Multimedia Library - Gallery http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/media/all/gallery en 5 Agriculture stories to read, Sept. 12, 2014 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/5-agriculture-stories-read-sept-12-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>These 5 ag stories to read talk about the impact of recent low temperatures on soybean yield, and remind growers to scout corn fields for stalk and ear rots before harvest. There is also big picture information about the choices farmers will soon make regarding the 2014 Farm Bill. Read advice on using tillage to control resistant weeds, and for the hunters, check out the 2014 pheasant hunting forecast.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/5-agriculture-stories-read-sept-12-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/5-agriculture-stories-read-sept-12-2014#comments Corn Issues Soybeans Tillage soybean production Field Crops Tillage Weeds Fri, 12 Sep 2014 22:25:00 +0000 93361 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Pre-harvest Palmer amaranth identification http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/pre-harvest-palmer-amaranth-identification <div class="field-byline"> Source: University of Illinois </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>During the growing season, it can be difficult to tell the difference between Palmer amaranth and waterhemp plants. Before you harvest soybean fields this fall, take some time to scout for these weeds. These photos from Aaron Hager at the University of Illinois will help you identify Palmer amaranth plants. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/pre-harvest-palmer-amaranth-identification" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/pre-harvest-palmer-amaranth-identification#comments Soybeans Weeds Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:52:00 +0000 93331 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 5 Agriculture stories to read, Sept. 5, 2014 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-agriculture-stories-read-sept-5-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Five agriculture stories to read this week reminds growers to renew applications for land enrolled in the Conservation Stewardship Program. There is also research about late-planted corn and frost risk, as well as some tips and challenges for seeding cover crops. Watch a video about predicting on-farm costs, and take in a parody called “On the Farm.”</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-agriculture-stories-read-sept-5-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-agriculture-stories-read-sept-5-2014#comments Conservation Corn corn production cover crops Sat, 06 Sep 2014 02:59:00 +0000 93231 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com New sprayer calibration calculator app available http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/new-sprayer-calibration-calculator-app-available <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>The University of Illinois Extension has released a new smartphone app called Sprayer Calibration Calculator. The app will assist applicators with calculations used when setting up and calibrating a sprayer. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/new-sprayer-calibration-calculator-app-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/new-sprayer-calibration-calculator-app-available#comments Crop Chemicals Electronics and digital equipment Sprayers Fri, 05 Sep 2014 12:12:00 +0000 93211 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Cover crop cocktails http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/conservation/cover-crop-cocktails <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>There is no single recipe to determine the right cover crop mix for a particular field, much less an entire farm. You need to know each field, set goals and set a budget that makes sense. Are the primary concerns to retain and build nutrient levels for the coming crop, managing moisture, compaction or simply building soil health? Is grazing a potential income source? Which cover crops match the post-harvest-to-freeze interval in your area? Do you want to deal with pre-plant burn-down or do you prefer letting winterkill do the job?</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/conservation/cover-crop-cocktails" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/conservation/cover-crop-cocktails#comments Conservation cover crops Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:26:00 +0000 93141 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 5 Agriculture stories to read, Aug. 29, 2014 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/5-agriculture-stories-read-aug-29-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Five ag stories to read this week reminds growers to scout soybean fields for diseases, including sudden death syndrome and brown stem rot. Watch a video update on crop conditions in August across the Midwest, and read about yields and their impact on crop returns for 2014. Also watch a video with practical tips for using UAVs on your farm. And as harvest creeps up on us, check out one of our favorite photo galleries: A day in the life of corn harvest.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/5-agriculture-stories-read-aug-29-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/5-agriculture-stories-read-aug-29-2014#comments Corn Soybeans corn production soybean production Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:59:00 +0000 93051 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com USDA Weather update: More rain for Midwest, heat across South http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/usda-weather-update-more-rain-midwest-heat-across-south <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Widespread, locally heavy rain boosted topsoil moisture and aided immature summer crops from the northern Plains into the Midwestern and MidAtlantic states. Weekly rainfall totaled at least 4 inches in several areas, including central Montana, parts of the Dakotas, and some northern locations in Illinois and Indiana. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/usda-weather-update-more-rain-midwest-heat-across-south" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/usda-weather-update-more-rain-midwest-heat-across-south#comments Corn Issues Soybeans corn production soybean production Weather Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:11:00 +0000 93011 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 5 Agriculture stories to read, Aug. 22, 2014 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-agriculture-stories-read-aug-22-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>This week's 5 Ag stories to read includes advice on scouting for Southern rust in corn, as well as an outlook on farmland prices. Also read an opinion about GMO and organic working together to feed a growing population. There are also tips and methods for seeding cover crops, and for a little fun, enjoy a gallery featuring a throwback to seed bags.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-agriculture-stories-read-aug-22-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-agriculture-stories-read-aug-22-2014#comments Conservation Corn Issues Seed GMO Conditions and Diseases Prices Seed Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:46:00 +0000 92861 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Old seed bags http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/old-seed-bags <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>The Minnesota State Fair is the largest state fair in the U.S. And with that honor comes an incredible display of displays; the amount of things to see and take in is endless. One of the neat things I came across this year was a huge collection of old corn seed bags. So many different brands, names, colors. Which ones were used on your farm?</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/old-seed-bags" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/old-seed-bags#comments Corn Seed Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:08:00 +0000 92851 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com August 2014 features http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/conservation/august-2014-features <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>The August issue of <em>Corn+Soybean Digest</em> features many great stories, including cover crops, high-moisture harvesting, waterway reform, strip-till decisions, market tips and data decisions. Read these tips and ideas to help you with agronomic, marketing and data decisions on your farm.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/conservation/august-2014-features" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/conservation/august-2014-features#comments Conservation Corn Soybeans Tillage Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:52:00 +0000 92821 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com