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2014 Corn & Soybean Field Guide
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2014 Corn & Soybean Field Guide

This pocket-size, in-field reference provides detailed and descriptive information for corn and soybean producers. Topics include identifying and managing insect, disease, and weeds; diagnosing herbicide injuries; soil f...

2014 Corn & Soybean Field Guide (25/box)
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2014 Corn & Soybean Field Guide (25/box)

This is a box of 25 copies of the Corn & Soybean Field Guide, an in-field reference that provides detailed and descriptive information for corn and soybean producers. Topics include identifying and managing insect, disea...

2014 Weed Control Guide for Ohio and Indiana
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2014 Weed Control Guide for Ohio and Indiana

This joint publication of Purdue Extension and Ohio State University Extension provides weed control information for corn, soybean, sorghum, small grains, forages, and pastures. It also provides suggestions in controllin...

Aerial Photography as a Crop Management Aid
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Aerial Photography as a Crop Management Aid

Readers will discover how aerial photography can improve crop management in this publication. It also discusses problems detected, equipment needed, film and interpretation of photographs....

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Conservation Tillage Systems and Management

This publication is an excellent resource for those interested in learning about the major benefits of conservation tillage, which include soil erosion management, water conservation, improved soil tilth, lower input c...

Corn & Soybean Field Guide App for iPad
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Corn & Soybean Field Guide App for iPad

This is the iPad app version of the popular pocket-size guide. This comprehensive, science-based app provides a range of information to help you effectively manage corn and soybean production. If you have ever used the p...

Corn Growth and Diagnostics: Germination to Knee
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Corn Growth and Diagnostics: Germination to Knee

This CD is a comprehensive multimedia (hundreds of color photos plus digital sound and video) coverage of diseases, herbicide injury, insects, nutrient deficiency and other damage factors affecting corn from germination ...

Corn Growth, Development and Diagnostics: Knee High To Maturity
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Corn Growth, Development and Diagnostics: Knee High To Maturity

This CD is a comprehensive multimedia coverage (color photos, sound, video) of diseases, herbicide injury, insects, nutrient deficiency, and other damage factors affecting corn from knee high through maturity. This CD ...

Determining a Value for Corn Silage
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Determining a Value for Corn Silage

Pricing silage crops can be much more challenging than pricing grains. This publication outlines methods for determining prices for various types of silage and includes a Web link to Purdue's Corn Silage Crop Calculator ...

Earthworms and Crop Management
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Earthworms and Crop Management

Earthworms are an important component of many healthy, productive soils; they improve soil porosity and tilth by their feeding, casting, and burrowing activity. Earthworms may be particularly important in no-till or othe...

Effects of Uneven Seedling Emergence in Corn
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Effects of Uneven Seedling Emergence in Corn

This publication discusses why corn emerges unevenly, describes research that measured how much uneven emergence reduces corn yields, provides recommendations for managing uneven emerging stands, and gives suggestions ...

Estimating Corn & Soybean Residue Cover
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Estimating Corn & Soybean Residue Cover

This publication shows corn and soybean producers who use conservation tillage methods how they can estimate and manage crop residue cover....

Estimating Yield and Dollar Returns from Corn Replanting
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Estimating Yield and Dollar Returns from Corn Replanting

The purpose of this publication is to assist you in making that important corn replant decision. It allows you to determine your damaged field's current yield potential, its replant yield potential, and the dollar ret...

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Fertilizing Corn Grown Using Conservation Tillage

This entry in the Agronomy Guide series addresses the growing use of conservation tillage in Indiana and the changes in fertilizer management necessary to integrate this system into farm operations. It contains infor...

Forage Selection and Seeding Guide for Indiana
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Forage Selection and Seeding Guide for Indiana

The purpose of this publication is to simplify the process of forage selection for the producer by collecting all of the relevant information and presenting it in one place and in convenient form. The relative advanta...

Glyphosate, Weeds, and Crops: Biology and Management of Giant Ragweed
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Glyphosate, Weeds, and Crops: Biology and Management of Giant Ragweed

Giant ragweed is one of the most common and problematic weeds in corn and soybean production in the eastern Corn Belt. With the development of herbicide resistance in many giant ragweed poplulations, the number of effec...

Glyphosate, Weeds, and Crops: Corn and Soybean Herbicide Chart
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Glyphosate, Weeds, and Crops: Corn and Soybean Herbicide Chart

This chart can be used to determine modes of action of specific herbicide products. The chart groups herbicides by their modes of action to assist in selecting herbicides to maintain greater diversity in herbicide use, ...

