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Early frost damage is a concern for growers throughout the Western Corn Belt each Spring with the unpredictability of Midwest weather. With many of our producers finishing up planting, we understand the importance of knowing how the freeze impacts your plants.Read
There are four major pathogenic fungi that can be hazardous to a young soybean causing seed rot, seedling mortality, and root and stem decay. These pathogens are Pythium, Fusarium, Rhizoctonia, and Phytophthora. While most early season soybean diseases do occur in cool and wet soils, some pathogens thrive in warm and dry soil conditions.Read
At the beginning of every growing season, we have hopes and goals in maximizing our yields. In many instances, we only have one chance of planting a field correctly and if we don’t have the planter in tip-top condition we will miss out on achieving our goal.Read
Volunteer corn with herbicide resistance traits can be difficult to control after a strong wind or hail event causes ears to drop on the ground. Some areas can till these fields after fall harvest and irrigate to promote corn germination during the fall.Read
Enlist E3™ soybeans received Chinese export approval early spring 2019, and interest for this soybean technology is high for the 2020 planting season. At Hoegemeyer, we were fortunate to have a good supply of Enlist E3™ soybeans to put on farm.Read
Soil nutrition is very important for us to grow healthy and productive crops. In our November blog, we recommended growers to have your soil sampling done this fall, so now that you have had that done, let us dive into why we need the nutrients that you tested for.Read