Last updated March 4, 2019


Apr 20 USDA announces 2019 loan rates for crops. See https://www.fsa.usda.gov/programs-and-services/price-support/commodity-loan-rates/index 

Apr 20 Nitrogen: Flex and Go Fast. See https://ipm.missouri.edu/IPCM/2019/4/nitrogen/

Apr 19 Addressing Harvest Ruts and Erosion Gullies. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2019/addressing-harvest-ruts-and-erosion-gullies

Apr 18 Wait For Better Conditions Before Heading Out On Wet Soils. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2019/wait-better-conditions-heading-out-wet-soils

Apr 17 Corn planting guidelines to reduce risk and maximize economic return. See https://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2019/04/corn-planting-guidelines-to-reduce-risk.html

Apr 16 Tillage Passes and Returns on Corn-Soybean Farms in East-Central Illinois. See https://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2019/03/tillage-passes-and-returns-on-corn-soybean-farms-in-east-central-illinois.html

Apr 16 Stand uniformity: Planter tips that can impact seed placement and planting depth. See https://www.canr.msu.edu/news/stand-uniformity-planter-tips-that-can-impact-seed-placement-and-planting-depth

Apr 15 Are no-fun fungi keeping fertilizer from plants? See https://www.agronomy.org/science-news/are-no-fun-fungi-keeping-fertilizer-from-plants

Apr 15 Planter Maintenance Tips for 2019. See https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2019/04/planter-maintenance-tips-2019

 Apr 10 The Improving GHG Benefits of Corn Ethanol. See http://agwired.com/2019/04/10/the-improving-ghg-benefits-of-corn-ethanol/

 Apr 10 Dr. John Goeser (Rock River Labs and adjunct UW faculty) has produced a video explaining how to use the Corn Silage BMR spreadsheet. See https://youtu.be/9gEwycmyxMw

Apr 8 Things to keep in mind ahead of planting for tar spot. See https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/blog/ethan-stoetzer/things-keep-mind-ahead-planting-tar-spot

Apr 6 Repairing Flood-Damaged Fields and Should Leases be Adjusted for Flood-Damaged Farm Ground? See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2019/repairing-flood-damaged-fields AND https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2019/flooded-cropland-lease-adjustments

Apr 5 Spring management is key to realizing the benefits of alfalfa-corn rotations. See https://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2019/04/spring-management-is-key-to-realizing.html

Apr 5 Brown Midrib and Leafy Corn Silage Performance + A New BMR Economics Calculator https://goo.gl/fb/KYREzA

 Apr 4 What Have We Learned from Four Years of Studying Temperature Inversions? See https://ipm.missouri.edu/IPCM/2019/4/inversion/

Apr 4 Flood Adulterated Grain - Nutrient Supply to Crops When Land Applied. See https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2019/04/flood-adulterated-grain-nutrient-supply-crops-when-land-applied

Apr 3 Managing Nitrogen for Corn in 2019. See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=4529

Mar 23 Yield-based Nitrogen Management and the ‘1.2 Rule’. See https://dl.sciencesocieties.org/publications/csa/articles/64/3/4

Mar 22 Corn Response to Banded Fertilizers at Planting. See http://wisccorn.blogspot.com/2019/03/B09920.html

Mar 21 The Economic Advisability of Lowering 2019 Nitrogen Application Rates on Corn. See http://ow.ly/qxp350nDZUW

Mar 20 Corn Seed Survival: An update. See http://wisccorn.blogspot.com/2019/03/B098.html

Mar 18 The Corn Yield Gap in Wisconsin. See http://wisccorn.blogspot.com/2019/03/B097.html

Mar 16 To bear or not to bear a seed. See https://www.agronomy.org/science-news//to-bear-not-to-bear-seed

Mar 15 Corn at the Halfway Point. See https://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2019/03/corn-at-halfway-point.html

Mar 14 Getting to the core of underwater soil. See https://www.agronomy.org/science-news/getting-core-underwater-soil

Mar 13 Crop Insurance Decisions for 201. See https://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2019/03/crop-insurance-decisions-for-2019.html

Mar 12 Houston, we’re here to help the farmers. See https://www.agronomy.org/science-news/houston-were-here-to-help-the-farmers

Mar 11 Managing Wet and Cold Soils. See https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2019/02/managing-wet-and-cold-soils

Mar 9 Development, Adoption, and Management of Drought-Tolerant Corn in the United States. See https://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/pub-details/?pubid=91102  AND https://www.ers.usda.gov/webdocs/publications/91103/eib-204.pdf?v=5455.2

Mar 8 Rural Population Trends. See https://www.ers.usda.gov/amber-waves/2019/february/rural-population-trends/

Mar 7 Didn’t get fall tillage completed, save money this spring. See https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/blog/mark-licht/didn%E2%80%99t-get-fall-tillage-completed-save-money-spring

Mar 6 Check the application uniformity of your center pivot irrigation system. See https://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2019/02/check-application-uniformity-of-you.html

Mar 5 (Myco)Toxin Levels in 2018 Corn. See https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2019/02/toxin-levels-2018-corn

Mar 4 Corn Acreage in 2019. See https://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2019/02/corn-acreage-in-2019.html

Mar 2 America’s Diverse Family Farms: 2018 Edition. See https://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/pub-details/?pubid=90984 and https://www.ers.usda.gov/webdocs/publications/90985/eib-203.pdf?v=9520.4

Mar 1 Expected Corn versus Soybean Returns in 2019. See https://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2019/02/expected-corn-versus-soybean-returns-in-2019.html

Feb 28 Podcast: Corn Planting and Early Growth Stages. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2019/cw-podcast-corn-planting-and-early-growth-stages

Feb 27 Will the Insects Survive this Winter? See https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2019/02/will-insects-survive-winter

Feb 26 Mergers in Seeds and Agricultural Chemicals: What Happened? See https://www.ers.usda.gov/amber-waves/2019/february/mergers-in-seeds-and-agricultural-chemicals-what-happened/

Feb 25 Avipel Shield Seed Treatment Repels Birds and Improves Corn Establishment. See http://blogs.cornell.edu/whatscroppingup/2019/02/06/avipel-shield-seed-treatment-repels-birds-and-improves-corn-establishment/

Feb 23 From the Field to the Bin: Shifting Focus to Grain Storage. See https://extension.psu.edu/from-the-field-to-the-bin-shifting-focus-to-grain-storage

Feb 22 The LL-GT27 soybean – what’s legal? See https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-03/ll-gt27-soybean-%E2%80%93-what%E2%80%99s-legal

Feb 21 Silage/Earlage Calculator. See https://extension.sdstate.edu/sdsu-extension-silage/earlage-calculator

Feb 20 Increase Yield Monitor Data Accuracy and Reduce Time Involved in Data Cleaning. See http://blogs.cornell.edu/whatscroppingup/2019/02/06/increase-yield-monitor-data-accuracy-and-reduce-time-involved-in-data-cleaning/

Feb 19 Herbicide Resistance Management: Get to know herbicide sites of action. See http://blogs.cornell.edu/whatscroppingup/2019/01/30/herbicide-resistance-management-get-to-know-herbicide-sites-of-action/

Feb 19 Can fall sulfur application work for you? See https://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2019/02/can-fall-sulfur-application-work-for-you.html

Feb 18 Rising Interest Rates Will Test the Strength of Crop Land Values. See https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/news/newsreleases/2018/sept-24-2018/rising-interest-rates-will-test-the-strength-of-crop-land-values/

Feb 16 A good message for all agronomists - Science, Engagement, and Soybean Fields. See https://ipm.missouri.edu/IPCM/2018/12/ScienceEngagementSoybeanFields/

Feb 15 "One and Done" or a Disease Problem Here to Stay: Planning for Tar Spot in 2019 https://goo.gl/fb/ff7Wfm

Feb 15 Effects on Profitability and Nitrogen Loss from Reducing N Rate for Corn. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2019/effects-reduced-n-rate-corn-profitability-and-nitrogen-losses

Feb 14 What source of sulfur is right for you? See https://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2019/02/what-source-of-sulfur-is-right-for-you.html and https://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2019/02/a-conversation-on-sulfur.html

Feb 13 New label approved for sandhill crane repellent. See https://www.canr.msu.edu/news/new-label-approved-for-sandhill-crane-repellent

Feb 12 Growing and selling cover crop seed. See https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/blog/neal-foster-robin-pruisner/growing-and-selling-cover-crop-seed

Feb 11 What effect will cold temperatures have on pests and pathogens? See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=4479

Jan 21 Is water quality a trade-off for the benefits of no-till? See https://www.canr.msu.edu/news/is-water-quality-a-trade-off-for-the-benefits-of-no-till

Jan 19 The Geography of High Corn Yields. See https://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2019/01/the-geography-of-high-corn-yields.html

Jan 18 To plant green or to plant brown? Rye cover crop termination timing before soybeans. See http://fieldcropnews.com/2018/12/to-plant-green-or-to-plant-brown-rye-cover-crop-termination-timing-before-soybeans/

Jan 17 Winter Application of Manure. See https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-01/winter-application-manure

Jan 16 The Marketing Mind Game. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2019/marketing-mind-game

Jan 15 Soil-water basics for irrigation scheduling. See https://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2019/01/soil-water-basics-for-irrigation.html

Jan 14 Corn yield response to multiple nitrogen fertilizer application rates at V9 stage. See https://www.canr.msu.edu/news/corn-yield-response-to-multiple-nitrogen-fertilizer-application-rates

Jan 7 2018 Wisconsin Corn Performance Trials: Grain - Silage - Specialty - Organic https://goo.gl/fb/4KpG91

Jan 4 The Geography of High Corn Yields. See https://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2019/01/the-geography-of-high-corn-yields.html


26 Dec Reducing Bt trait acres in 2019 MN corn production? Implications for European corn borer. See https://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2018/12/reducing-bt-trait-acres-in-2019-mn-corn.html

22 Dec Fire’s effects on soil moisture, runoff. See https://www.agronomy.org/science-news/fire-effects-soil-moisture-runoff

21 Dec Understanding Buffer Requirements for Dicamba Applications in Xtend. See http://www.wiscweeds.info/post/dicamba-buffer-requirements/

20 Dec Herbicide Resistance in Wisconsin: An Overview. See http://ipcm.wisc.edu/blog/2018/12/herbicide-resistance-in-wisconsin-an-overview-december-2018/

19 Dec What is the Value of Soybean Residue? See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2018/what-value-soybean-residue

18 Dec Nutrient availability in poultry manure. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=2053

17 Dec 2019 Crop Cost and Return Guide. See https://ag.purdue.edu/commercialag/Pages/Resources/Management-Strategy/Crop-Economics/2019-Crop-Cost-and-Return-Guide---Revised.aspx

15 Dec Productivity Increases With Farm Size in the Heartland Region. See https://www.ers.usda.gov/amber-waves/2018/december/productivity-increases-with-farm-size-in-the-heartland-region/

14 Dec Optimize corn hybrid selection. See https://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2018/12/optimize-corn-hybrid-selection.html

13 Dec 2018 Grain Corn Ear Mould and Vomitoxin (DON) Survey. See http://fieldcropnews.com/2018/10/2018-grain-corn-ear-mould-and-vomitoxin-don-survey/

12 Dec Biostimulants: What are they and do they work? See https://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2018/12/biostimulants-what-are-they-and-do-they.html

11 Dec The creeping trends of a changing climate. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=2048

10 Dec Storage Mold: Precautions to Avoid Grain Spoilage During Storage. See http://igrow.org/agronomy/corn/storage-mold-precautions-to-avoid-grain-spoilage-during-storage/

8 Dec Trends in the Adoption of Genetically Engineered Corn, Cotton, and Soybeans. See https://www.ers.usda.gov/amber-waves/2018/december/trends-in-the-adoption-of-genetically-engineered-corn-cotton-and-soybeans/

7 Dec 5 Things To Do for Your Year-End Tax Planning. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2018/year-end-tax-planning

6 Dec Fall Fertilizer Application Outlook. See https://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2018/11/fall-fertilizer-application-outlook.html

5 Dec Insights from 2018 corn yield, stalk nitrate-N and drone imaging research. See https://www.canr.msu.edu/news/insights-from-2018-corn-yield-stalk-nitrate-n-and-drone-imaging-research

4 Dec Challenges with late-harvested crops and forages - Parts 1 and 2, See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=2037 and https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=2041

3 Dec Yield and Price Change from Planting to Harvest: How Strong is the Relationship? See https://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2018/11/yield-and-price-change-from-planting-to-harvest-how-strong-is-the-relationship.html

1 Dec I don't agree with this, but it is interesting to read about. Field of dreams: heartbreak and heroics at the World Ploughing Championships. See https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/nov/23/world-ploughing-championships-no-till-farming

30 Nov Applying Manure When the Soil Is Frozen or Snow-covered. See https://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2018/11/applying-manure-when-soil-is-frozen-or.html

29 Nov Controlled Release Nitrogen: Another Tool in the Toolbox. See https://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2018/11/controlled-release-nitrogen-another.html

28 Nov The 2019 Wisconsin Agronomy Update Meetings schedule. We look forward to seeing you at the meetings! See http://ow.ly/d/86di

27 Nov Scouting for Nutrient Deficiencies. See https://extension.psu.edu/scouting-for-nutrient-deficiencies

26 Nov Leave the Stubble to Protect the Soil. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2018/leave-stubble-protect-soil

24 Nov Nitrogen Loss Reduction Practices: What Do They Cost? See https://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2018/11/nitrogen-loss-reduction-practices-what-do-they-cost.html

23 Nov Which Bt Traits Do You Need to Buy? https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2018/which-bt-traits-do-you-need-buy

22 Nov Living Soil Film Released. See https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2018-39/living-soil-film-released

21 Nov 2018 Wisconsin Crop Variety Performance Results Reports are available on the web.
#Corn: http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/HT/2018/2018Text.aspx 
#Soybean: http://coolbean.info/soybean-research/variety-trial-results/ 
#Wheat, #Barley and #Oat: https://coolbean.info/small-grains/variety-trial-results/ 
#Forage: https://fyi.uwex.edu/forage/category/trial-results/

19 Nov Nutrient Removal by Cows Grazing Corn Residue. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2018/nutrient-removal-cows-grazing-corn-residue

17 Nov Fertilizers’ impact on soil health compared. See https://www.agronomy.org/science-news/fertilizers-impact-soil-health-compared

16 Nov Financial and Risk Management Decisions for 2019. See https://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2018/11/financial-and-risk-management-decisions-for-2019.html

16 Nov Checklist for Winterizing Your Center Pivot. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2018/checklist-winterizing-your-center-pivot

15 Nov A Look Back at Soybean and Corn Diseases in Minnesota in 2018. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2018/11/a-look-back-at-soybean-and-corn.html

15 Nov Bt Trait Table Updated in Time for Seed Selection. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2018/bt-trait-table-updated-time-seed-selection

14 Nov Nitrogen Loss Reduction Practices: What Do They Cost? See https://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2018/11/nitrogen-loss-reduction-practices-what-do-they-cost.html

14 Nov Tar spot is impacting corn yields and causing stalk lodging during harvest. See http://www.canr.msu.edu/news/tar-spot-impacting-corn-yields-and-causing-stalk-lodging-during-harvest

13 Nov Variable Rate Corn Seeding Considerations. See https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2018-38/variable-rate-corn-seeding-considerations

13 Nov Let's Talk No-till. See https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2018/10/lets-talk-no-till

6 Nov Integrated Pest Management: What Are Economic Thresholds, and How Are They Developed? See https://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2018/10/integrated-pest-management-what-are-economic-thresholds-and-how-are-they-developed.html?utm_source=farmdoc+daily+and+Farm+Policy+News+Updates&utm_campaign=999da02b0d-FDD_RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_2caf2f9764-999da02b0d-173638917

5 Nov Fall 2018 Fertilizer Prices Turn Mostly Higher. See https://ageconomists.com/2018/10/08/fall-2018-fertilizer-prices-turn-mostly-higher/

3 Nov Farm Financial Conditions Trend Weaker Again. See https://ageconomists.com/2018/10/15/farm-financial-conditions-trend-weaker-again/

2 Nov Despite Elevated Loss Rate Since 2006, U.S. Honey Bee Colony Numbers Are Stable. See https://www.ers.usda.gov/amber-waves/2018/october/despite-elevated-loss-rate-since-2006-us-honey-bee-colony-numbers-are-stable/

1 Nov Seed Expense Turns Lower, Remains Historically High. See https://ageconomists.com/2018/10/22/seed-expense-turns-lower-remains-historically-high/

31 Oct Notes on fall fertilization. See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=4364 30 Oct 2018 Herbicide Site of Action Key for Crop Injury Symptoms. See http://www.wiscweeds.info/img/2018%20Herbicide%20SOA%20injury%20chart/2018_HerbicideInjury_EN.pdf

29 Oct Properly Winterizing Sprayers Can Help Mitigate Costly Problems Next Spring. See https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2018-36/properly-winterizing-sprayers-can-help-mitigate-costly-problems

29 Oct Avoiding Compaction at Harvest. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/avoiding-compaction-harvest

27 Oct Penetrating the soil’s surface with radar. See https://www.agronomy.org/science-news/penetrating-soil-surface-radar

25 Oct Wait, Consider Your Options Before Applying Nitrogen This Fall. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2018/10/wait-consider-your-options-before.html

24 Oct Harvest loss in difficult conditions. See https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/blog/shawn-shouse/harvest-loss-difficult-conditions

23 Oct Mycotoxins and Deterioration in the 2018 Corn Crop. See https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2018/10/mycotoxins-and-deterioration-2018-corn-crop

22 Oct Is It Feasible to Lower My Soil pH? See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2018/10/is-it-feasible-to-lower-my-soil-ph.html

20 Oct Major Changes in Export Flows Over the Last Decade Show the U.S. Is Losing Market Share in Global Grain Trade. See https://www.ers.usda.gov/amber-waves/2018/october/major-changes-in-export-flows-over-the-last-decade-show-the-us-is-losing-market-share-in-global-grain-trade/

20 Oct Confession of an Anti-GMO Activist Genetically modified crops have been vilified and banned, but the science is clear: They’re perfectly safe. And what’s more, the world desperately needs them. See https://www.wsj.com/articles/confession-of-an-anti-gmo-activist-1529679465?mod=itp&mod=djemITP_h

19 Oct Crop Quality Hurt by Rains. See https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2018/10/crop-quality-hurt-rains

19 Oct Reducing Risks of Manure Application During Wet Weather. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2018/10/reducing-risks-of-manure-application.html

18 Oct Tillage Intensity and Conservation Cropping in the United States. See https://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/pub-details/?pubid=90200

18 Oct 2018 Corn Silage Fungicide Trial Results: A Story of Vomitoxin. See http://ipcm.wisc.edu/blog/2018/10/2018-corn-silage-fungicide-trial-results-a-story-of-vomitoxin/

17 Oct How to Minimize Soil Compaction During Harvest. See https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2018/10/how-minimize-soil-compaction-during-harvest

17 Oct Harvest Delays Impact Corn Performance. See https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2018-35/harvest-delays-impact-corn-performance

16 Oct Fall strategies to reduce impact of mycotoxins in corn grain. See http://www.canr.msu.edu/news/fall-strategies-to-reduce-impact-of-mycotoxins-in-corn-grain

16 Oct Consider Pros, Cons of Alternative Grain Storage Methods. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2018/alternative-grain-storage

8 Oct Importance of Yield Monitor Calibrations for Accurate Yield Data Collection. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2018/best-management-practices-collecting-accurate-yield-data

6 Oct Cost-Effective Strategies for Reducing Cropland Nutrient Deliveries to the Gulf of Mexico. See https://www.ers.usda.gov/amber-waves/2018/september/cost-effective-strategies-for-reducing-cropland-nutrient-deliveries-to-the-gulf-of-mexico/

5 Oct Harvest considerations for storm-damaged corn and soybean. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2018/09/harvest-considerations-for-storm.html

4 Oct Estimating corn yield potential. See http://www.canr.msu.edu/news/estimating-corn-yield-potential

3 Oct The challenge of collecting a representative soil sample. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=1991

2 Oct Grain Storage: It Starts With Harvest. See http://igrow.org/agronomy/corn/grain-storage-it-starts-with-harvest/

2 Oct Management of Flood-submerged Grain. See https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2018/09/management-flood-submerged-grain

1 Oct Assess Corn Now to Avoid Harvest Complications. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2018/assess-corn-now-avoid-harvest-complications

1 Oct Preparation of Grain Bins for Storage of Corn and Soybeans AND Grain Storage: What Are My Options? See https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2018-31/preparation-grain-bins-storage-corn-and-soybeans  AND http://igrow.org/agronomy/corn/grain-storage-what-are-my-options/

29 Sep Effects of Soil Compaction. See https://extension.psu.edu/effects-of-soil-compaction

28 Sep Understanding late-season purpling in corn. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=1981

27 Sep Soggy Conditions Hinder Harvest. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2018/09/soggy-conditions-hinder-harvest.html

26 Sep Common causes of late-season stalk lodging in corn. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=1980

25 Sep Corn Hybrid Response to Tar Spot. See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=4341

24 Sep Insights into 2018 Corn Dry Down. See https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/blog/mark-licht-rafael-martinez-feria-sotirios-archontoulis/insights-2018-corn-dry-down

10 Sep Tip Dieback and Zipper Ears in Corn. See https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2018-28/tip-dieback-and-zipper-ears-corn

8 Sep Current Indicators of Farm Sector Financial Health. See https://www.ers.usda.gov/amber-waves/2018/july/current-indicators-of-farm-sector-financial-health/

7 Sep Winter beef cow diets utilizing corn stover can bridge the winter forage gap. See http://www.canr.msu.edu/news/winter-beef-cow-diets-utilizing-corn-stover-can-bridge-the-winter-forage-gap

6 Sep Handling Flooded and Down Corn at Silage and Grain Harvest https://goo.gl/fb/oMuu9D

6 Sep Considerations for Selecting Corn Hybrids. See https://extension.psu.edu/considerations-for-selecting-corn-hybrids-in-pennsylvania

5 Sep Site-specific corn nitrogen management. See http://www.canr.msu.edu/news/site-specific-corn-nitrogen-management

4 Sep Making Silage from Late-Season Hail-Damaged Corn, See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2018/silage-hailed-corn

3 Sep Corn Silage and Grain Yield Monitor Data Cleaning. See http://blogs.cornell.edu/whatscroppingup/2018/02/08/corn-silage-and-grain-yield-monitor-data-cleaning/

1 Sep Financial Impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on Ag Producers. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2018/financial-impact-tax-cuts-and-jobs-act-ag-producers

31 Aug 8 Things to Keep in Mind When Planning for Fall Manure Applications. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2018/08/8-things-to-keep-in-mind-when-planning.html

30 Aug Preparing for Harvest, Grain Storage. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2018/preparing-harvest-grain-storage

29 Aug Late Season Nitrogen Deficiency Symptoms. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2018/08/late-season-nitrogen-deficiency.html 2

8 Aug Cover Crop Considerations Following Late-Season Hail Storms. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2018/cover-crop-considerations-following-late-season-hail-storms

27 Aug Red Corn Q & A. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2018/red-corn-q-a

27 Aug Predicting the last irrigation for corn and soybeans. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2018/08/predicting-last-irrigation-for-corn-and.html

20 Aug Estimating corn yield potential. https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=1921

18 Aug Strategies for improving corn harvest efficiency. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=1911

17 Aug Nutrient Boom Allows for Mid-Season Manure Application in Corn. See http://blogs.cornell.edu/whatscroppingup/2018/08/03/nutrient-boom-allows-for-mid-season-manure-application-in-corn/

16 Aug 4 Considerations for Fall Sulfur Application. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2018/08/4-considerations-for-fall-sulfur.html

15 Aug Final irrigation of the season - Timing is everything. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=1920

14 Aug Soil phosphorus availability and lime: more than just pH?. See https://www.agronomy.org/science-news/soil-phosphorus-lime-ph

13 Aug Late Season Corn Foliar Disease Update and Hail-Damaged Corn. See https://ipcm.wisc.edu/blog/2018/08/late-season-corn-foliar-disease-update-and-hail-damaged-corn/

11 Aug Rural America at a Glance, 2017 Edition. See https://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/pub-details/?pubid=85739

10 Aug Economic Returns to Farming for U.S. Farm Households. See https://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/pub-details/?pubid=89701

9 Aug Reducing risks of insecticides to pollinators and increasing understanding between farmers and beekeepers. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2018/07/reducing-risks-of-insecticides-to.html

8 Aug Corn Nitrogen Fixation - Getting closer to a reality https://goo.gl/fb/7y18KJ

8 Aug Wisconsin Pest Bulletin for Corn. See http://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/pests.jsp?categoryid=4&articleid=3032&issueid=307

7 Aug Know Your Worms in the Ear. See https://extension.entm.purdue.edu/newsletters/pestandcrop/article/know-your-worms-in-the-ear/

6 Aug Strategies for improving corn harvest efficiency. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=1911

4 Aug Current Indicators of Farm Sector Financial Health. See https://www.ers.usda.gov/amber-waves/2018/july/current-indicators-of-farm-sector-financial-health/

3 Aug Manure slipping through (soil) cracks. See https://www.agronomy.org/science-news/manure-slipping-soil-cracks

2 Aug Corn disease updates. See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=4309

1 Aug Drought and potassium deficiency in corn and soybeans. See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/potassium_and_drought_in_corn_and_soybeans

1 Aug Here's How America Uses Its Land. The last visual is especially intriguing. See https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2018-us-land-use/?utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=socialflow-organic&utm_content=graphics&utm_source=twitter&cmpid%3D=socialflow-twitter-graphics

31 Jul Options for drowned-out spots in fields. http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2018/07/options-for-drowned-out-spots-in-fields.html

30 Jul The Farm Economy: How Bad Is It? See https://ageconomists.com/2018/06/11/how-bad-is-it/

28 Jul Farm Sector Working Capital At Lowest Levels in 10 Years. See https://ageconomists.com/2018/07/23/farm-sector-working-capital-at-lowest-levels-in-10-years/

27 Jul Wisconsin Winter Wheat Performance Trials https://coolbean.info/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2018/07/2018_A3868_WheatTrials_final.pdf

27 Jul Estimated Effects of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on Farms and Farm Households. See https://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/pub-details/?pubid=89355

26 Jul Managing P and K in Flooded or Ponded Soils. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2018/07/managing-p-and-k-in-flooded-or-ponded.html

25 Jul July corn irrigation management. See http://www.canr.msu.edu/news/july-corn-irrigation-management 

24 Jul Stressed corn: Formula for estimating corn yield potential. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=1900

23 Jul Current Indicators of Farm Sector Financial Health. See https://www.ers.usda.gov/amber-waves/2018/july/current-indicators-of-farm-sector-financial-health/

