August 2012


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(31 Aug)
Kansas Agronomy E-update
Kansas State Univ.
(31 Aug)
Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter
Univ. of Wisconsin
  • Drought 2012: USDA Changes Crop Insurance Rules for Cover Crop Harvesting in Spring 2013
(31 Aug)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • Tiny, White Worms in Ears
  • VIDEO: Aspergillus Ear Rot - Identification and Scouting Tips
  • VIDEO: Aspergillus Ear Rot - Screening for Aflatoxin
  • Symptoms of Soybean Vein Necrosis Linked to a New Pospovirus
  • VIDEO: Effects of Stress on Soybean Pod Development
  • VIDEO: Later Season Soybean Growth Stages
  • Cover Crops Following the Summer 2012 Drought
(31 Aug)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
(31 Aug)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
(30 Aug)
Kentucky Pest News PDF
Univ. of Kentucky.
  • Corn Earworm Moths Captures Increasing in Vegetables
  • Soybean Vein Necrotic-Associated Virus Common in Soybean
(30 Aug)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
(27 Aug)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Early September Weather Outlook: Above normal temperatures, rainfall depends on Isaac
  • Will August rain influence soybean yield?
  • More late season soybean diseases
  • Preparation of Storage Facilities for Grain Harvest
  • Plan Last Alfalfa Cutting
  • Managing Drought Stressed Hay Fields
  • Pigweed seed collection and giant ragweed survey – we need your help
  • Summary of Western Bean Cutworm for 2012
(27 Aug)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
(24 Aug)
Aflatoxin Testing: IL, IN, MI, & OH
USDA - Risk Management Agency
(24 Aug)
Loss Adjustment Procedures for Aflatoxin
USDA - Risk Management Agency
(24 Aug)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
(24 Aug)
Cover Crops Following the Summer 2012 Drought
Eileen Kladivko, Purdue Univ.
(24 Aug)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • Bean Leaf Beetle Pod Feeding
  • Corn Earworm Moth Flight Quite Impressive
  • Short Husks & Exposed Ears
  • VIDEO: Estimating Soybean Yields - Simplified
  • Harvesting and Storing the 2012 Corn Crop
(24 Aug)
New Virus Disease in Soybean
Don Hershman, Grain Crops Update, Univ of Kentucky
(24 Aug)
Kentucky Pest News PDF
Univ. of Kentucky.
  • Harvesting and Storing Kentucky's 2012 Corn Crop
  • Fusarium Ear Rot and Fumonisins
  • Scouting Corn for Aspergillus Ear Rot
  • Armyworm / Fall armyworm Problems Increase
(24 Aug)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
(24 Aug)
New herbicide-resistant weed confirmed in Ohio prompts measures to limit its spread
Purdue/Ohio State AgAnswers
(24 Aug)
Sell grain at harvest this fall; store only if necessary
Purdue/Ohio State AgAnswers
(20 Aug)
Short Husks & Exposed Ears
RL (Bob) Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(20 Aug)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Weather models indicate dryness and heat will increase going into late August and early September
  • Stink Bugs in Soybeans
  • Soybean Yield Estimates
  • Farm Pesticide Disposal
(20 Aug)
Red corn leaves and stalks
Chad Lee, Grain Crops Update, Univ of Kentucky
(20 Aug)
Rationing the 2012 U.S. Soybean Crop
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(17 Aug)
Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter
Univ. of Wisconsin
  • Emergency Forage and Crop Insurance Rules
  • Major Migration of Corn Earworm Moths in Progress
(17 Aug)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • Sudden Death Syndrome in Soybean Appearing in Indiana
  • Estimating Soybean Yields - Simplified
  • Late-Season Hail Damage to Corn
  • Test Weight Issues in Corn
  • Historical Corn Grain Yields for Indiana and the U.S.
(17 Aug)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
(17 Aug)
Missouri Integrated Pest & Crop Management Newsletter
Univ. of Missouri
(17 Aug)
Kansas Agronomy E-update
Kansas State Univ.
  • Applying anhydrous ammonia under dry soil conditions
  • Downy brome control
  • Starter fertilizers and early-season nitrogen for wheat
(17 Aug)
Kentucky Pest News PDF
Univ. of Kentucky.
  • Scouting Corn for Aspergillus Ear Rot
  • Fall Armyworm Moth Flight Increases
  • Corn Earworm Moth Counts Increasing Significantly
(14 Aug)
Estimating Soybean Yields - Simplified
Shaun Casteel, Purdue Univ.
(14 Aug)
Late-Season Hail Damage to Corn
RL (Bob) Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(14 Aug)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Weather Forecast: Slightly below normal temperatures and rainfall
  • Late Season Insect Expectations
  • Survey on postemergence glyphosate management for control of giant ragweed, we need your input and Palmer amaranth arrives in Ohio
  • Survival of Soybean Rhizobia Cells in Soil
  • Wheat Performance Results for 15-Inch Row Spacing Available Online
  • Aspergillus Ear Rot and Aflatoxins
(14 Aug)
Drought Impact of Higher Corn Prices on Food Prices
Will Snell, Univ of Kentucky
(14 Aug)
2012 Corn and Soybeans Yields Relative to Historical Yields
Gary Schnitkey, Univ of Illinois
(13 Aug)
Fall Armyworm Moth Flight Increases, worms sighted!
