July 3

CropWatch July 3

Arrested ear development in corn, soybeans at flowering, soybean defoliation
(L) Northern corn leaf blight may necessitate early fungicide application, but be alert to what could cause ear damage; (M) soybean field in Lancaster County planted before May rains is now at flowering; (R) insects in this east central Nebraska field caused up to 10% defoliation.

July 2, 2015

Corn Production

Soybean Production

Cover Crops

Alfalfa & Forage Production

Crop & Soil Moisture Reports

IANR & Extension

On-Farm Research

Farm operators and industry representatives interested in evaluating the performance of in-fields applications of fungicides, micronutrients and growth promotors in corn and soybean production can contact the Nebraska On-Farm Research Network to learn how this can be done using their own equipment or by aerial application. Contact Nebraska Extension Educators, Laura Thompson at laura.thompson@unl.edu, Nathan Mueller at nathan.mueller@unl.edu or Keith Glewen at kglewen1@unl.edu.  Information is also available at cropwatch.unl.edu/farmresearch