21 Jul Eliminating Soil Erosion. See https://extension.psu.edu/eliminating-soil-erosion

20 Jul Eyespot and Anthracnose Leaf Blight Developing in Corn. See http://igrow.org/agronomy/corn/eyespot-and-anthracnose-leaf-blight-developing-in-corn/

19 Jul It’s Time to Check for Corn Rootworm Damage. See http://ipcm.wisc.edu/blog/2018/07/its-time-to-check-for-corn-rootworm-damage/

18 Jul 5 Tips for Effectively Using Plant Tissue Data. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2018/07/5-tips-for-effectively-using-plant.html

17 Jul Resources for Coping with Pesticide Damage - Includes Additional Tools For 2018. See https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/cpr/weeds/resources-for-coping-with-pesticide-damage-includes-additional-tools-for-2018-07-12-18

16 Jul Can I Irrigate Animal Manures On Growing Crops? See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2018/can-i-irrigate-animal-manures-growing-crops

14 Jul 115 Years of Data Reveal Longer Growing Season, Changing Temperature Trends. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2018/115-years-data-reveal-longer-growing-season-changing-temperature-trends

13 Jul Does Timing Matter When Sampling Corn and Soybean Tissue for Nutrient Analysis. See https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2018-20/does-timing-matter-when-sampling-corn-and-soybean-tissue-nutrient

12 Jul Green Snap in Corn. See https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/cpr/plant-science/green-snap-in-corn-07-05-18

11 Jul Differentiating Corn Leaf Diseases. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2018/differentiating-corn-leaf-diseases

10 Jul Corn rootworm emergence about to rocket. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2018/07/corn-rootworm-emergence-about-to-rocket.html

9 Jul Effect of high night temperatures on corn yield. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=1887

2 Jul Impact of ponding and saturated soils on corn. See https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2018-19/impact-ponding-and-saturated-soils-corn

30 Jun Has the Era of Decreasing Per Acre Corn Costs Come to an End? See https://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2018/06/era-of-decreasing-per-acre-corn-costs.html

29 Jun Warmer than Normal Temperatures Hasten Crop Development. See https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/cpr/plant-science/warmer-than-normal-temperatures-hasten-crop-development-06-21-18

28 Jun Flooding and Ponding in Corn. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2018/flooding-and-ponding-corn

27 Jun Evaluating the Need for Rescue N Applications. See http://ipcm.wisc.edu/blog/2018/06/evaluating-the-need-for-rescue-n-applications/

27 Jun Continued Rainfall and Excessively Wet Field Conditions. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2018/06/continued-rainfall-and-excessively-wet.html

21 May You can fill the bin, but can you empty it? See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2018/you-can-fill-bin-can-you-empty-it

19 May Soil compaction: What can you do? See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2018/05/soil-compaction-what-can-you-do.html

18 May Late- and Re-planting guide for Wisconsin corn. See http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/Pubs/UWEX/A3353.pdf

17 May Practices to Reduce Wind Erosion. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2018/practices-reduce-wind-erosion

16 May Here's How to Select the Right Starter Fertilizer for Corn. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2018/05/heres-how-to-select-right-starter.html

15 May Geographic Restrictions for Corn and Soybean PRE-emergence Herbicides in Wisconsin. See http://www.wiscweeds.info/post/geographic-restrictions-for-corn-and-soybean-pre-emergence-herbicides-in-wisconsin/

14 May Manure’s Impact on Yield, Nitrogen, and Carbon. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2018/manure%E2%80%99s-impact-yield-nitrogen-and-carbon

12 May Videos Capture Value of No-till in Saving Soil Despite High Winds. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2018/videos-capture-value-no-till-saving-soil

11 May Watch for Black cutworm and Armyworm activity. See http://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/pests.jsp?categoryid=4&articleid=2912&issueid=294

10 May A Visual Guide to Soybean Growth Stages. One of the best G&D guides ever! http://ipcm.wisc.edu/blog/2018/05/a-visual-guide-to-soybean-growth-stages-2/ and http://coolbean.info/library/documents/2017_Soybean_GrowthDev_Guide_FINAL.pdf

9 May Adjusting no-till burndown programs for a prolonged wet spring. See https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2018-11/adjusting-no-till-burndown-programs-prolonged-wet-spring

8 May Soilborne and Early Seedling Pathogens and Delayed Planting in Corn and Soybean. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2018/soilborne-and-early-seedling-pathogens-and-delayed-planting-corn-and-soybean

7 May Seed Treatment Safety: Tips for safely handling treated seed. See http://igrow.org/agronomy/corn/seed-treatment-safety-tips-for-safely-handling-treated-seed/

5 May China's Foreign Agriculture Investment is Rising. See https://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/pub-details/?pubid=88571 and https://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/pub-details/?pubid=88571

4 May Bt corn has role in reducing corn borer populations in multiple crops. See https://www.cfans.umn.edu/bt-corn-role-reducing-borer-populations-multiple-crops and http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2018/03/06/1720692115

4 May Wheat Stem Maggot Adult Monitoring: A Pest of Cover Crop-to-Corn Transitions . See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2018/wheat-stem-maggot-adult-monitoring-pest-cover-crop-corn-transitions

3 May Wisconsin Herbicide Mode of Action Chart. See http://ipcm.wisc.edu/blog/2018/04/wisconsin-herbicide-mode-of-action-chart-2/ and http://ipcm.wisc.edu/download/pubsPM/Herbicide-Mode-of-Action.pdf

3 May Have you thanked a crop breeder today? Plant breeders balance shared innovation, revenue. See https://www.morningagclips.com/plant-breeders-balance-shared-innovation-revenue/ and https://dl.sciencesocieties.org/publications/cs/abstracts/58/2/469

2 May Soil water, residue, and nitrogen status entering the 2018 growing season. See https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/blog/mark-licht-mike-castellano-sotirios-archontoulis/soil-water-residue-and-nitrogen-status

2 May Have Soybean Yields Increased Relative to Corn Yields in Recent Years? See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2018/05/soybean-yields-relative-to-corn-yields.html

1 May Answers to 5 Spring Nitrogen FAQs. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2018/04/answers-to-5-spring-nitrogen-faqs.html

30 Apr Using the Slake Test to Determine Soil Crusting. See https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2018-10/using-slake-test-determine-soil-crusting

30 Apr Slug Management in Illinois Field Crops. See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=4103

30 Apr How Many Days Does It Take to Plant the U.S. Corn Crop? See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2018/04/how-many-days-does-it-take-to-plant-us-corn-crop.html

28 Apr Adjusting Corn Management Practices for a Late Start. See https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter

27 Apr 2018 Corn Planting Considerations. See https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/blog/nick-upah-mark-licht/2018-corn-planting-considerations

27 Apr Nitrogen Fertilizer Stabilizers in Corn. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2018/nitrogen-fertilizer-stabilizers-corn

26 Apr Weather Delays Corn Planting but Optimal Window Remains Ope. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2018/04/weather-delays-corn-planting-but.html#more

26 Apr Don’t compromise on best practices for rotating alfalfa to corn when field work is delayed. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2018/04/dont-compromise-on-best-practices-for.html and http://www.extension.umn.edu/agriculture/nutrient-management/nutrient-lime-guidelines/fertilizing-corn-in-minnesota/docs/fertilizing-corn.pdf

25 Apr Seedcorn Maggot Active in Southern Iowa. See https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2018/04/seedcorn-maggot-active-southern-iowa

25 Apr Positive Signs after a Slow Start to Corn Planting. See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=4113

24 Apr Black Cutworm Moth Flight Beginning. See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=4119

24 Apr Fertilization Can Help with Cool Soils and Late Planting Dates. See https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2018/04/fertilization-can-help-cool-soils-and-late-planting-dates

23 Apr Cold Soil Temperature and Corn Planting Windows. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2018/cold-soil-temperature-and-corn-planting-windows 

Apr 21 Building Family Resiliency Starts with You. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2018/building-family-resiliency-starts-you 

Apr 20 Projected Corn and Soybean Breakeven Prices. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2018/04/projected-corn-and-soybean-breakeven-prices.html 

Apr 20 Reducing Bt trait acres in the 2018 corn crop to cut production costs? Implications for European corn borer. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2018/01/reducing-bt-trait-acres-in-2018-corn.html 

Apr 19 Avoiding Compaction. See https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2018-08/avoiding-compaction 

Apr 19 Don’t Make a Late Start to Corn Planting Even Worse. See https://www.kygrains.info/blog/2018/4/9/dont-make-a-late-start-to-corn-planting-even-worse 

Apr 18 Effect of cold temperatures to newly planted corn. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=1782 

Apr 18 KSU Assesses Yield Potential of Drought-Tolerant Corn. See https://www.bookstore.ksre.ksu.edu/pubs/MF3338.pdf

Apr 17 What's New with Micronutrients? See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2018/whats-new-micronutrients 

Apr 17 Cold damage in corn and winter wheat concerns. See https://ipm.missouri.edu/IPCM/2018/4/cold_damage/ 

Apr 16 Cold Germination Test for Corn and Soybeans. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2018/cold-germination-test-corn-and-soybeans

Apr 16 Cover crop termination challenges with a cool spring. See https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/blog/rebecca-vittetoe/cover-crop-termination-challenges-cool-spring 

Apr 14 Three Decades of Consolidation in U.S. Agriculture. See https://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/pub-details/?pubid=88056 

Apr 9 How to Get the Most Out of Spring Soil Sampling. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2018/03/how-to-get-most-out-of-spring-soil.html 

Apr 7 Farmland Values, Land Ownership, and Returns to Farmland, 2000-2016. See https://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/pub-details/?pubid=87523 

Apr 6 Starter fertilizer rates and placement for corn. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=181

Apr 5 Why They Can't All Be Trade Surpluses. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2018/04/why-they-cant-all-be-trade-surpluses.html 

Apr 5 Corn Row Spacing Considerations. See https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2018/03/corn-row-spacing-considerations 

Apr 4 Soil Testing Tips. See https://extension.psu.edu/soil-testing-tips 

Apr 3 Building Resilient Soil Systems using Residue, No-till, and Cover Crops. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2018/building-resilient-soil-systems-using-residue-no-till-and-cover-crops 

Apr 2 Proven Production Practices for Increasing Corn Yields and Profits. See https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2018-06/proven-production-practices-increasing-corn-yields-and-profits 

Apr 2 Corn Nitrogen Rate Calculator Website - 2018 Update. See https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/blog/john-sawyer/corn-nitrogen-rate-calculator-website-2018-update 

Mar 24 The 2018 Custom Rate Survey is here! For most operations, the cost has increased 1% to 3.5% since the 2013 survey. See https://www.nass.usda.gov/Statistics_by_State/Wisconsin/Publications/WI-CRate17.pdf

Mar 23 The UW Corn Agronomy staff planted corn yesterday, March 22. The season is underway!

Mar 23 Bt Corn Adoption Benefits Other Crops, Too. See https://entomologytoday.org/2018/03/16/bt-corn-adoption-benefits-crops-peppers-green-beans-sweet-corn/ 

Mar 19 Deal-Making on the RFS: Follow the North Star. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2018/03/deal-making-on-the-rfs-follow-the-north-star.html 

Mar 17 Farm Bill Review: Historic Fixed Price Policy and Costs of Production. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2018/03/farm-bill-review-historic-fixed-price-policy.html 

Mar 16 Does High Quality Alfalfa Pay in Mixtures? See http://blogs.cornell.edu/whatscroppingup/2018/01/23/does-high-quality-alfalfa-pay-in-mixtures/ 

Mar 15 Should you use an in-furrow starter this year? See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2018/03/should-you-use-in-furrow-starter-this.html 

Mar 14 Strategies for corn nitrogen management in Michigan. See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/strategies_for_corn_nitrogen_management_in_michigan 

 Mar 13 Dust in the wind: Blowing soil and strong winds in Kansas. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=1734 

Mar 12 Industrial Hemp Trial Report. See https://extension.psu.edu/industrial-hemp-trial-report-news 

Mar 12 Managing Corn Rootworm Populations in Illinois: Considerations for 2018. See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=4027

Mar 9 Anti-GMO Articles Tied To Russian Sites, ISU Research Shows. See https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/money/agriculture/2018/02/25/russia-seeks-influence-usa-opinion-gmos-iowa-state-research/308338002/ 

Mar 6 Will Farm Income Really Drop to a 12-Year Low in 2018? See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2018/02/will-farm-income-really-drop-to-12-year-low-2018.html 

Mar 5 Farmland Values, Land Ownership, and Returns to Farmland, 2000-2016. See https://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/pub-details/?pubid=87523 

Mar 3 Changing Farmland Values Affect Renters and Landowners Differently. See https://www.ers.usda.gov/amber-waves/2018/januaryfebruary/changing-farmland-values-affect-renters-and-landowners-differently/ 

Mar 2 Bin run seed – some lessons from the past. See https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2018-04/bin-run-seed-%E2%80%93-some-lessons-past 

Mar 1 Growers Share about Their On-Farm Research. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2018/3-growers-share-about-their-farm-research-projects 

Feb 28 Sulfur 101Podcase. Listen at:http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2018/02/nutrient-management-podcast-sulfur-101.html#more 

Feb 27 Fixing the RFS is Getting Easier and Easier. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2018/02/fixing-the-rfs-is-getting-easier-and-easier.html 

Feb 26 Soil Infiltration. See https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2018-03/soil-infiltration 

Feb 24 Characteristics of Financially Resilient Farms. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2018/characteristics-financially-resilient-farms 

 Feb 24 Long-term Tillage and Soil CO2 Fluxes. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2018/long-term-tillage-and-soil-co2-fluxes 

Feb 23 Potential Off-Target Dicamba Movement from Corn Applications. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2018/potential-target-dicamba-movement-corn-applications 

Feb 23 Crop Economics: Continuing Need to Cut Costs. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2018/01/ifes-2017-crop-economics-need-to-cut-costs.html 

Feb 22 Topdressing wheat with nitrogen: Timing, application methods, source, and rates. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=1685 

Feb 22 Adjacent and Neighboring: How Far is That? See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=4014 Feb 21 New Research Shows Increased Yield with Liming Treatments. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2018/01/jeff-vetsch-soil-scientist-when-needed.html 

Feb 21 Should We be Spraying Fungicides on Corn at V12? See https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2018/02/should-we-be-spraying-fungicides-corn-v12 

Feb 20 2018 Grain Farm Income: The Need for Above Trend Yields or Higher Prices to Break-Even. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2018/01/2018-grain-farm-income-the-need-for-above-trend.html 

Feb 20 Does GMO corn increase crop yields? 21 years of data confirm it does—and provides substantial health benefits. See https://geneticliteracyproject.org/2018/02/19/gmo-corns-yield-human-health-benefits-vindicated-21-years-studies/ 

Jan 22 What accounts for variability in grain protein levels in corn? See https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2018-01/what-accounts-variability-grain-protein-levels-corn 

Jan 20 Big Yields & Tillage Debate. See http://igrow.org/agronomy/corn/big-yields-tillage-debate/ 

Jan 19 Evaluating the Need for Sulfur in High Organic Matter Soil. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/ Jan 18 Planting corn in twin rows. See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/planting_corn_in_twin_rows 

Jan 18 Corn Cost of Production Estimates for 2018 https://goo.gl/fb/JkAywq 

Jan 17 Changes to 2018 Crop Insurance Rates for Corn and Soybeans. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2018/01/changes-2018-crop-insurance-corn-and-soybeans.html 

Jan 16 Rye Cover Crops in Corn Production on Irrigated Sands. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2018/01/rye-cover-crops-in-corn-production-on.html 

Jan 8 IFES 2017: Crop and Livestock Price Prospects for 2018. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2017/12/ifes-2017-crop-and-livestock-prospects-for-2018.html 

Jan 6 2017 Year End Tax Planning Ideas. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2017/12/2017-year-end-tax-planning-ideas.html 

Jan 5 Fertilizer price trends in the second half of 2017. See Jan 4 Dicamba: Past, Present, and Future. See https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/blog/bob-hartzler/dicamba-past-present-and-future Also see https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/blog/bob-hartzler/historical-perspective-dicamba 

Jan 3 America’s Diverse Family Farms: 2017 Edition. See https://www.ers.usda.gov/webdocs/publications/86198/eib-185.pdf?v=43083 

Jan 2 The 2018 Agronomy Update meeting series starts today in Janesville. Then DeForest, Fond du Lac, Kimberly, Wausau, Eau Claire, Sparta, and Belmont. For a schedule see http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/Extension/AU18.pdf 

Jan 2 Economic Forecast for Corn Production Next Season https://goo.gl/fb/jXsqWM


30 Dec 2017 Iowa State University Study About Corn Genetics Provides Insight Into the Crop’s Historical Spread Across the Americas. See http://www.seedtoday.com/article/133346/iowa-state-university-study-about-corn-genetics-provides-insight-into-the-crops-historical-spread-across-the-americas 

29 Dec 2017 Projected Prices for 2018: More of the Same? See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2017/12/projected-prices-for-2018-more-of-the-same.html 

28 Dec 2017 U.S. Cropland Is Consolidating Into Larger Farms. See https://www.ers.usda.gov/amber-waves/2017/december/us-cropland-is-consolidating-into-larger-farms/ 

27 Dec 2017 Nutrient availability in poultry manure. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=1635 

26 Dec 2017 Declining Cost of Production and Farm Policy. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2017/12/declining-cost-of-production-and-farm-policy.html 

23 Dec 2017 Professional chefs predict the hottest food trends for 2018. See http://www.restaurant.org/Restaurant/media/Restaurant/SiteImages/News%20and%20Research/Whats%20Hot/Whats_Hot_Culinary_Forecast_2018.pdf 

22 Dec 2017 Switches in Corn, Soybeans, and Wheat Acres in the U.S. and Illinois. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2017/12/switches-in-corn-soybeans-and-wheat-acres.html 

21 Dec 2017 The difficulty in legally applying dicamba – weather factors. See https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2017-41/difficulty-legally-applying-dicamba-%E2%80%93-weather-factors 

20 Dec 2017 Global genetically modified crop acres increase amid concerns. See http://www.isaaa.org/resources/publications/briefs/52/download/isaaa-brief-52-2016.pdf 

19 Dec 2017 Post-harvest field work: Deep tillage considerations. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=1627 

18 Dec 2017 What is the Economic Value of Manure. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/what-economic-value-manure 

18 Dec 2017 Crop Residue Removal: Impacts on Yield. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/residue-removal-impacts-yield 

16 Dec 2017 Corn Use for Ethanol Update. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2017/12/corn-use-ethanol-update.html 

15 Dec 2017 2017-2018 La Niña & Winter Outlook. See http://igrow.org/agronomy/corn/2017-2018-la-nina-winter-outlook/ 

14 Dec 2017 Amelioration Strategies after Corn Residue Removal. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/amelioration-strategies-after-corn-residue-removal 

14 Dec 2017 Corn Stover Removal: Nutrient Value of Stover and Impacts on Soil Properties. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/corn-stover-removal-nutrient-value-stover-and-impacts-soil-properties 

13 Dec 2017 5 Best Practices for Late Fall Fertilizer Management. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2017/12/5-best-practices-for-late-fall.html 

12 Dec 2017 Handy Bt Trait Table for U.S. corn production updated for 2018. See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/handy_bt_trait_table 

and https://lubbock.tamu.edu/files/2017/12/bt-corn-trait-table-2018.pdf 

11 Dec 2017 Selecting Corn Hybrids for 2018: Some Considerations. See https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2017-40/selecting-corn-hybrids-2018-some-considerations 

9 Dec 2017 A Primer on Land Use in the United States. See https://www.ers.usda.gov/amber-waves/2017/december/a-primer-on-land-use-in-the-united-states/ 

8 Dec 2017 What Strategic Issues Should Influence my Growth Options? See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2017/12/what-strategic-issues-influence-my-growth-options.html 

8 Dec 2017 Advance corn hybrid selection with trial results and criteria. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2017/11/advance-corn-hybrid-selection-with.html 

7 Dec 2017 Global Ethanol Mandates Provide Opportunities for U.S. Ethanol Exports. See https://www.ers.usda.gov/amber-waves/2017/december/global-ethanol-mandates-provide-opportunities-for-us-ethanol-exports/ 

7 Dec 2017 Nutrient Management Podcast: High Yields and Nutrient Removal. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2017/11/nutrient-management-podcast-high-yields.html 

6 Dec 2017 The Evolving Distribution of Payments From Commodity, Conservation, and Federal Crop Insurance Programs. See https://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/pub-details/?pubid=85833 

6 Dec 2017 What’s the real deal with soybean cyst nematodes and cover crops? See https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/blog/chelsea-harbach/what%E2%80%99s-real-deal-soybean-cyst-nematodes-and-cover-crops 

5 Dec 2017 University of Wisconsin Crop Variety Trials results can be found at:

Corn: http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/HT/2017/2017Text.aspx 

 Soybean: http://www.coolbean.info/library/documents/2017_Soybean_VT_FINAL.pdf 

Oats and Barley: http://www.coolbean.info/library/documents/2017_UW_Oat_BarleyPerformanceTrials_final.pdf 

Wheat: http://www.coolbean.info/library/documents/2017_A3868_WisconsinWinterWheatTrials_FINAL.pdf

 Forages: http://learningstore.uwex.edu/Assets/pdfs/A1525.pdf 

5 Dec 2017 The 2017 Minnesota Field Crop Trials is now available on the Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station. See https://www.maes.umn.edu/publications/field-crop-trials/2017-crop-trials 

5 Dec 2017 The 2018 Wisconsin Cover Crop Conference. See https://fyi.uwex.edu/covercrop/  and https://www.facebook.com/Wisconsin-Cover-Crop-Conference-363944284030772/ 

2 Dec 2017 Down on the Farm: Supporting Farmers in Stressful Times. See http://www.mda.state.mn.us/protecting/~/media/Files/protecting/downonthefarm.pdf

 1 Dec 2017 Nitrogen Fertilizer Prices and Costs Lower for 2018. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2017/11/nitrogen-fertilizer-prices-and-costs-lower-for-2018.html 

30 Nov 2017 Yield Data Quality for Post-Harvest Analyses. See https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2017-39/yield-data-quality-post-harvest-analyses 

29 Nov 2017 How do atmospheric shifts affect soil-dwelling microbes? See http://news.unl.edu/newsrooms/today/article/how-do-atmospheric-shifts-affect-soil-dwelling-microbes/ 

28 Nov 2017 Here's How to Assess Fall N Loss. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2017/11/heres-how-to-assess-fall-n-loss.html 

27 Nov 2017 Soil Penetration by Earthworms and Plant Roots. See https://dl.sciencesocieties.org/story/2017/nov/fri/soil-penetration-by-earthworms-and-plant-roots 

27 Nov 2017 Field Studies: Blowing the Whistle on Marketing Claims. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2017/11/field-studies-blowing-whistle-on.html 

22 Nov 2017 The 2017 WISCONSIN CORN HYBRID PERFORMANCE TRIALS for Grain - Silage - Specialty - Organic systems are available at http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/HT/2017/2017Text.aspx 

21 Nov 2017 Consequences of breeding highly productive corn. See https://www.morningagclips.com/consequences-of-breeding-highly-productive-corn/ 

or http://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-017-01450-2 

20 Nov 2017 Grower Experiences with Picking Up Downed Corn. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/experiences-picking-downed-corn

18 Nov 2017 Over 1,000 SCN-Resistant Soybean Varieties - All but 29 Have PI 88788 Resistance. See https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2017/11/over-1000-scn-resistant-soybean-varieties-all-29-have-pi-88788-resistance 

17 Nov 2017 Why Grain Test Weights Matter. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/why-grain-test-weights-matter 

16 Nov 2017 Fall vs. Spring: When to Apply Phosphorus. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2017/11/paulo-pagliari-nutrient-management.html 

15 Nov 2017 Addressing the Edge or Border Effect on Corn Yields. See https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/blog/mark-westgate-rebecca-vittetoe/addressing-edge-or-border-effect-corn-yields 

14 Nov 2017 Field Studies: Blowing the Whistle on Marketing Claims. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2017/11/field-studies-blowing-whistle-on.html 

13 Nov 2017 Managing wet corn with a late harvest. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2017/11/managing-wet-corn-with-late-harvest.html 

6 Nov 2017 What will dicamba changes mean for farmers? See https://ohioaglaw.wordpress.com/2017/10/24/what-will-dicamba-changes-mean-for-farmers/ 

4 Nov 2017 Challenges to developing cultivars in the public sector. See https://dl.sciencesocieties.org/publications/csa/articles/62/10/4 

3 Nov 2017 Now is the Time for Farmers to Turn on Fans. See https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/blog/charles-r-hurburgh-greg-brenneman/now-time-farmers-turn-fans 

2 Nov 2017 VIDEO: Taking the Basal Stalk Nitrate Test. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2017/10/video-taking-basal-stalk-nitrate-test.html 

1 Nov 2017 Combine Adjustments for Downed Corn . See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/combine-adjustments-downed-corn 

31 Oct 2017 Sampling for Nematodes that Feed on Corn Not Advised in the Fall. See https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2017/10/sampling-nematodes-feed-corn-not-advised-fall 

31 Oct 2017 The 2017 Wisconsin Soybean Variety Performance Trials are now available. See http://www.coolbean.info/library/documents/2017_Soybean_VT_FINAL.pdf

 30 Oct 2017 The Michigan Corn Stover Project – Part 4: Stover harvest implications. See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/the_michigan_corn_stover_project_part_4_stover_harvest_implications

28 Oct 2017 Effects of Proposed 2017 Tax Reform on Farmers. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/effects-proposed-2017-tax-reforms-farmers 

27 Oct 2017 Manure and Nutrient Availability. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2017/10/manure-and-nutrient-availability_19.html 

26 Oct 2017 Sound cash rental decisions for landowners. See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/sound_cash_rental_decisions_for_landowners 

25 Oct 2017 Keeping Grain in Good Condition Through the Winter. See https://extension.entm.purdue.edu/pestcrop/2017/Issue27/ 

24 Oct 2017 Field drying and harvest losses in corn. See https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2017-35/field-drying-and-harvest-losses-corn 

24 Oct 2017 Timing Fall Nitrogen. See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=3985

23 Oct 2017 Keeping Your Equipment and Fields Fire Safe At Harvest. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/keeping-equipment-fields-fire-safe-harvest  

23 Oct 2017 Avoiding Compaction at Harvest. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/avoiding-compaction-harvest 

21 Oct 2017 Dangers of Harvesting and Grazing Certain Forages Following a Frost. See https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2017-34/dangers-harvesting-and-grazing-certain-forages-following-frost 

20 Oct 2017 Corn harvest, drying, storage challenging this year. See https://www.morningagclips.com/corn-harvest-drying-storage-challenging-this-year/ 

20 Oct 2017 Which Bt Traits Do You Need to Purchase? See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/which-bt-traits-do-you-need-purchase-0

19 Oct 2017 A Unique Dataset of Corn Yield Response to Nitrogen. See https://dl.sciencesocieties.org/story/2017/oct/mon/a-unique-dataset-of-corn-yield-response-to-nitrogen