Grain Drill Metering Systems and the Need for Calibration
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Grain Drill Metering Systems and the Need for Calibration

This five-page publication explains that calibrating a soybean grain drill becomes more important as the cost of soybean seed increases. It cites other advantages of calibration, explains how to perform such a calibratio...

Implementing Site Specific Management: Sprayer Technology-Controlling Application Rate and Droplet Size Distribution Ono
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Implementing Site Specific Management: Sprayer Technology-Controlling Application Rate and Droplet Size Distribution Ono

Fundamentals of the modulated spraying nozzle control (MSNC) system, a technology which can significantly improve the performance of both new and existing spraying equipment....

Implementing Site-Specific Management: Controlling Application Rate On-the-Go
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Implementing Site-Specific Management: Controlling Application Rate On-the-Go

Fundamentals of the construction and function of spraying systems, from simple fixed-rate units to state-of-the-art variable-rate systems. ...

Implementing Site-Specific Management: Map Versus Sensor-Based Variable Rate Application
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Implementing Site-Specific Management: Map Versus Sensor-Based Variable Rate Application

This publication discusses two different site-specific management approaches for the variable rate application of crop production inputs (i.e., fertilizer, pesticides, etc.) and the benefits of each....

Improving Pasture by Renovation
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Improving Pasture by Renovation

Discusses steps to successfully renovate pasture land to improve both forage yields and animal performance. ...

Management Considerations for Relay Intercropping: I. Wheat
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Management Considerations for Relay Intercropping: I. Wheat

Intercropping involves planting soybeans into standing wheat before wheat is harvested. This publication discusses best management practices for wheat that is for intercropping including variety selection, timing of pla...

Management Considerations for Relay Intercropping: II. Soybean
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Management Considerations for Relay Intercropping: II. Soybean

Intercropping involves planting soybeans into standing wheat before wheat is harvested. This publication discusses best management practices for soybeans that are intercropped, including variety selection, seed coatings,...

Management-Intensive Grazing in Indiana
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Management-Intensive Grazing in Indiana

Grazing systems management is a combination of art and science. You will have to master the art as it relates to your farm, but this manual will get you started on the science. It outlines the basics of grazing systems...

Managing Crop Residue With Farm Machinery
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Managing Crop Residue With Farm Machinery

This guide is a planning tool to help producers develop a residue management program using selected tillage machines...

Managing Wheat by Growth Stage
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Managing Wheat by Growth Stage

Management decisions in wheat production are growth-stage dependent. Applications of fertilizers, herbicides, and fungicides are most effective and profitable when applied at specific times. This publication describes pr...

Meeting the Ethanol Demand: Consequences and Compromises Associated with More Corn on Corn in Indiana
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Meeting the Ethanol Demand: Consequences and Compromises Associated with More Corn on Corn in Indiana

4-page publication explaining the consequences of and compromises involved in planting more corn after corn for ethanol production....

Midwest Cover Crops Field Guide
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Midwest Cover Crops Field Guide

This pocket-size, in-field reference will help readers effectively select, grow and use cover crops in their farming systems. It was written by members of the Midwest Cover Crops Council. Topics include choosing cover cr...

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Midwest Grape Production Guide

This is the only comprehensive guide available in the Midwest covering all aspects of wine and table grape production in colder regions of the United States, including the Midwest and Northeast. It describes the physiolo...

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Midwest Strawberry Production Guide

This production guide is produced for the Midwest strawberry industry. Sections include management, economics, plasticulture production, and marketing....

Optimizing Conservation Tillage Systems: Plant-to-Plant Uniformity is Essential for Optimum Yield in No-Till Cont. Corn
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Optimizing Conservation Tillage Systems: Plant-to-Plant Uniformity is Essential for Optimum Yield in No-Till Cont. Corn

This publication presents research that shows how plant height uniformity influences yield in continuous corn using conservation tillage systems. This publication discusses some real causes of yield loss in no-till corn...

Phosphorus and Potassium Fertilization of Alfalfa
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Phosphorus and Potassium Fertilization of Alfalfa

Fertilizing alfalfa with phosphorus (P) and potassium (K) can increase yield and the stand's longevity. However, to maximize production and profitability, it is important to adjust fertilizer rates to meet the specific n...

Preparing for Asian Soybean Rust
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Preparing for Asian Soybean Rust

Asian soybean rust was first discovered in the continental United States in late 2004. It's impossible to predict how often the disease will afflict soybean in Indiana, but producers must deal with the possibility of rus...

Producing Emergency or Supplemental Forage for Livestock
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Producing Emergency or Supplemental Forage for Livestock

This publication discusses the selection and management of emergency or supplemental forage crops....

