December 07, 2022

Those 2- to 4-inch weeds that emerge amid young corn plants may appear harmless, but are stealing water, costly nutrients and yields before they are eliminated with a post-emergence herbicide application.

A unique tool that places farm sustainability insights into the hands of growers was launched this year by Syngenta.

Illinois Sustainable Ag Partnership has launched an interactive Conservation Story Map to showcase sustainable agriculture efforts in Illinois and facilitate connections to support healthy soil, clean water and profitable farms.

Corn harvested for grain reached 97%, compared to the five-year average of 95%. Winter wheat emerged reached 79%, compared to the five-year average of 87%.