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.

Kyle ManzSummer

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

Maximize yield potential this spring (West Central Iowa)

This field in Harrison County, Iowa was treated with a fall application of DuPont™ Basis® Blend herbicide in October 2013 and is ready for planting as soon as the weather allows.

This field in Harrison County, Iowa was treated with a fall application of DuPont™ Basis® Blend herbicide in October 2013 and is ready for planting as soon as the weather allows.

As planters roll strong this spring, don’t forget about applying preemergence herbicides to help your crop get the best possible start in a weed-free field. In today’s report, I’ll discuss crop protection priorities you should consider this planting season.

Kyle Manz

Agronomic recommendations in this post include:
DuPont™ Enlite® Herbicide
DuPont™ Envive® Herbicide
DuPont™ Prequel® Herbicide
DuPont™ Realm® Q Herbicide

Prevent corn yield loss (West Central Iowa)

On April 22, 2014, farmers in Pottawattamie County, Iowa were getting ready to plant corn. This field was sprayed with DuPont™ Cinch® ATZ Lite last week and is ready to be planted.

On April 22, 2014, farmers in Pottawattamie County, Iowa were getting ready to plant corn. This field was sprayed with DuPont™ Cinch® ATZ Lite last week and is ready to be planted.

Weeds can reduce corn yields sooner than we think. Consider applying your postemergence herbicides early this spring especially if you did not apply a preemergence herbicide. I’ll discuss more in today’s report.

Kyle Manz

Agronomic recommendations referenced in this post include:
DuPont™ Breakfree® NXT Lite Herbicide
DuPont™ Prequel® Herbicide
DuPont™ Realm® Q Herbicide

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Planting season just around the corner for Iowa growers (West Central Iowa)

This grower in Shelby County, Iowa is headed into the fields on April 22, 2014 to apply DuPont™ Enlite® herbicide to help protect his soybean investment this growing season from troublesome and resistant weeds.

This grower in Shelby County, Iowa is headed into the fields on April 22, 2014 to apply DuPont™ Enlite® herbicide to help protect his soybean investment this growing season from troublesome and resistant weeds.

As growers get into the fields and prepare for planting, it is important for them to think about preemergence herbicides for their soybean crops. In today’s report I’ll discuss the best options for weed control in soybeans.

Kyle Manz

Agronomic recommendations referenced in this post include:
DuPont™ Enlite® Herbicide