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Crop scouting reports and pest management tips

Below are links to in season reports and outreach I post on a regular basis on the Plant Pest Advisory Site for row crop, poultry and livestock producers. Consumer Price Index for Food Highest Since 1980 Kentucky’s Combine Checklist to Prevent Wheat Bin Pests Corn emerging. Scout now for black cutworm Ideal conditions for wheat … Read More

Base 50 GDD tracking 2021 season

March 8, 2021 Growing degree days as calculated by the Climate Smart Farming CSF Growing Degree Day Calculator at http://climatesmartfarming.org/tools/csf-growing-degree-day-calculator/  The blustery winds last week heralded the return of spring. A check of the cumulative growing degree days using base 50 F since January 1, 2021 shows conditions are nearly normal for the 15 year … Read More