Monroe Tractor

Local Crop Alerts – by Regional Agronomists Mike Stanyard & Jodi Letham, CCE

 

August 1, 2017: Crop Alert discusses soybean nodulation, western bean cutworm scouting, soybean aphids, corn diseases, and the prevalence of stink bugs.

Mike Stanyard and Jodi Letham’s Crop Alert

June 28, 2017: Crop Alert discusses Interseeding Cover Crops, Maximum Corn Growth Stage for Postemergence Herbicide Application, Vomitoxin in Small Grains, Possible Potato Leafhopper Injury to Young Soybeans, Buckwheat Opportunities and Wheat Harvest Aid. Be on the lookout for the July Ag Focus newsletter that will be offering tips on Nitrogen Management for Corn.

Mike Stanyard's Crop Alert

June 29, 2016: Crop Alert discusses Hail Damaged Corn and Fungicides – Gary Bergstrom, Effect of Drought Stress on Corn, Still finding Armyworms in Corn – Natural Enemies are Here!, Japanese Beetles have Emerged, Be on the Watch for Two-Spotted Spider Mites!, Soybeans are Beginning to Flower.

Mike Stanyard's Crop Alert

June 3, 2016: Crop Alert discusses Winter Wheat Pollinating, Stripe Rust Warning! (Comments from Gary Bergstrom), Watch Regrowth for Alfalfa Weevil Feeding, Soybean Issues, