June 2012


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(30 June)
Nitrate analysis is important for drought-stressed corn plants destined for forage
Jim Camberato and Keith Johnson, Purdue Univ.
(30 June)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
(30 June)
Guidelines for Nitrate Testing and Silage Options
Chad Lee, Grain Crops Update, Univ of Kentucky
(30 June)
Kansas Agronomy E-update
Kansas State Univ.
  • The effect of high heat and drought on corn
  • Nitrate toxicity in drought-stressed corn
  • Plant analysis for corn
(29 June)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • Hot & Dry: Stress on the Corn Crop Escalates
  • VIDEO: Drought During Corn Pollination
  • VIDEO: Ear Shake Test to Determine Corn Pollination Progress
  • Signs of Drought Stress in Soybean
  • VIDEO: Early Drought Stress on Timely Planted Soybean
  • VIDEO: Planting Soybean Into Moisture Stressed Soils
  • Cupping Leaves on Soybean: Is it a Pest or a Pesticide to Blame?
  • VIDEO: Spider Mites in Droughty Soybeans
(29 June)
Youtube Spider Mites in Droughty Soybeans
Christian Krupke & John Obermeyer, Purdue Univ.
(28 June)
Youtube Drought During Corn Pollination
RL (Bob) Nielsen & John Obermeyer, Purdue Univ.
(28 June)
Youtube Ear Shake Test to Determine Corn Pollination Progress
RL (Bob) Nielsen & John Obermeyer, Purdue Univ.
(28 June)
Youtube Early Drought Stress on Timely Planted Soybean
Shaun Casteel & John Obermeyer, Purdue Univ.
(28 June)
Youtube Planting Soybean Into Moisture Stressed Soils
Shaun Casteel & John Obermeyer, Purdue Univ.
(28 June)
Drought in Indiana worsens; no letup in sight
Purdue/Ohio State AgAnswers
(28 June)
Drought could cost farmers with future delivery contracts
Purdue/Ohio State AgAnswers
(28 June)
Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter
Univ. of Wisconsin
  • Late-Season Weed Escapes in Wisconsin Corn and Soybean Fields
  • Dry Conditions Continue to Persist in Southern WI: Poor Early Weed Control is Evident
  • Early Season Water Deficit Stress on Southern WI Soybeans
  • Managing Irrigation is Key when High Air Temps Expected
  • Video Showing Potato Leafhopper Scouting in Alfalfa
(28 June)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
(28 June)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
(27 June)
Drought Stress and Corn Pollination
Chad Lee, Grain Crops Update, Univ of Kentucky
(27 June)
Signs of Drought Stress in Soybean
Shaun Casteel, Purdue Univ.
(26 June)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • Growing Insect Populations
  • Soybean Stand Counts
  • Sentinel Plot Program in Soybeans
  • Keep an Eye Out for New Pigweed Species
(26 June)
Kentucky Pest News PDF
Univ. of Kentucky.
  • Aflaguard® for Aflatoxin Control
  • I Hate Crying Wolf…But Forewarned is Forearmed!!
(25 June)
Hot & Dry: Stress on the corn crop escalates
RL (Bob) Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(25 June)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Hot, dry weather will impact pollination in corn
  • Alfalfa Management Considerations in a Drought
  • Brush up on your Sweet Corn Pest Management
(25 June)
Late-Season Weed Escapes in Wisconsin Corn and Soybean Fields
Vince Davis, Univ of Wisconsin
(25 June)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
(25 June)
Could Sugar help Drought Stressed Corn?
Chad Lee, Grain Crops Update, Univ of Kentucky
(22 June)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • VIDEO: Western Bean Cutworm Egg and Hatching Larvae
  • Herbicide Applications in Dry Conditions
  • A Fast & Accurate Pregnancy Test for Corn
  • Next Big Hurdle: Pollen Shed and Silking
(22 June)
Kansas Agronomy E-update
Kansas State Univ.
  • Nitrogen fertilization of forage sorghum
  • Applying nitrogen fertilizer to nitrogen-stressed soybeans
  • Rescue treatments for marestail, pigweed, and kochia in soybean and sorghum
(22 June)
Abnormally hot spring weather changes crop pest dynamics
Purdue/Ohio State AgAnswers
(22 June)
Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter
Univ. of Wisconsin
  • Giant Ragweed Resistance to Glyphosate in Wisconsin
  • Can plant tissue testing be used to adjust N fertilizer rates for corn?
  • Variegated Cutworm Update
(22 June)
Early Season Water Deficit Stress on Southern WI Soybeans
Shawn Conley, Univ of Wisconsin
(22 June)
Michigan Extension Field Crops News
Michigan State Univ.
(22 June)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
(21 June)
Using Herbicides Under Dry Conditions
Travis Legleither, Bill Johnson; Purdue Univ
(20 June)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • PDA Urges Producers to Report Crop Damage Promptly
  • What to Expect from Foliar Fertilizer Programs
  • Weed Management in Double-Crop Soybeans
  • Poisonous Pasture Weeds
  • On-Farm Soybean Network Update
  • Using Plant Analysis to Diagnose Nutrient Deficiency Problems
(20 June)
I Hate Crying Wolf…… But Forewarned is Forearmed !!
