Fall review of diseases can help plan future management strategies.
If you’re planting a hybrid with no trait that resists European corn borer, first form an ECB management plan.
Rather than relying on glyphosate, 2,4-D, or any other single herbicide, experts recommend a variety of appropriate cultural, mechanical, and biological control tactics for waterhemp.
Scientists for Corteva Agriscience, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, have confirmed corn rootworm resistance to the Cry34Ab1/Cry35Ab1 Bt protein, which means rootworm now resists all four traits.
Wheat’s been flat on its back in recent years. Still, new technology is breathing life into this golden grain.
Seed treatments and variety selection are ways to slice this stealthy yield robber.
In just four seasons of no-till, agronomist Jason Cavadini has seen soil quality improve. Soil aggregates have become more stable, and water infiltration has increased.
Steps corn farmers take this year can deter future corn rootworm infestations.
Planting soybeans into standing cereal rye provides an excellent seedbed, curbs erosion, and maintains yield potential, particularly on heavy soils.
Tweaks to corn planters can set the stage for superior stands.