Dan Quinn

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There are many factors that can contribute to stalk decline. There are both plant pathogenic causes and abiotic stresses factors that can play a role in reduced stalk integrity, such as drought and flooding. Either way, as stalk tissue becomes compromised below the main ear the stalk may become brittle or weak and be prone to lodging.





Purdue Extension Soybean Specialist Shaun Casteel and Corn Specialist Dan Quinn are back for another episode of the Purdue Crop Chat Podcast. On this episode, the guys discuss the most recent crop condition ratings and compare that to what they’re seeing around the state. Casteel also discusses the advantages to having a drone to scout your field at this point in the season.