Doug Johnson, Grain Crops Update, Univ of Kentucky
Proprietor's note: Article about spider mites
(20 June)
Kentucky Pest News PDF
Univ. of Kentucky.
  • Watch for Japanese Beetle on “Silking” Corn
(18 June)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Dry weather and postemergence herbicide activity
  • Twospotted Spider Mites on Soybeans
  • What to Expect from Foliar Fertilizer Programs
  • Estimating Nutrient Removal of Wheat Straw
(18 June)
Anticipating the Estimates of June 1 Stocks of Corn and Soybeans
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(17 June)
A Fast & Accurate Pregnancy Test for Corn
RL (Bob) Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(17 June)
Next Big Hurdle: Pollen Shed and Silking
RL (Bob) Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(15 June)
Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter
Univ. of Wisconsin
  • Crop Management and Conservation Field Day
  • Weeds could be Tough to Control with POST Herbicides this Year
  • Black Cutworm Decisions in Corn and a Word About Soybean
  • Aster Yellows was Confirmed in Oat
  • Variegated Cutworm on Alfalfa
(15 June)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • No Surprise, Spider Mites Responding to Dry Conditions and Stressed Soybean
  • VIDEO: Twospotted Spider Mite Scouting
  • Western Corn Rootworm Beetles Emerging...Already!
  • Weed Control Considerations of Double Crop Soybeans
(15 June)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
(15 June)
Missouri Integrated Pest & Crop Management News
Univ. of Missouri
(15 June)
Update on Goss's Wilt in Minnesota
Dean Malvick, Univ. of Minnesota
(15 June)
Michigan Extension Field Crops News
Michigan State Univ.
(15 June)
More Corn and Soybean Challenges in Fields
Chad Lee, Grain Crops Update, Univ of Kentucky
(15 June)
Watch for Japanese beetle on “Silking” Corn
Doug Johnson, Grain Crops Update, Univ of Kentucky
(15 June)
Kansas Agronomy E-update
Kansas State Univ.
  • Drought Severity Classification: What indicators are used?
  • Factors to consider before burning or baling wheat residue
  • Common bunt (stinking smut) on wheat
  • K-State and KARA partner for Field Day July 11-12
(15 June)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
(13 June)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • Armyworms, Potato leafhopper, and Corn rootworms
  • Crop Disease Update
  • Some Herbicide and Weed Observations
  • Reading This Article Could Save Your Life
(13 June)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Effects of early season dry weather on corn ear formation
  • Hail damage to corn should be limited
  • Corn Response to Sidedress Nitrogen
  • Western Bean Cutworm Flight Begins in Ohio
  • Twospotted Spider Mites on Soybeans
  • Considerations for Double-Crop Soybeans
(13 June)
Kentucky Pest News PDF
Univ. of Kentucky.
  • Update on Southern Rust
  • White Grub Damage Evident on Corn
  • Southwestern Corn Borer Flights on the Rise
(13 June)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
(11 June)
Cereal Leaf Beetle and Desiccated Soybean Seeds
Shawn Conley, Univ of Wisconsin
(11 June)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
(11 June)
Kansas Agronomy E-update
Kansas State Univ.
  • Possible causes of yellow soybeans
  • Nitrogen additions, nutrient cycling, and water management with cover crops
  • Nitrogen in the soil: Additions, losses, and the impact on crops
  • Chemical control of smooth sumac
(8 June)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • Western Bean Cutworn Moths...Already
  • Japanese Beetle Season Begins...Already!
  • Holcus Leaf Spot of Corn in Southern Indiana
(8 June)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • A Horde of Armyworms
  • If You Want to Use Glyphosate in the Future, Best to Tank-mix Now
  • How Soon Can Newly Baled Hay Be Fed?
  • Weather Effects on Forage Quality
(8 June)
Kentucky Pest News PDF
Univ. of Kentucky.
  • Goss's Wilt in Corn
  • Slug Damage in No-Till Soybeans
  • Common Stalk Borer
(8 June)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
(8 June)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
(7 June)
Alfalfa growers should scout earlier this year for potato leafhopper
Purdue/Ohio State AgAnswers
(7 June)
Heat, lack of rain exaggerate need for grazing management
Purdue/Ohio State AgAnswers
(4 June)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
(4 June)
Abundant Rainfall in Some Areas May Increase Soybean and Corn Seedling Disease
Dean Malvick, Univ. of Minnesota
Cafe Proprietor's Note: At least it is raining somewhere!
(4 June)
Soybean Price Roller Coaster
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(4 June)
Kansas Agronomy E-update
Kansas State Univ.
  • Potassium deficiency problems showing up in corn
  • Doublecrop options after wheat
  • Herbicide carryover considerations when doublecropping after wheat
(1 June)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • Prevalence and Influence of Stalk Boring Insects on Glyphosate Activity on Indiana and Michigan Giant Ragweed
  • Hot & Dry; More of the Same Not Good for Corn Yield
(1 June)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
 
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