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12/2/2016 12:00:00 AM
Soils in parts of Kansas are now cool enough to allow producers to apply anhydrous ammonia for their 2017 corn crop. Read some considerations regarding their application from this Agronomy e-Update article.

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12/2/2016 12:00:00 AM
Page 9 of the South Florida Vegetable Pest & Disease Hotline reports that around the Glades, low levels of Northern corn leaf spot have been reported in sweet corn. This disease is favored by moderate temperature and high relative humidity. Sometimes mistaken for northern corn leaf blight, northern corn leaf spot typically exhibits narrow linear lesions up to 1/8 to ½ inch long running in a line along leaf vein resembling a "string of pearls."

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12/2/2016 12:00:00 AM
A few things to think about with regards to disease and nematode management in preparation for the 2017 field season are provided in this Thomas County Ag newsletter.

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12/2/2016 12:00:00 AM
Around SW Florida, growers and scouts report that worm pressure has been moderate to high depending on locations but note that growers have been getting good control. Read more on worm pressures from page 3 of the South Florida Vegetable Pest & Disease Hotline.

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12/2/2016 12:00:00 AM
Page 3 of the South Florida Vegetable Pest & Disease Hotline reports that around the Glades, lesser cornstalk borer trap counts are very high, especially in the northern and southern sand land areas. Scouts report that they are beginning to see the first signs of lesser cornstalk borer adult activity in newly emerged corn.

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12/2/2016 12:00:00 AM
Drive just about anywhere in the state and you can find old corn fields that have a tremendous amount of young corn plants in them. The amount of plants in fields and the number of fields with volunteer corn plants seems much higher than normal. There are a number of reasons for this which are covered in this Grain Crops Update article.

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12/2/2016 12:00:00 AM
The impacts of cover crops on subsequent grain crop production are not well documented. Three studies were conducted to evaluate the effects of winter hardy cover crops on subsequent corn and soybean yields in various locations in Nebraska. Read about the trials from this Crop Watch article.

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11/28/2016 12:00:00 AM
While many researchers are involved with experiments to try to manage pests with pesticides, others are involved in trying to determine the pesticide concentrations that may safely exist in the produce we all eat. Read more on pesticide residues from this Vegetable Crops Hotline article.

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11/28/2016 12:00:00 AM
The Corn Hybrid Demonstration Program is intended to provide corn growers, crop consultants and other ag professionals first-hand opportunity to observe performance of elite hybrids and generate information to better assess hybrid performance and adaptability in Mississippi. Read the full summary in this Mississippi Crop Situation article.

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11/28/2016 12:00:00 AM
Hybrid selection is one of the most important agronomic decisions for corn production. So read about Minnesota trial results as well as criteria for selecting corn hybrids for grain production from this Minnesota Crop News article.

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