July 2012


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(31 July)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Worst Heat to Stay West of Ohio
  • Twospotted Spider Mites in Field Crops
  • Drought Reduces Soybean Seed Size
  • Estimating Yield Losses in Drought Damaged Corn Fields
  • “Tassel Ears” in Corn
  • Late Summer Alfalfa Planting
  • Supplemental Forage Options for Late Summer Planting
(30 July)
Anticipating the Size of the 2012 Corn and Soybean Crops
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(30 July)
Michigan Extension Field Crops News
Michigan State Univ.
(30 July)
The 2012 Drought and Income Tax Deferral of Crop Insurance and/ or Disaster Payments
Roger McEowen, Iowa State Univ.
(30 July)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
(29 July)
Kansas Agronomy E-update
Kansas State Univ.
(29 July)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
(27 July)
Opportunities to Assess Yield Potential of Drought-Stressed Corn
RL (Bob) Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(27 July)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • Do Bugs Really Like it Hot?
  • Alternatives for Mite Control in Field Corn
  • VIDEO: Corn Kernel Abortion After Pollination
  • VIDEO: Assessing Soybean for Drought Stress
  • VIDEO: Life on the Edge: The Irrigated Corn Interface During Drought
  • Irrigation Management in Time of Drought
(27 July)
Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter
Univ. of Wisconsin
  • Forage harvests and re-crop considerations following these drought conditions
  • Watch out for Poisonous Plants this Summer
  • Japanese Beetle Scouting and Thresholds for Corn and Soybean
(27 July)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
(26 July)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
(25 July)
Michigan Extension Field Crops News
Michigan State Univ.
(25 July)
Scouting Corn for Aspergillus Ear Rot
Paul Vincelli, Grain Crops Update, Univ of Kentucky
(24 July)
Kentucky Pest News PDF
Univ. of Kentucky.
  • Soybean Thrips on Soybean
  • Charcoal Rot Likely to Be Prevalent in Soybeans
  • First Report of Kudzu bug in Soybean [in Tennessee]
  • Spider Mites Beginning to Appear on Soybeans, Can Corn be Far Behind?
(24 July)
Forage crops could provide opportunities following corn
Purdue/Ohio State AgAnswers
(23 July)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Near Normal Rainfall in Forecast
  • 2012 Ohio Wheat Performance Results Available
  • Western bean cutworm eggs found, continue to scout corn
  • Manure Movement through Soils
  • Emergency Forages
  • High temperature effects on corn and soybean
(23 July)
Are Soybean Prices High Enough?
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(20 July)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • Herbicide Rotation Restrictions for Cover Crops and Fall Forages
  • Pre-harvest Intervals of Fungicide Applications for Crops Cut for Silage/Forage
  • Preparing for Aspergillus Ear Rot in Corn Grain and Silage
  • VIDEO: Sampling Corn & Soybean Leaves for Potassium Deficiency
  • Drought Severity Comparisons between 2012 and 1988 for Indiana Corn
  • Diverse Crops Provide Opportunity Following Corn Forage Harvest
(20 July)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
(20 July)
Missouri Integrated Pest & Crop Management Newsletter PDF-formatted document
Univ. of Missouri
(20 July)
Kansas Agronomy E-update
Kansas State Univ.
(20 July)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
(19 July)
Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter
Univ. of Wisconsin
  • Corn Pollination: How to Determine Success under Stress - VIDEO
  • Will we have enough corn?
  • Dry Weather Increases Risk of Twospotted Spidermite
  • Corn rootworm and root node injury scoring - VIDEO
  • Western bean cutworm, field and sweet corn
(17 July)
Application of Fungicides to Corn/Soybeans Under Drought Conditions is a Bad Idea
Don Hershman, Grain Crops Update, Univ of Kentucky
(17 July)
Kentucky Pest News PDF
Univ. of Kentucky.
  • Southern Rust Detected Further North
(16 July)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Western Bean Cutworm Counts Still on the Rise
  • Corn and Soybean Crop Water Deficits
  • Potential for Nitrate Problems in Stressed Corn
  • Where to test forages for nitrates
  • Corn silage and preharvest restrictions for herbicides
  • More Agronomic Crops Team Drought Resources
(16 July)
Expected Price Pattern for Corn and Soybeans
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(13 July)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • Spider Mite Infestations More Evident, What is the Impact of Rain?
  • Western Bean Cutworm Adult
  • Drought Impacts on Weed Science
  • Scout Soybean Fields for Charcoal Rot
  • Distinguishing Goss's Wilt from Drought Stress in Corn
  • Decapitation of Corn Plants by Deer
  • Reflections on Relative No-till Soybean Performance in Drought Years
(11 July)
Concerns about atrazine carryover this year
Jim Martin and JD Green, Grain Crops Update, Univ of Kentucky
(7 July)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • U.S. Drought Monitor Map
  • Misplaced Insects
  • Tobacco Growers May Need to Manage Disease
  • VIDEO: Potassium Deficient Corn and Soybean During Drought
  • Nitrate Analysis is Important for Drought-Stressed Corn Plants Destined for Forage
  • Million Dollar Rain for Some Fields: Not All
  • Recovery From Hail Damage to Young Corn
(7 July)
Considerations for harvesting drought-stressed corn
Donna Amaral-Phillips, Jeff Lehmkuhler, and Chad Lee, Grain Crops Update, Univ of Kentucky
(7 July)
Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter
Univ. of Wisconsin
  • Getting the Most from Drought Stressed Forages
  • Questions about Whiteflies in Soybean
  • Dry Weather Increases Risk of Twospotted Spidermite
(7 July)
Kansas Agronomy E-update
Kansas State Univ.
  • The value of soil organic matter
  • Plant analysis for soybeans
  • Sorghum headworms: Potential yield loss and control
  • June 2012 weather in Kansas: The drought deepens
(7 July)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
(7 July)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
(7 July)
Youtube Potassium Deficient Corn and Soybean During Drought
Jim Camberato and John Obermeyer, Purdue Univ
(3 July)
Decapitation of Corn Plants by Deer
RL (Bob) Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(3 July)
Missouri Integrated Pest & Crop Management News
Univ. of Missouri
(3 July)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
  • Western Bean Cutworm Moths are Active
  • Summer Cover Crop Seeding
  • Sentinel Plot Program in Soybeans
  • Commodity Marketing
  • Southeast Pennsylvania Summer Twilight Meeting
  • Saving Soil (and Money) on Your Farm
(3 July)
Crop Insurance in 2012
Gary Schnitkey, Univ of Illinois
(3 July)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Western Bean Cutworm Counts on the Rise
  • Assessing the Impact of Hot, Dry Weather on Pollination in Corn
  • Spray Tank Water Quality
  • Controlling marestail in double-crop soybeans
  • New Soybean and Small Grain Extension Specialist
(2 July)
Million Dollar Rain for Some Fields; Not All
RL (Bob) Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(2 July)
Current Soybean Disease Risk and Fungicide Use
Don Hershman, Grain Crops Update, Univ of Kentucky
(2 July)
Investigating Your Crop Insurance Policy in Front of a Drought
Cory Walters, Univ of Kentucky
(2 July)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
(2 July)
Considerable Uncertainty About Both Corn Supply and Demand
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(2 July)
Recovery From Hail Damage to Young Corn
RL (Bob) Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
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