
Bob Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(18 Aug)
Kentucky Pest News
Univ. of Kentucky.
  • Aflatoxins and Harvest
  • Keep an Eye Out for Diplodia Ear Rot
  • Charcoal Rot of Soybean Expected to be Widespread
(18 Aug)
Missouri Integrated Pest & Crop Management Newsletter PDF-formatted document
Univ. of Missouri
  • Evaluate Winter Wheat Seed Quality Prior to Planting
  • Late Season Soybean Diseases
  • The Missouri Corn Stalk Nitrate Test Challenge
(17 Aug)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Soybean Aphid Update
  • Corn Closing in on Maturity
  • “Tassel Ears” in Corn
  • Corn Silage Harvest is Imminent
(16 Aug)
USDA Expects Strong Demand for 2010 Crops
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(16 Aug)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
(14 Aug)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
(13 Aug)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • Yellow Butterflies Plentiful
  • Yellow Beans, Many Possibilities
(13 Aug)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
(12 Aug)
Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter
Univ. of Wisconsin
  • Slugs in Seeding Year Alfalfa under Cover Crop
  • Late Season Stem Diseases – Look Closely
  • Reports of Frogeye Leaf Spot in Soybean
  • Scouting for Corn Diseases Late in the Growing Season
(12 Aug)
Indiana corn crop finishes pollination, grain fill begins
Purdue/Ohio State AgAnswers
(10 Aug)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Wheat Seed Treatments 2010
  • “Predicting” Corn Yields Prior to Harvest
  • Managing Biennial and Perennial Weeds in Wheat Stubble
(10 Aug)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • Keys to Silage Harvest Success
  • Summer Seeding of Forage Crops
  • Focus On Late Season Soybean Insects
  • Time to Get Grain Bins Ready
(10 Aug)
Kentucky Pest News
Univ. of Kentucky.
  • Southern Rust Prognosis
  • Producing Late-Season Sweet Corn
  • Brown Spot of Corn
  • Watch for THESE Stinkbugs in Your Soybeans!
  • Late Summer Caterpillars in Field Crops
(9 Aug)
All Eyes on the Crop Production Report
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(8 Aug)
Reports of Frogeye Leaf Spot in Soybean
Paul Esker, Univ of Wisconsin
(6 Aug)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • VIDEO: Western Bean Cutworm Ear Damage
  • Soybean Aphid Look-Alikes
  • Excessive Heat and Humidity Not Ideal for Corn
  • Harvest Aids In A Not So Cooperative Year
  • Diplodia Ear Rot Appears Early in Indiana
(6 Aug)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
(6 Aug)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
(6 Aug)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
(4 Aug)
Missouri Integrated Pest & Crop Management Newsletter PDF-formatted document
Univ. of Missouri
  • Don’t Let Aflatoxin Ruin Your 2010 Corn Harvest
  • Diplodia Ear Rot of Corn
(3 Aug)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Late Season Diseases: Making an Early Appearance in Soybeans
  • Gibberella Ear Rot in Corn: Post Pollination Update
  • Green Cloverworm on Soybean
  • Western Bean Cutworm Update
  • NOW is the Right Time for Summer Seeding of Forages
  • Effect of Wheat Growth Habit, Seeding Rate and Row Spacing on Yield
(3 Aug)
Kentucky Pest News
Univ. of Kentucky.
  • Some Unusual Kernel Injuries
  • Cool-Season Forage Grasses Turning Brown
(2 Aug)
Supply Concerns Drive Crop Prices
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(1 Aug)
Late Season Stem Diseases - Look Closely...
Paul Esker, Univ of Wisconsin
 
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