August 2011


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(30 Aug)
Predicting Corn Grain Maturity Dates for Delayed Plantings
RL (Bob) Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(30 Aug)
Interpreting Corn Hybrid Maturity Ratings
RL (Bob) Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(30 Aug)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • Late Season Cornstalk Nitrate Test
  • Update on Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs, Western Bean Cutworm and Soybean Aphid
  • Corn and Soybean Herbicides and Fall Cover Crop Establishment
  • Corn Herbicide — Cover Crop Experiment Initiated in 2010
  • Wind Damaged Corn
  • Hulless Barley Opportunity
  • Resistance to Bt Corn Hybrids Discovered
(30 Aug)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
(30 Aug)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Will we have an early frost?
  • Continuous soybean? Now is the time to check those fields
  • Stink Bugs on Soybeans
  • Where to go to find Agricultural Chemical Use Statistics
(29 Aug)
Stress During Grain Fill: A Harbinger of Stalk Health Problems
RL (Bob) Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(29 Aug)
Aggressive Trait Marketing Not Good For U.S.
Kurt Lawton, DTN
Grain Associations Comment on Viptera
(29 Aug)
Michigan Extension News for Agriculture - Field Crops
Michigan State Univ.
(29 Aug)
Early Price Peak for Corn and Soybeans?
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(26 Aug)
Pro Farmer 2011 Corn, Soybean Crop Estimates
Pro Farm, AgWeb.com
RLN: Their estimate for Indiana's corn crop (146.7 bpa) would be within the range expected if crop condition ratings remain unchanged through September.
(26 Aug)
The "Zipper" Pattern of Poor Kernel Set in Corn
RL (Bob) Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
Revised with the addition of another factor that could contribute to "zipper" ears.
(26 Aug)
Estimating Corn Grain Yield Prior to Harvest
RL (Bob) Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
Revised to include a description of the method used by the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour.
(26 Aug)
Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter
Univ. of Wisconsin
(26 Aug)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • Watch out for these weeds!
  • Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
  • Cover Crop Seedings this Fall
(26 Aug)
Michigan Extension News for Agriculture - Field Crops
Michigan State Univ.
(26 Aug)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
(26 Aug)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
(23 Aug)
Are Your Ears (of corn) Sagging?
RL (Bob) Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(23 Aug)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Late Maturing Soybeans and Aphids
  • Wheat fungicide seed treatment
  • Yield Monitor Calibration Tips - Time is Money!!!
(20 Aug)
Estimating Corn Grain Yield Prior to Harvest
RL (Bob) Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(20 Aug)
Goss's Wilt of Corn
Paul Esker, Univ of Wisconsin
(20 Aug)
Viptera corn being rejected by grain buyers
Rich Keller, AgProfessional.com
(20 Aug)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • Aphids are Moving and Numbers are Suddenly Rising, Late-Planted Soybeans Throughout the State are Vulnerable
  • VIDEO: Assessing Late Season Hail Damage to Soybean
  • Short Husks & Exposed Ears
  • The "Zipper" Pattern of Poor Kernel Set in Corn
(20 Aug)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
(20 Aug)
Michigan Extension Field Crops News
Michigan State Univ.
(20 Aug)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
(20 Aug)
Fertilizer Management for Conservation Tillage Planting Systems
Geoorge Rehm, Univ of Minnesota
(17 Aug)
Short Husks, Exposed Ears
RL (Bob) Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(17 Aug)
Sidewall Compaction Early Hurts Yields Late
Chad Lee, Grain Crops Update, Univ of Kentucky
(16 Aug)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Fields Being Sprayed for Soybean Aphids
  • Cooler nights during grain fill beneficial for corn
  • Wheat Variety Yield in 15 Inch Rows
  • Organic Soybean Pest Management Field Day
(16 Aug)
Kentucky Pest News PDF
Univ. of Kentucky.
  • Are you cooling your wheat?
