Plant and Animal Health en Researchers release open letter regarding Cry1F trait on western bean cutworm <div class="field-deck"> Growers are not getting the control the Cry1F trait was supposed to give western bean cutworms. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">University researchers urge seed companies to remove the designation of “control” from this toxin with regard to western bean cutworm.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Corn BT (Bio Technology, Bacillus Thuringiensis, other?) Tue, 11 Oct 2016 14:24:00 +0000 107501 at Cover crops battle resistant weeds <div class="field-deck"> Get control of tough to handle herbicide resistant weeds with cover crops. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">One farmer reports significant weed suppression with delayed weed seed germination using cover crops.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Weeds Weeds Tue, 04 Oct 2016 19:34:00 +0000 107321 at <p>Where the cover crops ended, the weeds began in this wheat field on Ralph Upton, Jr.&#39;s south central Illinois farm. He has seen similar benefits in his corn and soybean fields, reducing and in some cases, eliminating the need for post herbicide applications and controlling glyphosate and PPO resistant marestail.&nbsp;</p> Photo Courtesy of Micheal Plumer, Conservation Agriculture Top 5 Ag stories: Seed sprouting on the plant; plus managing storage losses <div class="node-body gallery-body">In this week's top 5 stories, producers can get a warning about how the wet weather in the corn belt could begin seed sprouting in corn and soybeans. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Input Costs Plant and Animal Health Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:24:00 +0000 106861 at Top 5 Ag stories: Economy concerns; Palmer in Iowa; and a new corn disease <div class="node-body gallery-body">Check out a new foliar disease being diagnosed in corn in the western corn belt and how the Palmer amaranth is believed to have spread in Iowa. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Corn Marketing Weeds Fri, 09 Sep 2016 12:36:00 +0000 106541 at 9 Tips to ensure your combine doesn't spread weeds <div class="field-byline"> Annie Klodd, Penn State University </div> <div class="field-deck"> The air compressor might be your best defense against spreading Palmer. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Combine operators should consider cleaning the combine thoroughly if they get a rainy day during harvest. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment Weeds Wed, 31 Aug 2016 14:04:00 +0000 106441 at Watch Palmer weed seed sources <div class="field-byline"> Mark Loux, Ohio State University </div> <div class="field-deck"> Producers may want to test all cover crop seed for the presence of Palmer amaranth seed prior to planting. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This powerful pigweed hits Midwest in feed, in combines and in cover crop sources from the South.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crop Protection Weeds Fri, 26 Aug 2016 16:07:00 +0000 106321 at University of Illinois 10 Top management practices for weed control <div class="field-byline"> Gared Shaffer, South Dakota State University Extension </div> <div class="field-deck"> Don't wait until next year to start a better weed control program. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">It maybe too late to address all of your weed problems for this growing year, but it's not too late to work on a weed control program for your corn and soybean fields.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crop Protection Weeds Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:23:00 +0000 106301 at Stay alert: Screen cover seed for Palmer amaranth presence <div class="field-byline"> Mark Loux, Ohio State University </div> <div class="field-deck"> As of 2016, Palmer amaranth outbreaks can be traced to three sources. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Knowing what the sources of palmer amaranth are means that we should be able prevent any additional new infestations.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crop Protection Weeds Tue, 16 Aug 2016 19:46:00 +0000 106111 at Stopping the spread of Palmer Amaranth <div class="field-byline"> Iowa State University </div> <div class="field-deck"> The immediate need is to stop the weed from spreading. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Palmer amaranth could have a significant economic impact due to higher weed management costs and greater yield losses.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crop Protection Weeds Tue, 16 Aug 2016 13:51:00 +0000 106071 at Top 5 Ag Stories: Spider mites in corn; pollinators vs. insecticide; and Brutus make a debut <div class="node-body gallery-body">In this week's top 5 ag stories, we learn about how insecticides can impact bees and how spider mites are impacting corn. In addition, researchers take precision planting to a new level in Ohio. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crop Protection Insects Thu, 11 Aug 2016 13:54:00 +0000 105971 at