Agronomy News

Agronomy Notes for Week ending July 15,2017
7/20/2017
Agronomy Notes for Week ending July 15,2017
With the strong winds we received, we did have some spotty areas of Green snap as shown below on the left, and also Goose-necking which is shown further in the article.
Agronomy Updates
7/6/2017
Agronomy Updates
Warm temps & rainfall amountshave corn plants taking off!
Agronomy Notes for the week ending June 17, 2017
6/23/2017
Agronomy Notes for the week ending June 17, 2017
We have again instituted a more regimented tissue sampling program to help find more holes or areas in which we can improve in our nutrient management program.
CFS Customer awarded Innovation Grant from MN Corn Growers Assoc.
6/19/2017
CFS Customer awarded Innovation Grant from MN Corn Growers Assoc.
Ahrens’ nitrogen use decreased 25 percent, helping minimize environmental impacts and the impact on his bottom line.
Agronomy Notes for the week ending June 10, 2017
6/15/2017
Agronomy Notes for the week ending June 10, 2017
In my experience, it is more probable to have an insects issue, followed by a disease concern, than to have a disease concern followed by insects.
GDU's and Growth Stages, Nitrate and Tissue Sampling, Nitrogen levels in the soil
6/12/2017
GDU's and Growth Stages, Nitrate and Tissue Sampling, Nitrogen levels in the soil
Fields that are especially concerning are ones that are relying solely on a manure application for the crops total season nutrient needs.
Rootless Corn or Floppy Corn Syndrome
6/12/2017
Rootless Corn or Floppy Corn Syndrome
With Rootless corn the Nodal root system doesn’t develop due to, sidewall compaction, open seed trench/furrow, or soil that is to hot and or dry.
CFS Agronomists contribute to U of MN Ext. article on Black Cutworm
6/9/2017
CFS Agronomists contribute to U of MN Ext. article on Black Cutworm
Bruce indicated in this report as well as conversation that fields that were not tilled prior to April 29th are more subject to potential cutworm activity.