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UM Extension Agronomy News

2014

July 3, 2014 Volume 5, Issue 2

  • The Green Cloverworm: A Serial Defoliator
  • Wheat Scab Management
  • Assessing Soybean Emergence
  • MD Grain Marketing Site Updated for 2014: Crop Budgets, Custom Rates and Fact Sheets
  • Crop Reports
  • Agriculture Weather Report
  • Announcements
  • Upcoming Events
  • Did You Know

May 1, 2014 Volume 5, Issue 1

  • Corn Seedling Depth: Back to the Basics
  • Cover Crop Residue Management
  • Back to Basics for Soybean Planting: Six tips for the beginning of the year to maximize soybean yield at the end of it.
  • Agriculture outlook for 2014
  • Crop Reports
  • Agriculture Weather Report
  • Announcements
  • Upcoming Events
  • Did You Know

2013

August 16, 2013 Volume 4, Issue 7

  • Cereal Cover Crop Seeding Rates – What is Acceptable?
  • Corn and Soybean Production Forecasts Smaller Than Expected
  • Crop Reports
  • Agriculture Weather Report
  • Announcements
  • Upcoming Events
  • Did You Know
  • Discover Your Woods

July 26, 2013 Volume 4, Issue 6

  • Check Soybeans for Manganese (Mn) Deficiency
  • My Top 11 Pitfalls in Farming
  • NASS Pesticide use data for Soybeans and Wheat Released
  • Crop Reports
  • Agriculture Weather Report
  • Announcements
  • Upcoming Events
  • Did You Know

July 11, 2013 Volume 4, Issue 5

  • Supplemental Fertilizer Nitrogen Worksheet
  • Guidance on handling poor quality small grains
  • Crop Reports
  • Agriculture Weather Report
  • Announcements
  • Upcoming Events
  • Did You Know

June 24, 2013 Volume 4, Issue 4

  • Supplemental Fertilizer Nitrogen Worksheet
  • Guidance on handling poor quality small grains
  • Crop Reports
  • Agriculture Weather Report
  • Announcements
  • Upcoming Events
  • Did You Know

June 11, 2013 Volume 4, Issue 3

  • Coping with Wheat Scab
  • Controlling Horseweed (Marestail) after Crop Emergence
  • Crop Reports
  • Agriculture Weather Report
  • Announcements
  • Upcoming Events
  • Did You Know

May 23, 2013 Volume 4, Issue 2

  • GMO corn: To stack, or not to stack, that is the question!
  • Root Development in Young Corn
  • MD Grain Marketing Site Updated for 2013: Crop Budgets, Custom Rates and Lease Agreements
  • Crop Reports
  • Agriculture Weather Report
  • Announcements
  • Upcoming Events
  • Did You Know

May 9, 2013 Volume 4, Issue 1

  • GMO corn: To stack, or not to stack, that is the question!
  • Handy Bt Trait Table
  • Agriculture outlook for 2013
  • Crop Reports
  • Agriculture Weather Report
  • Announcements
  • Upcoming Events
  • Did You Know
  • Agronomy News 2012 - Evaluation Survey

2012

September 28, 2012 Volume 3, Issue 10

  • Fall Fertilizer Nitrogen or No Fall Fertilizer Nitrogen for Wheat
  • Interaction between Crop Insurance and Price Support Programs
  • Crop Reports
  • Agriculture Weather Report
  • Announcements
  • Upcoming Events
  • Did You Know

September 7, 2012 Volume 3, Issue 9

  • Cereal Cover Crops—What is the Optimum Seeding Rate?
  • Crop Reports
  • Agriculture Weather Report
  • Announcements
  • Upcoming Events
  • Did You Know

August 23, 2012 Volume 3, Issue 8

  • Corn and Soybean Forecasts, What's Next?
  • Research Study to Understand the Factors Influencing Stink Bug Abundances in Soybean Fields may be Coming to Your Farm
  • Crop Reports
  • Agriculture Weather Report
  • Announcements
  • Upcoming Events
  • Did You Know

July 12, 2012 Volume 3, Issue 6

  • Managing Drought Stressed Corn for Silage
  • What Is Your Corn Pollination IQ?
  • First Draft of New House Farm Bill
  • Corn Pollination IQ
  • Crop Reports
  • Agriculture Weather Report
  • Announcements
  • Upcoming Events
  • Did You Know

