If you’re in an area that’s endured pounding rains this spring, you’re probably worried about nitrogen (N) loss and if you need to apply more N than planned this growing season for your corn. Here’s what Emerson Nafziger, University of Illinois Extension agronomist, has to say on the subject. Click here.
It’s a familiar scene. Visions of plus-80-bushel-per-acre soybeans dance in your head at midsummer. Shortly afterward, though, sections of your field start dying. Literally. Once again, sudden death syndrome (SDS) has struck. So what gives? Here are five tip SDS questions with answers from Iowa State University Extension Plant Pathologist, Daren Mueller.