Agronomy Talk

8

Apr

2016

Agronomy Update

Prepping Your Planter: Settings per Seed Size

Author: Denny Cobb

Have you received unusual or uncommon seed sizes this year? If so, I have included some initial planter setting suggestions based on various planters, seed sizes and weights.  

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10

Aug

2015

Agronomy Update

Corn Tip Loss, NCLB Persists, and Japanese Beetle Damage

Author: Denny Cobb

This week, central Indiana sales intern Christy Kettler provides an update on crop condition and insect pressure she has been seeing while scouting area fields.  

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20

Jul

2015

Agronomy Update

Soybean Tissue Sampling and Corn Disease Watch

Author: Denny Cobb

With the next round of treatments for soybeans happening soon, tissue samples are critical to ensure the plant is getting what it needs and confirming that we are applying nutrients that will benefit the crop. This week, sales intern Christy Kettler takes us through some best practices when it comes to tissue testing and some updates on the corn diseases she has been seeing throughout central Indiana.

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13

Jul

2015

Agronomy Update

Disease Threatens Corn in Indiana, Brace Roots Face Trouble

Author: Denny Cobb

Following a month of rain, cloudy days, and moderate temperatures, disease continues to be a threat this growing season. With spores set up for perfect growing conditions, pressures from northern corn leaf blight (NCLB) and gray leaf spot (GLS) are leaving farmers with cause for concern. 

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7

Jul

2015

Agronomy Update

Diseases Making an Appearance in Indiana

Author: Denny Cobb

After a very wet start to the growing season, diseases are beginning to show in corn fields throughout the state. Check out Christy's notes below on what you can expect to find in the coming weeks.

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1

Jul

2015

Agronomy Update

European Corn Borer Feeding Begins

Author: Denny Cobb

The long awaited European Corn Borers have started hatching and feeding on corn plants. See Christy's scouting notes below for more information on what we are seeing with the Corn Borers throughout central Indiana and what to expect in the coming weeks.

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20

Apr

2015

N. Indiana & Michigan - Denny Cobb, CPAg

Product Placement Is Key Yield Influencing Factor

Author: Denny Cobb

Product placement is a key yield influencing factor, just behind nitrogen management and weather factors. Knowing your hybrid’s capabilities and cautions is essential to the overall performance potential. Many times a “caution” can be agronomically managed.

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