Soybean yields continue to surprise growers (West Central/South Central Iowa)

Growers continue to be surprised by soybean yields as harvest rolls along across the area. In today’s report I’ll discuss finishing the year strong with a fall herbicide application and planning for 2016.

Kyle Manz

Agronomic recommendations referenced in this post include:
DuPont™ Basis® Blend herbicide

Yield reports from Southwest Iowa (Southwest Iowa)

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This corn field in Pott County, Iowa shown on October 6, 2015, was treated with DuPont™ Aproach® Prima fungicide on July 26, 2015.

Harvest is well underway and while yield results are across the board, growers are very happy with this season. Soybeans are averaging 55-75 bushels/acre while corn is averaging anywhere from 180-260 bushels/acre. I’ll discuss more in today’s report.

Kyle Manz

Agronomic recommendations referenced in this post include:
DuPont™ Basis® Blend herbicide

Moisture continues to make postemergence applications challenging (West Central Iowa)

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As rain continues to come and go in our area, postemergence herbicide applications have been challenging to complete. Due to this rain, corn has been growing at a rapid pace and stalk height now varies from six to 24 inches in height. I’ll discuss more in today’s report.

Kyle Manz

Agronomic recommendations referenced in this post include:
DuPont™ Cinch® herbicide
DuPont™ Assure® II herbicide

Assess soybean hail and weather damage (West Central Iowa)

Soybean postemergence applications are well underway. In today’s report I’ll discuss some important application tips, including assessing hail damage, and provide agronomic recommendations for postemergence applications.

Kyle Manz

Agronomic recommendations referenced in this post include:
DuPont™ Cinch® ATZ Herbicide
DuPont™ Asana® XL Insecticide
DuPont™ Aproach® Fungicide

Crops recovering from hail damage (Western Iowa)

Many corn acres in my area are recovering from heavy hail damage. Moving forward, growers will want to think about weed control, disease management and ear development on these damaged acres. I’ll provide more recommendations in today’s report.

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