In this week's Boots In The Field Report Ken talks aphids, 2nd generation corn borer flights, and wind damage.
Aphid Outbreak: Late Planted Corn and Aphid Concerns High numbers of aphids are being reported, especially in late planted corn fields. Watch this videos as Isaac Ferrie takes us through the management considerations of where to look, when to spray and when it is too late. [...]
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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 [...]
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]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 gives a pollination [...]
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.
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