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A number of questions arise when considering whether to make a second herbicide treatment in soybeans, including:

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Sulfur deficiency is occurring more frequently in Indiana and Michigan field crops due to decreased sulfur deposition from the atmosphere, increased crop removal due to higher yields, and adoption of cropping practices t  More...
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White mold, also called Sclerotinia stem rot, is considered a minor disease in Indiana, but can significantly damage fields throughout most of the northern states. It favors cool, wet conditions during early reproductive  More...
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This report is a summary of applied field crop pathology research trials conducted in 2021 under the direction of the Purdue Field Crop Pathology program in the Department of Botany and Plant Pathology at Purdue Universi  More...
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The third edition of this guide includes new photos, expanded information, and more. This popular pocket-size, in-field reference helps readers effectively select, grow, and use cover crops in their farming systems. It w  More...

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This is a box of 25 copies of our popular in-field reference. The third edition of this guide includes new photos, expanded information, and more. This popular pocket-size, in-field reference helps readers effectively se  More...

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This 9-page publication summarizes advice and themes from seven Indiana farmers involved in organic grain production. It looks at their five farm operations, which were at different points in the organic transition proce  More...
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As more farms adopt precision agriculture technology, the industry will need people with proven skills in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), data science, programming, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and equipment. Pu  More...

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Most greenhouses in the Midwest require temperature control. In this publication, a Purdue University researcher discusses several ways to cool and heat greenhouses. For additional information, see HO-308-W, Heating Requ  More...
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This publication provides a table that includes the most widely marketed fungicide products to control common seedling diseases in soybean. It was updated in January 2021  More...
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This publication provides a table that includes the most widely marketed fungicide products to control common foliar diseases in soybean. It was updated in February 2021.  More...
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Can fertilizer electrical conductivity (EC) measurements substitute for substrate EC measurements? To find out, two Purdue University researchers experimented with four petunia varieties for a publication that is part of  More...
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Farmers markets are an increasingly important component of US local food systems. This publication provides weekly prices of the 20 most sold vegetables at Indiana farmers markets during the 2019 market season. Data come  More...
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This report is a summary of applied field crop pathology research trials conducted in 2019 under the direction of the Purdue Field Crop Pathology program in the Department of Botany and Plant Pathology at Purdue Universi  More...
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The 2017 Census of Agriculture, data courtesy of the USDA, shows that Indiana seems to be adapting to the changing economic climate: Bigger large farms, more smaller operations, and a positive outlook for the Indiana  More...

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This publication briefly describes the benefits of growing cover crops on prevented planting acres and provides guidance for selecting and seeding cover crops on these acres.

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The recipe in this document provides an introductory approach to integrating a cover crop into a corn-soybean rotation. Planting a cover crop ahead of a soybean cash crop is often the easiest way to introduce cover cr  More...

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The recipe in this document provides an introductory approach to integrating a cover crop into a corn-soybean rotation. Often the easiest place to begin is to plant a cover crop ahead of a soybean cash crop following  More...

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Forest farming in North America is becoming a popular practice that provides short-term income for owners of new forest plantations while their trees reach maturity. This income diversification is particularly relevan  More...

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Annual ryegrass has become a popular cover crop choice for growers in Indiana and many other states. Unfortunately, its adaptability, quick establishment, and aggressive growth are also considered to be characteristics o  More...
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This publication is a checklist of things growers should do as they plan for using cover crops in their operation. It is a companion to Managing Cover Crops: An Introduction to Integrating Cover Crops Into a Corn-Soyb  More...

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This publication is an introduction to cover crops — it describes cover crop benefits, how to select appropriate covers, common seeding methods, and how to terminate them. It is a companion to Managing Cover Cro  More...

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This publication outlines an introductory approach to integrating cover crops into a corn-soybean cropping system and is intended to help farmers who are new to growing cover crops. It also offers a basic cover crop r  More...

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Many cover crop species have characteristics that make them both desirable as cover crops and troublesome weed species. Weedy cover crop escapes not only affect the current production crop, but also can produce seeds and  More...
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This publication discusses the source of toxicity, implications for horticulture, juglone sensitivity in plants, plants observed to be sensitive and tolerant to juglone. An illustration of a typical leaf and nut chara  More...
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This publication is targeted towards individuals who operate or consult with large scale commercial muskmelon or watermelon farms in areas where Alternaria leaf blight, anthracnose, and gummy stem blight are common manag  More...
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Presented here is a procedure for selecting that legume species best suited to a field based on its particular combination of drainage, fertility and pH (degree of acidity).  More...
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This publication discusses the history of parsley, cultivars, production and problems, fertiliztion, irrigation and weed control, insect and disease control, harvesting, and postharvest handling. Tables are included li  More...
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Describes characteristics of Sweet Basil and gives management tips from planting to harvesting.  More...
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This is a report summary of our 2020 applied field crop pathology research trials conducted in Indiana.  More...
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