PMN Update

Plant Management Network News
Number 9: 15 October 2002

ADVISORY BOARD NAMED FOR CROP MANAGEMENT
An advisory board for the journal, Crop Management, has been appointed to provide counsel on issues relevant to serving its audience of professional crop managers and consultants. The board represents practicing crop management professionals working in various aspects of the industry and are leaders in the profession. A listing of advisory board members is now posted on the CM site and includes: Bob Streit, Chair, Central Iowa Agronomics; Brent A. Brueland, Secretary, Iowa State University; Orvin Bontrager, Servi-Tech, Inc.; Phillip D. Cochran, Cochran Agronomics, Inc.; Paul E. Fixen, Potash & Phosphate Institute; David J. Harms, Crop Pro-Tech, Inc.; Raymond Charles Ward, Ward Laboratories Inc.; and Jerry A. Warner, Farmers National Company.



PMN INDIVIDUAL SUBSCRIBERS TOP 1,700
PMN's individual subscriber base now exceeds 1,750 readers. Paid personal subscriptions were first introduced effective February 2002. Show your support and subscribe today!

 


PLANT HEALTH PROGRESS SUBMISSIONS INCREASE
The journal, Plant Health Progress, has seen nearly a 50% increase in manuscript submissions in the first nine months of 2002 over the same period last year. Submissions are also increasing in recent months for Crop Management which began publication in February 2002. Please consider both journals as peer-reviewed outlets for your most applied work.




CROP MANAGEMENT / PMN TO EXHIBIT AT 
ASA-CSSA-SSSA ANNUAL MEETING
Stop by Booth #119 at the ASA-CSSA-SSSA annual meeting in Indianapolis, IN, November 10-14, to learn more about publishing in the new online journal, Crop Management. Tour the CM site, along with the Plant Management Network, on a live Internet hookup and register to win a PMN knit shirt. Also, learn more about future plans, personal subscriptions, and the PMN partners program. See you there!



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NEW ARTICLES 

Plant Health Research:
Etiology of Red Stain in Boxelder

Peanut Disease Management Utilizing an In-furrow Treatment of Azoxystrobin

Alternatives to Vinclozolin (Ronilan) for Controlling Gray and White Mold on Snap Bean Pods in New York


Crop Management
Research:

Severe Dollar Spot Fungus on Bahiagrass in Florida

Crop Management Review:
Variable-Rate Nitrogen Management Creates Opportunities and Challenges for Corn Producers

Crop Management Guide:

A Web-based Decision Support Tool for Forage Species Selection


Crop Management Brief:
Harvest and Storage Method Affects Ergot Alkaloid Concentration in Tall Fescue

Crop Management News:
Only Proper Soil Testing for Phosphorus and Potassium Has Value

Pioneer Research Shows Gaucho® Seed-Applied Insecticide Helps Corn Plants Get Strong Start

Determining the Impact of Herbicide Decisions on Yields

Fall Anhydrous Ammonia Application Considerations

Conservation Tillage Deserves a New Look as Sky-blue Water Turns Brown

AdvantaSoy™ Clear™ has GRAS Status

Syngenta Develops Herbicide to Control Key Broadleaf Weeds, Sedges, Grasses in Cotton, Sugarcane, Citrus and Tomatoes

Syngenta Introduces LUMAX, One-Pass Solution for Corn

Cargill Crop Nutrition Launches Precision Agriculture Management Tool for Farmers


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