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Fate of Soil Applied Herbicides in No-Till
5/19/2017
Soil-Applied Herbicides: No-Till Considerations Most soil-applied herbicides are stable under longer than desired periods of weather with no adequate moisture and not broken down by UV sunlight. Thos...
Herbicide Considerations for Replanted Corn
5/18/2017
Following recent and excessive precipitation, many Illinois corn producers are now scrambling to replant before the final planting date on June 5. While there are many agronomic considerations associa...
‘Corkscrewed’ Mesocotyl Development Causing Emergence Problems
5/16/2017
Last week I received several reports of abnormal corn emergence. Often the problems were associated with corn seedlings leafing out underground and it’s likely weather and seedbed conditions wer...
Corn Specialist Says Careful Management Needed for Flood-damaged Crops
5/15/2017
Although two weeks of occasionally heavy rain and some unseasonably cold temperatures slowed planting progress and threatened newly emerging plants throughout Indiana, Purdue Extension corn specialist...
Farmers Facing Replant Still Have Time to Stay With Intentions
5/11/2017
Corn growers facing replanting decisions because of flooding and saturated soils have time to safely plant corn through the end of May and even into early June. That is the advice from University o...

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