Corn http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/taxonomy/term/6061/more en Wet weather and weed management http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/wet-weather-and-weed-management <div class="field-byline"> Source: Ohio State University </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Wet weather has delayed POST herbicide applications in both corn and soybeans. This can result in weeds and crops that are larger and more advanced in growth stage than anticipated. The larger crop is primarily a problem in corn, where a more advanced growth stage can start to limit herbicide options. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/wet-weather-and-weed-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/wet-weather-and-weed-management#comments Corn Crop Chemicals corn production Weeds Fri, 03 Jul 2015 18:13:00 +0000 99081 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 5 Agriculture stories to read, July 3, 2015 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-agriculture-stories-read-july-3-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>The 5 ag stories to read this week reminds corn growers to scout for diseases. Get corn yield forecasts, as well as a price outlook after the stocks reports from USDA. Let your smartphone help you farm this summer with mobile apps, and finally, enjoy a fireworks show from a drone perspective.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-agriculture-stories-read-july-3-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-agriculture-stories-read-july-3-2015#comments Corn corn production Fri, 03 Jul 2015 15:05:00 +0000 99071 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com USDA grain stocks, acreage estimates supportive for corn, soybean prices http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/usda-grain-stocks-acreage-estimates-supportive-corn-soybean-prices <div class="field-byline"> Source: University of Illinois </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>University of Illinois Agricultural Economist Darrel Good says that while considerable uncertainty will persist for the next three months, the recent USDA reports substantially increase the odds that the average farm price will be above $4 for the 2015-16 marketing year and that the average soybean price will once again be near $10.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/usda-grain-stocks-acreage-estimates-supportive-corn-soybean-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/usda-grain-stocks-acreage-estimates-supportive-corn-soybean-prices#comments Corn Soybeans USDA Thu, 02 Jul 2015 12:54:00 +0000 99041 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Corn waist-high by 4th of July? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/corn-waist-high-4th-july <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>For generations, the standard measure for corn growth was knee-high by July 4th, which meant that the corn plant should be able to produce a crop for that year. Of course, most farmers a couple of generations ago had much lower yield goals for their corn than the farmers of today. Today, waist-high, or higher, corn by July 4th is a more typical, and has resulted in some very good corn yields in most areas in recent years. It is difficult to get exceptional corn yields in the southern half of Minnesota, if corn is only knee-high or smaller on July 4. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/focus-ag">Focus on Ag</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/corn-waist-high-4th-july" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/corn-waist-high-4th-july#comments Corn corn production Focus on Ag Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:26:00 +0000 99021 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 5 Agriculture stories to read, June 26, 2015 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/5-agriculture-stories-read-june-26-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>In the 5 ag stories to read this week, Extension experts offer insight into nitrogen needs, particularly in fields with wet soils. Get tips for reducing spray drift and read about volumetric versus fractional levels in the RFS. Check fields for ragweed and control any growing plants, and finally, enjoy some fun turkey facts for Turkey Lovers month!</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/5-agriculture-stories-read-june-26-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/5-agriculture-stories-read-june-26-2015#comments Corn Crop Chemicals Energy Fertilizer Soybeans Nitrogen Fri, 26 Jun 2015 23:53:00 +0000 99001 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Growing season apps http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/growing-season-apps <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Here are mobile apps to help you this growing season. From scouting weeds, insects, soybean aphids and more to calculating growing degree days, identifying weeds and getting help with integrated pest management, identifying nutrient deficiencies and calculating tank mixes, these apps offer easily accessible help while you're out in the field this summer.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/growing-season-apps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/growing-season-apps#comments Corn Soybeans corn production soybean production Fri, 26 Jun 2015 22:06:00 +0000 98991 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Finding a common language for the term resistance http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/finding-common-language-term-resistance <div class="field-deck"> Consistent terminology is key to fighting resistant pests </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>From weeds to insect pests to disease, resistance to efficient, economical crop protection products is threatening their efficacy and raising costs for crop producers. So why do regulations or the chemical industry always seem to have a delayed reaction to resistance? A big part of the problem involves dueling definitions, suggests Tim Dennehy, manager, Global Insect Resistance Management, Bayer Seeds.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/finding-common-language-term-resistance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/finding-common-language-term-resistance#comments Corn Issues Soybeans Resistant Weeds Thu, 25 Jun 2015 20:05:00 +0000 98961 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Photo: University of Arizona <p>Bruce Tabashnik is the department head of Entomology at the University of Arizona, where his research team studies the evolution and management of insect resistance to insecticides and transgenic plants. He has firsthand experience with the differing interpretations of resistance terminology from industry, academia and regulatory agencies and the problems that can cause growers.</p> High-quality land values continue decline http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/high-quality-land-values-continue-decline <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Location and quality of land continue to be the main drivers of pricing for individual tracts. The stability of this market is maintained by a lower supply of land for sale, contrasted with a continued demand for quality properties. Farmers National Company statistics show the volume of properties for sale is down 40% over the past six months, as compared to the past two years. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/high-quality-land-values-continue-decline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/high-quality-land-values-continue-decline#comments Corn Issues Soybeans Prices Thu, 25 Jun 2015 14:13:00 +0000 98861 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Control water levels and nitrogen with tile systems http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/conservation/control-water-levels-and-nitrogen-tile-systems <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Nitrate management in tile water is a big reason why this water control structure has slowly gained a foothold in the Corn Belt, but its potential for providing timely water to corn and soybeans may spell the future for this underground tile water management tool. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/conservation/control-water-levels-and-nitrogen-tile-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/conservation/control-water-levels-and-nitrogen-tile-systems#comments Conservation Corn Fertilizer Soybeans Drainage Tue, 23 Jun 2015 19:35:00 +0000 98771 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com <p>Adjustable riser boards or stop logs of a water control structure back water into tile lines to raise the water table and saturate the soil upstream. When the stop logs are removed, water flows out.</p> Illustration: NRCS USDA Crop Progress, June 22, 2015 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/usda-crop-progress-june-22-2015 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Wet weather across the Corn Belt is hampering crop conditions. Corn condition declined slightly in the past week. Soybean condition declined, too, and planting progress isn't moving very fast. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/usda-crop-progress-june-22-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/usda-crop-progress-june-22-2015#comments Corn Soybeans corn production soybean planting Mon, 22 Jun 2015 22:12:00 +0000 98691 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com