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Agronomy Alert-Fungicide Treatment on Corn

The best time to apply a fungicide treatment is between tassel emergence (VT) and blister stage (R2).  Even without the presence of significant disease pressure, this time frame consistently provides


Fomesafen is an active ingredient found in many popular herbicides labeled for soybeans, which include Flexstar GT, Warrant Ultra and Marvel.  Fomesafen has proven to be an effective herbicide to


The green up of alfalfa in the spring is usually subjected to a few frost events which injures the tender leaves, causing defoliation and a reduction in tonnage of the


Corn Stand Evaluation Details about the planting conditions, planter performance, and the need for future planter maintenance can be gleaned from a few measurements and counts once corn emerges.  The


For South Central Nebraska, 2018 ranks in the top five for coldest starts to April.  This has delayed planting a little bit, but also has significantly hindered progress on pre-emerge and


Do Biological Products Work?

The last few years we have seen an influx to the ag retail market of products classified as Yield Enhancing.  We have also experienced a rise in Biological products.  Yield


Currently, we are knee deep in the crop protection pre-pay season.  Twitter is a great platform to gauge customers’ opinions, as they share about their positive and not so positive


There is renewed interest in Dicamba use, specifically as a tank mix partner in burndown applications.  The approval of Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans in the spring of 2016 and


In 2016, weed control was a challenge. Farmers, consultants and applicators had to use the kitchen sink approach to manage weeds and still ended up with poor results. We are