Take a walk with Field Agronomist and Herbicide Specialist, Austin Scott, through a Tennessee corn field and learn more about increased black cutworm pressure.
Categories: Agronomy, Agronomy Talk
Tags: corn, Agronomy, Black Cutworm, insect pressure
The extensive rain we have experienced throughout central Indiana has had significant impact on our crops. Below you will find sales intern Christy Kettler's scouting report for the week of June 8 which touches on what we are seeing in our fields as a result of the wet conditions, as well as the trap findings and what you can expect in the coming weeks.
Categories: Agronomy, N Indiana, Michigan
Tags: Beck's Blog, AgTalk, Agronomy, Agronomy Update, Black Cutworm, agronomist, Beck's Agronomist, indiana agronomy, Indiana corn, Christy Kettler, Denny Cobb Agronomy, European corn borer
According to NASS, there were 4.6 and 5.6 days suitable for field work in Ohio and Indiana, respectively. Several areas in both states received greater than 2” of rain this past weekend and water was ponding in several fields.
We need to be on the lookout for black cutworms cutting plants in the next week or so. Black cutworms do not overwinter in Ohio or Indiana but are blown in on storm fronts in April and May.
Crop Observations to Date
--- Emergence, temperatures, rotary hoeing and planting time
Categories: Agronomy, E Indiana, Ohio
Tags: Beck's, Agronomy Update, Ohio, E. Indiana, Mark Apelt, Crop Observation, Water Ponding, Black Cutworm