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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
$4.00 corn is something farmers love to say. Currently the new crop corn market (at the time this article was written) is well over $4.00/bushel. The corn market hasn’t been this high since the fall of 2013, that’s eight years! With the outlook of strong grain prices, let’s look at one way to potentially increase your yields and profits for 2021.Read
Many producers across the Midwest are either purchasing or have purchased their seed come January, and choosing a soybean variety is something on many producers minds. The four soybean traits available from Hoegemeyer in 2021 are: Enlist E3, Roundup Ready 2 Xtend, LibertyLink, and Roundup Ready soybeans.Read
Corn rootworm is one of the pests that can cause significant yield loss for producers across the Hoegemeyer footprint. Read about the conditions that cause large rootworm populations and management recommendations for next season.Read
It’s the time of the year when the new seed guides are being distributed. The Hoegemeyer Seed Guide has ratings that give better insight into how products perform against a variety of issues (1-9 scale with 9 being best and 1 being poor).Read
Corn silage harvest will soon be in full swing in the Western Corn Belt. Livestock producers should be aware of the potential for excess levels of nitrates due to the prolonged moisture stress, high temperatures and low humidity during this year’s growing season to date.Read
I get the question every year “Should I spray fungicide on my corn?” This is a very good question and my answer is “It Depends” and it really does depend on many factors which differ every year.Read