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August, 2019


Update from the Field: Count on Corn

Posted by Dave Dyson, Agronomist on August 28, 2019

Several times this past week, I have been asked two big questions: “How is the corn crop progressing?” and “What is your best guess at yield for the 2019 corn crop?”  Scouting the corn field at 55 MPH will not tell you much. The [...]

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Update from the Field: CBD A-OK

Posted by Dave Dyson, Agronomist on August 23, 2019

The agriculture industry is abuzz about hemp and the opportunities a new crop can provide to markets and crop rotations. Regardless of whether you think the 2018 Farm Bill went too far in legalizing the propagation and distribution of hemp, or if you think it did not [...]

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Video: Weekly Crop Update August 21, 2019

Posted on August 21, 2019

In this week’s crop update, Agronomist Dave Dyson and Product Specialist Jessica Link discuss management of soybeans heading into the reproductive stages and scouting fields during corn pollination.

Soybean Management

Yield is being determined in the reproductive stages ​It is essential to keep stress [...]

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Update from the Field: Burn, Baby, Burn!

Posted by Dave Dyson, Agronomist on August 16, 2019

This year’s weed situation has been the worst in my recent memory. I have been called out to many fields where Roundup® and Liberty® are not killing giant ragweed, marestail, waterhemp, or lambsquarter. Some problems can be attributed to a boring insect hollowing [...]

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Video: In Field Crop Progress - NW Ohio

Posted on August 15, 2019

We are in Northwest Ohio this week bringing you an update from the field. Senior Account Representative Seth Miller and Agronomist Dave Dyson take a look at a cover crop field with oats and radishes, current crop conditions including corn pollination and bean staging, and working with your representative [...]

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Update from the Field: Fungus Among Us

Posted by Dave Dyson, Agronomist on August 8, 2019

This year’s late planting and extreme weather has growers contemplating what inputs to invest in versus cut. Early in the growing season, we experienced wetter-than-normal conditions, and recently, we have been facing higher-than-normal temperatures and humidity during pollination. These conditions have provided a high potential [...]

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Video: Weekly Crop Update August 7, 2019

Posted on August 7, 2019

In this week’s crop update, Agronomist Dave Dyson and Product Specialist Jessica Link discuss soybean and corn diseases, late season nitrogen application on soybeans, and observations made on starter fertilizer applications.

Disease:

Corn and soybean diseases are a threat to crop production Keep a [...]

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Video: In-Field Crop Progress - Louisiana

Posted on August 1, 2019

We are in Louisiana this week bringing you an update from the field. Agronomist Dr. Joe Pankey and Associate Merchant Claudia Williams discuss current crop conditions, yield estimates, harvest timelines and working with your Account Representative on marketing solutions and risk management tools.

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