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One of the biggest changes to the in-crop dicamba herbicide labels involves downwind buffers. In comparison to Enlist™ herbicides, in-crop dicamba herbicides have always required larger buffers, but the new labels increase these and impose new restrictions for endangered species areas.Read
Every planting season brings about different planting conditions. Several producers have made comments about late April (April 26th or later) planted corn coming up faster than corn planted around April 5th. People have asked if this is a difference between varieties? Why did the earlier planted corn take longer to emerge and seem to grow slower?Read
When talking soybeans, all the attention recently seems to fall on the latest weed control technologies like Enlist E3® soybeans. However, even the best-yielding varieties with the newest traits can be compromised when phytophthora is present.Read
Soybean Cyst Nematode (SCN) and Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS) are two yield-robbing pathogens which have spread throughout most states in the U.S. and Canada. While these can be found in fields independent of each other, the indirect effects of feeding from SCN can increase SDS levels as they weaken plants and create wounds favorable to invasion by other pathogens.Read
Each year, it seems like the corn crop in the Midwest gets planted earlier and earlier. A producer has one chance to plant each year and must live with the results for the remainder of the growing season. Here are a few things to consider when choosing to start plantingRead