Winter wheat planting is heating up (Western Missouri)


This photo was taken on Oct. 20, 2015 in Vernon County, Missouri, showing a wheat field getting off to a great, clean start.

Growers in my area have shifted their focus to getting wheat in the ground. It’s important now more than ever to get your wheat fields off to a good start, beginning with a weed control program. I’ll discuss strategies to start clean and end clean in today’s report.

Kylee Nodine

Agronomic recommendations referenced in this post include:
DuPont™ Harmony® Extra herbicide

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Harvest progress is well underway (South Central Iowa)

Growers in my area are rolling through harvest, and the yield monitors are indicating it’s going to be a good year. As we begin to wrap up the season, it ’s important that growers start to think about 2016, especially their weed control and foliar fungicide program, which have proven to have positive yield results.

Nathan Studer

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

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It’s time to start planning for 2016 (East Central/Southeast Iowa)

As growers are wrapping up the 2015 growing season, it’s important to remember that the 2016 season begins on the back of the combine. This fall is the right time to put together a sound crop protection program for next year when challenges from the 2015 season are top of mind. I’ll talk about strategies to maximize next year’s crop season.

Jeremy Veach

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Controlling summer annual weeds this fall (Central Nebraska)

Harvest is well underway and growers are moving through the fields. In today’s report, I’ll discuss my recommendations for controlling summer annual weeds and applying a fall herbicide to start fields clean next spring.

Matt Boos

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

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Consider changes to 2016 crop protection plan during 2015 harvest (Central Iowa)

Growers in my area are continuing to move through harvest and battle season-long weather challenges. I’ll discuss more and provide recommendations of what to look for this fall when scouting your fields from the combine.

Austin Studer

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