Crop Chemicals http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/taxonomy/term/6071/more en Control marestail before planting soybeans http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/control-marestail-planting-soybeans <div class="field-byline"> Source: University of Illinois </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Marestail can be one of the most challenging weeds to control prior to planting no-till soybeans. Already this season some have reported poor marestail control following applications of glyphosate plus 2,4-D. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/control-marestail-planting-soybeans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/control-marestail-planting-soybeans#comments Crop Chemicals Soybeans soybean planting Weeds Thu, 05 May 2016 18:56:00 +0000 104111 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Photo: Bugwood.org 5 Ag stories: Fall-applied nitrogen, rain and herbicides and income projections http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/5-ag-stories-fall-applied-nitrogen-rain-and-herbicides-and-income-projections <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>In the 5 ag stories to read this week, find out if fall-applied nitrogen is still in your field and learn the impact of rainy weather and cold temps on herbicide efficacy. Read income projections and new research about soybean input ROI. Finally, enjoy a new parody song about farming.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/5-ag-stories-fall-applied-nitrogen-rain-and-herbicides-and-income-projections" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/5-ag-stories-fall-applied-nitrogen-rain-and-herbicides-and-income-projections#comments Crop Chemicals Fertilizer Soybeans Herbicides Nitrogen Fri, 29 Apr 2016 21:09:00 +0000 104071 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Q+A: Herbicide use with cover crops http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/qa-herbicide-use-cover-crops <div class="field-byline"> By Lizabeth Stahl, Extension Educator – Crops, Jeff Gunsolus, Extension Agronomist – Weed Science, and Jill Sackett-Eberhart, Extension Educator - Ag Production Systems, University of Minnesota Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Paying careful attention to herbicide labels, cover crop selection, research results, and the timing of herbicide application and seeding can help increase your odds of successful incorporation of cover crops into a corn and soybean system. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/qa-herbicide-use-cover-crops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/qa-herbicide-use-cover-crops#comments Conservation Crop Chemicals cover crops Herbicides Fri, 22 Apr 2016 19:42:00 +0000 103961 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Photo: USDA ARS Don’t let weed spray fails happen on your farm http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/don-t-let-weed-spray-fails-happen-your-farm <div class="field-deck"> Poor spray technique can require re-spray, reduce yields or speed herbicide-resistant weeds </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Herbicide application accuracy and efficacy is easy. All you have to do is follow the rules of right tip, right pressure, right speed, right rate and right application conditions. Fail on any one rule and you may face a costly re-spray or even lose control for the season. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/don-t-let-weed-spray-fails-happen-your-farm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/don-t-let-weed-spray-fails-happen-your-farm#comments Corn Crop Chemicals Soybeans Herbicides Sprayers Fri, 15 Apr 2016 23:36:00 +0000 103881 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com <p>Visual drift is apparent in this trial by the Pesticide Application Technology Lab at University of Nebraska-Lincoln, which evaluated multiple nozzles and droplet sizes in an 8 to 12 mph wind. Pink florescent dye is added to spray solutions to evaluate pesticide drift in the field. Mylar cards spread at known distances from the spray rig to evaluate particle travel. Under a black light in the lab, even drift invisible to the naked eye can be seen and measured.&nbsp;</p> Photo: university of Nebraska-Lincoln, pesticide application technology lab 5 Ag stories: Soybean planting, pesticide labels, price expectations http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/5-ag-stories-soybean-planting-pesticide-labels-price-expectations <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>In the 5 ag stories to read this week, get some considerations for soybean planting and a reminder about pesticide labels. Learn what university experts are predicting for corn and soybean prices and how one farmer is making no-till work in the north. Finally, enjoy some apps for your smartphone.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/5-ag-stories-soybean-planting-pesticide-labels-price-expectations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/5-ag-stories-soybean-planting-pesticide-labels-price-expectations#comments Crop Chemicals Marketing Soybeans Tillage soybean planting Pesticides Prices Fri, 15 Apr 2016 23:10:00 +0000 103871 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 5 Ag stories: New herbicides, nematode testing, cover crop info http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/conservation/5-ag-stories-new-herbicides-nematode-testing-cover-crop-info <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>In the 5 ag stories to read this week, learn about new herbicides for 2016 and get info on soil testing for SCN. Access cover crop information on your phone and get tips for increasing your corn and soybean yields. Finally, enjoy some farm learning games for kids.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/conservation/5-ag-stories-new-herbicides-nematode-testing-cover-crop-info" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/conservation/5-ag-stories-new-herbicides-nematode-testing-cover-crop-info#comments Conservation Crop Chemicals Soybeans cover crops Herbicides Sat, 02 Apr 2016 00:23:00 +0000 103691 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Soybean inputs lack ROI http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/soybean-inputs-lack-roi <div class="field-deck"> Six-year study shows few inputs delivered profits given $8.90 soybeans. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>After six years of replicated trials (60 total site-years), would you believe the only soybean inputs with a positive return on investment (ROI) were foliar insecticides, an occassional seed treatment and an occassional foliar fungicide/insecticide combo?</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/soybean-inputs-lack-roi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/soybean-inputs-lack-roi#comments Crop Chemicals Seed Soybeans soybean production Mon, 28 Mar 2016 21:59:00 +0000 103611 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 5 Ag stories: Sprayer prep, Dicamba considerations and cash rent http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/5-ag-stories-sprayer-prep-dicamba-considerations-and-cash-rent <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>In the 5 ag stories to read this week, get some tips for prepping your sprayer and consider some points if planting Dicamba-tolerant soybeans. Read a cash-rent outlook and learn some questions to ask about biologicals. Finally, enjoy a pro-GMO resource list of pages and websites to share.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/5-ag-stories-sprayer-prep-dicamba-considerations-and-cash-rent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/5-ag-stories-sprayer-prep-dicamba-considerations-and-cash-rent#comments Corn Crop Chemicals Soybeans Agrochemicals Sprayers Fri, 25 Mar 2016 22:15:00 +0000 103601 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Marestail weeds could be challenging after warm winter http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/marestail-weeds-could-be-challenging-after-warm-winter <div class="field-byline"> Source: Purdue University </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>A mild winter was just right to create conditions for a higher incidence of the marestail weed on farm fields this year, says Travis Legleiter, a Purdue University weed specialist. Farmers need to do what they can to gain control of it early in the planting season, he said.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/marestail-weeds-could-be-challenging-after-warm-winter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/marestail-weeds-could-be-challenging-after-warm-winter#comments Corn Crop Chemicals Soybeans Weeds Tue, 22 Mar 2016 21:49:00 +0000 103531 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Photo: Bugwood.org #Classic16 New products: Herbicides, seeds, digital management, more http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/classic16-new-products-herbicides-seeds-digital-management-more <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>The trade show at Commodity Classic was the biggest in show history. That meant a lot of products to browse through. Between the show floor and press events, Editor Kurt Lawton found these upcoming, updated or new products for farmers.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/classic16-new-products-herbicides-seeds-digital-management-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/classic16-new-products-herbicides-seeds-digital-management-more#comments Crop Chemicals Seed Agrochemicals Thu, 17 Mar 2016 21:35:00 +0000 103441 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com