May 2012


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(30 May)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • Poison Hemlock is the Weed for This Week
  • Investigating Pokeweed Management in Field Crops
  • Beware of Hot Hay!
  • Fertilization of Forage Crops
  • In-Season Testing for Corn Nitrogen Management
  • Tank Mixing Herbicides, Fungicides, and Insecticides in Each Pass?
(30 May)
Scouting Alfalfa Fields for Nutrient Deficiencies
Daniel Kaiser, Univ. of Minnesota
(30 May)
Potassium and Dry Soils
Daniel Kaiser and Jochim Wiersma, Univ. of Minnesota
(30 May)
When it rains, it pours! What is happening to my nitrogen?
John Lamb and Daniel Kaiser, Univ. of Minnesota
(30 May)
Kentucky Pest News PDF document
Univ. of Kentucky.
  • Early Season Hail Damage and Corn Diseases
  • Bean Leaf Beetle Active in Kentucky Soybeans
(29 May)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
(29 May)
The Season for Determining Corn Yields is Underway
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(28 May)
Hot & Dry; More of the Same Not Good for Corn Yield
RL (Bob) Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(27 May)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
(26 May)
Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter
Univ. of Wisconsin
  • Double Crop Soybeans in WI may be a Gamble Worth Taking in 2012
  • Minimize Dry Matter Loss by Minimizing Silage Porosity
  • Diagnosing Early Season Corn Insect Damage
  • Need to scout for alfalfa weevil after first cut?
(26 May)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • Mishmash of Insect Pest Reports
  • VIDEO: Corn Seedling Blights and Proper Plant Sampling
  • Hot & Dry: Toll on Young Corn?
(26 May)
Missouri Integrated Pest & Crop Management News
Univ. of Missouri
(26 May)
Japanese Beetle Emergence Begins
Doug Johnson, Grain Crops Update, Univ of Kentucky
(26 May)
Bean leaf beetle active in Kentucky
Doug Johnson, Grain Crops Update, Univ of Kentucky
(26 May)
Kansas Agronomy E-update
Kansas State Univ.
  • Herbicide-resistant weeds in Kansas
  • Use of legumes in wheat-bermudagrass pastures
(26 May)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
(22 May)
Hot & Dry: Toll on Young Corn?
RL (Bob) Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(22 May)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Asiatic Garden Beetle or Grub
  • Head Scab Risk Low, but Stripe Rust Showing up
  • Grass Sawfly
  • True Armyworms
  • Factors Contributing to Uneven Corn Emergence
(22 May)
Michigan Extension Field Crops News
Michigan State Univ.
(22 May)
Kentucky Pest News PDF document
Univ. of Kentucky.
  • Early Appearance of Southern Corn Rust in the Deep South
(18 May)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • VIDEO: Assessing Early Bean Leaf Beetle Feeding
  • Poison Hemlock (Conium maculatum) - A Mini Review
  • Seedling Blights Observed in Indiana Cornfields
  • Prevalent Purple Plants Perennially Puzzle Producers
  • Corkscrewed Mesocotyls & Failed Corn Emergence
  • Corn Replant Decisions
  • A Recipe for Crappy Stands of Corn
(18 May)
Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter
Univ. of Wisconsin
  • New video helps with corn replanting decisions
  • Managing Hail Damaged Alfalfa and Red Clover
  • Fusarium Head Blight Risk Remains Low
(18 May)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
(18 May)
Michigan Extension Field Crops News
Michigan State Univ.
(18 May)
Kansas Agronomy E-update
Kansas State Univ.
  • Weed control strategies in grain sorghum
  • Irrigated cropland insurance eligibility and drought: Questions and answers from RMA
  • Chemical control of roughleaf dogwood
(18 May)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
(17 May)
A Recipe for Crappy Stands of Corn
Bob Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(17 May)
Corn Replant Decisions
Bob Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(17 May)
Timing of Post-emergence Corn Herbicide Applications
Travis Legleiter & Bill Johnson, Purdue Univ.
(16 May)
Extended spring weather brings armyworm aplenty to Indiana
Purdue/Ohio State AgAnswers
(16 May)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
(16 May)
Kentucky Pest News PDF document
Univ. of Kentucky.
  • Fungicides Best Used in Corn at Reproductive Stage
(16 May)
Crop-Pest Ontario PDF document
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs
  • Pre-Plant Dandelion Control in Soybeans
  • WBC Trapping Network
  • Alfalfa Weevil and Black Cutworm
  • 2012 Testing Results for Herbicide Resistant Weeds
  • Everyone Knows It's Windy
  • Weevils and Whatnot!
