Equipment has really started to move in the fields since Monday. Prior to that, only sandy soils had seen planters. Some manure is going out, although those with enough storage are waiting to apply in the summer instead. This is mostly a function of location as it influences soil type and rainfall. Late planted wheat October has been slow to green up and grow.
Kentucky Pest News, April 23, 2013
Grain Crops Update: It is Not Too Late to Sample Fields for Soybean Cyst Nematode
Tuesday, April 30, Resist Mudding in Corn Labels: corn roots , potassium , sidewall compaction , soybean. Corn Planting and Fluctuating Temperatures. Labels: corn , corn planting , soil temperature. Doug Johnson , Extension Entomologist, University of Kentucky Black cutworm moth Capture of both armyworm and cutworm moths have decreased during the previous trap week.
Soybean cyst nematode may be reason for ‘yield ceiling’ in Kentucky
This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Registered in England and Wales. Number Soybean cyst nematode SCN is the most widespread and damaging disease pest of the crop in Kentucky.
I took this article from Corn and Soybean Digest. Since soybean cyst nematode is prevalent in the South, I thought it would apply to a lot of our farmers. Ohio State University submitted the original article. While it is still fresh in your mind, many of you probably noticed the great deal of variability this year in yields that occurred as you were driving the combine across the field. Part of the variability is due to the presence of soybean cyst nematode SCN.