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Nitrogen Loss and Wet Conditions on Corn

Jun 25, 2019

Recent heavy rainfalls have raised questions about nitrogen losses. It's important to know the signs before deciding to apply supplemental nitrogen.

Take-All Wheat Disease

May 30, 2019

Please be aware that this disease in wheat crop is popping up in local areas.  This disease kills the plant from the root up. If you are seeing a decline in your plant or drastic change in color and structure, "take-all" could be the cause.

Reports of Aphids and Army Worms

May 16, 2019

Starting to find Bird Cherry Oat Aphids, plus hearing reports of some true armyworm larvae feeding beginning in wheat from southern Illinois.

Proactive Spring Planning

Apr 15, 2019

Is your soil ready for this planting season?

Early Spring Weed Management

Apr 01, 2019

With warmer weather in sight, it may be a good time to start planning your early Spring burndown.  

Nitrogen Management

Mar 01, 2019

Nitrogen management in corn crops is challenging for a number of reasons, one of which is nitrogen’s chemical properties