Evaluate fields for disease pressure (Northwest Iowa)

This week, I found Northern corn leaf blight lesions on the lower leaves of corn plants in Merrill, Iowa.

This week, I found Northern corn leaf blight lesions on the lower leaves of corn plants in Merrill, Iowa.

I’ve been out scouting fields this week and have come across Northern corn leaf blight lesions and disease pressure. I’ll discuss scouting and disease monitoring tips in today’s report.

Josh Croatt

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

 

June is a critical time for soybean herbicide applications (Northwest Iowa)

The days are getting longer as we move through June and now is an important time for growers to be planning postemergence herbicide applications. I’ll discuss more in today’s report.

Josh Croatt

Agronomic recommendations referenced in this post include:
DuPont™ Enlite® herbicide
DuPont™ Cinch® herbicide
DuPont™ Assure® II herbicide
Abundit® Extra herbicide (glyphosate)

Postemergence corn herbicide applications (Northwest Iowa)

We’ve had a great start to the 2015 growing season and many growers in my area are looking to continue this success with postemergence corn herbicide applications. I’ll provide agronomic recommendations and discuss herbicide options in today’s report.

Josh Croatt

Agronomic recommendations referenced in this post include:
DuPont™ Realm® Q herbicide
Abundit® Extra herbicide (glyphosate)