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Issues as Harvest Approaches
September 18, 2017
It is looking like at least some harvest surprises may be positive after an up-and-down 2017 season in Illinois.
Herbicide Rotation Ineffective Against Resistance in Waterhemp
September 07, 2017
Farmers have been battling herbicide-resistant weeds for generations.
Stress During Grain Fill: A Harbinger of Stalk Health Problems
August 25, 2017
Serious crop stress during the grain filling period of corn increases the risk of stalk rots and stalk lodging (breakage) prior to grain harvest.
Danvers Farmers Elevator to Merge Agronomy Business With United Prairie
August 09, 2017
Danvers Farmers Elevator will Merge their Agronomy division with United Prairie effective September 1, 2017.
Insect Briefs - U of I Extension
July 03, 2017
Japanese beetles are back. Reports statewide indicate Japanese beetles are here (and in some locations, in very high numbers.) With corn starting to tassel and getting close to tassel, it’s important ...
New Way to Detect Palmer Amaranth in Contaminated Seedlots
June 12, 2017
Last summer, farmers in the Midwest got an unwelcome surprise after planting native seed on Conservation Reserve Program acres.
Dealing with Cool and Wet Conditions
April 28, 2017
April has been a little warmer and drier than average so far this year, which has allowed a good start to corn planting and some progress in soybean planting.
Options for Resistant Weeds
March 20, 2017
As Tim noted in his article, the Xtend® soybean system has been the big topic going into the 2017 production season.
Evaluating Nitrogen Under Unique Conditions
March 20, 2017
Nitrogen management has been a major focus of our research program over the past few seasons. This spring has given us an opportunity to gather data during some very unusual weather conditions.
As Harvest Winds Down, We Gear Up
December 06, 2016
As harvest winds down in our area, most of you have reported good yields for both corn and beans. I know that some corn hybrids did go down in the high winds we had.