Stand assessment for wheat, fungicide on oats and some interesting data on corn production

It feels a little bit more like spring today. I talked to one farmer last week and he said the ground was still solid 8” down in the field by his house. It will be warmer today, then it sounds like cooler weather is expected the rest of the week.

It will soon be time to review your wheat stands, so I thought I would pass on this information from the University of Wisconsin to assist you in the process …… click here

There has been some talk on using fungicide on oats, check this article by the small grain team at the University of Wisconsin if oats is in your crop plan for 2014.….. click here

Finally, here is some interesting information from the University of Illinois on corn yields …… click here

Have a safe week!                  —  Rob Shields, Agronomist

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