Current News

Agronomy

Leave the Tilling to Mother Nature −  Ohio State University  −  26 April 2017.

Planter Performance −  Penn State University  −  26 April 2017.

A Better Way to Manage Phosphorus? −  American Society of Agronomy  −  19 April 2017.

Cover Crops Reduce Loss of Nitrogen and Phosphorus to Waterways −  Iowa State University  −  17 April 2017.

Six Tips for Early Planting Soybeans −  Illinois Soybean Association  −  12 April 2017.

Cover, Crimp, Cultivate? −  American Society of Agronomy  −  5 April 2017.

Breeding

“Poor Farmer’s Hybrid” Makes Guatemalan Tomato Farmers Smile Again −  East-West Seed  −  1 April 2017.

Horticulture

Reducing the Risk of Bitter Pit in Honeycrisp Apples −  Agro-K  −  3 April 2017.

Insect Pests / Entomology

Watch Out for the Pecan Nut Casebearer −  The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation  −  30 April 2017.

Scouting for Pests in Iowa Cover Crops −  Iowa State University  −  24 April 2017.

What’s the Right Recipe to Coat Naked Soybeans? −  Illinois Soybean Association  −  21 April 2017.

UGA Peanut Entomologist Mark Abney Advises Farmers to Monitor Thrips Activity −  University of Georgia  −  20 April 2017.

New Altus Insecticide Provides Application Timing Flexibility to Growers Before, During and After Bloom −  Bayer CropScience  −  18 April 2017.

Managing Weeds, Insects and Diseases Focus of ISU Extension and Outreach −  Iowa State University  −  13 April 2017.

Miscellaneous

Calibrate Your Sprayer to Save Money on Pesticides −  The Ohio State University  −  24 April 2017.

Five Steps for Stewardship of Treated Seed −  American Seed Trade Association  −  6 April 2017.

Nematology

Monsanto’s NemaStrike Technology Approved By EPA −  Monsanto Company  −  30 April 2017.

Know What SCN is Lurking Below Your Soybeans? −  Illinois Soybean Association  −  13 April 2017.

Plant Disease

Don’t Let Your Small Grains and Forages Catch You By Surprise—Scout Now! −  Penn State University  −  26 April 2017.

Basic Microbiology Research Study Unexpectedly Uncovers Practical Findings for Corn Growers −  The American Phytopathological Society  −  1 April 2017.

Postharvest

Keep an Eye on Stored Grain This Planting Season −  Iowa State University  −  27 April 2017.

Weed Management

Update on Palmer Amaranth in Conservation Plantings −  Iowa State University  −  30 April 2017.

Musk Thistles May Be a Blooming Weed Problem for Some Oklahoma Pastures −  Oklahoma State University  −  30 April 2017.

Manage Horseweed/Marestail Before You Plant Soybeans −  Penn State University  −  26 April 2017.

Two New Mechanisms for Herbicide Resistance Found in Palmer −  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign  −  17 April 2017.

Corvus and Balance Flexx Available for Expanded Use in Minnesota −  Bayer CropScience  −  3 April 2017.