Category Archives: Corn

Pesticide Points and CEUs at Milan No-Till Field Day

Author: Ginger Rowsey, Marketing and Communications No Comments


2016No Till Logo Finalhigh resCommercial Pesticide Applicator Recertification Points can be obtained in C1, C10 and C12. Seven points will be available in each category. A total of 13 Certified Crop Advisor Continuing Education Units will also be available. See the complete breakdown here.


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Southwestern Corn Borers in Corn

Author: Scott Stewart, IPM Extension Specialist Comments Off on Southwestern Corn Borers in Corn

Below is an exact repeat of an article last year, actually on the same date, which is reminder that our first and second generation flights of southwestern corn borer (SWCB) tend to occur at the same time each year. Continue reading

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Cover Crops for Corn

Author: Ginger Rowsey, Marketing and Communications Comments Off on Cover Crops for Corn

A couple more videos from the 2016 weed management series. Here, Garret Montgomery discusses cover crops and termination timing in corn. More in-depth information will be covered at the Weed Tour on June 22, 2016.



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Corn Disease Update

Author: Heather Marie Kelly, Extension Plant Pathologist Comments Off on Corn Disease Update

With the earliest planted corn in Tennessee tasseling, corn should be scouted for diseases which are key factors when considering fungicide application. In the southeast, common and southern corn rust have been reported, although neither have been found in Tennessee yet. Continue reading

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Grain and Soybean Irrigation Basics

Author: Angela McClure, Extension Corn and Soybean Specialist Comments Off on Grain and Soybean Irrigation Basics

Temperatures are heading up and even west TN is finally experiencing a break in rainfall.   It is time to take stock of crop growth stages, make any last minute repairs to irrigation equipment and irrigate our corn.  We also need to decide how early to begin watering soybeans and any sorghum under a pivot.  Continue reading

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Ryegrass infested wheat field gibson county, tn 2016

Ryegrass Questions and Management

Author: Larry Steckel, Extension Weed Specialist Comments Off on Ryegrass Questions and Management

Clearly, one weed many have had trouble with in 2016 is ryegrass.  Questions began a couple months ago and continue today.  They have ranged from tactics to burn ryegrass down before planting to how to control it in a standing corn crop and more recently, where did all that ryegrass come from that is in my wheat?  Continue reading

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Cover Crop Burndown Learning Curve

Author: Larry Steckel, Extension Weed Specialist 1 Comment

Judging by questions we all are getting this spring, clearly we are having some growing pains managing cover crops across Tennessee. Indeed the 2nd most common question I have gotten over the past month is how and when to burndown a cover crop “X“ before a cash crop “Y”. Continue reading

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