Nematode Management in Corn

Nematodes are microscopic, worm-like soil organisms. Certain species can be detrimental to the growth and development of corn as well as other crops. While nematodes have typically been of minor importance, they have received more attention in recent years. In the past, insecticides have provided control of key corn pests. Nematodes are now being viewed…

Cover Crops

Cover crops can offer environmental and economic benefits in sustainable agronomic systems. Understanding more about them and the tools that are available to aid in learning how to maximize their benefits can help the positive attributes be realized.

Spotlight on Cover Crops

Green Stem Syndrome in Soybeans

Soybean harvest is underway in many regions and some farmers are reporting fields with symptoms of green stem syndrome.  Green stem syndrome occurs when soybean pods and seeds mature but the stem remains green.   When producers proceed to harvest according to seed moisture content, the green stems can make for a slow and difficult harvest. …