JTNDaWZyYW1lJTIwc3JjJTNEJTI3aHR0cHMlM0ElMkYlMkZwb2RvbWF0aWMuY29tJTJGZW1iZWQlMkZodG1sNSUyRmVwaXNvZGUlMkY4NTcwODI4JTNGYXV0b3BsYXklM0R0cnVlJTI3JTIwaGVpZ2h0JTNEJTI3MjA4JTI3JTIwd2lkdGglM0QlMjc3MjglMjdmcmFtZWJvcmRlciUzRCUyNzAlMjclMjBtYXJnaW5oZWlnaHQlM0QlMjcwJTI3JTIwbWFyZ2lud2lkdGglM0QlMjcwJTI3JTIwc2Nyb2xsaW5nJTNEJTI3bm8lMjclMjBhbGxvd2Z1bGxzY3JlZW4lM0UlM0MlMkZpZnJhbWUlM0U= In this week’s Boots In The Field Report, Ken relays the numbers coming in from farmers who have started harvest. He also describes some of the different bugs that will be hitting the combine windshield and which ones we need to pay attention to. He touches on what these recent rains mean for cover [...]
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This week’s Boots in The Field Report is done by Isaac Ferrie. He starts the podcast giving an update on the bean growth stages and what to be scouting. He also mentions to be on the lookout for SDS and White Mold spots in the field, to avoid surprises later in the season. Isaac also [...]
Spider Mite Update: Ken has officially seen Spider Mites in fields around Tazewell, Mclean, and Springfield areas. The dry and hot temperatures have led to a decrease in the Spider Mite’s natural predators and fungi. Ken covers how to scout, and gives an approach to treat the Spider Mites. Ken also [...]
In this week’s Boots In The Field Report, Ken talks about how the plots are coming along, insect watch for Cutworm and Army worm, replanting and growth delay, and finally watching out for the carbon penalty.
Cutworm scouting should be taking place especially in fields that are no till or contained cover crops this spring. Ken walks through what to look for when scouting and what fields may be the most susceptible.
Nutrient deficiencies to be looking for in your corn: Nitrogen Deficiency is seen where inadequate nitrogen is used or the nitrogen is lost by leaching or denitrification. Evaluating nitrogen deficiency late in the season, it is important to note if the plant is still suffering from the deficiency. If the [...]
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.