Cool, damp conditions continue (East Cental/Southeast Iowa)

Shown on July 10, 2014, this field in Clinton County, Iowa, shows signs of Northern corn leaf blight.

Shown on July 10, 2014, this field in Clinton County, Iowa, shows signs of Northern corn leaf blight.

Wet conditions continue in the area, heightening the risk of foliar diseases. In today’s report I’ll discuss crop protection recommendations and scouting tips.

Jeremy Veach

Agronomic recommendations referenced in this post include:
DuPont™ Aproach® Fungicide
DuPont™ Aproach® Prima Fungicide
DuPont™ Asansa® XL Insect Control

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Corn tasseling in Minnesota (Eastern Minnesota/Western Wisconsin)

As of July 15, 2014, corn is tasseling in Waseca County, Minnesota. This field was treated with DuPont™ Realm® Q and Abundit® Extra (glyphosate) herbicides, and DuPont™ Aproach® Fungicide will be applied shortly.

As of July 15, 2014, corn is tasseling in Waseca County, Minnesota. This field was treated with DuPont™ Realm® Q and Abundit® Extra (glyphosate) herbicides, and DuPont™ Aproach® Fungicide will be applied shortly.

Believe it or not, there are a few fields about to tassel in the area. In today’s report I’ll discuss agronomic recommendations and provide basic scouting tips for when you are walking your corn fields.

Lona Rookaird

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

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Foliar fungicide application timing (North Central/Panhandle Nebraska)

Various stressors this growing season have taken their toll on Nebraska crops. In today’s report I’ll discuss using foliar fungicide applications during the reproductive stages of crops.

John Ortner

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

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Adequate rainfall leads to disease and insect pressure (Northwest Iowa)

Heavy rainfall this spring has lead to increased disease and insect pressure throughout the area. I’ll discuss more and provide agronomic recommendations in today’s report.

Josh Croatt

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

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Crop growth significantly ahead of 2013 growth (Northeast Nebraska)

As of July 14, 33 percent of the corn crop is silking in Nebraska, compared to just 12 percent at this time last year. 55 percent of soybeans in Nebraska are blooming as of last week, compared to 36 percent in 2013. I’ll discuss more in today’s report.

Deb Johnson

Agronomic recommendations in today’s report include:
DuPont™ Aproach® Fungicide

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