In this week’s episode, Pioneer field agronomist Jaime Farmer, Scott Dickey and Nick Monnig address the current corn nitrogen situation in Missouri. Many corn acres across the state will require additional N after the weather we’ve experienced this spring. The three agronomists go into detail on the factors to keep in mind when considering whether additional N is needed in your fields.0:00
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With 16 percent of Indiana corn unplanted and many soybean acres underwater, #NoPlant19 stretches closer and closer to the end of June. After facing 4-5 inches of rain last week and more in the forecast, Pioneer agronomist Ben Jacob anticipates many June-planted soybean acres will need to be replanted and corn planting is likely done for the season.0:00
With many soybean acres starting to emerge, it’s time to get in the fields and evaluate the stands. Agronomist Doug Toepper says replant may need to be a consideration if there are less plants per acre than usual. He also urges farmers to spray for weeds early this year since the wet conditions have helped weeds pop up in the fields quickly. Tune in to hear more tips.0:00
As farmers faced a late plant, many put weed control in the backseat and are now seeing water hemp begin to emerge in the fields. Pioneer Agronomist Dan Emmert says it’s critical to attack weeds when they’re less than six inches tall. Tune in to hear why.0:00