Take a look at your spray tips before you hit the field again. A few quick checks can help ensure all tips are operating unimpaired. Be sure all tips are spraying uniformly across the boom. Check to be certain all are calibrated correctly and uniformly.
Various species of stink bugs cause a range of crop damage. In soybeans, they typically do not produce damage enough to warrant treatment while soybeans are in the early reproductive stages.
Numerous cases of Frogeye leaf spot have been reported in fields of susceptible soybean varieties.
Trap counts often spike late in July as fall army worm moths take flight. Their larvae feed on crops causing defoliation and crop damage. With much of the crop going in late this year, AgVenture encourages growers to be on the lookout for the pest.
Numerous cases of Frogeye leaf spot have been reported in fields of susceptible soybean varieties. Circospora sojina is the fungus that infects leaves, stems and pods. Warm, humid and rainy conditions favor rapid development of infection.
Growing Degree Day (GDD) accumulations can help growers monitor stalk borer hatch and movement by using GDD accumulated with a developmental threshold of
Nitrogen (N) stress at any time in a corn plant’s growth and development subtracts from yield potential. Knowing how much N is available is critical to high-yield strategies.
The accumulation of Growing Degree Units (GDUs) is behind normal in many areas due to cooler and wetter conditions as compared to normal. In addition, in many areas, crops went into the ground much later than normal.