Illinois Agronomy Roundup

Illinois Agronomy Roundup

By Monmouth Learning Center
Timely agronomic information from the Bayer Crop Science Learning Center in Monmouth, Illinois.
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S2E13: Crop Update with Jim Donnelly.
Technical Agronomist Jim Donnelly joins us to give a crop update from the northern part of the state. We talk tar spot, gray leaf spot, corn rootworm, and more…
17:20
July 22, 2020
Crop Update
Stone Seed Technical Agronomist Ryan Becker Joins us to give an update on the crop condition… the recent wind events, and the disease outlook for the upcoming weeks.
13:29
July 17, 2020
S2E11: Should I Apply a Fungicide?
Lance Tarochione joins us to talk about the considerations of making a fungicide application in the current commodity market environment.
19:30
June 23, 2020
S2E10: Nitrogen Management - Timing and Placement
In this episode, we share the results from our past few years of nitrogen management trials and what those results might mean for 2020 as the corn crop begins to emerge.
13:25
June 3, 2020
S2E9: Is My Pre-Emergence Herbicide Still There?
Cody Evans, TDR with Bayer Crop Science, joins us to talk about the heavy rainfall we’ve experienced lately and what affects that may be having on our pre-emergence herbicides.
20:15
May 20, 2020
S2E8: Insect Outlook
Kelly Estes, entomologist with the IL Pest Survey, joins us to give an update on the current situation with black cutworm and armyworm. She also gives us a preview of corn rootworm and other pest issues this season… and even addresses the infamous so-called murder hornet situation!
25:51
May 13, 2020
S2E7: Corn Replant Decisions
Bayer Technology Development Representative Randy McElroy joins us to talk about planting conditions, the slow accumulation of heat units we are experiencing, and considerations & available tools to help decide whether or not to re-plant.
16:26
May 7, 2020
S2E6: Corn and Soybean Seedling Diseases
Technical Agronomist and plant pathologist Rachel Willis joins us to talk about the key corn and soybean seedling diseases that we need to be watching out for over the next several weeks, and how to manage them.
29:36
April 20, 2020
S2E5: Weather Considerations for Early Season Weed Management
Joe Kinser with Bayer Crop Science joins us to talk about the near-term weather forecast and how that may impact early-season weed management.
07:16
April 8, 2020
S2E4: Should I Plant?
With memories of last season‘s delays still fresh and raw in everyone’s mind, the current temperatures and soil conditions are making a lot of people anxious and wondering if they should go ahead and begin planting. We’ve been getting that question frequently over the last few days, and technical agronomist Lance Tarochione shares his thoughts.
23:37
April 6, 2020
S2E3: Managing Residue and Nitrogen for Spring 2020
Lance Tarochione, technical agronomist with DEKALB/Asgrow, joins us to provide his insight on residue and nitrogen management considerations for 2020.
17:20
March 17, 2020
S2E2: Spring Weather Outlook
Dr. Trent Ford with the IL State Climatologist office joins us to provide an update and his insights on current weather patterns and the outlook for the upcoming planting season.
23:17
March 12, 2020
S2E1: Mark Dostal, Agronomic Systems Manager, Corn States
Mark Dostal joins us to provide some history and insight into the Corn States organization, and talks about what’s on his mind as we look forward to the upcoming planting season.
16:20
March 2, 2020
Episode 14: Winter Annual Weed Management
Eric Ifft with Bayer Crop Science Joins us to talk about winter annual weeds: what they are, the problems they can cause, and strategies for managing them effectively.
10:02
October 31, 2019
Episode 13: Initial Harvest Report
Robert Clark, Technical Agronomist for Stone Seed joins us to give an initial harvest report and give his insight as to what issues to be watching out for over the next few weeks.
16:25
October 8, 2019
Episode 12: Harvest & Winter Weather Outlook
Dr. Trent Ford from the Illinois State Climatologist’s office joins us to share his insight on the 30, 60, and 90 day weather outlooks as we begin harvest.
13:13
October 2, 2019
Episode 11: Mid Season Update
Channel Technical Agronomist Daniel Lundeen joins us to give an update on the area corn & soybean crop. Topics include the area drought, current disease situation, and crop development related to the late planting season.
15:34
August 15, 2019
Episode 10: Disease Update
Bayer Crop Science Technology Development Representative Rachel Willis brings us up to speed on what’s happening right now with diseases in the corn belt, and how it’s all been affected by the extremely late planting season we’ve experienced.
20:25
July 16, 2019
Episode 9: Where Do We Go From Here?
Technical Agronomist Lance Tarochione joins us to evaluate the situation and options in this historic delayed planting situation.
18:47
May 28, 2019
Episode 8: Delayed Planting Impacts on Weed Management
Kurt Emken, Field Sales Representative with Bayer Crop Science, joins us to talk about the impacts of the delayed planting season on our weed management plans. He also provides more information on the Spray Early With Confidence program.
17:19
May 17, 2019
Episode 7: Seed Treatment
Seed Growth Technical Representative Nick Tinsley talks about the benefits of seed treatment as well as Best Management Practices around handling treated seed.
13:41
May 13, 2019
Episode 6: Delayed Planting
Technical Agronomist Mark Schultz with the Northern IL DEKALB/Asgrow team joins us to share his insights on the delays we are experiencing due to the cold, saturated soil conditions this Spring.
10:34
May 2, 2019
Episode 5: Insect Outlook
Preston Schrader - Technology Development Representative with Bayer Crop Science in Illinois joins us to provide an update on the insect outlook for 2019. We talk about the impact of last winter, the current black cutworm outlook, secondary insect considerations for pests such as wireworm, and the outlook for corn root worm populations.
27:13
April 26, 2019
Episode 4: Tar Spot in Corn
Jim Donnelly, Technical Agronomist DEKALB/Asgrow in Northern Illinois joins us to provide some excellent information on tar spot in corn: what we learned last year, and what to be thinking about going forward.
27:11
April 17, 2019
Episode 3: 2019 Spring Weather Outlook
Brian Kerschner from the Illinois State Climatology office joins us to talk about recent weather, it’s implications on the spring planting season, and the temperature & precipitation outlook for the next couple of months.
17:34
April 5, 2019
Episode 2 - Weed Management
Eric Ifft from Bayer Crop Science talks with us about what to be thinking about right now as we plan our weed management programs, and addresses the recent news of a waterhemp population that has been found in Illinois resistant to group 15 herbicides.
13:43
April 2, 2019
Episode 1: Corn Residue & Nitrogen Mgt; Soybean Seed Quality
Technical Agronomist Lance Tarochione shares his thoughts about residue management, spring nitrogen considerations, as well as soybean seed quality and planting suggestions.
24:24
March 20, 2019