Crop Chemicals http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/taxonomy/term/6071/more en 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 5 Agriculture stories to read, June 12, 2015 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-agriculture-stories-read-june-12-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>In the 5 ag stories to read this week, read about what's causing striping on corn leaves and get some tips for applying soil residual herbicides to emerged corn. Share your cover crop challenges and get our best crop scouting tips and ideas. Finally, enjoy some fun dairy facts for National Dairy Month.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-agriculture-stories-read-june-12-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-agriculture-stories-read-june-12-2015#comments Conservation Corn Crop Chemicals corn production cover crops Herbicides Sat, 13 Jun 2015 01:18:00 +0000 98571 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 5 Agriculture stories to read, June 5, 2015 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-agriculture-stories-read-june-5-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>In the 5 ag stories to read this week, get some considerations for replanting corn and get insight into taking control of weed resistance management. Learn some facts about the impact of trade on farms and ranches, and read some tips for sidedressing nitrogen. Finally, consider becoming a voice for agriculture by being a young leader.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-agriculture-stories-read-june-5-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-agriculture-stories-read-june-5-2015#comments Corn Crop Chemicals Fertilizer Sat, 06 Jun 2015 04:33:00 +0000 98361 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com IARC herbicide findings create confusion, fear http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/iarc-herbicide-findings-create-confusion-fear <div class="field-byline"> Source: NCGA, ASA </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>NCGA and ASA are concerned that a pending announcement from the U.N. World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer will only lead to more confusion and concern about two widely-used herbicides that have been mainstays for farmers for decades. These two substances play an especially important role in corn and soybean farming as they allow us to manage weeds in a sustainable way.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/iarc-herbicide-findings-create-confusion-fear" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/iarc-herbicide-findings-create-confusion-fear#comments Crop Chemicals Issues Herbicides Tue, 02 Jun 2015 20:20:00 +0000 98151 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Scout emerging corn for insects: Cutworms, wireworms, white grubs http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/scout-emerging-corn-insects-cutworms-wireworms-white-grubs <div class="field-byline"> Source: University of Nebraska-Lincoln </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>As corn begins to emerge, be alert to the potential damage that may be caused by early-season insects. Most early-season insect damage would be caused by cutworms, wireworms or white grubs.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/scout-emerging-corn-insects-cutworms-wireworms-white-grubs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/scout-emerging-corn-insects-cutworms-wireworms-white-grubs#comments Corn Crop Chemicals corn production Soil Insects Thu, 14 May 2015 20:35:00 +0000 97681 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Photos: University of Nebraska Early weed control is important to maintain soybean yield http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/early-weed-control-important-maintain-soybean-yield <div class="field-deck"> Researcher's passion leads to practical applications for farmers. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Competition from weeds up to 4 inches only minimally affected nutrient acquisition by soybeans, while competition from weeds 8 inches or taller negatively affected acquisition. Soybean yields and grain oil content were reduced.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/early-weed-control-important-maintain-soybean-yield" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/early-weed-control-important-maintain-soybean-yield#comments Crop Chemicals Soybeans soybean production Herbicides Weeds Fri, 08 May 2015 15:01:00 +0000 97281 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com <p>Purdue University Ph.D. student Nick Harre inspects giant ragweed plants for early signs of necrosis following glyphosate application, which would indicate a unique form of herbicide resistance.</p> Tips for applying residual herbicides to emerged corn http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/tips-applying-residual-herbicides-emerged-corn <div class="field-byline"> Source: University of Illinois Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Most, but not all, soil residual herbicides can be applied after corn has emerged. Labels usually indicate a maximum corn growth stage beyond which applications should not occur. These growth stages can range from as early as two leaf collars to as late as 40-inch tall corn, so be sure to consult the respective product labels.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/tips-applying-residual-herbicides-emerged-corn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/tips-applying-residual-herbicides-emerged-corn#comments Corn Crop Chemicals corn production Herbicides Wed, 06 May 2015 20:47:00 +0000 97271 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 5 Agriculture stories to read, May 1, 2015 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/5-agriculture-stories-read-may-1-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>In the 5 ag stories to read this week, see the value in pre-emergence herbicide control of Palmer Amaranth, and learn the value of nitrogen available in spring-applied manure. Read a letter to congress asking for a science-based food labeling standard and get a list of mobile apps to help you on the farm this spring. Finally, enjoy streaming the movie Farmland on Netflix!</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/5-agriculture-stories-read-may-1-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/5-agriculture-stories-read-may-1-2015#comments Crop Chemicals Fertilizer Issues Weeds Sat, 02 May 2015 00:53:00 +0000 97231 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Mobile apps to use on the farm this spring http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/mobile-apps-use-farm-spring <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>This spring, let your smart phone help you as you head to the field. Download these apps to calculate seeding rates and fertilizer applications, as well as input calculators. Track growing degree days and field operations, and get fertilizer rates. Most of the apps are free, and most are available for iPhone and Android-based phones. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/mobile-apps-use-farm-spring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/mobile-apps-use-farm-spring#comments Corn Crop Chemicals Fertilizer Soybeans corn planting soybean planting Agrochemicals Nitrogen Fri, 03 Apr 2015 15:46:00 +0000 96741 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 5 Agriculture stories to read, March 20, 2015 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-agriculture-stories-read-march-20-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>In the 5 ag stories to read this week, learn about research to close the corn yield gap, as well as research to help farmers manage runoff and water use. Read 10 ag trends to watch for in 2015, and hear about more effective herbicide applications. Finally, enjoy a segment about the farmer wave.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-agriculture-stories-read-march-20-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-agriculture-stories-read-march-20-2015#comments Corn Crop Chemicals corn production Fri, 20 Mar 2015 14:46:00 +0000 96561 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com