Ken covers how the April planted crops are faring, warns to be on the lookout for bean leaf beetle, cutworm, and wireworm, and shares what nitrates moving to the second foot means for the carbon penalty. Perfect Storm Video
In this week’s Boots In The Field Report Ken Ferrie starts with an update on the corn and bean planting progress across central IL. Ken alerts scouts to be on the lookout for seed chilling issues, cutworms, and armyworms. He also warns them to be on the lookout for soil crusting, “Hoe [...]
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In this Boots in the Field Report Ken talks about what to be on the lookout for due to the Central IL weather patterns. He covers: Seed chilling, planting in dry soils, starter burn, cutworm and armyworm feeding, and crusting on your bean fields.
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.