If you've been finding some strange looking ears of corn this summer, an article by agronomist Bob Nielsen in the September 7 issue of Purdue University's Pest and Crop bulletin might help you figure out what caused the problem.
Corn rootworms are among the most damaging insects that farmers must battle, and drought conditions in parts of the Corn Belt this season, such as Indiana and Ohio, can exacerbate the impact of this pest.
Armyworm moths in "huge" numbers are being captured in Illinois and Iowa, according to a University of Illinois (U of I) report. Moth flights this spring have already resulted in armyworm damage, but the recognition of those May moths as armyworms didn't c
As the dry weather continues across Illinois, anxious thoughts increase regarding the effects of so-called stress on crops. Many agronomists have observed over the years that "some" stress in June can be favorable, in that drying surface soils tend to caus
Wondering how you're going to keep any Agrisure RW hybrids you have planted separate from neighboring hybrids? Iowa State University (ISU) researchers and Extension agronomists have developed some tips to keep Agrisure RW hybrids separate.