Brown Stem Rot

Low Potassium Levels Impacting Soybeans in the Late Season

Andy Orr Agronomy

By: Cassidy Fletcher, Northeast Sales Agronomist and Technical Lead This fall we saw soybean fields around the region show late season symptoms of what looked to resemble sudden death syndrome. With that disease isolated to only a few counties in New York, farmers quickly became concerned with what was going on in their soybean fields. The upper leaves in the …

SPIDER MITES AND APHIDS – TIME TO TAKE CONTROL

Matt Robson Agronomy

Spider Mites With the hot dry weather we have been having, spider mites are beginning to become an issue. The two-spotted spider mites are usually more prevalent in areas of heavier drought stress. We have begun to get more rain which will deter the mites slightly, but they may have already laid eggs on the plants. Spider mites cause foliar …

PROPER SUMMER ANNUAL SELECTION

Matt Robson Agronomy

As can happen thanks to mother natures ways, 2018 has started as a challenge in a few areas and now in season plantings are being delayed. Coupling that with lower than normal temperatures in those same areas, some crops are looking weak. There is talk of a higher than normal replant on corn and beans in the mid-west and expecting the same for our …