Islam wins Commercialization Achievement Award
licensing agreement for the rapid and low-cost soil health test he spent over a decade developing and ... the soil test over 15 years ago with the goal of creating something that was affordable, and so ... the soil?’” Islam recalled, when asked about his inspiration for developing the test kit. Fast forward ...
Lep Monitoring Network Update #2 – Black Cutworm & True Armyworm
trap catches should be prepared to scout high risk fields. In addition to BCW and AMW, European corn ... fields. Once the eggs hatch, the caterpillars cause damage to the emerging corn plants. Counties with high ... identified by a dagger-like marking on their wings (Figure 1). Traps were checked between May 8 – 14 for the ...
We are still very early, but if crop stands are a concern…
expected following accumulation of 150 soil GDDs (base of 50°F) from planting, about 5-7 days under normal ... temperatures, adequate soil moisture conditions): For corn, past work has shown that 50% emergence can be ... We are still early, but if you planted in April or the first few days of May, soil conditions have ...
Planning Your Winter Annual Cereal Grain Forage Harvest
found differences in speed of maturity and in tonnage between species at the same maturity. On average ... Feekes 10.5 triticale takes the lead in tonnage with an average of 2.75 tons and a high of 5 tons. While ... tonnage is critical another important part of the risk management decision is how quality declines as the ...
Battle for the Belt: Episode 10
saturated soil for most of the month. This planting date at both Western and Northwest are between VE and ... saturated soil, like most of the state at the beginning of the week; however, the heat and wind assisted in ... drying the soil down enough to be able to plant. Table 1 displays the planting conditions for each ...
Battle for the Belt: Episode 11
herbicide options for corn. Additionally, soybean has a greater risk of injury from preemergence herbicides. ... This risk is increased following wet weather and cool temperatures, conditions that are common early in ... 2 had emergence problems. However, this crop is between VE and VC. At the Northwest Research Station, ...
Spring Weather & Soil Conditions: Update 4
drying trends experienced over the last 30 days. Much of the state is reporting soil moisture between the ... Soil Temperatures and Moisture Cooler weather remained in place this past week with temperatures ... running 2-6°F below average. Overall, daily average soil temperatures are slightly warmer than they were ...
Battle for the Belt: Episode 8
temperatures were at or above 50°F. However, at the Northwest location, soil temperatures were at 48°F the day ... planting. When observing average soil temperatures over the last three weeks, the average is steady between ... calculations. Location Planting date 2-inch soil temperature (between planting-May 1) Air Temperature (between ...
Fungicide and Insecticide at Flowering: Is This Really Warranted?
scab forecasting system (https://www.wheatscab.psu.edu/), the risk for head scab development has been ... forecasting system to determine if the risk for scab is increasing as the crop continues to flower in the ...
And Now….There’s No Rain – Reminders About Residual Herbicides
emerge before herbicide can be moved down into the soil, reducing the degree of control that residual ... emerge at or just below the soil surface, but not larger-seeded weeds that can emerge from ... deeper. Herbicide on the soil surface will usually become active once enough rain occurs, even if it doesn't ...