Be Aware When Making Postemergence Dicamba Applications

The month of June has arrived and so too will postemergence soybean applications, many of which are likely to contain the dicamba formulations of Xtendimax, Engenia, or FeXapan. As we approach these coming weeks when many of our dicamba application are likely to be applied it is time to have a refresher on the label restrictions and guidelines for applying these products.

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Erratic Corn in an Erratic Spring

Corn across Kentucky has had a difficult week. Corn looks erratic in many fields, especially in the eastern half of the Commonwealth. Much of the crop is finally large enough to reveal planting errors, restricted roots and dry spots in fields.

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CornJennifer Elwell
VIDEO: Wheat Field Day Welcome

Dr. Rick Bennett welcomed all to the 2018 Wheat Field Day at the Princeton Research and Education Center and spoke about the new Grain and Forage Center of Excellence, the Kentucky Small Grain Growers Association, and Dr. Dave Van Sanford's Research Professorship.

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WheatJennifer Elwell
Cut Cutworm Losses

Cutworms are cool-weather, early-season pests of many cultivated plants. Cool conditions and excessive moisture has delayed planting and slowed growth of some crops this year, extending the period of vulnerability to cutworms.  

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CornJennifer Elwell
The World on April 4

“May you live in interesting times” is attributed to a Chinese curse. The times are indeed interesting in the grain markets, as China has announced proposed tariffs on corn and corn products; soybeans and soy products; and wheat.

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MarketingJennifer Elwell