Seed Requirement Table for Desired Soybean Populations
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Seed Requirement Table for Desired Soybean Populations

Seed requirement table intended as a general guide to assure establishment of acceptance soybean populations....

Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition: A Historical Perspective on Nitrogen Fertilizer Rate Recommendations for Corn in Indiana (1953-2011)
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Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition: A Historical Perspective on Nitrogen Fertilizer Rate Recommendations for Corn in Indiana (1953-2011)

For many years, N recommendations in the Midwest were based on achieving a specific corn yield goal (if you want so many bushels per acre, apply so much N). This began to change in 2006. As growers consider adopting thes...

Soybean Growth, Development and Diagnostics
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Soybean Growth, Development and Diagnostics

This CD features comprehensive multimedia coverage of soybean management and includes information on 104 diseases, herbicide injury, insect, nematode, nutrient deficiency and other damage factors affecting soybeans from ...

Soybean Production Systems: Plant Populations and Seedling Rates for Soybeans
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Soybean Production Systems: Plant Populations and Seedling Rates for Soybeans

Seeding rate, plant population, and row spacing are tied together. If the population is too high, plants compete with each other and often lodge. If the population is too low, a producer is wasting growing space and lo...

Soybean Production Systems: Thin Soybean Stands: Should I Replant, Fill In, or Leave Them Alone?
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Soybean Production Systems: Thin Soybean Stands: Should I Replant, Fill In, or Leave Them Alone?

One of the most difficult early -season management questions that soybean growers ask is...

Stalk Lodging in Corn:  Guidelines for Preventive Management
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Stalk Lodging in Corn: Guidelines for Preventive Management

The objectives of this publication are 1) to describe the relationship between plant stress, plant sugars, and stalk rot, 2) to provide the producer with preventive management options to help minimize the risk of stalk ...

Sweetclover Production and Utilization in Indiana
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Sweetclover Production and Utilization in Indiana

Discusses the characteristics of biennial sweetclovers, as well as variety selection and planting and fertilizing recommendations....

Tall Fescue - Establishment and Management
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Tall Fescue - Establishment and Management

Discusses the characteristics of tall fescue, its establishment, fertilization, maintenance, renovation and harvesting as pasture of hay....

Terminating Cover Crops: Successful Cover Crop Termination with Herbicides
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Terminating Cover Crops: Successful Cover Crop Termination with Herbicides

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...

The Purdue Crop Management CD Series
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The Purdue Crop Management CD Series

This four-CD series includes Soybean Growth, Development and Diagnostics (CD-AY-4); Corn Growth, Development and Diagnostics: Germin...

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Using Foliar Fungicides to Manage Soybean Rust

Foliar fungicide applications to limit Asian soybean rust yield losses will be the standard management practice for the foreseeable future. This book (produced by Ohio State University Extension) reviews the factors invo...

Using Honey Bees in Pollination
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Using Honey Bees in Pollination

This publication Information includes pollination procedures, pesticide recommendations and the duration of the toxic effects on bees....

Utilizing Inoculants in a Corn-Soybean Rotation
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Utilizing Inoculants in a Corn-Soybean Rotation

Soybean relies on a specific species of bacteria, Bradyrhizobium japonicum, to fix atmospheric nitrogen. This publication explores how this symbiotic relationship works and how inoculating these microbes can affect soybe...

Value of Crop Rotation Under Various Tillage Systems
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Value of Crop Rotation Under Various Tillage Systems

Discusses the effects of rotating crops on crop yields, soil fertility, insects, weeds, and diseases. Provides suggestions for making the right decisions under alternative tillage systems....

Wheat Field Guide
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Wheat Field Guide

This pocket-size, in-field reference provides detailed and descriptive information for wheat producers. Topics include selecting varieties, harvest practices, insects, diseases, weeds, and fertility.

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Wheat Field Guide (25/Box)
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Wheat Field Guide (25/Box)

This pocket-size, in-field reference provides detailed and descriptive information for wheat producers. Topics include selecting varieties, harvest practices, insects, diseases, weeds, and fertility.

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Wheat Production and Fertilization in Indiana
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Wheat Production and Fertilization in Indiana

Lists recommended varieties and discusses management steps needed to ensure adequate fertilization, proper seedbed preparation,and optimum stand establishment of wheat in Indiana. ...

Winter Cover Crops - Their Value and Management
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Winter Cover Crops - Their Value and Management

This publication discusses winter cover crops, their advantages, selecting, seeding, fertilizing, weed control, spring management, and economics....