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Made For Agriculture In-Season Crop Report April 12 SHOW NOTES

In-Season Crop Condition Report April 12, 2024 - An early season starts dry with pressure to plant.

Made for Agriculture podcast co-hosts Adam Jones and Cameron Horine discuss the start of the row crop growing season with Crop-Trak agronomists around the MFA territory. The team discuss planting and planning for corn, soybean, wheat and even a little alfalfa in Missouri, Southern Iowa, Eastern Kansas, the Boothill and northern Arkansas.


The team works together offering a weekly newsletter that goes out to only Crop-Trak Complete users and checks in here every two weeks, or when there are agronomy alerts in the region.

Last week’s Stripe Rust Alert was similar format where they issued an alert to watch for the emergence of the disease is here:    • April5th - In-Season Series ALERT Str...  

Also, check out Emily's Discussion on MDC projects and programs also from last week HERE

The audio version of this first crop report episode will be available on all of the podcast audio networks today. It is here on Youtube:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u_soTe1X44s&list=PLC60W6C_ihWpGkXJittVWjF72yWgvOedD&index=1

This week's April 12 SHOW NOTES

Intro

Jesse Surface – SE MO territory -

Talks about early planting. 80% planted in south of Boothill. Dry fall and spring aloud fast start.

Shannon - South MO & SE KS territory

75-80% corn planted in SE Kansas and SW Mo on tilled ground Well-needed rain slowed early planting

2:30 - Scott – Central MO Near Adrian most corn is in ground plus already some emergence. Just getting started in Central and eastern mo due to cool temps. Well needed rain slowed early planting. Wind is drying stuff out fast. Black cut worm traps finding some already. Alfalfa to cut first on May in central. Wheat slated for cutting late June in most of region. Working with folks on plans cheap ways to control cutworms on Alfalfa, plus early on row crops. Pockets of resistance need special treatment. Water hemp is emerging now. Multiple modes of action needed for control. Adam Cool down after warm weekend a concern. Be careful of compaction layers from working wet and cool soils. It is only April 12th, still early for beans and working soil some places.

8:00  - Kevin Moore phones in. -lots of winter annuals. -moths like the cover.. -night and day difference between in-field readiness. Corn just getting started in the ground. A few early Soybeans getting in the ground …. Make sure to treat beans with multiple modes early since they’ll sit in the ground a while as the soil warms.

Jesse - Planted selling beans in mid-march and were 40 % done by 20th Early dry weather will soon start the pigweeds growing.

11:00 - Shannon

Early beans not much out. Watch out to treat, especially n SDS fields. Still focusing on corn, but they’ll be planting beans through July.

Scott - Lots more beans in the ground in westcentral, just getting rolling on east.

14:30 - Weather forecast discussion 10-day forcast is cool, rainy. Maryville is 32 at night. Cool drink might not be good for Northern risk of frost & freeze for earliest crops, especially beans.

15:15 - Wheat discussion

Shannon - Stripe Rust found by extension in Kansas, not yet confirmed by Crop-Trak consultants but believe’s they find in next couple days. Flag leaf stage has triggered fungicide applications.

Jesse - Wheat heads emerging this week and will be spraying soon. Kevin - North starting to see flag leaf in wheat.

Scott – The central team found some suspected viral diseases in wheat in central near the river. Tests sent to MU.

Shannon – Viral diseases can’t be sprayed to fix. Discussion on solutions to prevent viral disease by controlling vectors.

22:15 -Scott – Wheat thoughts and control alfalfa weevils with new and old chemistry.

25:30 – Shannon on alfalfa chemistry.

26:00 – Know what Ladybug larvae look like, they eat aphids so don’t kill them.

General Discussion

#agriculture #crops #farming #soybean #corn #wheat #alfalfa #cropprotection

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Agronomy Alert Podcast - Conditions forecast for Stripe Rust in Wheat in Missouri, Kansas and Iowa, Agronomists discuss

Made for Agriculture co-hosts Adam Jones and Cameron Horine double down on their Agronomy backgrounds with a timely roundtable on Rust and wheat. This episode is the first of this growing season’s series we call “In-Season Insights,” named after the weekly newsletter that only Crop-Trak complete customers get during the growing season. Once corn and soybeans are in the ground, this podcast will be every other week and sometimes every week, depending on what these Crop-Track agronomists are seeing in the row crop fields across the MFA and Ag Choice territory.

Intro
50 seconds – Shannon talks about the wheat crop in Southeast Kansas.
1:40 – Stripe Rust is starting to show up already just south of the territory
2:45 – How Rust robs yield
3:30 – Weather conditions for rust is forecast over next weeks
5:20 – Scott Wilburn, central Missouri, talk about fungicides.
6:00 – systemics work well early, discussion on types of fungicides.
8:00 – How fast can Stripe Rust spread?
10:00 – Frost damage on advance wheat might be a concern.
10:30 – the difference between Stripe Rust and other Rusts?
12:00 – Frost damage a concern changes with growth stage of wheat.
14:00 – Rust in the north not an issue yet but very high near Stillwater, OK…. Could be a problem if high wind event. It might be here much earlier than ever. Tune in on April 12th for the next in the series.

The podcast is both on YouTube HERE and on your favorite audio podcast locations listed here:

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MDC interview by Emily - Made for Agriculture Podcast #62

Made for Agriculture Podcast co-host Emily Beck interviews two folks with experience with the Missouri Department of Conservation and conservation land management.

MDC’s Private Lands Program District supervisor Jordon Beshears and MFA District Sales Manager Matt Hill.

Listen here or find the podcast on your favorite podcast aggregator:

Introductions
3:00 min – Previous podcasts on NRCS.
3:55 min – History of Missouri Department of Conservation.
5 min – MDC the envy of other states.
6 min – MDC resources for private land owners from native forages to management plans.
7 min – MFA and conservation practices.
7:40 min – MDC and expertise they offer.
8:50 min – Ninety plus percent of land in Missouri is private.
10 min – Increasing production for both ag and wildlife habitat is important.
11 min – From Buffer zones to native grasses, small changes make large impacts.
12 min – Private lands make real impact.
13 min – Example of farmer who improved profit by enrolling field borders with CP33 program, planted warm-season grass . . .
17:08 min – using precision to conserve.
18:45 min – Nutri-Track helps reduce tillage, use fertilizer efficiently.
20:00 min – There is still a lot to learn about cover crops.
20:45 min – Field day description.
21:30 min – Jordan talks about his team’s field day.
23:00 min – How MDC works with FSA, NRCS are more.
24:00 min – Installing pollinator habitat, stream bank stabilization and other funded conservation practices.
29:00 min – prescribed burns and other activities work best when you know your goal.
36:00 min – Programs for deer encroachment. MRAP vs. DMAP.
38:00 min – Crop loss from wildlife & deer management.
39:00 min – Shoot more Doe & Share The Harvest.
42:00 min – The Grassland Summit is April 9 – 11th in Jefferson City – more info here: confedmo.org/grasslands/.
44:50 min – Contact MFA for conservation advice.
46:30 min – Recent Made for Agriculture Podcasts, Today’s Farmer Magazine issues.

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