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Corn rootworm management grows in difficulty

A crop specialist says producers need to utilize all tools in the toolbox when battling corn rootworm. Kurt Maertens, technical service representative with BASF, says it starts with crop rotation. “If we can rotate in soybeans or a forage crop once every three-to-five years,... Read More.

Dry conditions will challenge weed management later

An extension specialist says drought conditions could create weed control challenges throughout the growing season. Aaron Hager with the University of Illinois tells Brownfield pre-emergence herbicides have been less effective this year because there hasn’t been enough rain. He says that could create additional... Read More.