19 Oct 2017 Ten ways to reduce nitrogen loads from drained cropland in the Midwest. See https://www.extension.umn.edu/agriculture/water/water-quality/docs/ten-ways-to-reduce-nitrate-loads-IL-2016.pdf 

18 Oct 2017 Long-term Grain Storage Requires Good Management. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/long-term-grain-storage-requires-good-management 

18 Oct 2017 Inhibitors for Fall Nitrogen Application. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2017/10/inhibitors-for-fall-nitrogen-application.html 

17 Oct 2017 Ear Disorders Appearing in Corn Fields. See https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2017-34/ear-disorders-appearing-corn-fields 

17 Oct 2017 The "Zipper" Pattern of Poor Kernel Set in Corn. See https://extension.entm.purdue.edu/pestcrop/2017/Issue27/ 

16 Oct 2017 Developing a Grain Marketing Plan in 5 Easy Steps. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/developing-grain-marketing-plan-5-easy-steps 

16 Oct 2017 Corn yields of Wisconsin's Top Producers https://goo.gl/fb/8FJy19 #Corn 16 Oct 2017 The Water-Soil Health Connection. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/water-soil-health-connection 

14 Oct 2017 When seconds count: Respectfully share the road during fall harvest. See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/when_seconds_count_respectfully_share_the_road_during_fall_harvest 

13 Oct 2017 How Freezes Affect Forages. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/how-freezes-affect-forages 

12 Oct 2017 Application of Manure to Newly Planted Wheat Fields. See https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2017-33/application-manure-newly-planted-wheat-fields 

12 Oct 2017 Considerations for subsoiling this fall. See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/considerations_for_subsoiling_this_fall 

11 Oct 2017 Troubleshooting Abnormal Corn Ears. See http://u.osu.edu/mastercorn/ 11 Oct 2017 Can manure sustain soils? See http://csanr.wsu.edu/can-manure-sustain-soils/ 

10 Oct 2017 So You’ve Inherited a Farm, Now What? See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/so-you%e2%80%99ve-inherited-farm-now-what 

10 Oct 2017 A Guide to Choosing Corn Hybrids. See https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2017/10/guide-choosing-corn-hybrids 

9 Oct 2017 Create the Irrigation Repair List As You End the Season. See  http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/create_the_irrigation_repair_list_as_you_end_the_season

7 Oct 2017 Public Funding of Agricultural Research: Assessment and Suggested New Paradigm. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2017/09/public-funding-of-agricultural-research.html 

6 Oct 2017 Removing nitrate for healthier ecosystems. See https://www.agronomy.org/science-news/removing-nitrate-healthier-ecosystems 

6 Oct 2017 Keep an Eye Out for Corn Stalk Rots. See http://igrow.org/agronomy/corn/keep-an-eye-out-for-corn-stalk-rots/ 

5 Oct 2017 Here's What the Latest Research Says about Micronutrients. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2017/09/heres-what-latest-research-says-about.html 

5 Oct 2017 Managing Nitrogen to Reduce Losses as Nitrous Oxide. See https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/managing-nitrogen-reduce-soil-nitrous-oxide-n2o-losses 

4 Oct 2017 Factors Affecting Cash Cropland Rents. See http://igrow.org/agronomy/profit-tips/factors-affecting-cash-cropland-rents/ 

4 Oct 2017 Corn Grain Test Weight. See https://extension.entm.purdue.edu/pestcrop/2017/Issue26/ 

3 Oct 2017 Corn silage refresher - Part 2: Analyzing and adjusting during harvest. See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/corn_silage_refresher_part_2_analyzing_and_adjusting_during_harvest

 3 Oct 2017 Using the N rate calculator. See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=3975 2 Oct 2017 The challenge of collecting a representative soil sample. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=1546 

30 Sep 2017 Monarch Southern Migration in Progress. See https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/blog/kelsey-fisher-erin-hodgson/monarch-southern-migration-progress 

29 Sep 2017 How to Estimate Bushels of Grain in a Bin http://cropwatch.unl.edu/how-estimate-bushels-grain-bin 

Estimating the Tonnage of Silage in a Bunker Silo 28 Sep 2017 How to Estimate Nitrogen Loss from Leaching. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2017/09/how-to-estimate-nitrogen-loss-from.html 

27 Sep 2017 Study Finds Crop Insurance Has Small Effect on Environmental Quality. See https://www.ers.usda.gov/amber-waves/2017/september/study-finds-crop-insurance-has-small-effect-on-environmental-quality/ 

27 Sep 2017 Corn Grain Dry Down in Field From Maturity to Harvest. See https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2017/09/corn-grain-dry-down-field-maturity-harvest 

26 Sep 2017 Converting Wet Corn Weight to Dry Corn Weight. See https://www.agry.purdue.edu/ext/corn/news/timeless/WaterShrink.html 

26 Sep 2017 What is Really in that Seed Bag? See https://www.hoosieragtoday.com/really-seed-bag/ 

25 Sep 2017 Mixtures of bedding material may reduce odors in deep-bedded livestock facilities. See https://dl.sciencesocieties.org/story/2017/sep/thu/mixtures-of-bedding-material-may-reduce-odors-in-deep-bedded-livestock-facilities 

25 Sep 2017 Tips to avoid subsoil compaction during row crop harvest. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=1538 

23 Sep 2017 Understanding the Prevalence, Severity, and Distribution of Food Insecurity in the United States. See https://www.ers.usda.gov/amber-waves/2017/september/understanding-the-prevalence-severity-and-distribution-of-food-insecurity-in-the-united-states/ 

22 Sep 2017 Growing Better: Raising Corn in the 21st Century. See http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/08/sponsor-content-growing-better-raising-corn-in-the-21st-century/ 

22 Sep 2017 Late-season stalk lodging in corn. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=1536 

21 Sep 2017 Should Users of Revenue Protection Add Margin Protection? See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2017/09/should-users-of-revenue-protection-add-margin.html 

21 Sep 2017 Issues as Harvest Approaches. See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=3972 20 Sep 2017 By the Numbers: Who's Paying How Much in Cash Rent? https://www.nass.usda.gov/Surveys/Guide_to_NASS_Surveys/Cash_Rents_by_County/ 

 20 Sep 2017 Fire prevention and management tips during harvest. See https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/blog/mark-hanna-clarke-mcgrath/fire-prevention-and-management-tips-during-harvest 

19 Sep 2017 The Michigan Corn Stover Project – 1) Bale storage study; 2) Cover crop integration; 3) Cattle feeding study http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/the_michigan_corn_stover_project_part_1 

 19 Sep 2017 Rotation and N management are keys to optimizing corn production following alfalfa. See http://www.extension.umn.edu/agriculture/corn/cropping-systems/managing-rotation-from-alfalfa-to-corn/index.html and http://www.extension.umn.edu/agriculture/nutrient-management/nutrient-lime-guidelines/fertilizing-corn-in-minnesota/ 

18 Sep 2017 Everything You Need to Know Before Applying N This Fall. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2017/09/everything-you-need-to-know-before.html 

16 Sep 2017 Long Term Relationship between Yield and Acres of U.S. Field Crops. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2017/09/long-term-relationship-between-yield-and-acres.html 

15 Sep 2017 Late-season purpling in corn. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=1528 

14 Sep 2017 Is Late Maturing Corn at Risk of Frost Injury? See https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2017-30/late-maturing-corn-risk-frost-injury 

13 Sep 2017 Field Studies: What do you mean 5 bushels per acre is not significant? See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/field-studies-what-do-you-mean-5-bushels-acre-not-significant 

13 Sep 2017 New Grain Phosphorus and Potassium Numbers. See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=3967

12 Sep 2017 Timing the season’s last irrigation. See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/timing_the_seasons_last_irrigation 

12 Sep 2017 Nitrogen deficiency in 2017 had a long fuse. See https://ipm.missouri.edu/IPCM/2017/9/Nitrogen_deficiency/ 

11 Sep 2017 Is Your Corn Worth More as Grain or Silage? See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/your-corn-worth-more-grain-or-silage-calculations 

9 Sep 2017 Rural Areas Show Overall Population Decline and Shifting Regional Patterns of Population Change. See https://www.ers.usda.gov/amber-waves/2017/september/rural-areas-show-overall-population-decline-and-shifting-regional-patterns-of-population-change/ 

8 Sep 2017 Interpreting USDA's Recent Farm Income Forecast. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2017/08/interpreting-usdas-recent-farm-income-forecast.html 

7 Sep 2017 Putting Farm Safety into Practice, Silage and Grain Harvest. See http://ipcm.wisc.edu/blog/2017/09/putting-farm-safety-into-practice-silage-and-grain-harvest/ 

7 Sep 2017 Avoid Making Cover Crops a Pest. See https://www.kygrains.info/blog/2017/9/5/avoid-making-cover-crops-a-pest 

6 Sep 2017 Brome Mosaic Found in Corn. See http://igrow.org/agronomy/corn/brome-mosaic-found-in-corn/ 

6 Sep 2017 Farm Machinery Costs and Custom Rates. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2017/09/farm-machinery-costs-and-custom-rates.html 

5 Sep 2017 CORN ROOTWORM - Beetle populations are the lowest since surveys for this pest began in Wisconsin in 1972. See http://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/pests.jsp?categoryid=4&articleid=2884&issueid=291 

4 Sep 2017 Intensified nutrient management can improve corn yield. See http://www.ipni.net/publication/bettercrops.nsf/0/E1E0CC8C601A132985258124006FFDBB/$FILE/BC-2017-2%20p13.pdf 

2 Sep 2017 How Drought Affects Soil Health. See https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2017/08/how-drought-affects-soil-health 

1 Sep 2017 Combine Settings for Variable Crop Conditions. See https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2017/08/combine-settings-variable-crop-conditions  

31 Aug 2017 Corn Southern Rust Update. See http://ipcm.wisc.edu/blog/2017/08/corn-southern-rust-update-august-19-2017/ 

30 Aug 2017 Pigweed Identification Emphasizing Flowering Characteristics. See http://ipcm.wisc.edu/blog/2017/08/video-pigweed-identification-emphasizing-flowering-characteristics/

29 Aug 2017 Determining the Economic Cost for Drying and Storing Corn this Season. See https://www.kygrains.info/blog/2017/8/25/determining-the-economic-cost-for-drying-and-storing-corn-this-season 

28 Aug 2017 Correct Timing Makes the Best Silage. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/correct-timing-makes-best-silage   

25 Aug 2017 Forecast of 2017 Net Income on Grain Farms in Illinois. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2017/08/forecast-2017-net-income-grain-farms-illinois.html 

24 Aug 2017 Estimating Corn Yields Using Yield Components. See https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2017/08/estimating-corn-yields-using-yield-components 

23 Aug 2017 Timing the final irrigation of the season. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=1498 

22 Aug 2017 Comparing Economies of Size: Milk vs. Field Crops. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2017/08/comparing-economies-of-size-milk-filed-crops.html 

21 Aug 2017 Do plants and soil really ‘talk’? See https://soilsmatter.wordpress.com/2017/08/01/do-plants-and-soil-really-talk/ 

21 Aug 2017 Estimating the Full Value of Crop Residue. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/estimating-value-crop-residue 

19 Aug 2017 Conservation Compliance: How Farmer Incentives Are Changing in the Crop Insurance Era. See https://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/pub-details/?pubid=84456 

19 Aug 2017 Soil Organic Matter and its Benefits. See https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/langdonrec/soil-health/soil-organic-matter-and-its-benefits/at_download/file 

18 Aug 2017 From Field to Pint: malting barley in the eastern U.S. See https://dl.sciencesocieties.org/publications/csa/articles/62/8/4 

18 Aug 2017 Estimating corn yield potential. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=1489 

17 Aug 2017 When does rock become soil? See https://soilsmatter.wordpress.com/2017/08/15/when-does-rock-become-soil/ 

17 Aug 2017 Corn and Soybean Yield Forecasts Larger Than Expected. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2017/08/corn-soybean-yield-forecast-larger.html 

14 Aug 2017 High Humidity and Temperature and Corn Pollination. http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/high-humidity-and-temperature-and-corn-pollination and http://cropwatch.unl.edu/how-extended-high-heat-disrupts-corn-pollination-0 

12 Aug 2017 When genetic engineering is the environmentally friendly choice. See https://www.kygrains.info/blog/2017/7/31/when-genetic-engineering-is-the-environmentally-friendly-choice 

11 Aug 2017 Grain Drying and Storage System Planning Includes Automation, Safety. See https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/cpr/stored-grain/grain-drying-and-storage-system-planning-includes-automation-safety-8-03-17 

10 Aug 2017 Preparing to Transfer Your Farm to the Next Generation: Estimating Your Family Living Expenses. See https://www.kygrains.info/blog/2017/8/3/preparing-to-transfer-your-farm-to-the-next-generation-estimating-your-family-living-expenses 

9 Aug 2017 Early August Weed Management Update. See https://extension.entm.purdue.edu/pestcrop/2017/Issue19/ 

8 Aug 2017 Hybrid Maize was Threatened with Near Extinction. See https://dl.sciencesocieties.org/story/2017/jul/mon/hybrid-maize-was-threatened-with-near-extinction 

8 Aug 2017 Does Your Farm Need to Expand? See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2017/08/does-your-farm-need-to-expand.html 

8 Aug 2017 Now is the Time to Begin Evaluating Corn Fields for Harvest https://goo.gl/fb/ZWNrt6

7 Aug 2017 Does Tillering Impact Corn Yield? See https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2017-24/does-tillering-impact-corn-yield 

7 Aug 2017 Assessing the Success or Failure of Pollination in Corn. See https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2017-23/assessing-success-or-failure-pollination-corn 

5 Aug 2017 Ag Industry, Do we have a problem yet? See https://ipm.missouri.edu/IPCM/2017/7/Ag_Industry_Do_we_have_a_problem_yet/ 

4 Aug 2017 Uncovering dicamba herbicide’s wayward ways. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2017/07/uncovering-dicamba-herbicides-wayward.html 

3 Aug 2017 2018 Crop Budgets: More of the Same. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2017/07/2018-crop-budgets-more-of-the-same.html 

2 Aug 2017 Corn and Southern Rust. See http://fyi.uwex.edu/fieldcroppathology/2017/07/21/corn-and-southern-rust/ 

1 Aug 2017 Luxury Uptake of Boron: How Much is Too Much? See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2017/07/luxury-uptake-of-boron-how-much-is-too.html 

31 Jul 2017 2017 Wisconsin Winter Wheat Performance Trials. See http://www.coolbean.info/library/documents/2017_A3868_WisconsinWinterWheatTrials_FINAL.pdf 

19 Jul 2017 How Manure Impacts Soil Aggregation. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/how-manure-impacts-soil-aggregation

18 Jul 2017 Field Studies: Setting up a Trial. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2017/07/field-studies-setting-up-trial.html 

17 Jul 2017 2018 Planning Prices for Corn and Soybeans. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2017/07/2018-planning-prices-for-corn-and-soybeans.html 

15 Jul 2017 2017 Corn Yield Forecasts: Approach and Interpretation of Results. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/2017-corn-yield-forecasts-approach-and-interpretation-results 

14 Jul 2017 Repairing your flood-damaged fields. See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/repairing_your_flood_damaged_fields 

13 Jul 2017 Tassel Emergence & Pollen Shed. Silk Development and Emergence in Corn. See https://extension.entm.purdue.edu/pestcrop/2017/Issue15/

13 Jul 2017 Soil Carbon and Nitrogen Under a Long-term Fertilizer Gradient. See https://dl.sciencesocieties.org/publications/sssaj/abstracts/81/2/310 

12 Jul 2017 Managing corn and soybean fields submerged by recent, heavy rains. See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/managing_corn_and_soybean_fields_submerged_by_recent_heavy_rains 

12 Jul 2017 Wind Damage in Corn - “Green Snap” and Root Lodging. See https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2017-21/wind-damage-corn-%E2%80%9Cgreen-snap%E2%80%9D-and-root-lodging 

11 Jul 2017 Pollination Underway in April Planted Corn. See https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2017-21/pollination-underway-april-planted-corn 

11 Jul 2017 Corn Water Use and Evapotranspiration. See http://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2017/06/corn-water-use-and-evapotranspiration 

10 Jul 2017 Tips for Irrigation Scheduling of Corn in the Late Vegetative Stage. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/tips-irrigation-scheduling-corn-late-vegetative-stage 

8 Jul 2017 Still the environmental champion. See https://phys.org/news/2017-06-genome-maize-deep-resources.html  and http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v546/n7659/full/nature22971.html 

7 Jul 2017 It’s rained again, what should I do about nitrogen? See http://ipcm.wisc.edu/blog/2017/06/its-rained-again-what-should-i-do-about-nitrogen/ 

6 Jul 2017 Crunch time for corn. See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=3937

26 Jun 2017 The Role of Weather in the Pattern of Corn Prices over Time. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2017/06/role-of-weather-in-the-corn-price-pattern-over-time.html 

24 Jun 2017 Farmers Employ Strategies To Reduce Risk of Drought Damages. See https://www.ers.usda.gov/amber-waves/2017/june/farmers-employ-strategies-to-reduce-risk-of-drought-damages/ 

23 Jun 2017 Breakeven Yields: Corn & Soybean. See http://igrow.org/agronomy/profit-tips/breakeven-yields-corn-soybeans/ 

22 Jun 2017 Cleanout and upkeep of the sprayer: don't get complacent. See https://ipm.missouri.edu/IPCM/2017/6/Cleanout_upkeep%20_sprayer/ 

21 Jun 2017 How Fast and Deep do Corn Roots Grow in Iowa? See http://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2017/06/how-fast-and-deep-do-corn-roots-grow-iowa 

20 Jun 2017 7-Day Time Lapse of Corn Recovery from Hail Damage. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MOcNK4mVAWY 

19 Jun 2017 Using accumulated heat units to predict leaf development in corn. See https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2017-17/using-accumulated-heat-units-predict-leaf-development-corn 

17 Jun 2017 Are There Predictable Crop Price Cycles? See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2017/06/are-there-predictable-crop-price-cycles.html 

16 Jun 2017 What to do if you suspect herbicide drift. See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=3899

15 Jun 2017 Consider your Neighbor this Spray Season. See https://ipm.missouri.edu/IPCM/2017/6/Consider_your_Neighbor/ 

14 Jun 2017 The Corn Crop and Sidedress Nitrogen. See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=3912

13 Jun 2017 Effects of Flooding or Ponding on Corn Prior to Tasseling. See https://extension.entm.purdue.edu/pestcrop/2017/Issue10/ 

13 Jun 2017 Ammonium Thiosulfate (ATS) as an Ammonium Sulfate (AMS) Replacement. See https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/cpr/weeds/ammonium-thiosulfate-ats-as-an-ammonium-sulfate-ams-replacement-06-01-17 

12 Jun 2017 Diagnosing early-season growth problems in corn. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=1412 

12 Jun 2017 How to stop drift before it floats away! See http://igrow.org/agronomy/corn/how-to-stop-drift-before-it-floats-away/ 

10 Jun 2017 Farmers Employ Strategies To Reduce Risk of Drought Damages. See https://www.ers.usda.gov/amber-waves/2017/june/farmers-employ-strategies-to-reduce-risk-of-drought-damages/ 

10 Jun 2017 Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi not inhibited by seed-applied fungicides. See https://dl.sciencesocieties.org/story/2017/may/fri/arbuscular-mycorrhizal-fungi-not-inhibited-by-seed-applied-fungicides 

9 Jun 2017 Late and Prevented Planting Coverage and Replant Provisions for Wisconsin Farmers. See http://www.aae.wisc.edu/pdmitchell/CropInsurance/LatePreventPlant2017.pdf 

9 Jun 2017 Positive signs for nitrogen. See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=3894

8 Jun 2017 Postemergence Herbicides in Corn. See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=3887

8 Jun 2017 Stalk Borers Moving in Southern Iowa. See

7 Jun 2017 Armyworm Feeding Observed in Eastern Iowa and Minnesota. See http://crops.extension.iastate.edu/blog/rebecca-vittetoe/armyworm-feeding-observed-eastern-iowa 

and http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2017/06/pest-alert-scout-for-armyworm-in-fields.html 

7 Jun 2017 Side- Wall and Pinch Row Compaction. See https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2017-16/side-wall-and-pinch-row-compaction 

6 Jun 2017 Potential Nitrogen Loss in Spring 2017. See http://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2017/05/potential-nitrogen-loss-spring-2017 

6 Jun 2017 We've been slimed -- Slugs impacting corn and soybean crops. See https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2017-16/weve-been-slimed-slugs-impacting-corn-and-soybean-crops-ohio 

5 Jun 2017 Summer pricing for corn and soybeans Price declines come with political situation in Brazil. See https://www.morningagclips.com/summer-pricing-for-corn-and-soybeans/ 

5 Jun 2017 Cover crops enable no-till without herbicides. See https://dl.sciencesocieties.org/publications/aj/abstracts/109/2/588 

3 Jun 2017 Where you grow what you grow. See https://www.agronomy.org/science-news/where-you-grow-what-you-grow 

3 Jun 2017 How Hard is it to be Above Average in Farming? See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2017/05/how-hard-is-it-to-be-above-average-in-farming.html 

2 Jun 2017 I Used Manure this Year; How Much Nitrogen Do I Need for My Corn? See http://extension.psu.edu/plants/crops/news/2017/05/i-used-manure-this-year-how-much-nitrogen-do-i-need-for-my-corn 

2 Jun 2017 When Should We Start Paying Attention to Crop Condition Ratings for Corn and Soybeans? See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2017/05/when-start-paying-attention-crop-condition-ratings.html 

1 Jun 2017 Preemergence Corn Herbicides Applied in Dry Conditions Followed by Wet and Cool Growing Conditions. http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2017/05/preemergence-corn-herbicides-applied-in.html 

1 Jun 2017 Scouting and Managing Stalk Borer in Corn. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/scouting-and-managing-stalk-borer-corn 

31 May 2017 Purple and yellow corn. See http://crops.extension.iastate.edu/blog/mark-licht/purple-and-yellow-corn 

31 May 2017 Yellow Corn Seedlings. A Transition Phase Between Heterotrophic And Autotrophic Growth? See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/yellow-corn-seedlings-%E2%80%A6-transition-phase-between-heterotrophic-and-autotrophic-growth 

30 May 2017 Potential Nitrogen Loss in Spring 2017. See http://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2017/05/potential-nitrogen-loss-spring-2017 

30 May 2017 Thirsty seeds reach for medicine cabinet. See https://www.agronomy.org/science-news/thirsty-seeds-reach-medicine-cabinet 

30 May 2017 Can We Trust Monsanto with Our Food? The real truth about GMOs. Excellent article that focuses on SCIENCE. https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/can-we-trust-monsanto-with-our-food/ 

29 May 2017 New use for blue and purple corn. Current sources of natural dyes are expensive and hard to come by. See https://www.morningagclips.com/new-use-for-blue-and-purple-corn/ 

27 May 2017 The A, B, Cs of Food Production: Almonds, Bees, and Cooperation. See http://igrow.org/agronomy/land-water-wildlife/the-a-b-cs-of-food-production-almonds-bees-and-cooperation/ 

26 May 2017 Late planting of corn: How location and hybrid maturity affect probability of success. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=1386 

25 May 2017 Problems in Ponded Corn. https://extension.entm.purdue.edu/pestcrop/2017/Issue8/ 

25 May 2017 Field Studies: Replicated Comparisons vs. Side-by-Side Comparisons. See http://igrow.org/agronomy/corn/field-studies-replicated-comparisons-vs.-side-by-side-comparisons/ 

24 May 2017 Fields in Danger of Soil Crusting. See http://extension.psu.edu/plants/crops/news/2017/05/fields-in-danger-of-soil-crusting 

24 May 2017 How much nitrogen is gone? See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=3882

23 May 2017 Corn Survival in Ponded or Flooded Fields. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/corn-survival-saturated-soils 

23 May 2017 Herbicide Options for Killing Failed Corn Stands. See https://ipm.missouri.edu/IPCM/2017/5/Herbicide_Options_for_Killing_Failed_Corn_Stands/ 

22 May 2017 What's Driving the Non-Linear Trend in U.S. Average Soybean Yields? See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2017/05/whats-driving-the-non-linear-trend-us-soybean.html 

22 May 2017 Diverse rotations and poultry litter improves soybean yield. See https://dl.sciencesocieties.org/story/2017/apr/thu/diverse-rotations-and-poultry-litter-improves-soybean-yield 

22 May 2017 WI Black Cutworm update. http://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/pests.jsp?categoryid=4&articleid=2766&issueid=277 

20 May 2017 When is corn an alternative forage? Stockpiled forage doesn't bring to mind corn standing in winter, but can it? See 19 May 2017 Wisconsin Pest Bulletin: Black Cutworm. See http://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/pests.jsp?categoryid=4&articleid=2754&issueid=276 

19 May 2017 Replanting failed corn stands – herbicide considerations. See https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2017-13/replanting-failed-corn-stands-%E2%80%93-herbicide-considerations 

18 May 2017 Scout Emerging Corn for Early Season Insect. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/scout-emerging-corn-early-season-insects 

18 May 2017 Corn Replant Decisions – Some Tips to Consider. See https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2017-13/corn-replant-decisions-%E2%80%93-some-tips-consider 

17 May 2017 "Cross-Banding" on Corn Leaves Due to Pre-Emergent, Cold Soil Temperatures. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/%E2%80%98cross-banding%E2%80%99-corn-leaves-due-pre-emergent-cold-soil-temperatures 

17 May 2017 “Corkscrewed” mesocotyl development causing emergence problems in corn. See https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2017-13/%E2%80%9Ccorkscrewed%E2%80%9D-mesocotyl-development-causing-emergence-problems 

15 May 2017 Missouri Flooding Impact on Corn and Soybean Survival. See https://ipm.missouri.edu/IPCM/2017/5/Missouri_Flooding_Impact_on_Corn_and_Soybean_Survival/ 

15 May 2017 Corn Management Practices for Later Planting Dates – Changes to Consider. See https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2017-12/corn-management-practices-later-planting-dates-%E2%80%93-changes-consider 

13 May 2017 Do I Need to Replant My Corn? The when, how, and what to look for when assessing your stands. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/do-i-need-replant-my-corn 

13 May 2017 Check stand establishment of April planted corn. See http://crops.extension.iastate.edu/blog/mark-licht-sotirios-archontoulis/check-stand-establishment-april-planted-corn 

12 May 2017 Grubs active in field crop soils now. http://crops.extension.iastate.edu/blog/erin-hodgson/grubs-active-field-crop-soils-now 

12 May 2017 Planting Corn into Cold Soils. See https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/cpr/plant-science/planting-corn-into-cold-soils-05-04-17 

11 May 2017 Recent Cold, Wet Conditions are Favorable for Seedling Diseases in Early Planted Corn. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/recent-cold-wet-conditions-are-favorable-seedling-diseases-early-planted-corn 

