Seedcorn maggot is a seed and seedling pest of corn and soybean. Plant injury is especially prevalent during cool and wet springs. The larvae, or maggots, feed on germinating corn and soybean seeds or seedlings.
Despite the fact that Monsanto is being pursued by Bayer for a mega merger, the company announced it planned to spend $400 million to expand its research and development facility in Chesterfield, Mo., the St. Louis Post
Where there has been standing water or saturated conditions in areas of a field for a couple straight days or more, producers may wonder if this will have any effect on corn, either now or as the season goes along. Peri
Hot and dry cornfield conditions are breeding grounds for dangerous aspergillus ear and kernel mold that produces aflatoxins. This toxin is a carcinogen, can harm livestock and can lead to rejection at the elevator.
Midwestern farmers usually fare well during years that El Niño weather patterns affect the growing season, according to an Iowa State University agronomist. But that can change if El Niño is followed immediately
U.S. soybean and soymeal futures extended gains on Thursday to trade at levels last seen in 2014, as investors continued to fret about the prospect of reduced supply from exporter Argentina after a rain-hit harvest.
U.S. soybean futures rose to their highest in almost two years on Thursday to trade above the $11 mark as investors continued to price in strong export demand for U.S. soy in the face of a rain-reduced harvest in Argent
Chicago corn and wheat futures turned lower on Tuesday as mostly favorable conditions for U.S crops diverted attention away from adverse weather overseas and encouraged markets to consolidate after a four-session rally.
One of the most important decisions producers must make when planting soybeans in Louisiana is planting date. Soybeans have the utility to be planted in early March to late June. This wide variation in planting dates ex
In many cases some weeds germinated before the pre-emergent product was applied after planting. Most pre-emergent products need about ¬Ω to ¬æ inch of moisture to be activated once they are applied. Once this happen
Cooler temperatures and wet fields across the region that have delayed planting for many growers have some farmers questioning whether they should swap out their full-season seeds with hybrid ones that will produce corn
Net Irrigate announced the launch of the CircleScout brand. CircleScout provides a unique design that eliminates the need for skilled installation labor associated with high-voltage pivot irrigation systems.