Dodge & Washington County Crop Report

Defoliation from green cloverworms and thistle caterpillars. Most corn is between the V6 and V12 growth stages. Growers, seed companies, and agronomists are monitoring northern corn leaf blight in the area as lesions are now visible. Scouting will be important especially on more susceptible hybrids following corn. Corn blotch leaf miners are now active, but at low levels. Overall, the corn crop […] Continue reading →

Forage Options for a Wet Spring

The extra moisture this spring has created some challenges for most farmers, but it may provide some opportunities for those who can use some forages… either in their own livestock operation or if they can sell it. There are two different situations where this might occur… after oat or wheat harvest OR when corn or […] Continue reading →