Evaluate fungicide program early (Northwest Iowa)

Moisture and warm weather have lead to ideal disease conditions, challenging growers throughout northwest Iowa. In today’s report I’ll discuss steps to alleviate disease pressure with fungicide applications.

Josh Croatt

Agronomic recommendations included in this post include:
DuPont™ Aproach® Fungicide
DuPont™ Aproach® Prima Fungicide
DuPont™ Asana® XL Insecticide

Plan postemergence soybean applications (Northwest Iowa)

As I travel around Northwest Iowa, it’s clear that weeds are an issue in soybean fields. In today’s report, I’ll discuss postemergence weed control options and provide agronomic recommendations for protecting soybean acres.

Josh Croatt

Agronomic recommendations referenced in the post include:
DuPont™ Assure® II Herbicide
DuPont™ Abundit® Extra Herbicide (glyphosate)
DuPont™ Harmony® Extra SG Herbicide

Drought conditions over (Northwest Iowa)

This field in Calumet, Iowa, shown here on June 18, 2014, was treated with a tank-mix of DuPont™ BreakFree® NXT, Abundit® Extra (glyphosate) and Realm® Q herbicides on May 24, 2014.

This field in Calumet, Iowa, shown here on June 18, 2014, was treated with a tank-mix of DuPont™ BreakFree® NXT, Abundit® Extra (glyphosate) and Realm® Q herbicides on May 24, 2014.

Much needed rain is covering the area and while it is welcome, too much rain can also cause problems for crops. In today’s report I’ll discuss how to protect your crops from disease due to excess moisture.

Josh Croatt

Agronomic recommendations referenced in this post include:
DuPont™ Aproach® Fungicide