11 May 2017 Effect of standing water and saturated soils on corn growth. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=1362 

10 May 2017 Avoid Sidewall Compaction with Planter and Planting Adjustments. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/unl-cropwatch-april-16-2010-recommendations-avoiding-sidewall-compaction-planting 

10 May 2017 Cold injury in corn. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=1361 

9 May 2017 Watch for Soil Compaction Threat. See http://extension.psu.edu/plants/crops/news/2017/05/watch-for-soil-compaction-threat-1 

9 May 2017 How rainfall timing affects fall N availability. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2017/05/how-rainfall-timing-affects-fall-n.html 

8 May 2017 Corn with a cover of grass. See https://www.agronomy.org/science-news/corn-cover-grass 

6 May 2017 Productivity Growth and the Revival of Russian Agriculture. See https://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/pub-details/?pubid=83284 

5 May 2017 A better way to manage phosphorus? See https://www.agronomy.org/science-news/better-way-manage-phosphorus 

5 May 2017 NCGA: Don't Withdraw from NAFTA. See http://www.ncga.com/news-and-resources/news-stories/article/2017/04/ncga-urges-white-house-dont-withdraw-from-nafta 

DDGS a Win-Win for US and Mexican Producers. See http://www.ncga.com/news-and-resources/news-stories/article/2017/04/ddgs-a-win-win-for-us-and-mexican-producers 

5 May 2017 How Quickly Can Farmers Plant Corn in Wisconsin? https://goo.gl/fb/SPMy4i

4 May 2017 Impact of recent heavy rainfall on corn. See https://www.morningagclips.com/impact-of-recent-heavy-rainfall-on-corn/ 

4 May 2017 Dealing with cool and wet conditions. See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=3863

3 May 2017 Impressive Moth Flights across Midwest. See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=3865

3 May 2017 Corn Planting Date Concerns for 2017 https://goo.gl/fb/8HEIS8 

  3 May 2017 And then it snowed...any free N with that? See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2017/04/and-then-it-snowedany-free-n-with-that.html 

2 May 2017 It's not all about herbicides: Three key tactics for managing weeds. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2017/04/its-not-all-about-herbicides-three-key.html 

2 May 2017 Cool Temps and Burndowns. See http://crops.extension.iastate.edu/blog/clarke-mcgrath/cool-temps-and-burndowns 

1 May 2017 Risk of Freeze Damage in Early-Planted, Emerged Corn. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/risk-freeze-damage-early-planted-emerged-corn 

1 May 2017 USDA Cost of Production Estimates Show Little Change from 2016. See http://ow.ly/rvLd30bk9lj

29 Apr 2017 Plan now for corn silage success, https://www.morningagclips.com/plan-now-for-corn-silage-success-2/ 

28 Apr 2017 Planting Date and Maturity Group Considerations Moving into a Potentially Early Spring 2017. See http://ipcm.wisc.edu/blog/2017/04/planting-date-and-maturity-group-considerations-moving-into-a-potentially-early-spring-2017/

27 Apr 2017 Getting corn off to a good start - planting depth can make a difference. See https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2017-10/getting-corn-good-start-planting-depth-can-make-difference 

26 Apr 2017 Top 10 Strategies for Managing Herbicide Resistance. See http://crops.extension.iastate.edu/blog/bob-hartzler/top-10-strategies-managing-herbicide-resistance 

25 Apr 2017 Corn, Soybean Planting Considerations for this Week’s Cold Snap. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/corn-soybean-planting-considerations-week%E2%80%99s-cold-snap 

25 Apr 2017 Watch out; the forecast could lead to imbibitional chilling. See http://crops.extension.iastate.edu/blog/mark-licht/watch-out-forecast-could-lead-imbibitional-chilling 

and http://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2014/05/imbibitional-chilling-and-frost-damage-corn-and-soybean-seedlings 

24 Apr 2017 Rural Education at a Glance, 2017 Edition. See https://www.ers.usda.gov/webdocs/publications/eib171/eib-171.pdf?v=42830 

24 Apr 2017 Post-Harvest Grain Marketing: Cleaning Out Corn and Soybean Bins. At what point does storage become too costly? See 22 Apr 2017 U.S. Gasoline Contained More than 10% Ethanol in 2016, Shattering the ‘Blend Wall’ Myth Once and For All. See http://www.ethanolrfa.org/2017/04/u-s-gasoline-contained-more-than-10-ethanol-in-2016-shattering-the-blend-wall-myth-once-and-for-all/ 

22 Apr 2017 S.C. corn set to join national registry A new life for Sea Island White Flint. See https://www.morningagclips.com/s-c-corn-set-to-join-national-registry/ 

21 Apr 2017 Spring Nitrogen Management. See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=3854

21 Apr 2017 Terminating a Cereal Rye Cover Crop – Things to Consider. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/cereal-rye-cover-crop-termination-%E2%80%93-things-consider 

20 Apr 2017 Planting Date, Temperature, Spacing, and Emergence: What Really Matters? See http://extension.psu.edu/plants/crops/news/2017/04/planting-date-temperature-spacing-and-emergence-what-really-matters 

20 Apr 2017 Starter Fertilizer: When is it Warranted? See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/starter-fertilizer-when-it-recommended 

19 Apr 2017 Corn nitrogen recommendations. See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/corn_nitrogen_recommendations 

19 Apr 2017 Mergers and Competition in Seed and Agricultural Chemical Markets. See https://www.ers.usda.gov/amber-waves/2017/april/mergers-and-competition-in-seed-and-agricultural-chemical-markets/ 

18 Apr 2017 Farming Strategies for the Future. http://igrow.org/agronomy/profit-tips/farming-strategies-for-the-future/ 

17 Apr 2017 Planting Interval of Corn and Soybean after 2,4-D/ Dicamba Burndown Application. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/planting-interval-corn-and-soybean-after-24-d-dicamba-burndown-application 

15 Apr 2017 Drought-tolerant corn hybrids: Yield benefits. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=1327 

14 Apr 2017 Updated nitrogen and agronomic guidelines for corn following alfalfa. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2017/04/updated-nitrogen-and-agronomic.html 

13 Apr 2017 Share Machinery, Reduce Costs — Developing a Joint Ownership Agreement. http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/share-machinery-reduce-costs-%E2%80%94-developing-joint-ownership-agreement 

12 Apr 2017 2017 Field Crop Fungicide Efficacy Tables Now Posted. See http://fyi.uwex.edu/fieldcroppathology/field-crops-fungicide-information/ 

11 Apr 2017 Key factors for successful corn planting. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2017/04/key-factors-for-successful-corn-planting.html 

10 Apr 2017 Crop Sequence: A Long-Term Decision that Impacts Annual Profitability and Risk. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/crop-sequence-long-term-decision-impacts-annual-profitability-and-risk 

8 Apr 2017 The Corn Nitrogen Rate Calculator - 2017 Update. See http://crops.extension.iastate.edu/blog/john-sawyer/corn-nitrogen-rate-calculator-2017-update 

7 Apr 2017 Compared to What? Interpreting Research Results. See http://igrow.org/agronomy/corn/compared-to-what-interpreting-research-results/ 

6 Apr 2017 Corn planting in Kansas: Current and predicted soil moisture and temperatures. See 5 Apr 2017 Nitrogen Management Guidelines for Corn in Indiana. See https://extension.entm.purdue.edu/pestcrop/2017/Issue1/ 

4 Apr 2017 Corn planting and soil temperatures: Late-March and projected conditions. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=1313 

3 Apr 2017 Tips for Nitrogen Management in Winter Wheat. See http://ipcm.wisc.edu/blog/2017/03/tips-for-nitrogen-management-in-winter-wheat/ 

1 Apr 2017 U.S. still Corn King. Agricultural economist sees demand holding the price of corn steady. See https://www.morningagclips.com/u-s-still-corn-king/ 

1 Apr 2017 Careers in corn College students discover opportunities at Kansas Corn career events. See https://www.morningagclips.com/careers-in-corn/ 

31 Mar 2017 Planting date for corn and soybeans in Illinois. See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=3848 30 Mar 2017 Caution Urged on Farm Leases. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/caution-farm-equipment-leases 

29 Mar 2017 Four Steps to Clear Communication. http://igrow.org/livestock/beef/four-steps-to-clear-communication/ 

29 Mar 2017 Should I reduce the Bt trait acreage in the 2017 corn crop to cut production costs? See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2017/03/should-i-reduce-bt-trait-acreage-in.html 

28 Mar 2017 Understanding Wheat Growth Stages for Estimating Wheat Freeze Injury. See https://ipm.missouri.edu/IPCM/2017/3/Understanding_Wheat_Growth_Stages_for_Estimating_Wheat_Freeze_Injury/ 

27 Mar 2017 Insuring Corn and Other Spring Crops . See http://igrow.org/agronomy/profit-tips/insuring-corn-and-other-spring-crops/?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Pest-Crop-2017-02-10&utm_content=Pest-Crop-2017-02-10+CID_df9a9106f0381084652aef8068f67033&utm_source=rainmail&utm_term=Insuring%20Corn%20and%20Other%20Spring%20Crops 

27 Mar 2017 Which Bt Traits do You Need to Purchase for Your Fields? Being selective may help save you money. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/which-bt-traits-do-you-need-purchase 

23 Mar 2017 Comparing green manures in no-till crop sequence. See https://dl.sciencesocieties.org/story/2017/mar/wed/comparing-green-manures-in-no-till-crop-sequence 

22 Mar 2017 Repairing harvest ruts this spring. See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/repairing_harvest_ruts_this_spring

22 Mar 2017 Consumers Paid Less for Grocery Store Foods in 2016 Than in 2015. See https://www.ers.usda.gov/amber-waves/2017/march/consumers-paid-less-for-grocery-store-foods-in-2016-than-in-2015/ 

21 Mar 2017 Preventing aflatoxin contamination. See https://www.morningagclips.com/preventing-aflatoxin-contamination/ 

21 Mar 2017 The Ongoing Debate over Farmland Taxation. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2017/03/the-ongoing-debate-over-farmland-taxation.html 

20 Mar 2017 Insecticide Safety: What gloves are right for the job? See http://igrow.org/agronomy/corn/insecticide-safety-what-gloves-are-right-for-the-job/#sthash.FWLntUla.dpuf 

20 Mar 2017 Grain Crops Management in Low-Margin Years. See http://ipcm.wisc.edu/blog/2017/03/videos-grain-crops-management-in-low-margin-years/ 

18 Mar 2017 Magic cover crop carpet? See https://www.agronomy.org/science-news/magic-cover-crop-carpet 

18 Mar 2017 Large Family Farms Continue To Dominate U.S. Agricultural Production. See https://www.ers.usda.gov/amber-waves/2017/march/large-family-farms-continue-to-dominate-us-agricultural-production/ 

17 Mar 2017 The Federal Safety Net for 2017. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2017/03/the-federal-safety-net-for-2017.html 

17 Mar 2017 Recommended Resource: Nitrogen Extenders and Additives for Field Crops. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/new-resource-nitrogen-extenders-and-additives-field-crops 

16 Mar 2017 Using the Soybean-to-Corn Price Ratio to Predict Corn and Soybean March Planting Intentions. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2017/03/using-soybean-to-corn-price-ratio-to-predict-march.html 

16 Mar 2017 Plan now for corn silage success – Part 1: Hybrid selection. See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/plan_now_for_corn_silage_success_part_1_hybrid_selection 

15 Mar 2017 Corn seeding rate recommendations. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=1299 

15 Mar 2017 Finding Win-Wins for Manure: Maximizing Soil Quality Benefits. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/finding-winwin-opportunities-manure-maximizing-soil-quality-benefits 

14 Mar 2017 Preemergence herbicide programs for corn. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=1297 

14 Mar 2017 NCGA Yield Contest Offers Yield-Increasing Tips from Top Growers. See http://www.ncga.com/news-and-resources/news-stories/article/2017/03/ncga-yield-contest-offers-yield-increasing-tips-from-top-growers 

13 Mar 2017 Western Bean Cutworm Management. See http://ipcm.wisc.edu/blog/2017/03/western-bean-cutworm-management/ 

13 Mar 2017 Crop Diversification Potential: Improving Soil Health & Farm Profitability. See http://igrow.org/agronomy/profit-tips/crop-diversification-potential-improving-soil-health-farm-profitability/ 

11 Mar 2017 Nitrogen Management for Corn. See https://www.agry.purdue.edu/ext/corn/news/timeless/NitrogenMgmt.pdf 

10 Mar 2017 Finding Win-Win Opportunities for Manure. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/finding-win-win-opportunities-manure 

9 Mar 2017 You Can Postpone Phosphorus, Potassium, and Zinc Fertilizer Applications When…. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/when-can-you-postpone-soil-nutrients 

8 Mar 2017 Popping potential of sorghum. See https://www.agronomy.org/science-news/popping-potential-sorghum 

7 Mar 2017 Cultivating cool-for-cash-crops. See https://www.agronomy.org/science-news/cultivating-cool-cash-crops 

7 Mar 2017 NCGA Welcomes Exploration of the World of Corn. See http://worldofcorn.com/#/

6 Mar 2017 Growing Organic Demand Provides High-Value Opportunities for Many Types of Producers. See https://www.ers.usda.gov/amber-waves/2017/januaryfebruary/growing-organic-demand-provides-high-value-opportunities-for-many-types-of-producers/ 

6 Mar 2017 Nitrogen in February? See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=3835 4 Mar 2017 2017 corn prospects. See https://www.morningagclips.com/2017-corn-prospects/ 

4 Mar 2017 Recycle your Empty Pesticide Containers — For Free! See http://ipcm.wisc.edu/blog/2017/02/recycle-your-empty-pesticide-containers-for-free/ 

3 Mar 2017 Land-Use Change Decisions: Motivations in the Eastern Dakotas - See more at: http://igrow.org/agronomy/land-water-wildlife/land-use-change-decisions-motivations-in-the-eastern-dakotas/#sthash.EE41r8En.dpuf 

3 Mar 2017 Rotation Impact on Irrigated Corn and Soybean Yields in Nebraska. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/rotation-impact-irrigated-corn-and-soybean-yields-nebraska 

2 Mar 2017 Drones in agriculture and hands-on drone training. See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/drones_in_agriculture_and_hands_on_drone_training 

2 Mar 2017 Steps to keep Palmer amaranth out of your operation. See https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2017-4/steps-keep-palmer-amaranth-out-your-operation 

1 Mar 2017 New soybean growth and development poster from K-State. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=1286  and https://www.bookstore.ksre.ksu.edu/pubs/MF3339.pdf

1 Mar 2017 New book on soil THE SOILS OF WISCONSIN - See more at: https://www.morningagclips.com/new-book-on-soil/?utm_content=articles&utm_campaign=NLCampaign&utm_source=Newsletter&utm_term=newsletteredition&utm_medium=email#sthash.AsfrRC9d.dpuf 

28 Feb 2017 Forming Expectations for the 2017 Brazil and Argentina Corn and Soybean Yields: The Impact of La Niña. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2017/02/forming-expectations-for-2017-brazil-argentina.html 

28 Feb 2017 USDA Agricultural Projections to 2026. See https://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/pub-details/?pubid=82538 

27 Feb 2017 Study rewrites the history of #corn New research sheds light on history of corn cultivation in American Bottom. See

25 Feb 2017 A-maize-ing genes help crops adapt. 1000s of years of breeding have created uniquely adapted maize. See https://www.morningagclips.com/genes-help-crops-adapt-to-change/ 

24 Feb 2017 Insuring Corn and Other Spring Crops. See http://igrow.org/agronomy/profit-tips/insuring-corn-and-other-spring-crops/ 

23 Feb 2017 Agricultural Debt Continues to Increase. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2017/02/agricultural-debt-continues-to-increase.html 

22 Feb 2017 Organic matter: The lifeline of soil. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=1268 

21 Feb 2017 Comparing Generic Versus Name Brand Pesticides. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/comparing-generic-versus-name-brand-pesticides 

17 Feb 2017 Splitting nitrogen applications reduced nitrous oxide emissions. See https://dl.sciencesocieties.org/story/2017/jan/thu/splitting-nitrogen-applications-reduced-nitrous-oxide-emissions 

16 Feb 2017 Insuring Corn and Other Spring Crops. See http://igrow.org/agronomy/profit-tips/insuring-corn-and-other-spring-crops/ 

15 Feb 2017 Corn Consumption Update. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2017/01/weekly-outlook-corn-consumption-update.html 

14 Feb 2017 The Profitability of Ethanol Production in 2016. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2017/02/the-profitability-of-ethanol-production-in-2016.html 

13 Feb 2017 Herbicide Classification “Cheat Sheet” Poster. See http://www.coolbean.info/library/documents/55620-1_TA_HRM_ClassificationPoster_FNL_HR23.pdf 

11 Feb 2017 Top Four Considerations for Reducing Spray Drift. See http://www.coolbean.info/library/documents/55620-1_BMP_SprayDrift_Infographic_FNL_HR_NoBleed.pdf 

10 Feb 2017 Wisconsin Herbicide Mode of Action Chart. See http://ipcm.wisc.edu/download/misc/Herbicide-Mode-of-Action.pdf 

9 Feb 2017 A quick look at the nitrogen cycle and nitrogen fertilizer sources – Parts 1 and 2. See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/nitrogen_cycle_and_nitrogen_fertilizer_sources_part_1  and http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/nitrogen_cycle_and_nitrogen_fertilizer_sources_part_2 

8 Feb 2017 Using the 2017 Crop Budgets to Focus on Costs. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2016/2017-crop-budgets-released 

7 Feb 2017 Surface Runoff Happens. See http://agwaterexchange.com/2017/02/06/surface-runoff-happens/ 

6 Feb 2017 Landowner's Adjusted Net-Share Rent as a Percent of Crop Returns, a Historic Review. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2017/01/landowner-adjusted-net-share-rent-historic-review.html 

6 Feb 2017 Crop achilles’ heel costs farmers 10%. See https://www.morningagclips.com/crop-achilles-heel-costs-farmers-10/ 

4 Feb 2017 Take a 360° tour of our farm. See https://www.morningagclips.com/when-is-corn-in-season/ 

and http://www.watchusgrow.org/home-grown-corn 3 Feb 2017 Corn BMPs available online. See http://igrow.org/agronomy/corn/igrow-corn-best-management-practices/ 

2 Feb 2017 Reducing Crop Production Costs: Focus on Fertility. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D05kHQ69WEY&feature=youtu.be&list=PLlKk9K1KlxgYdyLO69RZhFdvEYYK1FzRs 

1 Feb 2017 Preventing Cover Crops From Becoming Your Next Weed Problem. See http://ipcm.wisc.edu/download/misc/2017_CoverCropsTermination.pdf  and http://ipcm.wisc.edu/blog/2017/01/preventing-cover-crops-from-becoming-your-next-weed-problem-video/ 

31 Jan 2017 Wind Speed and Herbicide Application. See http://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2017/01/wind-speed-and-herbicide-application  

30 Jan 2017 Coming of age: Robots in farms. See http://www.scidev.net/global/farming/multimedia/age-robots-farming-tech.html 

25 Jan 2017 Grain Management Considerations in Low-Margin Years. See http://fyi.uwex.edu/fieldcroppathology/files/2017/01/TeamGrainsFactSheet_FINAL.pdf 

24 Jan 2017 Falling Response Rates to USDA Crop Surveys: Why It Matters. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2017/01/falling-response-rates-to-usda-crop-surveys.html 

23 Jan 2017 The value of long-term data in agricultural systems. See https://dl.sciencesocieties.org/story/2016/dec/tue/the-value-of-long-term-data-in-agricultural-systems 

21 Jan 2017 Long-Term Weather and Prospects for a Recovery in Corn Prices. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2017/01/long-term-weather-and-prospects-corn-prices.html 

20 Jan 2017 Changing climate changes soils. See https://www.agronomy.org/science-news/changing-climate-changes-soils 

19 Jan 2017 Analysis reiterates ethanol’s importance. Corn ethanol achieves a 43 percent reduction in GHG emissions. See https://www.usda.gov/oce/climate_change/mitigation_technologies/USDAEthanolReport_20170107.pdf 

18 Jan 2017 Should Sweat Equity be Used to Compensate a Returning Family Member? See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2017/01/should-sweat-equity-be-used-compensate-family.html 

17 Jan 2017 Handy Bt Trait Table for U.S. corn production updated for 2017. See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/handy_bt_trait_table …. Also see http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/handy_bt_trait_table 

17 Jan 2017 Join @damon_lee_smith and myself starting tomorrow for the 2017 @WISoybean Area Soybean Conferences! Fond du Lac, Janesville & Eau Claire 16 Jan 2017 Farm Bill Program Update and Outlook. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2017/01/ifes-2016-farm-bill-program-update-and-outlook.html 

14 Jan 2017 Coast to coast beauty of North America. See http://www.boredpanda.com/i-just-travelled-24-000km-through-north-america-and-took-home-these-incredible-pictures/ 

13 Jan 2017 2016 Wisconsin Field Crops Pathology Fungicide Tests Summary. See http://fyi.uwex.edu/fieldcroppathology/files/2016/12/2016-Fungicide-Test-Summary.pdf 

12 Jan 2017 Evaluation of Ascend®: Hormones that stimulate corn root growth https://goo.gl/fb/qGkIh4

12 Jan 2017 Winter Limestone Application. See http://extension.psu.edu/plants/crops/news/2017/01/winter-limestone-application 

11 Jan 2017 Revenue Protection (RP) the most used crop insurance plan on corn in the Midwest. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2017/01/revenue-protection-use-on-corn-midwest.html 

11 Jan 2017 Balancing the economic and environmental benefits of soil management strategies can be a challenge. See http://www.extension.umn.edu/agriculture/soils/ 

10 Jan 2017 The Long View of Nitrogen Recommendations from Nebraska Extension. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017-CW-News/2017-documents/Soils/Nebraska-University-The-Long-View-of-Nitrogen-Recommendations-from-Nebraska-Extension.pdf 

10 Jan 2017 Should You Resolve to Ditch Paper Records in 2017? A Review of Free Smartphone Record Keeping Apps. See http://extension.psu.edu/plants/crops/news/2017/01/should-you-resolve-to-ditch-paper-records-in-2017-a-review-of-free-smartphone-record-keeping-apps 

9 Jan 2017 Agricultural Credit Market Update. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2017/01/ifes-2016-agricultural-credit-market-update.html 

9 Jan 2017 Year-end fertilizer prices in 2016. See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/year_end_fertilizer_prices_in_2016 

7 Jan 2017 2016 Wisconsin Oats and Barley Performance Test Results. See http://ipcm.wisc.edu/blog/2016/12/2016-wisconsin-oats-and-barley-performance-test-results/ 

6 Jan 2017 What Is Very Low Food Security and Who Experiences It. See https://www.ers.usda.gov/amber-waves/2016/december/what-is-very-low-food-security-and-who-experiences-it/ 

6 Jan 2017 Farmland Leases: A Reset Needed. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2016/12/ifes-2016-farmland-leases-a-reset-needed.html 

5 Jan 2017 Farm Financial Management in Challenging Times. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2016/12/ifes-2016-farm-financial-management.html 

5 Jan 2017 Pros and cons of granular and liquid fertilizers. See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/pros_and_cons_of_granular_and_liquid_fertilizers 

4 Jan 2017 Gypsum Misconceptions. See http://igrow.org/agronomy/corn/gypsum-misconceptions/ 

4 Jan 2017 Manure provides plant nutrients, but not always at book value. See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/manure_provides_plant_nutrients_but_not_always_at_book_value 

3 Jan 2017 America's Diverse Family Farms, 2016 Edition. See https://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/pub-details/?pubid=81401 

2 Jan 2017 A Quick Primer on US Agricultural Trade. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2016/12/a-quick-primer-on-us-agricultural-trade.html 


31 Dec Effects of Crop Residue Removal. See http://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2016/12/effects-crop-residue-removal-upcoming-soil-health-conference>

30 Dec Who Is Trading in the Futures Markets and Why It Matters – Part 1. See http://agecon.unl.edu/cornhusker-economics/2016/who-is-trading-futures-markets-why-it-matters-part-1

29 Dec Seven Characteristics of a Good Decision. See http://agecon.unl.edu/cornhusker-economics/2016/seven-characteristics-good-decision

28 Dec Taking a second look at "food grade" corn: Q and A. See http://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2016-40/taking-second-look-%E2%80%9Cfood-grade%E2%80%9D-corn-q

27 Dec Rising Interest Rates and Farmland Prices. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2016/12/rising-interes-rates-and-farmland-prices.html

27 Dec Hybrid performance with and without various transgenic traits – Ohio trends. See http://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2016-40/hybrid-performance-and-without-various-transgenic-traits-%E2%80%93-ohio

27 Dec State Corn Yield Contest Winners https://goo.gl/fb/lZCctP

26 Dec Assessing Brazilian Corn Yield Risks with the First and Second Crops: Historical Deviations from Trend. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2016/12/assessing-brazilian-corn-yield-risks-with-the-first.html

24 Dec New USDA ARS System Affords Greater Flexibility on Using Phosphorus from Manure. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2016/new-system-affords-greater-flexibility-using-phosphorus-manure

23 Dec Nitrogen on Corn in 2016: A First Look. See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=3787

22 Dec Assessing Argentine Corn Yield Risk: Historical Deviations from Trend. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2016/12/assessing-argentine-corn-yield-risk.html

21 Dec The Number of Midsize Farms Declined From 1992 to 2012, But Their Household Finances Remain Strong. See https://www.ers.usda.gov/amber-waves/2016/december/the-number-of-midsize-farms-declined-from-1992-to-2012-but-their-household-finances-remain-strong/

21 Dec Options for managing winter manure nutrients on Michigan beef farms. See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/options_for_managing_winter_manure_nutrients_on_michigan_beef_farms

20 Dec Precision Agriculture Technologies and Factors Affecting Their Adoption. See https://www.ers.usda.gov/amber-waves/2016/december/precision-agriculture-technologies-and-factors-affecting-their-adoption/

20 Dec Is Nitrogen Fixation Oversold with Legume Cover Crops? See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2016/nitrogen-fixation-oversold-legume-cover-crops

19 Dec The Adoption of Genetically Engineered Alfalfa, Canola and Sugarbeets in the United States. See https://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/pub-details?pubid=81175

19 Dec Due to changing crop management practices, insects are changing too. See http://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/pests.jsp?categoryid=4&articleid=2727&issueid=273

17 Dec Farm Payments by Countercyclical and Insurance Programs Since 2002. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2016/12/farm-payments-by-countercyclical-insurance.html

16 Dec End-of-season cornstalk nitrate N test signifying a below average year. See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/end_of_season_cornstalk_nitrate_n_test_signifying_a_below_average_year

15 Dec Reducing the Risk of Corn Seedling Disease, Yield Loss After Cereal Rye Cover Crop. See http://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2016/12/reducing-risk-corn-seedling-disease-yield-loss-after-cereal-rye-cover-crop