  • Efficacy of Wheat Fungicides
(15 May)
Prevalent Purple Plants Perennially Puzzle Producers
RL (Bob) Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(15 May)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • Wheat Crop Update
  • Corn Crop Developing Nicely
  • Scout for Slug and Black Cutworm Damage
  • Keep Resistance to Bt Hybrids by Western Corn Rootworm in Mind This Season
  • Roughstalk Bluegrass Running Rampant This Year
  • Multiflora Rose Control in Pastures and Herbicide Label Updates
(15 May)
Soybean Emergence and Germination Common Issues YouTube
Shawn Conley, Univ of Wisconsin
(15 May)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Slugs Causing Concern Earlier Than Normal
  • Evaluate Alfalfa Stands
  • Scab is at Low Risk for the Week of May 14 – What to do with the Fungicide
  • Other Field Crop Insect Concerns
  • Misc. Emergence Problems in Corn
(14 May)
Corn Market Direction Unfolding, Magnitude Still Uncertain
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(11 May)
Corkscrewed Mesocotyls & Failed Corn Emergence
RL (Bob) Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(11 May)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • Rootworm Hatch Underway...It's Early!
  • What An Incredible Black Cutworm Catching Season
  • Nematode Updates - Corn Nematodes
  • Timing Of Post-emergence Corn Herbicide Applications
  • Effects Of Flooding Or Ponding On Young Corn
  • Sulfur Deficiency In Corn
(11 May)
Kansas Agronomy E-update
Kansas State Univ.
  • Causes of wheat stress in western and central Kansas
  • Evaluating corn early-season growth
  • Sorghum planting management
(11 May)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
(11 May)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
(11 May)
Growers should focus on soybean seeding rate and depth
Purdue/Ohio State AgAnswers
(9 May)
Sulfur deficiency in corn PDF document
Jim Camberato, Stephen Maloney, Shaun Casteel; Purdue Univ.
(8 May)
Effects of Flooding or Ponding on Young Corn
RL (Bob) Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
Cafe proprietor's note: Previously published article; still good information.
(8 May)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • Thin Alfalfa Plantings: Deciding When to Give Up
  • Maturity and Diseases on Winter Grains
  • Preemergence Soil Residual Herbicides for Soybean
  • Two Caterpillars to Consider: Black Cutworm and Armyworm
  • Residual Corn Herbicides in Post Applications
  • Slug Populations are Ramping Up, Alfalfa Weevil Ramping Down
  • Lots of Mustard Family Weeds Bringing Color to the Landscape
(8 May)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Powdery Mildew and Septoria leaf blotch: This Year the Story is Different
  • Ponding Effects on Corn and Soybeans
  • Soybean Seedling Diseases – What to Look for in 2012
  • POST Corn Treatments with Residual Activity
  • Now is the Time to Calibrate Your Sprayer
  • Protecting Honey Bees From Pesticides
(8 May)
Growers have options for freeze-damaged wheat
Purdue/Ohio State AgAnswers
(8 May)
Black cutworm flocks to Indiana; scouting proves critical
Purdue/Ohio State AgAnswers
(7 May)
Corn Prices in Three Parts
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(4 May)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • Critical Time For Black Cutworm Scouting
  • Asiatic Garden Beetle Grub Is Back
  • Be On The Lookout For A New Wheat Disease
  • Early-Planted Corn Developing Slowly
  • Winter Wheat As A Forage
  • More Frozen Wheat: To Keep It or Not?
(4 May)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
(4 May)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
(1 May)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • Be Careful Planting Soybeans in Cold Soil
  • Drill and Planter Calibration for Soybeans
  • Insect Pests to Keep in Mind: Black Cutworm, Alfalfa Weevil, and Cereal Leaf Beetle
  • Weed Control Options When Replanting New Alfalfa Seedings
  • Prepare for Earlier Hay Harvest This Year
  • Corn Emergence, Development and Soil Temperatures
  • Continue to Monitor Barley and Wheat for Freeze Damage
  • Using the Head Scab Prediction Tool for Wheat
(1 May)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Ohio Wheat Crop is Ahead of Schedule. Is that Good or Bad?
  • Wheat Head Scab Forecasting and Alert Systems 2012
  • New Wheat Disease found in Kentucky - Could it be in Ohio?
  • Corn Emergence and Heat Unit Accumulation
  • Corn Replanting Considerations
  • Some Weed Management Odds and Ends
(1 May)
Michigan Extension Field Crops News
Michigan State Univ.
(1 May)
Kentucky Pest News PDF document
Univ. of Kentucky.
  • Barley Yellow Dwarf Evident in Some Wheat Fields
  • Barley Yellow Dwarf: A Product of Warm Winter?
  • Leaf Rust Brewing in Some Wheat Fields
(1 May)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
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