With the majority of soybeans now planted in Ohio and some plants beginning to emerge, growers statewide should evaluate soybean stands to determine if their crops are doing well or if they may need to consider replanting.
SeedWay has completed a major investment in the expansion of its Hall, N.Y., headquarter location. Components of this major investment include: a high capacity computerized seed treater, Seed Packaging and Palletizing Assembly Line, new Loading Docks and expanded warehousing
AgReliant Genetics, LLC announced its collaboration with Weather Trends International, a leader in weather forecasting and trends that provides accurate predictions day-by-day, week-to-week, 11 months ahead for 6.4 million locations around the globe.
Farmers that have not completed corn planting may be considering switching from corn to soybean or keeping corn, but switching to an earlier hybrid. Both of these decisions can be complicated and depend on yield and other information that are imprecise estimates and highly dependent on weather conditions the crops experience throughout the rest of the growing season.
Delayed planting seasons create a lot of frustrations for everyone involved with planting crops. One of the agronomic questions that comes up when planting is seriously delayed is whether farmers should consider switching from their normal full-season maturity hybrids to shorter-maturity hybrids.`
By Kiersten Wise, Purdue Univ., Daren Mueller, Iowa State Univ., Yuba Kandel, Iowa State Univ., Bryan Young, Purdue Univ., Bill Johnson, Purdue Univ., Travis Legleiter, Purdue Univ.
Farmers who were lucky enough to plant soybeans and spray pre-emergence herbicides in between rain events may now be seeing discolored or injured seedlings. Reports of fields with these issues are widespread across Indiana, Iowa, and surrounding areas, and many farmers and crop advisors are questioning if damage is more severe when pre-emergence herbicides are applied to fields that have been planted with seed treated with the new fluopyram fungicide seed treatment ILeVO.
By Jochum Wiersma, University of Minnesota Extension
There have been some surprises this spring with rye showing up in fields when there was no rye planted previously, at least not intentionally. I figured it would be worthwhile to briefly discuss seed purity standards and control options.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is making available for public review and comment a draft environmental assessment (EA) and preliminary plant pest risk assessment (PPRA) following a petition received from the Monsanto Company.
Agrilead, Inc. announced the formation of a strategic alliance with Kalo, Inc. of Overland Park, Kan. Through the alliance, Kalo will assume sales and marketing responsibility for the Agrilead NOVO Seed Care Prescription Management System and Agrilead's portfolio of seed care consumable products.