Plant Parasitic Nematodes by Jim Grilliot

Agronomy, Plant Tissue, Plant, Sample, Sampling

Plant Parasitic Nematodes in Corn  Plant parasitic nematodes are microscopic organisms that require living host plant tissue to feed on in order to grow and reproduce.  They live in the soil and feed in or on the corn plants root system. These nematodes can be found in just about every cornfield to varying degrees.  There are

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Update from the Field – TaylorAnn Washburn

Weather Woes My last update talked about the weather, and unfortunately, I must bring it up again. Parts of my territory have experienced devastating flooding, and others have been struck by other forms of severe weather. While the light at the end of the tunnel may not seem visible, eventually we’ll dry out, recover, and

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It’s National Lawn Care Month

During April, the National Association of Landscape Professionals kicked off National Lawn Care Month. In the age of ever-expanding technology, it seems we as Americans value a well-manicured lawn more than a remodeled kitchen or other household upgrades. Surveys tell us that an astounding 77% of respondents report relaxing in their yards at least once

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Update From The Field – Jim Grilliot

Not An Ordinary Spring Rush                                                In the agriculture industry, the spring months generally bring about more items on a To Do List than hours in the day.  Due to the extreme winter, and the repercussions of said extreme winter, retailers and growers alike, have found that their list of duties has grown to epic

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Update From The Field – Joe Sisco

Cation Exchange for soil

#Plant2019 The long winter is now in the history books as alfalfa and winter wheat break their dormancy. The Top-dress applications of Nitrogen & Sulfur blends have begun on winter wheat acres across CO, Western NE, and KS before April showers. Phosphate & Potassium applications on established alfalfa are underway as hay producers follow nutrient

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