Also see: Corn

Managing Stalk Borers in Corn

May 22, 2015

Common stalk borer eggs are hatching in the southern half of Nebraska and scouting should begin when 1300-1400 degree days have accumulated. This is when larvae start moving into corn and other crops. Stalk borer growth is based on accumulated degree days, using a base of 41°F since January 1.

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Corn in flooded soil
Corn in flooded soil

Corn and Soybean Survival in Saturated and Flooded Soils

May 7, 2015
Several factors affect corn and soybean survival in flooded soils at early season growth stages. The oxygen supply in saturated soils becomes depleted within about 48 hours. Cool air temperatures will help increase the possibility of survival, but germinating seed and plants would not be expected to survive more than four days.

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Downed corn leading to harvest complications in 2012

Assessing and Harvesting Downed Corn

October 26, 2012

Also see Robert Klein's photo essay on an operation's effort to harvest downed corn and a related segment on YouTube from the November 2 Market Journal story with Rick Rasby.

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Insect Pheromone Trap Reports 2016

Moth traps have been established at 12 sites in northeast, east central, southeast and south central Nebraska to monitor flights of armyworm, black cutworm, and variegated cutworm moths. Find weekly updates in CropWatch:

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