1 Dec High Yields, Low Grain Prices: Manage Phosphorus and Potassium Wisely. See http://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2016/10/high-yields-low-grain-prices-manage-phosphorus-and-potassium-wisely

30 Nov Can you hear the corn grow? Yes! Sound corn emits while growing oddly similar to sound of breaking corn. See https://www.morningagclips.com/can-you-hear-the-corn-grow-yes/

29 Nov Warm fall soil temperatures and nitrogen application. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2016/11/warm-fall-soil-temperatures-and.html 28 Nov What is a fair farmland rental rate? See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/what_is_a_fair_farmland_rental_rate

28 Nov Corn grain trial results and criteria to advance hybrid selection. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2016/11/corn-grain-trial-results-and-criteria.html

28 Nov State Crop Hybrid/Variety Trials: A Wealth of Information https://goo.gl/fb/IKIVgI

26 Nov "Tighty Whities" See http://igrow.org/agronomy/corn/tighty-whities/

25 Nov US Corn Ethanol Market: Understanding the Past to Assess the Future. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2016/11/us-corn-ethanol-market-past-and-future.html

25 Nov How Late Can I Control Weeds in the Fall? See http://extension.psu.edu/plants/crops/news/2016/11/how-late-can-i-control-weeds-in-the-fall

24 Nov 2016 Grain is in the Bin - What Should I Watch for? See http://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2016-38/2016-grain-bin-what-should-i-watch

23 Nov Soil Nitrogen and N Management Following the 2016 Crop. See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=3752

23 Nov When is it Time for a No-till Field to be Tilled? See http://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2016-38/when-it-time-no-till-field-be-tilled

18 Nov The 2016 Wisconsin Corn Hybrid Performance Trials for grain and silage production performance have been posted at http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/HT/Default.aspx

18 Nov 2016 Wisconsin Corn Hybrid Performance Trials https://goo.gl/fb/Cj3vVl

31 Oct Early 2016 Corn Grain Yields Look Promising for Wisconsin https://goo.gl/fb/IywiAP 19 Oct What's Causing Black "Dusty" Corn? See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2016/harvesting-black-dusty-corn

18 Oct Only you can prevent combine fires. See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/only_you_can_prevent_combine_fires

15 Oct Federal Court Certifies Nine Producer Classes in Syngenta Litigation. See http://farm.unl.edu/documents/syngenta-litigation-october-16.pdf

14 Oct Tips for Harvesting Lodged Corn. See http://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2016-33/tips-harvesting-lodged-corn

13 Oct Corn Stalk Rots and Ear Rots: A Double Whammy for Wisconsin Corn Farmers. See http://fyi.uwex.edu/fieldcroppathology/2016/10/03/corn-stalk-rots-and-ear-rots-a-double-whammy-for-wisconsin-corn-farmers/

13 Oct Janesville corn yield averaged 247 bu/A @ 24% moisture.

13 Oct Yields at Chippewa Falls averaged 202 bu/A @ 21% moisture, Galesville averaged 232 bu/A @ 22.5% moisture, Hancock averaged 234 bu/A @ 22.4%

13 Oct Guidelines for Soil Compaction Management During a Wet Harvest Season. See http://ipcm.wisc.edu/blog/2016/10/guidelines-for-soil-compaction-management-during-a-wet-harvest-season/

12 Oct 2017 Crop Budgets, 2016 Crop Returns, and Incomes. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2016/09/2017-crop-budgets-2016-crop-returns-incomes.html

11 Oct Comparing Input Price Changes during Multiple Year Declines: Rent as an Outlier in the Current Decline. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2016/09/comparing-input-price-changes-multi-year-decline.html

11 Oct Corn Stalk Nitrate Tests - Research and Recommendation Update. See https://extension.entm.purdue.edu/pestcrop/2016/Issue23/

10 Oct Clean Combines to Avoid Weed Seed Contamination Across Fields. See http://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2016/09/clean-combines-avoid-weed-seed-contamination-across-fields

10 Oct Updates to the corn fertilizer guidelines. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2016/10/updates-to-corn-fertilizer-guidelines.html

8 Oct Yield monitor calibration procedure. See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/yield_monitor_calibration_procedure

7 Oct Consider Pros, Cons of Alternative Grain Storage Methods. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2016/consider-pros-cons-alternative-grain-storage-methods

7 Oct Residue Distribution Critical for No-till. See http://extension.psu.edu/plants/crops/news/2016/09/residue-distribution-critical-for-no-till

6 Oct Prepare Grain Bins and Equipment For Harvest. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2016/prepare-grain-bins-and-equipment-harvest

6 Oct Scouting for Stalk and Ear Rot Diseases. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2016/scouting-ear-and-stalk-rot-diseases

5 Oct Big Corn and Soybean Crops Get Bigger is a Myth! See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2016/09/big-corn-and-soybean-crops-get-bigger-is-a-myth.html

5 Oct In-Field Tips for Collecting Accurate Yield Monitor Data for Harvest 2016. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2016/field-tips-collecting-accurate-yield-monitor-data-harvest-2016

4 Oct Corn Stalk Rots and Ear Rots: A Double Whammy for Wisconsin Corn Farmers. See http://fyi.uwex.edu/fieldcroppathology/2016/10/03/corn-stalk-rots-and-ear-rots-a-double-whammy-for-wisconsin-corn-farmers/

4 Oct Corn Ear Rots: Identification, Quantification and Testing for Mycotoxins. See http://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2016-32/corn-ear-rots-identification-quantification-and-testing

3 Oct Should soil health test results be used when determining fertilizer needs? See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2016/09/should-soil-health-test-results-be-used.html

1 Oct Wet Weather Creates Challenges for Harvest. See http://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2016/09/wet-weather-creates-challenges-harvest

30 Sep Considerations when using the end-of-season corn stalk nitrate test. See http://ipcm.wisc.edu/blog/2016/09/considerations-when-using-the-end-of-season-corn-stalk-nitrate-test/

30 Sep Corn and Soybean Herbicides and Rotation to Cover Crops. See http://extension.psu.edu/plants/crops/news/2016/09/corn-and-soybean-herbicides-and-rotation-to-cover-crops

30 Sep What is happening in the corn plant during the month of October? http://goo.gl/fb/IJovru #Corn

29 Sep "Worms" in Corn Ears. See http://ipcm.wisc.edu/blog/2016/09/worms-in-corn-ears/

29 Sep Determining soil infiltration rate. See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/determining_soil_infiltration_rate

28 Sep Diplodia ear mold at harvest: What can be done now? See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=3737

28 Sep Management of Flood-Submerged Grain. See http://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2016/09/management-flood-submerged-grain

27 Sep Securing the Harvest. See https://extension.entm.purdue.edu/pestcrop/2016/Issue23/

27 Sep CEW, ECB, FAW or WBC: Which One Is Causing the Injury I'm Finding on My Corn Ears? See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=3730

26 Sep Remember these tips when baling corn residue. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2016/09/remember-these-tips-when-baling-corn.html

24 Sep Listen and Watch Corn Grow. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=76xEkEXI2a4

23 Sep Wet Weather Can Cause Seeds to Sprout on the Plant. See http://ipm.missouri.edu/IPCM/2016/9/Wet_Weather_Can_Cause_Seeds_to_Sprout_on_the_Plant/

23 Sep Fall urea: Should I consider it? See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2016/09/fall-urea-should-i-consider-it.html

22 Sep Net Farm Income Trends. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2016/09/net-farm-income-trends.html

22 Sep How to Minimize Soil Compaction During Harvest. See http://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2016/09/how-minimize-soil-compaction-during-harvest

21 Sep How Fast will Corn Dry Down In the Field this Season? See https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/cpr/plant-science/how-fast-will-corn-dry-down-in-the-field-this-season-09-15-16

21 Sep Long-term Grain Storage Requires Good Management. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2016/long-term-grain-storage-requires-good-management

20 Sep Moldy Corn, Kernel Sprouting and Upright Ears. See http://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2016-30/moldy-corn-kernel-sprouting-and-upright-ears

19 Sep Wisconsin Late-Season Corn Disease Update. See http://ipcm.wisc.edu/blog/2016/09/wisconsin-late-season-corn-disease-update/

17 Sep Managing Palmer Amaranth in Conservation Plantings. See http://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2016/09/managing-palmer-amaranth-conservation-plantings

16 Sep Western Bean Cutworm Damage and Heavy Feeding on Cry1F. See http://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/western-bean-cutworm-damage-and-heavy-feeding-cry1f

15 Sep Identify and Eliminate "Gremlins" From Yield Monitor Data. See https://www.agry.purdue.edu/ext/corn/news/timeless/CleaningYieldData.html

15 Sep Corn Yield Forecasts as of Sept. 7. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2016/corn-yield-forecasts-sept-7

14 Sep Large U.S. Corn and Soybean Production Prospects Confirmed. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2016/09/large-us-corn-soybean-production-prospects-confirmed.html

14 Sep Fall Manure Application Tips. See http://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/fall-manure-application-tips

13 Sep Decision Tools for Hauling Grain to Market. See https://graincrops.blogspot.com/2016/09/decision-tools-for-hauling-grain-to.html

13 Sep Prepping Your Yield Monitor for the 2016 Harvest Season. See http://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/prepping-your-yield-monitor-2016-harvest-season

12 Sep International Benchmarks for Corn Production. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2016/09/international-benchmarks-for-corn-production.html

12 Sep Corn ear rots and mycotoxins. See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/corn_ear_rots_and_mycotoxins

10 Sep Rotating alfalfa to corn? Tactics to maximize rotational benefits. See http://www.extension.umn.edu/agriculture/corn/cropping-systems/managing-rotation-from-alfalfa-to-corn/index.html

9 Sep Consider Pros, Cons of Alternative Grain Storage Methods. See https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/cpr/stored-grain/consider-pros-cons-of-alternative-grain-storage-methods-09-01-16

9 Sep End of season irrigation decisions. See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/end_of_season_irrigation_decisions

8 Sep Bacterial Leaf Streak Confirmed in Iowa. See http://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/BLS

8 Sep Bacterial leaf streak of corn: New disease confirmed in the U.S. See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/bacterial_leaf_streak_of_corn_new_disease_confirmed_in_the_us

8 Sep New bacterial leaf disease "Bacterial leaf streak" identified in one northern Illinois County. See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=3716

7 Sep Long-Term Grain Storage Requires Good Management. See https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/cpr/stored-grain/long-term-grain-storage-requires-good-management-09-01-16

7 Sep Corn Silage Dry Down – Harvesting at the Incorrect Moisture. See http://extension.psu.edu/plants/crops/news/2016/08/corn-silage-dry-down-2013-harvesting-at-the-incorrect-moisture

6 Sep Keep it simple when trying cover crops. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2016/08/keep-it-simple-when-trying-cover-crops.html

6 Sep Fall Scouting and Evaluating Field Test Plots and Demonstration Strips. See http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/Management/L058.aspx

5 Sep Will Crop Insurance Pay in 2016? See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2016/08/will-crop-insurance-pay-2016.html

3 Sep Best Management Practices for Collecting Accurate Yield Data & Avoiding Errors During Harvest. See http://extensionpublications.unl.edu/assets/pdf/ec2004.pdf

2 Sep Managing Aphids in Corn. See http://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2016/08/managing-aphids-corn

1 Sep Late season purple corn. See http://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/late-season-purple-corn

31 Aug Understanding "Implied Ear Weight" in USDA's August Corn Yield Forecast. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2016/08/understanding-implied-ear-weight-usda-august-corn-yield.html

31 Aug What is happening in the corn plant during the month of September? http://goo.gl/fb/ytDj7G

30 Aug Soil compaction management at harvest. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2016/08/soil-compaction-management-at-harvest.html

29 Aug The Value of Straw. See https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/cpr/soils/the-value-of-straw-08-18-16

27 Aug Photosynthesis Discovery in Wheat to Yield Faster Growing Crops. See https://www.uq.edu.au/news/article/2016/08/researchers-discover-special-power-wheat

26 Aug Timing the final irrigation of the season. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=1085

25 Aug Timing Corn Silage Harvest http://goo.gl/fb/GPW9WJ

25 Aug Soil nitrate-N availability on corn fields following various previous crops. See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/soil_nitrate_n_availability_on_corn_fields_following_various_previous_crops

24 Aug Corn Ear Formation Issues Likely Correlated With the Loss of the Primary Ear Node. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2016/corn-ear-formation-issues-likely-correlated-loss-primary-ear-node

23 Aug Estimating Yield Losses in Drought Damaged Corn Fields. See http://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/estimating-yield-losses-drought-damaged-corn-fields

22 Aug Major Focus on Corn and Soybean Yields, But Acreage Questions Surface. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2016/08/major-focus-on-corn-soybean-yields.html

20 Aug Key Corn Production Costs Trends and Rent. See http://igrow.org/agronomy/profit-tips/key-corn-production-costs-trends-and-rent/

19 Aug Potential for Nitrate Problems in Drought Stressed Corn. See http://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/potential-nitrate-problems-drought-stressed-corn

18 Aug Salvaging Drought Stressed Corn Following a Rain Event. See http://extension.psu.edu/plants/crops/news

17 Aug Estimating Corn Grain Yield Prior to Harvest. See https://extension.entm.purdue.edu/pestcrop/2016/issue19/

17 Aug Soil Compaction and What You Can do About It. See http://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2016/07/soil-compaction-and-what-you-can-do-about-it

16 Aug 2016 Corn Yield Forecasts as of Aug. 10. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2016/2016-corn-yield-forecasts-aug-10

16 Aug Estimating Yield Losses in Drought Damaged Corn Fields. See http://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/estimating-yield-losses-drought-damaged-corn-fields

15 Aug Corn harvest efficiency. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=1014

13 Aug Recent trends in ethanol profitability. Structure of industry has changed dramatically over last 10 years. See http://ow.ly/aBbX3038zQD

12 Aug Corn irrigation. See http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/Management/L026.aspx

11 Aug Grain Fill Stages in Corn. See https://extension.entm.purdue.edu/pestcrop/2016/issue18/

10 Aug NE Farm Real Estate Values Down 3 Percent from 2015; Cash Rents Also Down. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2016/ne-farm-real-estate-values-down-3-percent-cash-rents-also-down

10 Aug Crop Rental Rates Down for Second Year in 2016. See http://igrow.org/agronomy/profit-tips/crop-rental-rates-down-for-second-year-in-2016/

9 Aug Wisconsin Winter Wheat Performance Trials 2016. http://ipcm.wisc.edu/blog/2016/08/wisconsin-winter-wheat-performance-trials-2016/

8 Aug "Tassel Ears" Sightings in Corn. See http://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/%E2%80%9Ctassel-ears%E2%80%9D-sightings-corn

8 Aug "Tip-back" and the 2016 corn crop. See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=3705

6 Aug Corn development and yield forecast: Stress now reduces kernel number. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2016/08/corn-development-and-yield-forecast.html

5 Aug Is the 2016 corn crop as good as it looks? See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=3696

5 Aug What's the Best Use for Drought-Stricken Corn? See http://extension.psu.edu/plants/crops/news/2016/08/whats-the-best-use-for-drought-stricken-corn

 4 Aug 2016 Corn Yield Forecasts as of July 27. Data suggests most sites are near or above average. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2016/2016-corn-yield-forecasts-july-27

3 Aug Precision Ag Project Examines Topographical and Soil Nutrient Influences on Yield. See http://blogs.cornell.edu/whatscroppingup/2016/07/22/precision-ag-project-examines-topographical-and-soil-nutrient-influences-on-yield/

2 Aug Herbicides Safe to Cover Crops. See https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/cpr/weeds/herbicides-safe-to-cover-crops-07-21-16

1 Aug A great program is lined up for the 2016 UW Agronomy/Soils Field Day on August 31. See http://ipcm.wisc.edu/blog/2016/07/dont-miss-agronomysoils-field-day-august-31/

Jul 31 What is happening in the corn plant during the month of August? http://goo.gl/fb/YE573l

Jul 30 Cover crops following wheat or other small grains – Selection and management guidelines. See http://ipcm.wisc.edu/blog/2016/07/cover-crops-following-wheat-or-other-small-grains-selection-and-management-guidelines/rops-following-wheat-or-other-small-grains-selection-and-management-guidelines/

Jul 29 Methods for Determining Corn Pollination Success. See http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/Management/L018.aspx

Jul 28 Agricultural Tile Drains Clogged With Cover Crop Roots? See https://extension.entm.purdue.edu/pestcrop/2016/Issue16/

Jul 27 A Fast & Accurate "Pregnancy" Test for Corn. See https://extension.entm.purdue.edu/pestcrop/2016/Issue16/

Jul 26 Just the facts (Part 5): A review of the biology and economics behind insecticide recommendations See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2016/07/just-facts-part-5-review-of-biology-and.html

Jul 25 Evaluating Corn Roots for Rootworm Damage. See http://ipcm.wisc.edu/blog/2016/07/evaluating-corn-roots-for-rootworm-damage/

Jul 22 Learning From This Year's Weed Management Triumphs and Failures. See http://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2016/07/learning-years-weed-management-triumphs-and-failures

Jul 21 Tassel Emergence & Pollen Shed and Silk Development and Emergence in Corn. See https://extension.entm.purdue.edu/pestcrop/2016/Issue15/

Jul 21 Peak water use needs for corn. See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/peak_water_use_needs_for_corn

Jul 20 2016 Corn Yield Forecasts as of July 13. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2016/2016-corn-yield-forecasts-july-13

Jul 20 Hot weather during corn pollination. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2016/07/hot-weather-during-corn-pollination.html

Jul 19 Hot weather ahead -- Impacts on summer row crops. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=1021

Jul 19 Developing a Plan to Keep Nutrients in the Field. See http://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/developing-plan-keep-nutrients-field

Jul 18 The Value of Straw. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2016/07/the-value-of-straw.html

Jul 18 Drought stress in corn. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=1017

Jul 16 Parasitic weeds are rare, but not unknown. See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/parasitic_weeds_are_rare_but_not_unknown_in_michigan

Jul 15 Drought-Induced Corn Potassium Deficiency. See http://igrow.org/agronomy/corn/drought-induced-corn-potassium-deficiency/

Jul 15 Interseeding cover crops into standing cash crops. See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/interseeding_cover_crops_into_standing_cash_crops

Jul 14 Demonstrating the Extreme: Autotoxicity in Alfalfa. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2016/07/demonstrating-extreme-autotoxicity-in.html

Jul 14 Early July crop water needs. See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/early_july_crop_water_needs

Jul 13 Early Season Cover Crop Interseeding in Corn. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2016/07/early-season-cover-crop-interseeding-in.html

Jul 13 Controlling Volunteer Corn in Soybeans. See http://extension.psu.edu/plants/crops/news/2016/07/controlling-volunteer-corn-in-soybeans

Jul 12 Recovery and management of corn and soybean following wind and hail damage. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2016/07/recovery-and-management-of-corn-and.html

Jul 12 Corn Pollination Underway in Early Planted Fields. See http://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/corn-pollination-underway-early-planted-fields

Jul 11 June 5 to 25 Weather Impacts Crop Yields. See http://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2016/06/june-5-25-weather-impacts-crop-yields

Jul 9 Earthworms can be an indicator of soil health. See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/earthworms_can_be_an_indicator_of_soil_health

Jul 8 First corn tasseling.

Jul 8 Flooding and ponding injury to corn -- "Muddied Corn" See http://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/flooding-and-ponding-injury-corn-muddied-corn

Jul 7 Late-Vegetative Corn Stage Soil Sampling for Nitrate-N. See http://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2016/06/late-vegetative-corn-stage-soil-sampling-nitrate-n

Jul 7 How Can the Timing of Stress Affect Yield in Corn? See http://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/how-can-timing-stress-affect-yield-corn

Jul 6 Saturated soils and supplemental nitrogen: Research update. See https://extension.entm.purdue.edu/pestcrop/2016/Issue13/

Jul 6 2016 Corn Yield Forecasts: Approach and Interpretation of Results. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2016/2016-corn-yield-forecasts-approach-and-interpretation-results

Jul 5 New corn growth and development poster from K-State. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=1010

Jul 5 Damage to Corn Plants by Strong Winds. See https://extension.entm.purdue.edu/pestcrop/2016/Issue12/

Jul 2 Do foliar fungicides provide a benefit to corn damaged by hail? See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2016/06/do-foliar-fungicides-provide-benefit-to.html

Jul 1 Assessing June hail damage to corn and soybean. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2016/06/assessing-june-hail-damage-to-corn-and.html

Jun 30 What is happening in the corn plant during the month of July? See http://wisccorn.blogspot.com/2016/06/B076.html

Jun 30 Control Volunteer Winter Wheat and Other Weeds Now to Increase and Protect 2017 Yields, Income. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2016/control-volunteer-winter-wheat-and-other-weeds-now-increase-and-protect-2017-yields-income

Jun 29 Impacts of Extreme Heat Stress and Increased Soil Temperature on Plant Growth and Development. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2016/impacts-extreme-heat-stress-and-increased-soil-temperature-plant-growth-and-development

Jun 28 Management of European Corn Borer in Non-Bt Corn. See http://igrow.org/agronomy/corn/management-of-european-corn-borer-in-non-bt-corn/

Jun 27 Storm Damage in Corn. See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=3662

Jun 27 Some Tips for Diagnosing Nutrient Deficiencies. See http://extension.psu.edu/plants/crops/news/2016/06/some-tips-for-diagnosing-nutrient-deficiencies

Jun 25 Nutrient Value of Wheat Straw. See http://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/nutrient-value-wheat-straw

Jun 24 Five Tips to Reduce Spray Drift. See http://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/five-tips-reduce-spray-drift

Jun 23 Nitrogen Rescue Treatments in Corn. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2016/nitrogen-rescue-treatments-corn

Jun 22 Rootless and Floppy Corn. See http://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/rootless-and-floppy-corn

Jun 21 Irrigation Scheduling Tools. See https://extension.entm.purdue.edu/pestcrop/2016/Issue11/

Jun 20 Does the Corn Crop Need More Nitrogen? See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=3645 

Jun 18 Diagnosing a Troubled Cornfield. See https://extension.entm.purdue.edu/pestcrop/2016/Issue10/

Jun 17 How to Keep Stored Grain Cool, Dry During Summer. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2016/how-to-keep-stored-grain-cool-dry-during-summer

Jun 17 Wet weather raises nitrogen loss concerns. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2016/06/wet-weather-raises-nitrogen-loss.html#more

Jun 16 Corn Nematodes: Scout Sandy Soils Now, Other Soils Any Time. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2016/corn-nematodes-scout-sandy-soils-now-other-soils-any-time

Jun 16 Stunted Corn Following Prevented Planting - Fallow Syndrome. See http://ipm.missouri.edu/IPCM/2016/6/Stunted_Corn_Following_Prevented_Planting-Fallow_Syndrome/

Jun 16 With the past week's heavy rains some growers may have questions about corn recovery in flooded areas. See http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/Management/L038.aspx 

Jun 15 Respect for the Queen. See http://extension.psu.edu/plants/crops/news/2016/06/respect-for-the-queen

Jun 14 Identifying nutrient deficiency symptoms in field crops. See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/identifying_nutrient_deficiency_symptoms_in_field_crops

Jun 13 Predicting leaf development in corn using accumulated heat units. See http://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/predicting-leaf-development-corn-using-accumulated-heat-units

Jun 11 Crop scouting and…ticks? See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/crop_scouting_andticks

Jun 10 Potential Impacts of Poor Corn Emergence. See https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/cpr/pdf-reports/ndsu-crop-and-pest-report-june-2-2016/view

Jun 9 Drones or unmanned aerial systems for use in commercial agriculture. See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/drones_or_unmanned_aerial_systems_for_use_in_commercial_agriculture

Jun 8 What is happening in the corn plant during the month of June? See http://wisccorn.blogspot.com/2016/06/what-is-happening-in-corn-plant-during.html

Jun 7 Striped Corn - Potential Nutritional Deficiencies. See https://extension.entm.purdue.edu/pestcrop/2016/issue9/

Jun 6 2015 Evaluation of Foliar Fungicides on Corn at Four Iowa Locations. See http://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2016/06/2015-evaluation-foliar-fungicides-corn-four-iowa-locations

Jun 4 Buckwheat, a historic crop with modern opportunities. See http://blogs.cornell.edu/whatscroppingup/2016/05/26/buckwheat-a-historic-crop-with-modern-opportunities/

Jun 3 Wait for Better Conditions before Heading Out on Wet Soils. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2016/wait-better-conditions-heading-out-wet-soils

Jun 2 Rotary hoes as a crust-busting aid. See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/rotary_hoes_as_a_crust-busting_aid

Jun 2 Q&As: How much N is Left? Do I Need More Starter When Replanting? See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2016/qas-how-much-n-left-do-i-need-another-starter-app

Jun 1 Predicting leaf development in corn using accumulated heat units. See http://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/predicting-leaf-development-corn-using-accumulated-heat-units

May 31 Does corn need additional nitrogen? See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=956 

May 30 Choosing the Right Imagery: Best Management Practices for Color, NIR, and NDVI Imagery. See http://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2016/05/choosing-right-imagery-best-management-practices-color-nir-and-ndvi-imagery 

May 28 Growing Degree Units and Corn Emergence. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/growing-degree-units-and-corn-emergence

May 27 Effect of delayed planting on corn yield: Planting date by maturity interaction. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=953 

May 26 Seedling Diseases Developing in #Corn. Growers are encouraged to scout early planted fields for stand issues. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2016/seedling-diseases-developing-corn

May 25 Corn Replant Tips. See http://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/corn-replant-tips

May 25 Why are Emerged Corn Seedlings Yellow? See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2016/why-are-emerged-corn-seedlings-yellow 

May 24 Insects That Affect Corn Emergence. See http://ipcm.wisc.edu/blog/2016/05/insects-that-affect-corn-emergence/ 

May 24 Protecting Surface Applied Urea in Corn. See http://igrow.org/agronomy/corn/protecting-surface-applied-urea-in-corn/ 

May 23 Corn and Soybean Survival in Saturated and Flooded Soils. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/corn-and-soybean-survival-saturated-and-flooded-soils 

May 23 Considerations for ground vs. aerial applications of fungicide. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=909 

May 21 The race to create super-crops. See http://www.nature.com/news/the-race-to-create-super-crops-1.19943 

May 20 Adjusting Corn Management Practices for a Late Start. See http://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2016-11/adjusting-corn-management-practices-late-start 

May 20 Planting corn in wet conditions - is it worth it? See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/planting_corn_in_wet_conditions_is_it_worth_it 

May 19 Q and A: Should I Keep My Initial Corn Stand or Replant? See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2016/q-and-should-i-keep-my-initial-corn-stand-or-replant 

May 19 Uncontrolled weeds would lead to billions in lost crop revenue in U.S. and Canada. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=943 

May 18 Late Burndowns And Cleanup of Failed Burndowns. See https://extension.entm.purdue.edu/pestcrop/2016/issue6/ 