June 12, 2012 Volume 3, Issue 5

  • Getting the Most from Your Hay Operation (For Those Who Primarily Feed Their Own Hay)
  • Some Common Types of Dry Fertilizers for Pastures
  • Crop Reports
  • Agriculture Weather Report
  • Announcements
  • Upcoming Events
  • Did You Know

May 30, 2012 Volume 3, Issue 4

  • Prevalent Purple Plants Perennially Puzzle Producers
  • Managing Volunteer Roundup Ready Corn in a Corn Replant Situation
  • Crop Reports
  • Agriculture Weather Report
  • Announcements
  • Upcoming Events
  • Did You Know

May 10, 2012 Volume 3, Issue 3

  • POST Corn Treatments with Residual Activity
  • Wider is Better...
  • Crop Reports
  • Agriculture Weather Report
  • Announcements
  • Upcoming Events
  • Did You Know

April 27, 2012 Volume 3, Issue 1

  • Growin' good corn: Rocket science or common sense?
  • Crop Reports
  • Agriculture Weather Report
  • Announcement
  • Upcoming Events
  • Did You Know

April 12, 2012 Volume 3, Issue 1

  • Seeding Depth Considerations for Corn
  • Response of Full Season Soybean to Nitrogen Fertilizer
  • MD Grain Marketing Site Updated for 2012: Crop Budgets, Custom Rates and Fact Sheets
  • Will you have a bumper season?
  • Crop Reports
  • Agriculture Weather Report
  • Upcoming Events
  • Did You Know

2011

October 5, 2011 Volume 2, Issue 11

  • Getting the best start to your organic winter grains
  • Factors Affecting Corn Harvest Losses in Missouri
  • Managing Flood Damaged Crops
  • Preventing Combine Fires
  • Closing thoughts about 2011 growing season
  • Crop Reports
  • Announcements
  • Upcoming Events
  • Agronomy News QR
  • A Big Thank You!
  • Did You Know

September 12, 2011 Volume 2, Issue 10

  • Spraying Soybeans with Fungicides after Hurricane Irene
  • Yield Losses and Harvesting Challenges for Severely Lodged Corn
  • Soybean Vein Necrosis Virus(SVNV): Possible New Virus in Soybeans
  • Crop Insurance Implications of Aflatoxin in Corn
  • Crop Reports
  • Announcements
  • Upcoming Events
  • A Big Thank You!
  • Agronomy News QR
  • Did You Know

August 18, 2011 Volume 2, Issue 9

  • Stink Bugs and Their Soybean Obsession
  • A New Soybean Pest to Consider: Trochanter Mealybug
  • Cover Crops - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)
  • Crop Reports
  • Announcements
  • Upcoming Events
  • Agronomy News QR
  • Did You Know

July 29, 2011 Volume 2, Issue 8

  • The Importance of Sunlight
  • Hot, Dry Weather and Crop Insurance
  • Crop Reports
  • Announcements
  • Upcoming Events
  • A Big Thank You!
  • Agronomy News QR
  • Did You Know

July 14, 2011 Volume 2, Issue 7

  • Stink Bugs and Corn!
  • Fall Fertilizer Nitrogen for Wheat: What Does the Research Indicate?
  • Crop Reports
  • Upcoming Events
  • A Big Thank You!
  • Did You Know

June 30, 2011 Volume 2, Issue 6

  • The Management Calendar
  • 2011 Maryland Cover Crop Program
  • Crop Reports
  • Upcoming Events
  • A Big Thank You!
  • Did You Know

June 10, 2011 Volume 2, Issue 5

  • Are my wheat fields susceptible to Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB)?
  • Diagnosing Plant Tissue Analysis
  • Crop Reports
  • Upcoming Events
  • A Big Thank You!
  • Did You Know

May 26, 2011 Volume 2, Issue 4

  • Tips for Solving Crop Growth Problems
  • With higher corn populations, is nitrogen rate adjustment required?
  • Crop Reports
  • Upcoming Events
  • A Big Thank You!
  • Did You Know

May 19, 2011 Volume 2, Issue 3

  • Delayed Corn Planting...Should You Change Hybrid Maturity?
  • Managing Slugs in the Field
  • Wheat Scab Outlook for Maryland in 2011
  • Crop Reports
  • Upcoming Events
  • A Big Thank You!
  • Did You Know?

