The Armyworms are now feeding. Watch the wheat fields and the failed wheat fields that went to corn. Rootworm hatch will start the end of next week, and you should be able find larva the following week. Cutworm are still feeding, don’t forget to scout the later planted fields.
This week was the start of ugly corn week for the earlier planted corn. This happens when the corn reaches V4 and the seed roots hand off to the true crown roots. If anything slows this process, it will show up in height and color. Any wheel tracks or compaction will show up in streaks [...]