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November 26, 2018
Got Stink bugs??

This past growing season, damage caused by stink bugs proved to be one of the biggest surprises to many growers. The reality is, there are several species of stink bugs that feed on corn and soybeans in the Ohio and Indiana regions (Fig 1). Stink bugs will overwinter in any type of ground cover or[…]

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October 12, 2018
HARVEST UPDATE – 10/12/2018

Harvest Update for B&A Genetics October 12,2018. NW Allen County: “18-10 did pretty fantastic for being in a wetter spot this year. Was very pleased with how corn looked in the wet areas and absolutely please with how it played out in the good areas of the field!” SE Allen County: “ “19-10 and 18-11[…]

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September 26, 2018
Common Corn Diseases – Part 2: Stalk Diseases

Your corn, regardless of the field, is threatened by common stalk and ear disease each year. This is the second of a two-part series that looks closer at some of the most common stalk and ear disease as well as how to avoid them.   Yes, Stalk Rot Can Happen to Your Fields Stalk rots[…]

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September 14, 2018
Common Corn Diseases – Part 1: Ear Diseases

There are several common ear and stalk diseases that affect corn every year, and regardless of field, there’s always a risk for disease. As we look forward to harvest, now is the time to identify and plan for proper storage of potentially moldy grain. This is the first of a two-part series that investigates the[…]

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August 29, 2018
Meet our Team- New Hire EdgeUp Agronomist, Mark Beamer

B&A Genetics announces the addition of Mark Beamer as an agronomist for its EdgeUp Advisory System. The EdgeUp Advisory System is a unique, one-on-one approach to help growers simplify their operations and increase yields while reducing their costs per bushel. As an EdgeUp Agronomist, Mark will partner with growers to develop personalized, strategic year-round plans[…]

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August 20, 2018
2018 Summer Interns

B&A Genetics expanded their summer intern program to five interns for the summer of 2018. Four of those interns (Shailin, Jesse, Jake, and Cameron) were in sales, spending a lot of their time with a B&A Genetics EdgeUp Advisor that helped teach and mentor them. B&A Genetics hired one marketing intern, this summer (Clara), she[…]

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August 16, 2018
Meet our Team – Skyler Miller

  B&A Genetics is happy to welcome, Skyler Miller. Skyler will be serving as an EdgeUp Advisor in the Western region of Indiana. Skyler is from Bowling Green Indiana, he graduated from Vincennes University with a degree in agriculture business. After growing up on a family farm, deciding to work for an agriculture company just[…]

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Crop Update with Justin Geis- EdgeUp Advisor

• What is the stage of the corn right now in your region? o Corn in the stage of R3-R-5 right now. • What is the stage of the soybeans in your region right now? o Soybean stages from R3-R5. Double crops are in about the V1-V3 stage right now. • What will we see[…]

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What is Climate FieldView? – Interview with Katie Staton

• How would you explain Climate FieldView to a farmer who has never used this system before? o Climate FieldView is an easy to use platform that collects all your data including, planting information, in-season health and harvest reports in one place to help you make critical decisions about your operation • What kind of[…]

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July 20, 2018
Frogeye Leaf Spot

Growers and EdgeUp Advisor’s are seeing high levels of Frogeye leaf spot disease in soybeans located in southern Indiana. If you have any further questions, please contact your EdgeUp Advisor today! What is it? Frogeye leaf spot is a disease that can infect leaves, stems and pods of soybeans. This disease could be due to[…]

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