University of Missouri entomologists monitoring night flights of black cutworm moths predict that heavy damage to corn seedlings could start there around May 9, much earlier than usual. They say farmers should be scouting fields now so insecticides can be
Controlling weeds in corn fields before they reach four inches tall can help growers eliminate "invisible yield loss," according to University of Wisconsin Extension weed scientist Chris Boerboom. He says when control measures are put off until weeds are l
It may be only a matter of time before counties in central and eastern Illinois suffer corn yield losses comparable to those experienced in 2005 in northeastern and western Illinois, according to a University of Illinois Extension study.
With corn demand expected to rise, in part because of increased ethanol production, more farmers could consider growing corn after corn -- a practice commonly referred to as "continuous" corn. There are risks and benefits for producers who choose to abando
Renessen, a joint venture between Cargill Inc. and Monsanto Company, Monday announced the USDA has deregulated its LY038 trait corn, which will be sold under the name Mavera High Value Corn with Lysine. The move clears the way for Renessen to commercialize