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Experts describe ways to optimize post emergence herbicides

Experts describe ways to optimize post emergence herbicides

In every two-pass herbicide system, timely and effective post-emergence herbicide application can reduce weed resistance pressure and maximize yield in corn and soybeans.

April 26, 2017 5:00 pm Photos

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Farmers hope for rally, markets look to entice sales

Corn Belt weather and field progress held the market’s attention early this week after a slow start for planting and with forecasts for a week of cool, wet weather.

April 26, 2017 10:17 am(0)

State corn group offers tile water tests for nitrates

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — The wet spring weather may be keeping most Illinois corn farmers out of the fields lately, but it shouldn’t keep them from gathering a water sample while tile lines are running.

April 22, 2017 2:00 pm(0)

New manure calculator app released

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — A new app will help pork producers get the best value from their manure both financially and environmentally.

April 21, 2017 1:00 pm(0)
Two new mechanisms for Palmer amaranth resistance found

Two new mechanisms for Palmer amaranth resistance found

URBANA, Ill. — Palmer amaranth is a nightmare of a weed, causing yield losses up to 80 percent in severely infested soybean fields.

April 21, 2017 9:36 am(0)

Markets watch for persistent weather in Corn Belt

After a muted market reaction last week from USDA’s estimates for greater South American corn and soybean production, forecasts for continued wet weather in the U.S. Midwest and mid-South are being closely watched.

April 19, 2017 8:23 am(0)