Doug Johnson, Grain Crops Update, Univ of Kentucky
(13 Aug)
Corn and Soybean Forecasts, What’s Next?
Darrel Good, Univ. of Illinois
(13 Aug)
Test Weight Issues in Corn
RL (Bob) Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
Cafe Proprietor's Note: Regurgitated from 2011, this article seems appropriate to re-publish as corn growers everywhere look towards the 2012 harvest with trepidation.
(13 Aug)
Historical Corn Grain Yields for Indiana and the U.S.
RL (Bob) Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(10 Aug)
Purdue experts: Crop report dismal, but not unexpected
Purdue/Ohio State AgAnswers
(10 Aug)
Drought-stressed corn has increased potential for elevated nitrate levels
Purdue/Ohio State AgAnswers
(10 Aug)
Drought leaves hay and livestock producers high and dry
Purdue/Ohio State AgAnswers
(10 Aug)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • Late Soybean Insecticide Applications and Harvest Restrictions
  • Nutrient Management Related to Dry Soil Conditions and Poor Crop Yields
(10 Aug)
Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter
Univ. of Wisconsin
  • Considerations for Cover Crops in 2012
  • Even in a Drought Late Season Soybean Diseases Can Still Show Up
  • Check Insecticide Labels Applied for Spider Mite before using Soybean for Forage
(10 Aug)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
(10 Aug)
Corn Earworm Moth Counts Increasing Significantly
Doug Johnson, Grain Crops Update, Univ of Kentucky
(10 Aug)
Kansas Agronomy E-update
Kansas State Univ.
  • Planting wheat into dry soils
  • Start planning now for winter canola planting
  • Waiting periods before utilizing herbicide-treated soybeans for grazing or forage
  • Southwest Research-Extension Center at Tribune Field Day Aug. 21
  • Agricultural Research Center - Hays Fall Field Day Aug. 22
  • Southwest Research-Extension Center at Garden City Field Day Aug. 23
(10 Aug)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
(10 Aug)
the Bulletin:
Pest mgmt & crop developmt information for Illinois
Univ. of Illinois
(10 Aug)
Michigan Extension Field Crops News
Michigan State Univ.
(8 Aug)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
(8 Aug)
Missouri Integrated Pest & Crop Management News
Univ. of Missouri
(8 Aug)
Even in a Drought Late Season Soybean Diseases Can Still Show Up
Shawn Conley, Univ of Wisconsin
(7 Aug)
Ohio C.O.R.N. Newsletter
The Ohio State Univ.
  • Weather pattern change is forecast for the next 2 weeks
  • Why the rains aren’t stopping mites
  • Late season diseases are early this year
  • Testing nitrate levels in drought-stressed corn
(7 Aug)
Initial Perspectives of Crop Insurance Underwriting Losses due to the 2012 Drought
Gary Schnitkey and Bruce Sherrick, Univ of Illinois
(7 Aug)
Purdue Extension holds regional meetings on drought
Purdue/Ohio State AgAnswers
(5 Aug)
Nebraska Crop Watch Newsletter
Univ. of Nebraska.
(2 Aug)
Purdue Pest & Crop Newsletter
Purdue Univ.
  • Spider Mites in Soybean, CORN, Trees, Flowers, Vegetables, Fruit...
  • Picnic Beetles in Corn Ears
  • Begin Scouting for Aspergillus Ear Rot
  • Fungicide Applications in Soybean Risk vs. Reward
  • Opportunities to Assess Yield Potential of Drought-Stressed Corn
  • Do Your Ears Hang Low? (Premature Ear Declination in Corn)
(2 Aug)
Nutrient Management Related to Dry Soil Conditions and Poor Crop Yields
Jim Camberato & Brad Joern; Purdue Univ
(2 Aug)
Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter
Univ. of Wisconsin
  • Stink Bug Nymphs in Corn
(2 Aug)
Performance problems surface again with Bt corn rootworm traits
Ken Ostlie & Bruce Potter, Univ. of Minnesota
(2 Aug)
Penn State Field Crop News
Penn. State Univ.
(2 Aug)
Michigan Extension Field Crops News
Michigan State Univ.
(2 Aug)
Iowa Integrated Crop Management Newsletter
Iowa State Univ.
(1 Aug)
Premature Ear Declination in Corn
RL (Bob) Nielsen, Purdue Univ.
(1 Aug)
Charcoal rot invades soybean fields, resembles drought stress
Purdue/Ohio State AgAnswers
(1 Aug)
Heat and drought lead to ear rot potential in corn grain, silage
Purdue/Ohio State AgAnswers
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