May 18 Potential impact of cold temperatures on herbicide-induced crop injury and effective weed control. http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2016/05/potential-impact-of-cold-temperatures.html 

May 17 Managing N in a Wet Spring. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2016/managing-n-wet-spring 

May 17 Cool Wet Weather Impacting Herbicide Applications in Corn. See http://extension.psu.edu/plants/crops/news/2016/05/cool-wet-weather-impacting-herbicide-applications-in-corn 

May 17 Frost injury to corn seedlings unlikely to greatly impact yield. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2016/05/frost-injury-to-corn-seedlings-unlikely.html 

May 16 Heat Unit Accumulation and Corn Emergence. See http://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2016-11/heat-unit-accumulation-and-corn-emergence 

May 16 Frost on Corn: The Key is Patience. See http://wisccorn.blogspot.com/ 

May 14 Earthworm Season is Here! See http://extension.psu.edu/plants/crops/news/2016/05/earthworm-season-is-here 

May 13 Corn Nitrogen Rate Calculator Website Update. See http://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2016/05/corn-nitrogen-rate-calculator-website-update 

May 12 Diagnosing early-season growth problems in corn. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=934 

May 11 Update on Soil Nitrogen. See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=3607 

May 10 Guidelines for Corn Replanting or Late-Planting Decisions. See http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/Management/L004.aspx, http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/Management/L010.aspx, and http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/Pubs/UWEX/A3353.pdf 

May 9 Crusting and Emergence Problems. See http://ow.ly/HF0O3002TsL 

May 9 Scout Emerging Corn for Insects; Don't Assume Protection. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2016/scout-emerging-corn-insects-dont-assume-protection 

May 7 Are romantic notions about organic agriculture harming the environment? See https://www.geneticliteracyproject.org/2016/04/27/are-romantic-notions-about-organic-agriculture-harming-the-environment/ 

May 6 The Three Biggies: Urea, Anhydrous Ammonia, and UAN. See The Three Biggies: Urea, Anhydrous Ammonia, and UAN See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2016/05/the-three-biggies-urea-anhydrous.html

May 6 Planting Corn into a Cereal Rye Cover Crop. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2016/planting-corn-cereal-rye-cover-crop 

May 5 Corn Planting: How deep are you planting your seed? - See http://igrow.org/agronomy/corn/corn-planting-how-deep-are-you-planting-your-seed/#sthash.GIUgwhJH.dpuf 

May 4 Sprayer Calibration Saves Money. See http://extension.psu.edu/plants/crops/news/2016/04/sprayer-calibration-saves-money 

May 3 Effect of standing water and saturated soils on corn growth. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=920 

May 2 Rolling soybeans: The Good, the bad, and the injured. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2016/05/rolling-soybeans-good-bad-and-injured.html 

May 2 The Big Data Confusion: Part 6 - Transparency and Consistency. See http://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/big-data-confusion-part-6-%E2%80%93-transparency-and-consistency 

Apr 30 Whole Farm Corn and Hay Yield Variability; a Dairy Farm Case Study. See http://blogs.cornell.edu/whatscroppingup/2016/04/20/whole-farm-corn-and-hay-yield-variability-a-dairy-farm-case-study/ 

Apr 29 Lots of Fungicides to Choose From, but Choose Wisely. See http://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/lots-fungicides-choose-choose-wisely

Apr 28 How Cool, Rainy Weather Affects Burndown Herbicide Efficacy. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2016/weather-factors-affecting-performance-burndown-herbicides

Apr 27 10 Steps for On-Farm Research Success. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2016/10-steps-farm-research-success

Apr 26 Intensive Hybrid Management Trial Preliminary Report. See https://uoguelph.adobeconnect.com/_a838360559/p1zncjzr39k/?launcher=false&fcsContent=true&pbMode=normal and http://www.gocorn.net/v2006/CornReports/2015cornreport/OCC_Intensive_Report_2016-01-11.pdf

Apr 26 Corn Agronomy - Looking ahead to 2016: Planting date decisions. See http://wisccorn.blogspot.com/2016/04/B069.html

Apr 25 Risk of Freeze Damage in Early Planted Corn. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2016/risk-freeze-damage-early-planted-corn

Apr 23 Three Key Considerations for Planting Corn and Soybeans. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2016/three-key-considerations-early-planting-corn-and-soybeans

Apr 22 Spring Nitrogen Management for Corn. See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=3561

Apr 21 Soil Health Benefits for Sustaining Crop Production. See http://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2016/04/soil-health-benefits-sustaining-crop-production

Apr 20 Planting Date: Corn or Soybean First? See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=3564

Apr 19 Spring management of cover crops. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2016/04/spring-management-of-cover-crops.html

Apr 18 Handy Bt Trait Table, see http://www.msuent.com/assets/pdf/28BtTraitTable2016.pdf

Apr 16 Is Fall-Applied Nitrogen Still Present? See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=3554

Apr 15 All fertilizers are not created equal. See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/all_fertilizers_are_not_created_equal

Apr 15 Optimum Corn Planting Depth - "Don't Plant Your Corn Too Shallow". See http://ipm.missouri.edu/IPCM/2016/4/Optimum_Corn_Planting_Depth-Dont_Plant_Your_Corn_Too_Shallow/

Apr 14 Looking ahead to 2016: Plant density decisions. See http://wisccorn.blogspot.com/2016/04/B068.html

Apr 14 Potassium fertilizer management strategies. See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/potassium_fertilizer_management_strategies

Apr 13 Corn planting decisions to establish a foundation of success. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2016/04/corn-planting-decisions-to-establish.html

Apr 13 To Subsoil or not to Subsoil. See http://extension.psu.edu/plants/crops/news/2016/04/to-subsoil-or-not-to-subsoil

Apr 12 The Big Data Confusion: Part 4 - Collection, Access, and Control. See http://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/big-data-confusion-part-4-%E2%80%93-collection-access-and-control

Apr 11 Using Preplant Tillage to Manage Glyphosate-Resistant Giant Ragweed. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2016/using-preplant-tillage-manage-glyphosate-resistant-giant-ragweed

Apr 9 When is the best time to plant corn in Michigan? See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/what_is_the_best_time_to_plant_corn_in_michigan

Apr 8 Looking ahead to 2016: The Economics. See http://wisccorn.blogspot.com/2016/04/B067.html

Apr 8 Nitrogen, Corn Production, and Groundwater Quality in Minnesota's Irrigated Sands. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2016/04/nitrogen-corn-production-and.html

Apr 7 Updates to Corn Fertilizer guidelines for 2016. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2016/04/updates-to-corn-fertilizer-guidelines.html

Apr 7 Corn Herbicide Evaluation Program Results. See http://ipcm.wisc.edu/blog/2016/03/2015-corn-herbicide-evaluation-program-results/

Apr 6 Timing of Vertical Tillage and Herbicide Applications. See http://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/timing-vertical-tillage-and-herbicide-applications

Apr 6 Controlling Rootworms Using Traits Plus Soil Applied Insecticides. See http://ipcm.wisc.edu/blog/2016/03/controlling-rootworms-using-traits-plus-soil-applied-insecticides/

Apr 5 Do farmer acreage intentions predict actual planted acres? See http://wisccorn.blogspot.com/ or http://wisccorn.blogspot.com/2016/04/B066.html

Apr 5 Why Did Organic Compared with Conventional Corn Yield ~30% Lower During the First Transition Year? See http://blogs.cornell.edu/whatscroppingup/2016/03/29/why-did-organic-compared-with-conventional-corn-yield-30-lower-during-the-first-transition-year/

Apr 4 Drought-tolerant corn hybrids: Yield benefits. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=871

Apr 2 Terminating Cover Crops - What's Your Plan? See http://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2016/03/terminating-cover-crops-whats-your-plan

Apr 1 Pros & Cons of Using Companion Crops When Planting Alfalfa. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2016/pros-cons-using-companion-crops-when-planting-alfalfa

Mar 31 Managing and Preparing for Nitrogen Loss. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2016/managing-and-preparing-nitrogen-loss

Mar 30 New Corn Herbicides for 2016. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2016/new-corn-herbicides-2016

Mar 29 Crop Budget Analyzer. See http://ipcm.wisc.edu/blog/2016/03/crop-budget-analyzer/

Mar 29 The Big Data Confusion: Part 3 - Ownership. See http://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/big-data-confusion-part-3-ownership

Mar 28 Corn Response to Starter Fertilizer - Research Update. See https://www.agry.purdue.edu/ext/corn/research/StarterFertilizer.pdf

Mar 26 Estimating Fall N Uptake by Winter Cereals Seeded as Cover or Double Crops after Corn Silage Harvest. See http://blogs.cornell.edu/whatscroppingup/2016/03/17/estimating-fall-n-uptake-by-winter-cereals-seeded-as-cover-or-double-crops-after-corn-silage-harvest/

Mar 25 Cover Crop Termination. See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=3552

Mar 24 No-till Corn and Strip-till Corn Exceed Expectations in. See https://extension.entm.purdue.edu/pestcrop/2015/Issue26/

Mar 23 Corn seeding rate recommendations. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=865

Mar 22 Approaches for Managing Corn Rootworm in Iowa. See http://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2016/03/approaches-managing-corn-rootworm-iowa

Mar 21 Soybean Planting Decision in 2016: Are Soybeans-After-Soybeans Profitable? See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2016/03/soybean-planting-decision-in-2016.html

Mar 19 Soybean Yield Gap: Letter to WI Soybean Producers. See http://www.coolbean.info/pdf/Letter_DrConley_to_producers.pdf

Mar 18 Strategies to Maximize Return on Fertilizer in 2016. See http://www.npketc.info/?p=313

Mar 17 Starter fertilizer rates and placement for corn. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=855

Mar 16 More reasons for soil testing. See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/more_reasons_for_soil_testing

Mar 15 Knowing pest life cycles helps with resistance management. See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/knowing_pest_life_cycles_helps_with_resistance_management

Mar 15 If It Sounds Too Good Too Be True, It Usually Is. See http://agwaterexchange.com/2016/03/09/if-it-sounds-too-good-too-be-true-it-usually-is/

Mar 14 Where Did Farmland Values Soar? See http://ageconomists.com/2016/03/07/where-did-farmland-soar/

Mar 12 Proven Production Practices for Increasing Corn Yields and Profits. See http://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2016-05/proven-production-practices-increasing-corn-yields-and-profits

Mar 11 Don't Forget the Small Grain in Rotations. See http://igrow.org/agronomy/wheat/dont-forget-the-small-grain-in-rotations/

Mar 10 Forming Expectations for the 2016 U.S. Average Corn Yield: What About El Niño? See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2016/03/expectations-for-2016-us-average-corn-yield.html

Mar 9 Agricultural Mobile Apps: A review and update of field guide apps. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=848

Mar 8 Eliminating GMOs would take toll on environment, economies. See https://ag.purdue.edu/agcomm/Pages/TS-Feb292016.aspx

Feb 12 Looking ahead to 2016: The Weather. See http://wisccorn.blogspot.com/2016/02/B065.html

Jan 12 Current Fertilizer Prices and Projected 2016 Fertilizer Costs. See http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/pdf/fdd151215.pdf

Jan 11 Why this Snow is So Good for Your Alfalfa, see http://cropwatch.unl.edu/why-snow-so-good-your-alfalfa

Jan 6 The USDA has released its latest data set on the renewable energy industry and its relationship to agriculture, see http://www.ers.usda.gov/data-products/us-bioenergy-statistics.aspx


Dec 30 How do corn hybrids with and without various transgenic traits perform? see http://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/how-do-corn-hybrids-and-without-various-transgenic-traits-perform

Dec 29 How Much Fall-Applied Manure Nitrogen will be Available for the 2016 Crop? see http://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/how-much-fall-applied-manure-nitrogen-will-be-available-2016-crop

Dec 28 U.S. Ethanol Exports to China have "... jumped from $8 million to more than $86 million", See http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome?contentid=2015/12/0347.xml&contentidonly=true

Dec 23 Conservation-Practice Adoption Rates Vary Widely by Crop and Region - tillage systems; cover-crops; & N methods. See http://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/eib-economic-information-bulletin/eib147.aspx

Dec 22 Should I use dolomitic or calcitic lime? See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/should_i_use_dolomitic_or_calcitic_lime ?

Dec Drought, floods and hurricanes - What 2016 might bring for weather. See http://ow.ly/W4y0I

Dec 8 Setting Outlet Water Level in Drainage Water Management Structures. See http://corn.osu.edu/newsletters/2015/2015-39/setting-outlet-water-level-in-drainage-water-management-structures

Dec 3 Meters, Tubes and Coulters; Take Time for Planter Maintenance , see http://ow.ly/Vo6He

Nov 27 How Much Nutrition is in Those Baled Corn Stalks? See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/how-much-nutrition-those-baled-corn-stalks   

Nov 20 Winterizing your sprayer, see http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/winterizing_your_sprayer_1    

Nov 17 A Strong El Nino Event, which is placing this El Niño event among the three strongest since 1950, see http://www.wmo.int/media/content/el-ni%C3%B1o-expected-strengthen-further-high-impacts-unprecedented-preparation   

Nov 16 Managing Precision Ag Data, see http://corn.osu.edu/newsletters/2015/2015-37/managing-precision-ag-data    

Nov 13 UW Soybean Variety Trial Results are available now, see http://www.coolbean.info/soybean_research/variety_trial_results_soybean.php  

Nov 11 The Gene Hackers - A powerful new technology enables us to manipulate our DNA more easily than ever before. See http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/11/16/the-gene-hackers ?

Nov 7 Grain Management Vital Now - Check the grain's temperature and moisture content. See https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/news/newsreleases/2015/nov-2-2015/grain-management-vital-now    

Nov 6 Plan now for winter storage of pesticides, see http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/plan_now_for_winter_storage_of_pesticides     

Nov 5 Now is the Time for Soil Sampling, see http://extension.psu.edu/plants/crops/news/2015/11/now-is-the-time-for-soil-sampling     

Nov 4 In-Field Grain Bagging May Increase Harvest Efficiency, see http://cropwatch.unl.edu/field-grain-bagging-may-increase-harvest-efficiency    

Oct 26 Nutrient removal rates by grain crops, see http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/nutrient_removal_rates_by_grain_crops    

Oct 24 Where in the world could the first CRISPR baby be born? See http://www.nature.com/news/where-in-the-world-could-the-first-crispr-baby-be-born-1.18542?WT.ec_id=NEWS-20151015&spMailingID=49784592&spUserID=MTUwNzgzMzI4OTE3S0&spJobID=782016419&spReportId=NzgyMDE2NDE5S0 

Oct 23 Soil Compaction Management at Harvest Time, see http://corn.osu.edu/newsletters/2015/2015-35/soil-compaction-management-at-harvest-time   

Oct 22 How reliable will this year's test plot data be? see http://corn.osu.edu/newsletters/2015/2015-35/how-reliable-will-this-years-test-plot-data-be  

Oct 20 Gene Drives, a type of gene editing to 'spread gene modifications throughout a population intentionally' see http://nas-sites.org/gene-drives/2015/08/13/second-public-meeting/ 

Oct 19 Precautions for Harvesting Forages After a Frost, see http://corn.osu.edu/newsletters/2015/2015-34/precautions-for-harvesting-forages-after-a-frost  #Harvest 15

Oct 17 What people in 1900 thought the year 2000 would look like, see farming http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonkblog/wp/2015/10/04/what-people-in-1900-thought-the-year-2000-would-look-like/?tid=sm_fb 

Oct 16 UW Corn Harvest Report: Valders averages Early= 214 bu/A at 24.1%, Late= 225 bu/A at 27.2% 

Oct 16 UW Harvest Report: Chippewa Falls averages - Early= 198 bu/A at 17.6%, Late= 206 bu/A at 19.0% 

Oct 16 UW Harvest Report: Fond du Lac averages - Early: 238 bu/A at 19.6%, Late= 244 bu/A at 22.2% 

Oct 16 The Myth of the Woolly Bear, see http://sciencefriday.com/video/11/07/2013/the-myth-of-the-woolly-bear.html  

Oct 15 Be Ready for the Big One - the Importance of Soil Armor, see http://extension.psu.edu/plants/crops/news/2015/10/be-ready-for-the-big-one-the-importance-of-soil-armor     

Oct 14 UW Corn Harvest Report: Janesville averages Early= 245 bu/A at 20.9%; Late= 264 bu/A at 24.4% 

Oct 14 UW Corn Harvest Report: Hancock averages Early= 202 bu/A at 20.9%; Late= 210 bu/A at 23.2% 

Oct 14 Prussic acid in forages poses a threat to livestock following a frost, see http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/prussic_acid_in_forages_poses_a_threat_to_livestock_following_a_frost

Oct 13 Harvest 2015: Yield Monitor Data Collection Tips, see http://cropwatch.unl.edu/harvest-2015-yield-monitor-data-collection-tips   

Oct 12 Information on biofuels and renewable energy industry and its relationship to agriculture, see http://www.ers.usda.gov/topics/farm-economy/bioenergy.aspx  

Oct 10 Sweet corn ‘stress test' offers efficient way to identify high-yielding hybrids, see https://dl.sciencesocieties.org/publications/csa/articles/60/10/10 

Oct 9 UW harvest report: Arlington Early= 254 bu/A at 25.5%, Late= 275 bu/A at 28.8%. High yields in spite of extensive lodging. 

Oct 9 Impact of Labeling on the Food Industry, see CAST report at http://www.cast-science.org/publications/test/?process_labeling_of_food_consumer_behavior_the_agricultural_sector_and_policy_recommendations&show=product&productID=283819  

Oct 8 Distance from a food store has minimal effect on purchases of healthy food, see http://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/err-economic-research-report/err195.aspx 

Oct 7 Corn and Soybean Costs and Returns, see http://www.ers.usda.gov/data-products/commodity-costs-and-returns.aspx    

Oct 7 UW corn harvest is underway. Galesville average Early= 228bu/A at 19.9%; Late= 234 bu/A at 22.4%. Spooner irrigated= 185 bu/A at 23.4%

Oct 6 Europe's rifts over transgenic crops deepen at key deadline, see http://www.sciencemag.org/content/350/6256/18.full?utm_campaign=email-sci-ntw  

Oct 6  DISEASE ALERT: New leaf disease ‘Bacterial Stripe' (Burkholderia andropogonis) identified in IL, see http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=3442

Oct 5 Fall Nitrogen Applications, see http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2015/10/fall-nitrogen-applications.html  

Sep 30 A question from the past - Calculating Crop Damage Payments in Natural Gas Pipeline Negotiations, see http://ow.ly/SQmc9   

Sep 29 Dry Weather Makes Field Fires a Safety Concern for Farmers, see http://corn.osu.edu/newsletters/2015/2015-32/dry-weather-makes-field-fires-a-safety-concern-for-farmers    

Sep 28 Beautiful Weather for Drying Corn, see http://wisccorn.blogspot.com/2015/09/B060.html   

Sep 25 Soil Sampling in the Spring vs. Fall. When is the ideal time? See http://corn.osu.edu/newsletters/2015/2015-31/soil-sampling-in-the-spring-vs.-fall

Sep 24 Corn lodging and handling down corn, see http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/Management/L040.aspx   

Sep 23 Why is all the corn dying? Is anthracnose to blame? See http://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2015/09/why-all-corn-dying-anthracnose-blame   

Sep 22 Stalk Rots & Top Dieback Common in Some Corn Fields, see http://igrow.org/agronomy/corn/stalk-rots-top-dieback-common-in-some-corn-fields/   

Sep 21 Make Rational Decisions about Phosphorus and Potassium Management with Unfavorable Crop Prices, see http://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2015/09/make-rational-decisions-about-phosphorus-and-potassium-management-unfavorable-crop   

Sep 18 Preparation of Storage Facilities for Grain Harvest, see http://corn.osu.edu/newsletters/2015/2015-30/preparation-of-storage-facilities-for-grain-harvest    

Sep 17 Agronomic Practices to Optimize the Rotational Benefits from Alfalfa to Corn, see http://www.extension.umn.edu/agriculture/corn/cropping-systems/managing-rotation-from-alfalfa-to-corn/index.html   #Alfalfa

Sep 16 For some tips for putting up high moisture corn, ear corn and snaplage, see http://wisccorn.blogspot.com/2015/09/high-moisture-grain-and-grain-by.html & http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/Management/L062.aspx   

Sep 15 Tar Spot on Corn Confirmed in the United States, see http://extension.entm.purdue.edu/pestcrop/2015/Issue24/  

Sep 14 Wisconsin Best Management Practices Guide for Soybean, see http://www.coolbean.info/library/documents/52618_WI_BMPGuide_FNL_HR_NoBleed.pdf   

Aug 17 An alternative to GMOs ... Is RNA the future? Stay tuned ... see http://grist.org/news/monsantos-coming-up-with-an-alternative-to-gmos/   

Jul 28 How are crops modified? See this great info graphic http://www.biofortified.org/2015/07/crop-modification-techniques-infographic/   

Jul 23 Are GMOs safe? Yes. The case against them is full of fraud, lies, and errors. A long read - but worth it - http://ow.ly/PXzPT  

Jul 10 Long-Term Phosphorus and Potassium Fertilizer Trials: Grain Yields, see http://corn.osu.edu/newsletters/2015/2015-20/ohio-long-term-phosphorus-and-potassium-fertilizer-trials-grain-yields  

Jul 9 Projected 2016 Crop Returns: Continuing Need to Adjust to Lower Returns, see http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2015/07/projected-2016-crop-returns-continue-to-adjust.html   

Jul 8 Should I Do One More Thing For This Year's Crop? See http://wisccorn.blogspot.com/2015/07/B056.html  

Jul 1 Corn disease update. See http://ow.ly/P2tYr  

Jun 15 Rolling soybeans: The good, the bad, and the injured. See http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2015/06/rolling-soybeans-good-bad-and-injured.html   

Jun 13 When is it too Windy to Spray? see http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2015/06/when-is-it-too-windy-to-spray.html  

Jun 12 Evaluating Corn Stands, see http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/cpr/plant-science/evaluating-corn-stands-05-28-15   

Jun 11 Planning for a pre-sidedress soil nitrate test, see http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/planning_for_a_pre_sidedress_soil_nitrate_test  

Jun 10 Corn Fungicides: To Spray or Not to Spray?, see http://www.extension.iastate.edu/CropNews/2015/0603Robertson.htm  

Jun 9 Seed Decay and Seedling Blights of Corn, see http://ipm.missouri.edu/IPCM/2015/6/Seed-Decay-and-Seedling-Blights-of-Corn/  

Jun 8 Striped Corn - Potential Nutritional Deficiencies, see http://www.agry.purdue.edu/ext/soilfertility/news/Striped_Corn.pdf  

Jun 6 Corn Herbicide Application Timings: Knowing the Terminology is Important in Herbicide Application Timings. See http://extension.psu.edu/plants/crops/news/2015/06/corn-herbicide-application-timings?utm_campaign=Field+Crop+News&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&utm_content=newsletter_title  

Jun 5 Ponding Effects on Corn, see http://corn.osu.edu/newsletters/2015/2015-15/ponding-effects-on-corn  

Jun 4 Precision Agriculture Usage and Big Agriculture Data. See http://agecon.unl.edu/precision-agriculture-usage-and-big-agriculture-data   

Jun 3 Why is Bt Corn Refuge Compliance so Important? See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/resistance-management-refuges  

Jun 2 Sugar Application to Crops ... Does it work? See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/nebr-research-on-sugar-apps-to-crops  and http://cropwatch.unl.edu/sugar-application-to-crops   

Jun 1 Tracking Soil Nitrogen - Does Corn Have Enough N? See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=3241   

May 29 Delayed Corn Planting Affects Crop Management Decisions, See http://ipm.missouri.edu/ipcm/2015/5/Delayed-Corn-Planting-Affects-Crop-Management-Decisions/   

May 28 Purple and Yellow Corn, What is Going On? See http://corn.osu.edu/c.o.r.n.-newsletter#5   

May 27 Corn Planting Nearing Completion - Time to Troubleshoot Emergence Problems. See http://corn.osu.edu/c.o.r.n.-newsletter#4   

May 21 Corn replanting? See http://corn.osu.edu/c.o.r.n.-newsletter#7  and http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/Management/L004.aspx and http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/Pubs/UWEX/A3353.pdf   

May 19 The Science of GMOs, see http://agsci.psu.edu/magazine/articles/2015/spring-summer/the-science-of-gmos   

May 12 Save the Date - Agronomy/Soils Field Day at Arlington Ag Research Station on August 19th. More details coming in June    

May 6 The Case for Engineering our Food: sustainable ag, food security and GMOs, see http://www.biofortified.org/2015/05/ted-talk-the-case-for-engineering-our-food/   

May 1 Windbreak and crop yield study, see http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2015/04/windbreak-and-crop-yield-study.html     A

pr 30 Anhydrous Ammonia Applications, see http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2015/04/anhydrous-ammonia-applications.html   

Apr 29 Watch for Seedling Diseases in Early Planted Corn, see http://cropwatch.unl.edu/corn-seedling-diseases-2015   

Apr 28 EU approves first new genetically modified crops since 2013, see http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/04/24/eu-gmo-idUSL5N0XL33320150424  and http://ec.europa.eu/food/dyna/gm_register/index_en.cfm    

Apr 27 Understanding the Enlist™ Weed Control System, see http://cropwatch.unl.edu/enlist-herbicide    

Apr 25 The Precision Agriculture Revolution, see http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/143564/jess-lowenberg-deboer/the-precision-agriculture-revolution     

Apr 24 Chilling Injury in Corn and Soybeans, see http://cropwatch.unl.edu/seed-cold-stress    

Apr 23 Congratulations University of Wisconsin-River Falls Soils Team ... National Champions, see https://www.morningagclips.com/soils-team-is-national-champion/?utm_content=articles&utm_campaign=NLCampaign&utm_source=Newsletter&utm_term=newsletteredition&utm_medium=email  

Apr 22 New Resistance To 2,4-D Discovered In Australia, see http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-04-10/sowthistle-resistance-cropping-grain-crops-chemicals/6382650   

Apr 21 Assessing Damage From In-Furrow or Pop-Up Starter Fertilizer for Corn, see http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2015/04/assessing-damage-from-in-furrow-or-pop.html  Plant15

Apr 20 Getting Your Corn Crop Off to a Good Start in 2015, see http://corn.osu.edu/newsletters/2015/2015-08/#3   

Apr 18 Managing the Rotation from Alfalfa to Corn, see http://www.extension.umn.edu/agriculture/corn/cropping-systems/managing-rotation-from-alfalfa-to-corn/docs/managing-rotation-from-alfalfa-to-corn.pdf    #Alfalfa

Apr 17 Nitrogen Management - Avoiding Ammonia Injury. See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=3023   

Apr 16 Spring Nitrogen Management - Form and Timing. See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=3026   

Apr 14 Special Cover Crop Control Considerations, see http://extension.psu.edu/plants/crops/news/2015/04/special-cover-crop-control-considerations-1?utm_campaign=Field+Crop+News&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&utm_content=newsletter_title    

