Crop Chemicals en 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 Chemicals Weeds Tue, 16 Aug 2016 19:46:00 +0000 106111 at Soybean aphids show resistance to pyrethroids <div class="field-byline"> By Robert Koch and Bruce Potter, University of Minnesota </div> <div class="field-deck"> Check out the tips for managing soybean aphids resistant to pyrethroids . </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Soybean producers need to be diligent in applying pyrethroids in order to prevent future resistance. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crop Chemicals Soybean aphids Tue, 16 Aug 2016 15:12:00 +0000 106081 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 Chemicals 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 Chemicals Insects Thu, 11 Aug 2016 13:54:00 +0000 105971 at Survey tool will be used to report two problem pigweeds in Pennsylvania <div class="field-byline"> Penn State Extension </div> <div class="field-deck"> Pennsylvania launches new Palmer amaranth and waterhemp survey tool </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Penn State Extension and the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture are launching a website to help in fight against two problem pigweeds in Pennsylvania. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crop Chemicals Weeds Wed, 10 Aug 2016 20:36:00 +0000 105961 at Herbicide resistant weeds: The fight is not an easy one <div class="field-byline"> By Debalin Sarangi and Amit Jhala, University of Nebraska-Lincoln </div> <div class="field-deck"> Remember to rotate crops and chemicals. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To help in the fight against herbicide resistant weeds, farm operators need to apply herbicide at the labeled rates and at recommended growth stages and timing. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crop Chemicals Resistant Weeds Tue, 09 Aug 2016 13:30:00 +0000 105871 at Don't stop! Keep scouting for pests <div class="field-byline"> Ohio State University </div> <div class="field-deck"> The dry conditions mean an increase in spider mites. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Soybean and corn producers are reminded to be vigilant and keep scouting the fields. The dry, hot weather has meant an increase in the spider mite population.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crop Chemicals Field Crops Tue, 02 Aug 2016 18:36:00 +0000 105661 at Insecticide can hamper yield increase from bees in soybeans <div class="field-byline"> Andy Michel and Reed Johnson, Ohio State University </div> <div class="field-deck"> Producers should contact nearby apiaries before applying an insecticide. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Producers need to be aware that spraying an insecticide can be counterproductive. Research shows that visiting bees increase soybean yields.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crop Chemicals Insecticides Tue, 02 Aug 2016 14:01:00 +0000 105621 at Midwest crops update: Still time to apply a fungicide? <div class="node-body gallery-body">Agronomists are finding pests, plant diseases and in some areas weather related crop damage in corn and soybean fields. Find out what they are finding in the Corn Belt states of South Dakota, Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois and Indiana.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crop Chemicals corn production Fri, 29 Jul 2016 18:24:00 +0000 105571 at Is a fungicide application cost effective? <div class="field-byline"> By Tristan Mueller, Iowa Soybean Association </div> <div class="field-deck"> Farmers may want to rethink the idea of aerial fungicide application in 2016. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The low corn and soybean prices combined with the disease risk may not make it profitable for farmers to use the aerial application of fungicide.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crop Chemicals Fungicides Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:47:00 +0000 105561 at