• SDSU: It’s time to start scouting for black cutworms in corn.

    May 26, 2017, 11:25 AM by Clint Hawks
    There are several important early season insect pests that can severely injure corn while it is in its early vegetative stages. One of the more destructive of these pests is the black cutworm.
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  • ISU: Evaluating Herbicide Injury on Soybean

    May 26, 2017, 09:11 AM by Clint Hawks
    The potential for herbicide injury with preemergence herbicides is greater with soybean than corn. The risk increases with environmental conditions that reduce crop vigor and growth rate, and also with heavy rain that moves the herbicide to the depth of the germinating seed or emerging seedling.
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  • IL: Postemergence Herbicides in Corn

    May 26, 2017, 09:09 AM by Clint Hawks
    The 2017 Illinois corn crop currently is at various stages of development. Applications of postemergence corn herbicides continue to be made across areas of Illinois, although the recent precipitation has delayed applications in some areas. Even though applications may be delayed, adequate soil moisture coupled with warm temperatures will certainly promote rapid growth of emerged weeds.
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  • MSU: Pre-plant vs. In-season Corn Nitrogen Strategies

    May 25, 2017, 16:28 PM by Clint Hawks
    Late nitrogen applications may not correspond to positive yield gains.
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