Apr 10 Newly Published Report Confirms Extensive Use of Insecticidal Seed Treatments in Crops, See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=2986    #Palnt15

Apr 9 Banding Fertilizer with the Corn Seed, see http://www.extension.umn.edu/agriculture/nutrient-management/docs/AGNM-1502-banding-fertilizer-on-the-corn-seed.pdf   

Apr 8 US-EPA has recently developed a framework for managing Bt resistance, see http://www.epa.gov/oppfead1/cb/csb_page/updates/2015/extends-rootworm.html    

Apr 7 Chris DiFonzo (MSU) compiles the latest on Bt triats, see http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/Management/pdfs/Handy_Bt_Trait_Table.pdf   

Mar 23 Starter Fertilization Sometimes Boosts Corn Yield, See http://www.extension.iastate.edu/CropNews/2015/0320Mallarino.htm   

Mar 14 A Historical Overview of Fertilizer Use. Almost 8,000 years ago farmers recognized its value. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/fertilizer-history-P1    M

ar 12 What is the Nutrient Value of Lost Organic Matter by Erosion? See http://www.extension.iastate.edu/CropNews/2015/0306AlKaisi.htm     

Mar 8 "If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need."- Marcus Tullius Cicero neered Crops in the U.SFeb 26 Adoption of Genetically Engineered Crops in the U.S. See http://www.ers.usda.gov/data-products/adoption-of-genetically-engineered-crops-in-the-us.aspx#.Ud1p1b95m5S     

Feb 25 Minimizing pollen contamination of non-GMO Corn, see http://corn.osu.edu/newsletters/2015/2015-04/minimizing-pollen-contamination-of-non-gmo-corn   

Feb 24 5 tillage myths, See http://ow.ly/JlE3o     Feb 23 Yield Goals Could Cost You This Year, see http://graincrops.blogspot.com/2015/02/yield-goals-could-cost-you-this-year.html     

Feb 21 NPR news story, "As Rules Get Sorted Out, Drones May Transform Agriculture Industry" see http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2015/02/16/385520242/as-rules-get-sorted-out-drones-may-transform-agriculture-industry    

Feb 20 FAA Fact Sheet, titled "Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)&Feb 20 FAA Fact Sheet, titled "Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)", is posted at http://www.faa.gov/news/fact_sheets/news_story.cfm?newsId=18297    

Feb 19 Global Fertilizer Use is "likely to rise above 200.5 million tonnes in 2018, 25% higher than recorded in 2008", see http://www.fao.org/3/a-i4324e.pdf

Feb 18 Glyphosate resistance confirmed in two Wisconsin common waterhemp Feb 18 Glyphosate resistance confirmed in two Wisconsin common waterhemp populations. See http://wcws.cals.wisc.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/2013/03/WCWS_207_waterhemp_resistance_WEB.pdf    

Feb 17 Palmer amaranth confirmed glyphosate-resistant in Dane County, Wisconsin. See http://wcws.cals.wisc.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/2013/03/WCWS_206_palmer_amaranth_resistance_WEB.pdf    

Feb 16 Managing Corn Rootworm in 2015. See http://ipcm.wisc.edu/blog/2015/02/managing-corn-rootworm-in-2015/  

Feb 10 How Much Yield Loss Occurs with Corn Hybrids Sold as "Organic"? See http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/AA/A123.aspx  

Feb 9 Researchers show climate change is suppressing soybean yields. See http://ow.ly/IL1La and http://ow.ly/IL1Lb 

Feb 6 Do We Grow Another Bushel or Save a Buck? See http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/AA/A122.aspx 

Feb 5 An interesting chart showing global temperature between 1881 and 2014. See http://ow.ly/Iv2TU  

Feb 4 UW Extension specialists have recorded 52 new YouTube videos offering 18 hours of instruction for crop production See http://ow.ly/IpgnV 

Feb 3 Why in the World is Enlist Corn Resistant to the Fop Herbicides? See http://www.weeds.iastate.edu/mgmt/2015/AAD.pdf

Feb 2 Soil wind erosion. Look at what tillage does in Photos 1 and 2. See http://www.extension.iastate.edu/CropNews/2015/0127AlKaisi.htm  

Jan 29 Great program. Great venue. Everything about Wisconsin's Corn/Soy EXPO is right for farmers. See https://cornsoyexpo.org/  

Jan 28 Yield Response to Plant Population for Corn. See http://ow.ly/HW5ib 

Jan 27 How Much will Dropping Fuel Prices Affect Your Bottom Line? See http://ow.ly/HW4Zm   

Jan 26 Strategies and Tactics for Rootworm Management in Bt Corn. See http://ow.ly/HW4An 

Jan 23 Leaf Illustrations and Charts to Help Diagnose Plant Nutrient Deficiencies See http://www.bigpictureagriculture.com/2014/10/leaf-illustrations-and-charts-to-help-diagnose-plant-nutrient-deficiencies.html  

Jan 22 Defining "Natural" - How GM Technology Compares With Other Breeding Techniques See http://ow.ly/HDt5s  

Jan 21 Mobile Apps Most Useful for Ag See http://www.no-tillfarmer.com/articles/4213-mobile-apps-most-useful-for-agriculture   

Jan 20 Actual Uses For Drones In Precision Agriculture Today See http://dronelife.com/2014/12/30/5-actual-uses-drones-precision-agriculture-today/   


Dec 22 To register for the Madison (Dane County) 2015 Agronomy Update meeting, navigate to http://ow.ly/GjEFr

Dec 18 U.S. Commodity Costs & Returns. For historical estimates see http://ow.ly/G1hk8  For forecasts see http://ow.ly/G1hk9  

Dec 17 U.S. Bioenergy Statistics: get the latest on biofuels, renewable energy and its relationship to agriculture see http://ow.ly/FXk5X 

Dec 16 Post-Harvest Tips for Combines. See http://corn.osu.edu/newsletters/2014/2014-40/post-harvest-tips-for-combines  

Dec 15 Post-Harvest Guidelines for Yield Monitors. See http://corn.osu.edu/newsletters/2014/2014-40/post-harvest-guidelines-for-yield-monitors  

Dec 10 Temperature Management in On-farm Grain Bins. See http://corn.osu.edu/newsletters/2014/2014-39/temperature-management-in-on-farm-grain-bins  

Dec 1 2014 Wisconsin Corn Hybrid Performance Trials: Grain - Silage - Specialty - Organic See http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/HT/2014/2014Text.aspx 

Nov 19 An analysis on the farm-level impacts of s. Reduced pesticide use 37%. Increased yields 22% and profit 68%. See http://ow.ly/Ev1YJ 

Nov 18 Compelling evidence of resistance in Fall Armyworm to GMO Corn with Bt Protein Cry1F http://ow.ly/Ev1hI  and http://ow.ly/Ev1hJ  

Oct 31 Defining "Natural" - How GM Technology Compares With Other Breeding Techniques. See http://www.realagriculture.com/2014/10/natural-gm-tech-breeding-folta/   

Oct 30 Historical maize information online. See http://agro.biodiver.se/2014/10/historical-maize-information-online/ 

Oct 29 Hold Off on Tillage This Fall, Keep Soil Covered. See http://www.extension.iastate.edu/CropNews/2014/1026AlKaisi.htm   

Oct 24 Nitrogen Fertilization Rates for Corn Production. See http://www.extension.iastate.edu/CropNews/2014/1014Sawyer.htm 

Oct 23 EPA Finds No Benefit with Neonicotinoid Seed Treatments. See http://corn.osu.edu/newsletters/2014/2014-36/epa-finds-no-benefit-with-neonicotinoid-seed-treatments  

Oct 22 Fall Nitrogen Applications and Soil Temperature. See http://www.extension.iastate.edu/CropNews/2014/1013Sawyer.htm 

Oct 21 Update on 2014 Crop Quality . See http://www.extension.iastate.edu/CropNews/2014/1015Hurburgh.htm 

Oct 15 Does Black Layer Form When Corn Is Frosted? See http://corn.osu.edu/newsletters/2014/2014-35/does-black-layer-form-when-corn-is-frosted  

Oct 14 Corn Stover Harvesting Opportunities. See http://ow.ly/CL0hj  

Oct 7 Avoiding Compaction at Harvest, see http://cropwatch.unl.edu/archive/-/asset_publisher/VHeSpfv0Agju/content/avoiding-compaction-at-harvest   

Oct 6 GMO labels a $500 food tax. See http://www.dailycamera.com/guest-opinions/ci_26561390/gmo-labels-500-food-tax  

Oct 4 Strip-Tillage Successes, Watch-Outs Based on Soil Type, Soil Drainage, and Climate. See http://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/edcenter/seminars/corn/StripTillage/  

Oct 3 Quality and Handling of the 2014 Corn and Soybean Crop. See http://www.extension.iastate.edu/CropNews/2014/0924Hurburgh.htm  

Oct 2 Should you skip the Bt traits in your 2015 corn crop to cut production costs? See http://blog.lib.umn.edu/efans/cropnews/2014/09/should-you-skip-the-bt-traits.html 

Oct 1 Assessing your Need for Sulfur Application in Corn. See http://blog.lib.umn.edu/efans/cropnews/2014/10/assessing-your-need-for-sulfur.html

Oct 1 Stalk and Crown Rot Diseases Likely in Many Fields. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/archive/-/asset_publisher/VHeSpfv0Agju/content/stalk-and-crown-rot-diseases-likely-in-many-fields 

Sep 30 Assessing yield losses in corn due to frost. See http://corn.osu.edu/newsletters/2014/2014-32/assessing-yield-losses-in-corn-due-to-frost 

Sep 29 Corn Yields and Kernel Size. An Illustration on how kernel size can have a big impact on yield estimates. See http://extension.psu.edu/plants/crops/news/2014/09/corn-yields-and-kernel-size?utm_campaign=Field+Crop+News&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&utm_content=newsletter_title 

Sep 28 USDA Releases Details on New Risk Management Programs. See http://www.fsa.usda.gov/FSA/webapp?area=home&subject=arpl&topic=landing   

Sep 27 Troubleshooting Corn Ear Abnormalities. See http://corn.osu.edu/newsletters/2014/2014-32/troubleshooting-corn-ear-abnormalities   For a poster, see http://agcrops.osu.edu/specialists/corn/specialist-announcements/AbnormalCornEarsPoster_000.pdf/view 

Sep 26 Corn Residue Management: Tips to help you plant into it this fall or next spring. See http://ow.ly/BUoVo 

Sep 25 A list of speaker videos from the National Academy of Sciences meeting on Genetically Engineered Crops. See http://ow.ly/BUjjH 

Sep 24 Diseases In The Corn Fields: What Has Been Happening In Minnesota? See http://ow.ly/BSWjD 

Sep 19 Best Management Practices for Collecting Accurate Yield Data and Avoiding Errors During Harvest. See http://www.ianrpubs.unl.edu/epublic/live/ec2004/build/ec2004.pdf  

Sep 18 Influence of Corn and Soybean Herbicide Treatments on Cover Crop Stands. See http://ipm.missouri.edu/ipcm/2014/9/Influence-of-Corn-and-Soybean-Herbicide-Treatments-on-Cover-Crop-Stands/  

Sep 17 Nitrogen management for 2015. See http://blog.lib.umn.edu/efans/cropnews/2014/09/nitrogen-management-for-2015.html 

Sep 16 Pesticides in U.S. Rivers "...seldom exceeded human health benchmarks [but could] pose a concern for aquatic life..." http://ow.ly/BnDr1

Sep 15 Disease Considerations for Soybean and Corn Harvest. See http://fyi.uwex.edu/fieldcroppathology/2014/09/10/disease-considerations-for-soybean-and-corn-harvest/  

Sep 13 Soil pit showing long-term conventional vs. no-tillage. See http://ow.ly/BnyLJ  

Sep 12 Late-season rainfall: Moldy corn ears and premature kernel sprouting. See https://webapp.agron.ksu.edu/agr_social/eu_article.throck?article_id=338 

Sep 11 A Few Things to Do Before Corn Harvest. See http://extension.entm.purdue.edu/pestcrop/2014/issue21/index.html#harvest 

Sep 10 Gibberella Ear Rot. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vJ0DHkXfVVg&feature=youtu.be 

Sep 9 An Overview of Corn Ear Rots. See http://extension.entm.purdue.edu/pestcrop/2014/issue21/index.html 

Sep 8 Watch for Stalk and Ear Rots in Corn. See http://www.extension.iastate.edu/CropNews/2014/0904Robertson.htm 

Sep 3 What Cover Crop Should I Plant? See http://extension.psu.edu/plants/crops/news/2014/08/what-cover-crop-should-i-plant   

Sep 2 Flood or Ponding Damage to Corn Late in the Growing Season. See http://ow.ly/AYOJO  

Aug 26 Grain Piles Up, Waiting for a Ride, as Trains Move North Dakota Oil. See http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/26/us/grain-piles-up-waiting-for-a-ride-as-trains-move-north-dakota-oil.html?smid=tw-nytimesscience&_r=0  

Aug 25 The problems with the arguments against GM crops. See http://ow.ly/AHDZn (http://www.scidev.net/sub-saharan-africa/gm/opinion/the-problems-with-the-arguments-against-gm-crops.html)  

Aug 21 Using Cover Crops for Forage Supply and Dairy Production - See more at: http://igrow.org/livestock/dairy/using-cover-crops-for-forage-supply-and-dairy-production/  #Dairy #Forage

Aug 14 Lodging and Green Snap in . See http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/cpr/plant-science/lodging-and-green-snap-in-corn

Aug 13 Genetically Modified Seed Use is Up in the U.S. http://www.bigpictureagriculture.com/2014/08/genetically-modified-seed-use-is-up-in-the-u-s.html  

Aug 2 Bioenergy: America's Energy Future - Cellulosic Ethanol is here in Hugoton, KS; Emmetsburg, IA; and Nevada, IA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YsKxb6HEcAU&feature=youtu.be 

Aug 1 2012 Census of Agriculture Congressional District Profiles - agriculture at the local level in each district. See http://ow.ly/zIz6z

Jul 31 Some history today: The Futuristic Farming at the 1939 World's Fair, see http://modernfarmer.com/2014/07/futuristic-farming-1939-worlds-fair/

Jul 30 Widespread occurrence of neonicotinoid insecticides in streams in a high  and  producing region USA. See http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0269749114002802

Jul 29 The rapid growth of EU organic farming; Key facts and figures, see http://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/markets-and-prices/market-briefs/pdf/03_en.pdf

Jul 28 The potential impacts of mandatory labeling for Genetically Engineered food in the US, see http://ow.ly/zvgRZ   

Jul 26 Genetically Engineering Almost Anything ... Wow ... the possibilities ... we need to be careful. See http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/next/evolution/crispr-gene-drives  

Jul 25 Rotation Resistant and Rotation Susceptible Western Corn Rootworms React Similarly to Bt Corn, see http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=2561  

Jul 24 Sex and death in the cornfields: What is a refuge? See http://www.biofortified.org/2014/07/sex-and-death-in-the-cornfields-what-is-a-refuge/  

Jul 23 Mid-Season Update on Fungicides and Corn Diseases, see http://www.extension.iastate.edu/CropNews/2014/0717Mueller.htm 

Jul 22 VIDEOs: Scouting Western Bean Cutworm Egg Masses and Young Larvae, Pre-Tassel Corn and  Post-Whorl Corn, see http://extension.entm.purdue.edu/pestcrop/2014/issue15/index.html#video1 

Jul 21 USDA-ERS has released its latest data on adoption of genetically engineered crops in the U.S. See http://www.ers.usda.gov/data-products/adoption-of-genetically-engineered-crops-in-the-us.aspx#.U8gPFfldWP-  

Jul 19 Northern Leaf Blight Prevalent in Iowa, see http://www.extension.iastate.edu/CropNews/2014/0714Robertson.htm 

Jul 18 Foliar Fungicide Application in Field Corn - A 2014 Update, see http://corn.osu.edu/newsletters/2014/2014-22/foliar-fungicide-application-in-field-corn-a-2014-update 

Jul 17 Release of 2015 Crop Budgets, see http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2014/07/release-of-2015-crop-budgets.html    

Jul 16 Remember the European Corn Borer? See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=2354 

Jul 15 Why does Europe hate GM food and is it about to change its mind? See http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140707/why-does-europe-hate-gm-food-and-it-about-change-its-mind  

Jul 14 "Late" Applications of Nitrogen to Corn, see http://corn.osu.edu/newsletters/2014/2014-21/late-applications-of-nitrogen-to-corn 

Jul 12 Assessing Available Nitrogen from Fall- and Spring-Applied Nitrogen Applications, see http://www.agry.purdue.edu/ext/corn/news/timeless/AssessAvailableN.html 

Jul 11 Corn Silking in Some Fields, see http://corn.osu.edu/newsletters/2014/2014-21/corn-silking-in-some-fields 

Jul 10 More Is Not Better: Nitrogen, Corn and Dry Weather, see http://graincrops.blogspot.com/2014/06/more-is-not-better-nitrogen-corn-and.html 

Jul 9 One Perspective on High Yield for 2014 U.S. Corn and Soybeans, see http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2014/07/perspective-on-high-yield-2014-us-corn-and-soybeans.html  

Jul 8 Forage and Cover Crop Considerations for Delayed Planting and Flooded Sites, see http://www.extension.iastate.edu/CropNews/2014/0701Lang1.htm  

Jul 7 Assessing Crop Damage from Wind, Hail and Flooding, see http://www.extension.iastate.edu/CropNews/2014/0702licht.htm  

Jun 23 Estimating Nitrogen Losses in Wet  Field, see http://www.extension.iastate.edu/CropNews/2014/0617sawyer.htm

Jun 9 Management of Corn Diseases - Fungicide Efficacy for Control of  Diseases. See http://ow.ly/xMKyj  and http://ow.ly/xMKCr

Jun 3 Stalk Borers Are Migrating to , see http://www.extension.iastate.edu/CropNews/2014/0530hodgsonsisson.htm

Jun 2 Flooding Effects on , see http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/Management/L038.aspx

May 19 Pesticide Use in U.S. Agriculture - The USDA-ERS examines pesticide trends from 1960 to 2008. See http://ow.ly/x1SA0  

May 16  replanting and late-planting guidelines for Wisconsin. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NDc-eGXk2P0 and  http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/Pubs/UWEX/A3353.pdf 

May 15 Where would agriculture be without university research? An invaluable service to growers & consumers. See http://ow.ly/wSex2 

May 14 Emotion & ideology vs science: The danger of science denial - vaccines, GMO's & global warming. See http://ow.ly/wOhvL  

May 13 Preventing sidewall compaction in field crops, see http://ow.ly/wK8pX   

May 12 Time to Dig In Your Planted  Fields, Assess Need for Replanting. See http://ow.ly/wK7SJ and http://ow.ly/wK7Xu 

May 7 Crop Biotechnology provides major environmental benefits and allows farmers to grow more, using fewer resources. See http://ow.ly/wA8ZA

Apr 25 Russian government postpones certification of genetically-modified seeds for another three years. See http://ow.ly/w9Jpx  

Apr 22 The 2014 UW corn planting campaign began today for us.  

Apr 21 Terminating Cover Crops. http://www.extension.iastate.edu/CropNews/2014/0414hartzler.htm  

Apr 18 Corn stover: When does removal make sense? See http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/corn_stover_when_does_removal_make_sense 

Apr 17 A Time Lapse Look at the Impact of Tillage on  Residue. See http://content.jwplatform.com/previews/76SMAioH-oJCbdpV1. For another viewpoint, see http://www.extension.iastate.edu/CropNews/2014/0404al-kaisi.htm

Apr 16 The Corn-Soybean Rotation X Tillage Interaction: No Tillage Required When Rotating See http://wisccorn.blogspot.com/2014/04/the-corn-soybean-rotation-x-tillage.html   

Apr 15 Realizations that can flip thinking about GMOs. One person's story. http://www.biofortified.org/2014/04/realizations-about-gmos/   

Apr 14 A great way to establish a cover crop. Try jump-starting alfalfa by interseeding it into . See http://hayandforage.com/alfalfa/jump-start-alfalfa-interseeding-it-corn 

Apr 12 Iowa  Board Receives Nitrogen Gene Patent. http://agwired.com/2014/04/08/iowa-corn-board-receives-nitrogen-gene-patent/

Apr 11 Some things will always be argued: Add GMOs to the list. See http://fyi.uwex.edu/aroundthecorn/gmos/   

Apr 10 Insect Pest Survival During a Harsh Winter See http://extension.entm.purdue.edu/pestcrop/2014/issue1/index.html#pest   

Apr 9 2013 Wisconsin Custom Rate Guide See http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/PEPS/CustomRatesGuide/2013.pdf   

Apr 8 How does BT work? See http://www.biofortified.org/2014/04/how-does-bt-work/ Remember organic farmers can spray essentially UNLIMITED amounts of Bt   

Apr 7 Field evolved Western  Rootworm resistance to Bt (Cry3Bb1) confirmed in three additional Illinois Counties. See http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=1913

Apr 7 Myths and Facts about Residue Breakdown. See http://www.extension.iastate.edu/CropNews/2014/0404al-kaisi.htm   

Apr 4 Corn Seed Survival - Has  seed survival improved in modern production systems? See http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/Season/

Mar 25 Crop enterprise budgets for 2014 are now posted. Cost per bushel: = $3.20 to $3.96, = $7.41 See http://ow.ly/uX5ra

Mar 21 New USDA Reference Book Lists Uses and Origins of Important Plants. See http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/pr/2014/140317.htm

Mar 10 A quick summary of changes made to conservation programs in the new Farm Bill. See http://ow.ly/uraNV  

Mar 4 The Moisture Tracker, a hand-held device that measures dry matter, is the most innovative engineering product of 2013 http://ow.ly/udvYx

Feb 24 USDA on Genetically Engineered Crops: saves farmers time, reduces insecticide use, and uses less toxic herbicides see http://ow.ly/tTdIM

Feb 17  Yield Records Set in Nine Wisconsin Counties during 2013. See http://wisccorn.blogspot.com/2014/02/B049.html

1 Jan The Most Popular Corn Agronomy Blog Articles of 2013. See http://wisccorn.blogspot.com/2014/01/B048.html


Nov 27. The 2013 WISCONSIN  HYBRID PERFORMANCE TRIALS Grain-Silage-Specialty-Organic were published yesterday, see http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/HT/Default.aspx

Nov 15. The 2014 Cost of Production Calculator helps producers construct enterprise budgets for cropping decisions. See http://www.uwex.edu/ces/farmteam/budgets/fieldcrop.cfm 

Nov 14. For a little humor... Frost Warning, See http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4UldQTHd-0

Nov 13. Global warming or something else? Spatial scale trends by congressional district using real data. See http://temperaturetrends.org/home.html  

Nov 12. Pest control: What's the right thing to do? See http://www.fdlreporter.com/article/20131110/FON03/311100076/Pest-control-What-s-right-thing-do-?nclick_check= 1    

Nov 11. No-till farming is on the rise. A nice summary of the important changes going on with this trend. See http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/11/09/no-till-farming-is-on-the-rise-thats-actually-a-big-deal/  

Oct 31. Stalk Rot and Lodging Problems in , see http://corn.osu.edu/newsletters/2013/2013-37/stalk-rot-and-lodging-problems-in-corn

Oct 24. Be careful with recent frosts. Prussic acid can be a problem with some forages. See http://fyi.uwex.edu/news/2013/10/18/frost-can-create-prussic-acid-problems-with-forage-sorghum/

Oct 23. Harvest Delays Impact  Performance, http://corn.osu.edu/newsletters/2013/2013-36/harvest-delays-impact-corn-performance.

Oct 22. Bt  varieties are here, http://www.dow.com/news/press-releases/article/?id=6311. Some important management points from Ohio, http://corn.osu.edu/newsletters/2013/2013-36/bt-soybeans

Oct 18. First Confirmation of Cry1F Resistant Fall Armyworm in North Carolina Corn, See http://www.nccrops.com/2013/10/18/first-confirmation-of-cry1f-resistant-fall-armyworm-in-north-carolina-corn/ 

Oct 17. Measuring  harvest losses what those losses mean for yield, see http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/Management/L032.aspx.

Oct 16. Evaluating On-Farm Test Plots, see http://wisccorn.blogspot.com/2013/10/evaluating-on-farm-test-plots.html.  

Oct 15. Soil Fertility Considerations and Fallow Syndrome. See http://blog.lib.umn.edu/efans/cropnews/2013/10/soil-fertility-considerations.html.  

Oct 8. Corn grain drydown-What to expect? See http://corn.osu.edu/newsletters/2013/2013-34/corn-drydown-2013-what-to-expect 

Oct 7. Some tips for avoiding tillage this fall. See http://www.extension.iastate.edu/CropNews/2013/0927al-kaisi.htm  

Oct 1. Why Worry About Hessian Flies in wheat? A Historical Perspective. See http://ow.ly/pnoBb

Sep 27. Fall soil sampling: Another challenging prospect? See http://ipcm.wisc.edu/blog/2013/09/fall-soil-sampling-another-challenging-prospect/ 

Sep 26. Cover Crops and Alternative Summer Forages to Complement  Silage. See http://extension.psu.edu/plants/crops/news/2013/09/cover-crops-and-alternative-summer-forages-to-complement-corn-silage

Sep 25. Yield Mapping: Some Checks and Adjustments to Ensure Quality Yield Data Collection. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/web/cropwatch/archive?articleID=5397584  

Sep 24. An explanation of what heat stress during  grain filling may mean at harvest. See http://igrow.org/agronomy/corn/heat-stress-on-late-grain-filling-in-corn/

Sep 23. We will need to watch for  ear molds this year. See http://igrow.org/agronomy/corn/corn-ear-molds/

Sep 21. A new  silage evaluation program in South Dakota. Watch for their results. See http://igrow.org/agronomy/corn/corn-is-more-than-just-corn-grain/

Sep 20. Restless Tillage Syndrome, see http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ToKavHhu4PE. Thanks Mike Rankin!  