May 2, 2011 Volume 2, Issue 2

  • Horseweed Management
  • Crop Insurance Updates and Reminders
  • Crop Reports
  • Upcoming Events
  • A Big Thank You!
  • Did You Know?

April 15, 2011 Volume 2, Issue 1

  • How Diverse if your Lineup of Corn Hybrids?
  • Rotation, Rotation, Rotation
  • MD Grain Marketing Site Updated for 2011
  • Heads Up! What to expect about the season ahead of us
  • Crop Reports
  • Upcoming Events
  • Did You Know?

2010

September 23, 2010 Volume 1, Issue 12

  • What is the Best Cover Crop Planting Method
  • Wheat Production Basics
  • Getting Ready to Plant in the Spring
  • Loss Reporting Tips for Crop Insurance
  • Crop Reports
  • Upcoming Events
  • Closing Thoughts about the 2010 Season
  • Did You Know?

September 2, 2010 Volume 1, Issue 11

  • Foliage-Feeding Caterpillars and Action Thresholds in Soybeans
  • Chicken litter has advantages over conventional fertilizers
  • Crop Reports
  • Upcoming Events
  • Did You Know?

August 19, 2010 Volume 1, Issue 10

  • Plan ahead to deal with corn stalk rots, ear rots and toxins in grain
  • The decisions you make pre-season have the greatest affect on Wheat Scab and its by-product vomitoxin
  • 2010 Financial Assistance Program (FAP) for Producers
  • Crop Reports
  • Upcoming Events
  • Did You Know?

August 5, 2010 Volume 1, Issue 9

  • Nation will pay for land grant fund cuts
  • Evaluating Your Nitrogen Management after the Season is Over: The Corn Stalk Nitrate Test
  • Can warm nights reduce grain yield in corn?
  • Crop Reports
  • Upcoming Events
  • Did You Know?

July 23, 2010 Volume 1, Issue 8

  • Grain Fill Stages in Corn
  • Focus on Weather and Crop Size
  • New Concepts and Development in Hay and Pasture
  • Crop Reports
  • Upcoming Events
  • Did You Know?

July 8, 2010 Volume 1, Issue 7

  • Key Steps in Corn Pollination
  • Harvesting and Feeding Drought Stressed Corn Recommended Practices
  • Drunken Alien in Soybean Fields
  • MD Crop Insurance Updates for July 2010
  • Farmers Urged to Check Crop Insurance before Chopping Corn
  • Maryland Value Added Producer Grants for Capital Assets Now Available from MARBIDCO
  • Crop Reports
  • Upcoming Events
  • Did You Know?

June 17, 2010 Volume 1, Issue 6

  • Horseweed Management
  • A Potential Early Season Bully of Soybeans
  • Small Grains Testing Requirements for Potential Losses
  • Crop Reports
  • Upcoming Events
  • Did You Know?

June 3, 2010 Volume 1, Issue 5

  • A Compendium of Biotech Corn Traits
  • Farmers should make a skin check a priority
  • Crop Reports
  • FDA extended the deadline to comment on food safety for agricultural produce
  • Upcoming Events
  • Did You Know?

May 20, 2010 Volume 1, Issue 4

  • Corn Sidedress Time is Approaching
  • Higher Seeding Rates - Higher Nitrogen Rates?
  • Distribution and Pest Status of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug: An Emerging Potential Soybean Pest in Maryland
  • Grain Markets
  • Crop Reports
  • Announcements
  • Upcoming Events
  • Did You Know?

May 6, 2010 Volume 1, Issue 3

  • Requirements for Uniform Germination and Emergence of Corn
  • Crop Emergence and Growth Measured by Temperature
  • Managing Soybean Cyst Nematode Populations
  • Managing Scab and Rust Diseases of Wheat and Barley
  • Crop Reports
  • News
  • Upcoming Events

April 15, 2010 Volume 1, Issue 2

  • Land Grant College Program Has Been A Boost to U.S.
  • Addressing Rutted Fields
  • Remember to Check Your Planter Settings
  • Converting Your Planter for No-Till Operation
  • Crop Reports
  • Upcoming Events

April 1, 2010 Volume 1, Issue 1

  • The facts about fungicides in small grains at spring greenup in Maryland
  • Does Grain Sorghum Fit in Areas with Heavy Deer Pressure?
  • Grain Marketing
  • Time to Crop Budget!
  • Upcoming Events
 

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