  • Disease Risks in Late Summer Seedings of Alfalfa
(16 Aug)
Rootworms show resistance to Bt corn in Midwestern fields
Purdue/Ohio State AgAnswers
(15 Aug)
The "Zipper" Pattern of Poor Kernel Set in Corn
RL (Bob) Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(15 Aug)
Corn Knocked down by Storms
Chad Lee & Jim Herbek, Grain Crops Update, Univ of Kentucky
(15 Aug)
No Room to Increase Corn Consumption
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(12 Aug)
Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter
Univ. of Wisconsin
  • 2011 WI Winter Wheat Performance Test
  • Study Confirms Resistance of Western Corn Rootworm Field Populations Bt CRW Corn in Northeastern Iowa
(12 Aug)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • Western Bean Cutworm Moth Captures
(12 Aug)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • Assessing Drought Impacts on Corn
  • Pre-Harvest Soybean Yield Estimation
  • Considerations for Pricing Standing Corn for Silage Relative to Shelled Corn
  • Western Bean Cutworm Moth Numbers Are Growing
  • Across Pennsylvania Hay Supplies Are Tight and Prices High
  • Fall Alfalfa Harvest After a Drought
  • Winter Wheat Variety Evaluation Data
  • Mid-Atlantic Precision Agriculture Equipment Day
(12 Aug)
Kentucky Pest News PDF document
Univ. of Kentucky.
  • Gray Leaf Spot Activity
(12 Aug)
Indiana weather conditions favor potential ear rot development in corn
Purdue/Ohio State AgAnswers
(9 Aug)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Yellow soybeans in response to glyphosate applications
  • Prevent annual weed seed production in fallow fields
  • Screening common and giant ragweed populations for herbicide resistance
  • Soybean Aphids and Two spotted Spider Mites on Soybeans
  • Bt Resistance Found in Western Corn Rootworm in Iowa
(9 Aug)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
(8 Aug)
Summer Weather Favorable for Sudden Death Syndrome and Phytophthora Rot of Soybean
Dean Malvick, Univ. of Minnesota
(8 Aug)
Watch for Goss's Leaf Blight and Wilt on Corn in Minnesota
Dean Malvick, Univ. of Minnesota
(8 Aug)
Corn and Soybean Production Prospects
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(5 Aug)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • First In-Field Resistance to Bt Corn Targeting Rootworms Documented in Iowa
  • Spider Mites, Rain, and Control
  • Spraying Fungicides on Drought-Stressed Corn
  • Ear Rot Review
  • An Example of "Recovery" from Severe Root-Lodging
  • Kernel Set Scuttlebutt
  • Effects of Stress During Grain Filling in Corn
(5 Aug)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
(5 Aug)
Michigan Extension Field Crops News
Michigan State Univ.
(5 Aug)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
(3 Aug)
Missouri Integrated Pest & Crop Management Newsletter PDF-formatted document
Univ. of Missouri
  • Mid to Late Season Soybean Diseases
  • Small Grasshoppers Numerous in Many Areas of Missouri
  • The Missouri Corn Stalk Nitrate Test Challenge
  • Spider Mites Problems in dry Areas of State
  • Many of Missouri’s Alfalfa Fields Support High Numbers of Potato Leafhoppers
  • Soybean Rust Developing Slowly in the United States
(3 Aug)
Kentucky Pest News PDF
Univ. of Kentucky.
  • Lots of Physoderma Brown Spot of Corn in Western Kentucky
(3 Aug)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • Corn and Drought Issues Continue in Some Areas
  • Summer Seeded Oats for Forage Production
  • Get Ready for Corn Silage Harvest
  • Nitrate Concerns in Corn Silage and Sorghum-Sudan Species
  • Should You Apply Fungicides in Your Soybeans?
  • Keep an Eye Out for Those Stink Bugs
(2 Aug)
Effects of Stress During Grain Filling in Corn
RL (Bob) Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(2 Aug)
Kernel Set Scuttlebutt
RL (Bob) Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(1 Aug)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • 2011 Ohio Wheat Performance Results Available
  • Foliar Fungicide applications have greatest chance of return when disease is present
  • Western Bean Cutworm Numbers Dying Down
  • Soil Health and Cover Crops Field Days
  • Come spend a day with Soil Scientists "In the Pits"
(1 Aug)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
(1 Aug)
Corn and Soybean Consumption Coming Up Short
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
 
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