Sep 6.  silage drydown is challenging this season due to late-planting & drought. For drydown progress in WI, see http://www.uwex.edu/ces/ag/silagedrydown/

Sep 5. Another way to price standing  silage. See http://extension.psu.edu/business/farm/management/financial-management/calculators/corn-silage/CornSilage.xls/view

Sep 4. Farmers frequently encounter abnormal  ears in their fields when the crop has experienced stress. See http://ow.ly/oxqKP

Sep 2. The Dirty Dozen No-Till Misconceptions. Experience from the field. See http://ow.ly/orzUb  

Aug 29. There is a lot of uneven  this year. To arrive at a fair price, see the UW Corn Silage Pricing Decision Aid at http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/Season/DSS.aspx

Aug 27. Scheduling the Last Irrigation for  and . See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/web/cropwatch/archive?articleID=5381796

Aug 26. Late-season  Development and Frost Probabilities, see http://ow.ly/ogF7d

Aug 10.  Kernel Development During 2009-2012. See http://wisccorn.blogspot.com/2013/08/B043.html

Aug 9. Will  Mature Before Frost? See http://wisccorn.blogspot.com/2013/07/B042.html

Aug 8. Corn Production in the Northern  Belt: The Tillage X Rotation Interaction. See http://wisccorn.blogspot.com/2013/07/B041.html

Aug 7. Farmers spent a record $352 billion in 2012, a 10% increase from 2011. Per farm expenditures averaged $162,743. See http://ow.ly/nIBcf

Jul 30. The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) has launched "GMO Answers" to answer tough questions about GMOs. See http://gmoanswers.com/

Jul 29. Weather Effects on Expected  and  Yields, see http://www.ers.usda.gov/media/1152952/fds-13g-01.pdf

Jul 26. Pollination is well underway in most  fields. For a good overview of what happens in a corn field, see http://ow.ly/nlvs8.

Jul 16. Record When a Field Tassels to Predict  Silage Harvest Date. See http://wisccorn.blogspot.com/2013/07/B040.html

Jul 15. Weed Management in Prevented Planting Acres, see http://ow.ly/mSkY7. , 

Jul 12. Check  Roots for Presence of Bt resistance in Western Corn Rootworm, see http://ow.ly/mSkvD

Jul 11. The latest on the adoption of genetically engineered crops in the U.S. is at http://ow.ly/mSey6 and http://ow.ly/mSeAk 

Jun 27. UW Agronomy/Soils Field Day Aug. 28th @ Arlington to highlight risk mitigation in today's economic climate. FMI: http://bit.ly/17FtI3U

Jun 26. Potential for Nitrogen Loss Following Heavy Rainfalls-http://tpt.to/a3CBh7Z-from @Taptu

Jun 22. When it rains, it pours! What is happening to my nitrogen? v 2.0. See http://ow.ly/mgMB5 

Jun 21. Flooding Impacts on Corn Growth and Yield, see http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/AA/A056.aspx

Jun 10. Can  Silage Energy Pools be Manipulated Using Brown Midrib Technology? See http://wisccorn.blogspot.com/2013/06/B038.html

Jun 8. How late can I plant ? See http://wisccorn.blogspot.com/2013/06/B039.html

Jun 7. Switch dates for  silage, see http://wisccorn.blogspot.com/2013/05/B037.html

Jun 6. Delayed Planting: Top Three Considerations for Switching  Acres to . See http://www.thesoyreport.blogspot.com/2013/05/delayed-planting-top-three.html

Jun 5. With Heavy Rains, How Likely is N Leaching in ? See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/web/cropwatch/archive?articleID=5181091 and http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=854

Jun 5. I'm watching more rain fall outside my window today. For guidelines on  replant and/or late-plant decisions, see http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/Pubs/UWEX/A3353.pdf

Jun 4. Effects of Flooding or Ponding on Young . See http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/AA/pdfs/A056.pdf and http://igrow.org/agronomy/profit-tips/corn-and-soybean-survival-in-waterlogged-soils/

Jun 3. No statistical response of foliar fungicides on  yield in Iowa in 2012. See http://www.extension.iastate.edu/CropNews/2013/0528robertsonshriver.htm

May 30. USDA Investigating Detection of Genetically Engineered Glyphosate-Resistant Wheat, see http://ow.ly/lwgHz and http://ow.ly/lwgK4

May 29. For A Terrifying, Fascinating Timelapse of 30 Years of Human Impact on Earth, see http://ow.ly/lwe6x

May 20. Analog Years for Weather Forecasting and Correlating  Planting Dates with Yield in Iowa, see http://ow.ly/lcezE

May 17. Starter and Sulfur Fertilizer use for :Spring 2013, see http://ow.ly/kXZAa 

May 16. Delayed Planting Effects on Corn Yield: A "Historical" Perspective, see http://corn.osu.edu/newsletters/2013/2013-11-1/#8 

May 15. Hitting the Bull's Eye When Switching  Hybrid Maturity, see http://wisccorn.blogspot.com/2013/05/B036.html 

May 15.  Maturity Ratings and Delayed Planting, see http://ipm.missouri.edu/IPCM/2013/5/Corn-Maturity-Ratings-and-Delayed-Planting/ #Plant 13

May 14. Wet Conditions and Change in Soil Profile Nitrate, see http://www.extension.iastate.edu/CropNews/2013/0503sawyer.htm.  

May 14. Anti Modern Agricultural Biotechnology Activist Organizations Set May 25 for Worldwide Protests against... details at http://ow.ly/l0wQG

May 13. Supreme Court Ruling Supports 21st Century Technologies, Ensures That Patent Law Will Protect Ag Products, see http://ow.ly/kZuLG 

May 13. Apply Nitrogen or Plant ? See http://www.extension.iastate.edu/CropNews/2013/0813sawyer.htm

May 10. The Purdue  &  Pocketguide on your iPAD! Available in the iTunes App Store for only $12.99.

May 9. GM crops: global economic & environmental impacts.The economic benefits farmers realize are clear and amount to...See http://ow.ly/kOgek

May 8. Nitrogen Applications for 2013 . Wet Conditions and Change in Soil Profile Nitrate Since Last Fall http://ow.ly/kOfM3 

May 7. Don't Underestimate the Value of Starter Fertilizer for  Planted Late. See http://ow.ly/kMy2l 

May 6. GM CROPS: PROMISE AND REALITY. Nature explores the hopes, the fears, the reality and the future. See http://ow.ly/kHaEK 

May 4. Voice of Young Science (VoYS) is calling on supermarkets to put evidence at the heart of their policies. See http://ow.ly/kEJA4 

May 3. Evaluation of Ascend ®: Hormones that stimulate  growth, see http://ow.ly/kF4a4. For details, see http://ow.ly/kF49l

May 3. Planting Date Effects on  Silage Yield and Quality, see http://wisccorn.blogspot.com/2013/05/034.html

May 2. We started planting  Friday. Three locations : Hancock, Arlington & Janesville. Worried about imbibitional chilling with storm.

May 1. Optimum  Planting Dates Are Later 'Up North' see http://wisccorn.blogspot.com/2013/05/033.html 

Apr 30. Kansas-Implications of delayed  planting, see http://www.agronomy.ksu.edu/doc4288.ashx 

Apr 29. The "Double-Whammy" of Delayed  Planting, see http://wisccorn.blogspot.com/2013/04/B032.html 

Apr 29. U of I Planting Delays and  Prospects, see http://bulletin.ipm.illinois.edu/?p=327 

Apr 29. Drove Madison to Des Moines on Hwys 20 and 30 over weekend. Some NH3 applied. Saw no  fields planted except around Waterloo. 

Apr 23. Corn Planting FAQs from Iowa. See http://www.extension.iastate.edu/CropNews/2013/0419elmore.htm  

Apr 22. The Best Corn Planting Dates Are Yet To Come. See http://wisccorn.blogspot.com/2013/04/B031.html  

Mar 25. Planter adjustments for dry soil, see http://ow.ly/jnZNg   

Mar 22. Acreage intentions release is 28March. For info on the relationship between crop return & acreage decisions see http://ow.ly/jjXRx 

Mar 11. Some think it's time to rethink America's  system, http://ow.ly/iJP0A. Others advocate corn's successes, http://ow.ly/iJPBp.

Mar 11. A cool American Migration map from Forbes magazine. See http://www.forbes.com/special-report/2011/migration.html

Feb 21. Value of  Production Expected to Reach All-Time High in 2013. See http://ow.ly/hU4aL

Feb 20. For the latest information on biofuels, the renewable energy industry and its relationship to agriculture, see http://ow.ly/hSQeS 

Feb 12. Commercialized transgenic traits, maize productivity and yield risk. Nature Biotechnology 31:111-114. See http://ow.ly/hDHMz 

Feb 11. The Potential Impact of Tax Reform on Farm Businesses and Rural Households. See http://ow.ly/hAWrZ   

Feb 8. UW's annual "Gold Book" report on cultural practices and management systems for  is now available. See http://ow.ly/hwMoh

Feb 7. In spite of the 2012 drought, a new all-time state record  yield was produced in Portage County, Wisconsin. See http://ow.ly/hwINp

Feb 6. When strong winds carry away soil, microbes in the soil can act like hitchhikers and go along for the ride. See http://ow.ly/hujTy 

Feb 5. MN study evaluates soil factors for predicting sulfur needs in starter fertilizers. See http://ow.ly/hqJ5J 

Feb 4. The current thinking of ag lenders regarding farmland leases. See http://ow.ly/hktSI   

Feb 1. What's on your seed? A list of seed treatment technologies for ,  and . See http://ow.ly/hdTgl

Jan 31. New crop insurance rules for using #cover #crops for #forage. See http://ow.ly/haRhH

Jan 30. Ethanol from  is the most significant biofuel in the US, accounting for 98% of all biofuel production in 2011. See http://ow.ly/haQ2A

Jan 29. Where do you start about crop insurance? What should you buy? For Paul Mitchell's 2013 update for Wisconsin, see http://ow.ly/haKKe 

Jan 28. There were 3,527 monthly extreme #weather records broken in 2012 for heat, rain, and snow in the US. See http://ow.ly/haKcS

Jan 28. For a good summary of the effects of the 2012 drought on  and  in Iowa. See http://ow.ly/hbxz4


12 Dec   For a simple one-page crop budgeting tool for ,  and other crops, see http://ow.ly/g3q2j.

11 Dec   UW/WSA  conferences begin today. Locations are Holmen, Ripon and Janesville. Its not too late to sign-up. See http://soybean.uwex.edu/documents/2012AreaSoybeanConferenceFINAL10.23.12.pdf.

29 Nov The 2013 Crop Budget Cost of Production Calculator helps producers make their cropping decisions next year. See http://ow.ly/fEzRA 

28 Nov "Buy the Traits You Need"-The honor roll of top-performing  hybrids tested in 2012. See http://ow.ly/fCrV7 or http://ow.ly/fCrYG.

27 Nov Highlights for Wisconsin  Production during 2012. See http://wisccorn.blogspot.com/2012/11/B028.html

26 Nov University of Wisconsin Crop Variety Trial Results Are Available to Farmers at http://wisccorn.blogspot.com/2012/11/B027.html.    #Forages #Oat

20 Nov Selecting  hybrids can often mean the difference between a profit or a loss. For the latest Wisconsin results see http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/Season/.

16 Nov Nitrogen Management on U.S.  Acres, 2001-10 http://www.ers.usda.gov/media/947769/eb20.pdf

15 No 2012v Soil Secrets: Half an hour worth watching! http://www.abc.net.au/landline/content/2012/s3630158.htm 

26 Oct See the price trends of major fertilizers at http://ow.ly/eE5Ge

25 Oct What is Shredlage? It can increase milk production 2.6 percent when compared to chopped silage. See http://ow.ly/eE5wP  

24 Oct Tires, Traction, and Compaction videos of unique soil pits constructed to illustrate equipment traffic effects. http://ow.ly/eE4MA 

23 Oct Corn rootworm beetle survey: Non-Bt, continuous  in southern WI may have increased risk of CRW damage in 2013. See http://ow.ly/ew0bL

22 Oct Foliar Fungicides May Not Be the Answer for Hail-Damaged . See http://ow.ly/erIwm. For original pub, see http://ow.ly/erIwR.

20 Oct Pretty cool! Tomah high school students help get out the vote http://ow.ly/evZr2. To see the 4 hour build, click http://ow.ly/evZBQ. View media

19 Oct Every tillage pass decreases soil water 0.25 inches. So less tillage can mean more water for the 2013  crop. See http://ow.ly/eC8xO.

18 Oct For the latest in crop pest management ideas you need to attend the UWEX PMU meetings. To find a location near you see http://ow.ly/erNJx.

17 Oct Kernel red streak in  results from "salivary phytotoxins" secreted by mites feeding on the pericarp of kernels.See http://ow.ly/eqPrm

16 Oct Fungicides May Not Increase  Yields Unless Disease Develops. See http://ow.ly/erIiz. For original pub, see http://ow.ly/erIk0.

15 Oct Nitrogen management decisions this fall rank high in producers' priorities because it affects profitability. See http://ow.ly/eqO0X 

13 Oct Evaluating last year's 'experiments' and using the lessons learned will help with next year's crop. See http://ow.ly/eqIjj 

12 Oct Is it legal to use a cover crop as a forage crop? Maybe Not. See http://ow.ly/egMgI

10 Oct How Much Should You Charge for Cornstalk Grazing? Cattle feed is scarce in drought affected  areas.See http://ow.ly/egM66

9 Oct To Rotate, or Not to Rotate-What Are You Going to Do in 2013?    See http://ow.ly/eh8ef

8 Oct Drought 2012: Quality losses due to moldy  are insurable losses for those with #crop #insurance. See http://ow.ly/eiVpI

6 Oct Fall Soil Testing: Guessing at your lime and fertilizer needs doesn't cut it. Fall is a great time to do soil testing! http://extension.psu.edu/field-crop-news/news/2012/10/fall-soil-testing

15 Sep In defense of . A fun article on the sweet stuff mixed in with facts about the field stuff. See http://www.culinate.com/articles/features/in_defense_of_corn

31 Aug Drought Extends, Crops Wither. See http://nyti.ms/TZjKzO. Hint: Drag your mouse over the graphs.   

27 Aug Transgenic drought tolerant corn is on the horizon. See http://ow.ly/deFcA  

25 Aug A thoughtful and informative article on the food versus fuel debate.   See http://ow.ly/dcHc9

24 Aug Government Mandate or No, Ethanol Is Here to Stay http://ow.ly/1OsEkX 

24 Aug 2,4-D resistant waterhemp: the sixth mechanism-of-action herbicide group to which waterhemp has developed resistance. http://ow.ly/dcBZV

23 Aug Final corn rootworm beetle survey results for Wisconsin. See http://ow.ly/dbAJ1

22 Aug An interactive map of USGS Daily Streamflow Conditions with access to real-time data is available at http://ow.ly/d8cji

21 Aug Mississippi river closed due to low water levels, stranding 40 northbound vessels and 57 southbound vessels. See http://ow.ly/d8cbZ

4 Aug Drought's Footprint. Counties under moderate to extreme drought during June since 1896. http://nyti.ms/LwehKV

19 Jul What Worked, What Didn't Work During the Drought of 1988? See http://wisccorn.blogspot.com/2012/07/what-worked-what-didnt-work-during.html?spref=tw 

13 Jul 2012  Pollination: How to determine success under stress (video). See http://wisccorn.blogspot.com/2012/07/corn-pollination-how-to-determine.html?spref=tw

13 Jul We all need a little  humor today. See http://youtu.be/OYyV3axVNlI. Passed along by UW corn breeder, Shawn Kaeppler. View media

11 Jul Pricing Drought Stressed  Silage. See http://wisccorn.blogspot.com/2012/07/pricing-drought-stressed-corn.html?spref=tw

10 Jul Corn Agronomy: Options for Double-Cropping Barren Corn http://wisccorn.blogspot.com/2012/07/cropping-options-for-double-cropping.html?spref=tw

10 Jul Harvesting barren and poorly pollinated , see http://ow.ly/c8i9g. Nitrate toxicity issues in barren corn, see http://ow.ly/c8id7.

8 Jul A good summary of another major drought that many  farmers can remember. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1988_North_American_drought.

7 Jul 2012  Management Decisions During  Depend Upon Pollination Success. See http://wisccorn.blogspot.com/2012/07/corn-management-decisions-during.html

6 Jul What Happens Within the  Plant When  Occurs? See http://wisccorn.blogspot.com/2012/07/what-happens-within-corn-plant-when.html.

6 Jul "A Tale of Two Extremes" for  production in Wisconsin. North is normal to wet, South is dry. See http://wisccorn.blogspot.com/

23 May Lots of "floppy" or "rootless" corn showing up in SW WI, IA and IL. For some management information see http://ow.ly/b6rDS.  

22 May For advice on replanting corn, see http://ow.ly/b3zDh and http://ow.ly/b3zF4. For a short video, see http://ow.ly/b3zJY   View summary

21 May If you are still planting corn, we need to switch to a shorter-season relative maturity this week. See http://ow.ly/b3zjc  

8 May For the latest on U.S. fertilizer prices and use, see http://www.ers.usda.gov/Data/FertilizerUse/.   

3 May Is land rolling really needed? Not really! Especially when it comes to spring rainfall events. See http://ow.ly/aFU3Z  

3 Apr Wind Map of the U.S. Will Blow You Away. See http://mashable.com/2012/03/28/wind-map/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Mashable+%28Mashable%29 and http://hint.fm/wind/ View photo

2 Apr Patience When Thinking about Planting  this Year. See http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/Season/Default.aspx or http://wisccorn.blogspot.com/2012/04/patience-when-thinking-about-planting.html

26 Mar An online IRM refuge calculator illustrates the appropriate refuge and possible planting configurations for . See http://www.irmcalculator.com

24 Mar The popular agronomy handbook from the U of I is now available online. See http://extension.cropsci.illinois.edu/handbook

12 Mar For the economic impacts of agriculture in Wisconsin counties, see http://www.uwex.edu/ces/ag/wisag/documents/EconomicImpactsPaper_3-24-11-5final.pdf

27 Feb Precision ag swath control and auto-steer systems can lead to savings of $8.91/A in  planting and tillage costs. http://www.extension.iastate.edu/CropNews/2012/0224darr.htm

24 Feb In 2012,  will cost between $550 and $650 per acre to produce. See WI estimate at http://www.uwex.edu/ces/farmteam/budgets/fieldcrop.cfm and USDA at http://www.ers.usda.gov/data/costsandreturns/testpick.htm

23 Feb Great mobile web tools from University of Wisconsin Extension-http://ipcm.wisc.edu/blog/2012/02/mobile-web-tools-for-extension-outreach/

22 Feb 2011 Facts and Figures in the New World of . Last year the US average price was $6.20 per bushel. See http://www.ncga.com/news-stories/399-2011-facts-and-figures-in-new-world-of-corn

14 Feb Save the date! Mark August 29 on your calendars for the 2012 UW Agronomy/Soils Field Day at Arlington, WI.   #alfalfa #soil

6 Feb The beauty of pollination. http://ow.ly/8U3v2 View media


27 Dec The WI Corn & Soybean Conferences provide interaction with university and industry experts and fellow farmers. See http://ow.ly/85FD9

22 Dec The 2012 Minnesota Varietal Trials Results can be found at http://ow.ly/87KzK.. An excellent publication for farmers in the northern US.

20 Dec For the latest production information in forages, corn, soybean and small grains plan to attend the 2012 Wisconsin Agronomy Update...

16 Dec Tillage systems used for corn in the U.S. between 1996-2005. See p. 13 in the report at http://www.ers.usda.gov/Publications/EIB80/EIB80.pdf

13 Dec USDA's Report on Using #Biochar to Enhance #Soil Fertility. See http://ow.ly/7X05z

12 Dec Testing #Organic  Hybrids in Wisconsin. See http://wiscorn.blogspot.com/.

8 Dec Weather summary for the Arlington and Marshfield Agricultural Experiment Stations. See http://wiscorn.blogspot.com/

5 Dec Location summary of the 2011 Wisconsin corn performance trials. See http://wiscorn.blogspot.com/.

1 Dec New features in the report on Wisconsin  Hybrid Performance Trials. See http://wiscorn.blogspot.com/

30 Nov A complete listing of University of Wisconsin crop variety and hybrid trial results can be found at http://wiscorn.blogspot.com/.

22 Nov The Wisconsin  Hybrid Performance Trials are now available. See http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/HT/.

3 Oct Seed Germination-Time Lapse Video. An excellent short video outlines the germination of seeds and root formation. hhttp://j.mp/n05G9y

15 Sep Corn Agronomy: Handling immature  after an early frost. See http://j.mp/nJleIo and http://j.mp/ngq8y1.

2 Sep Scientists discover how insects resist Bt pesticides. See http://j.mp/p7KvgY and http://j.mp/nkjmYl

30 Aug Yield Estimates and their Predictive Value: The Art and Science of Estimating Yield. See http://j.mp/3LKxSk

30 Aug Where to go to find Agricultural Chemical Use Statistics. See http://j.mp/bAZC2S and http://j.mp/pSFPHC.

29 Aug So just how good are the USDA yield estimates? See Crop Production Historical Track Record at http://j.mp/mT0fZC

29 Aug Interesting article entitled "On the Doorstep of the Information Age: The Recent Adoption of Precision Agriculture." http://j.mp/nBVTZm

5 Aug Wisconsin winter wheat variety trial results (draft) now posted at http://j.mp/oMjArn.

5 Aug First In-Field Resistance to Bt  Targeting Rootworms Documented in Iowa. See http://j.mp/q6C95Z.

29 Jul High Temperatures Could Hurt  Yields. A summary by Chad Lee, University of Kentucky. See http://j.mp/pPd4tc.

22 Jul Future Season Management Decisions Depend Upon  Pollination Success. See http://j.mp/oGAPDx

12 Jul Grain yield response of flattened (Lodged)  due to a wind storm in southern #Wisconsin. http://j.mp/rfooFH

11 Jul Even with High  Prices, Production Efficiency is Key to Profitability. See http://j.mp/pgdXCi

8 Jul Plant Management Network launches new "Focus on " webcast resource for growers and consultants. See http://bit.ly/nEHHfp

23 Jun RT @PurdueAg: #Fungicides may not increase  yields unless disease develops: http://bit.ly/k1yiy1

26 May Bob Nielsen compiled a list of articles that address late planting concerns for corn and soybean. See http://bit.ly/iymZ6j  .

23 May Planted corn is emerging nicely in SW Wisconsin. For those considering replanting see http://bit.ly/kqL2SK.  

20 May Corn 'atlas' shows gene expression information. Way to go UW and MSU researchers! See http://bit.ly/jc05Zq and http://bit.ly/iO1o4Z

13 May Much of northeast WI is still not planted. Looks like we will need to switch hybrid RM. See http://bit.ly/jAFXJq

8 Apr For "Gold Book" results of studies on corn from individual years, please see http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/Research/.

8 Apr A report of our 2010 research entitled, STUDIES ON CULTURAL PRACTICES AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS FOR CORN, can be found at http://bit.ly/faPu9T.

8 Apr Check out Iowa State's great new publication on corn growth and development at http://bit.ly/hFkp7B. Way to go Roger and Lori et al.!

9 Mar Sanborn Field: Equilibrium level of soil organic carbon for cropping systems takes about 30 to 40 yr to develop. See http://bit.ly/fj6M47

9 Mar Crop rotation, not soil nutrient additions, may be the major factor in soil organic carbon loss. See http://bit.ly/dTAl9k.

4 Feb For the latest results on specialized soil amendments, growth stimulants and soil fertility management programs see http://bit.ly/dQc2jJ.

3 Feb Corn Profits through Efficient Production Systems-2010 results. See http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/PEPS/2010.pdf

19 Jan Do Bt Corn Hybrids Require More Fertilizer? Not according to Nebraska. See http://cropwatch.unl.edu/web/cropwatch/archive?articleID=4424846.

19 Jan Create your own soil map for your farm using USDA-NRCS data. To see how go to http://bit.ly/gWGp4w or go directly to http://bit.ly/qjI5z.

19 Jan 2011 Status of Wisconsin Ag report now available. http://www.aae.wisc.edu/pubs/status/docs/status2011.pdf

19 Jan Science Mag News ‏@ScienceNOW The World's Smallest Farmers http://bit.ly/dOSoj2

17 Jan Effects of Natural Hail Damage on Ear Rots, Mycotoxins, and Grain Quality Characteristics of Corn. See http://bit.ly/gedAJY

17 Jan Ethanol by-product (DDGs) are great for livestock. See http://wp.me/pP8f3-cY.
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12 Jan A great resource for selecting crop varieties. It has both performance data AND descriptions. See http://www.maes.umn.edu/11varietaltrials/

12 Jan A new resource delivers crop data for assessing extreme events such as flooding and hail storms. See http://nassgeodata.gmu.edu/CropScape.

11 Jan Monsanto, Pioneer and Dupont are either releasing or close to drought resistant corn. See http://bit.ly/ikr1tm and http://bit.ly/axw0CJ

11 Jan Looks like Europe may be more interested in GMOs. The role of transgenic crops in sustainable development. See http://bit.ly/gI5stv.

10 Jan Become a soybean yield challenge winner. Watch results in Illinois. See http://www.soyyieldchallenge.com/ and http://bit.ly/ePzye8

2 Jan Get the latest ideas and research for reducing greenhouse gases in agriculture at the USDA-ERS Briefing Room. See http://bit.ly/gYsRtb

1 Jan No-till and crop rotation can limit greenhouse gas emissions from farm fields. See http://bit.ly/hS1TRd


6 Dec Planning for 2011. Check out these nifty crop budget worksheets by Ken Barnett at http://bit.ly/eUR01N.

29 Nov Corn hybrid performance trial results at http://bit.ly/dKZuiv. Other university performance tests can be found at http://www.ucta.org/.

13 Oct Kip Cullers Beats His Soybean Yield Record-Again-at 160.6 bushels per acre. http://bit.ly/9reUvf

1 Oct Pressured to Place that Corn Seed Order? Remember the Basics. See http://bit.ly/9LkbBQ

28 Sep From Rothamsted, England: Visit the website "Journey to the Centre of the Earth: the first 23 cm." See http://bit.ly/acNqgO

22 Sep USDA report shows improving corn-ethanol energy efficiency. See http://bit.ly/bYiYYS.

15 Sep "CASTagScience: RT @Hunger_Fighters Great book for kids about the life of Dr. Norman Borlaug, by Andy Andrews. http://fb.me/FQNhQkVl

15 Sep Read about how plant breeders contribute to rurual development in the U.S.(http://bit.ly/9SSrYm and England (http://bit.ly/boi2nA

14 Sep Increasing corn production costs are cutting into profits. See http://bit.ly/brrRnD.

30 Aug Estimating Corn Grain Yield Prior to Harvest. See http://bit.ly/cuAjf7 Also see http://bit.ly/9fMKSk

23 Aug So, the custom corn silage chopper is at your door, but you think it might be a little too wet... What do you do? See http://bit.ly/cmB1nC

18 Aug Silage harvest will soon be in full swing (likely next week). Some advice for timing the decision to start at http://bit.ly/doqagt.

16 Aug Marshfield ARS has record growing season precipitation (98-yrs April 1-August 15). Arlington also above normal precip http://bit.ly/detKgU.

14 Aug Flooding impacts on Corn Growth and Yield http://t.co/snRdMSb via @WisconsinCorn

13 Aug Production Efficiency is featured in the 2010 PEPS Program http://t.co/7cNMezO via @WisconsinCorn

13 Aug Agriculture's Role in Greenhouse Gas Emissions & Capture A report from ASA-CSSA-SSSA PDF

12 Aug Monsanto Cuts Price Premiums on Newest Seeds More Than Analysts Estimated A report from Bloomberg

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