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.
Categories: Agronomy, N Indiana, Michigan
Tags: AgTalk, Agronomy Update, Denny Cobb, michigan agronomy, indiana agronomy, Christy Kettler, Japanese beetles, NCLB, corn tip loss
As Indiana corn continues to grow, scouting efforts have become more difficult. With some fields averaging over 8 feet tall, patterns are impossible to see from inside the field, which in turn makes diagnosing a field much more difficult. UAV's have proven to be a useful scouting tool in our research this summer, allowing agronomists to see the field from a broad perspective without getting into an airplane or helicopter.
Categories: N Indiana, Michigan
Tags: Beck's Hybrids, Indiana, Beck's, Denny Cobb, Christy Kettler, Japanese beetles, UAV, drone, UAVs, NCLB
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.
Tags: Beck's Blog, AgTalk, Agronomy, Agronomy Update, Corn Disease, agronomist, Beck's Agronomist, michigan agronomy, indiana agronomy, Denny Cobb Agronomy, European corn borer, Soybean tissue sampling, Japanese beetles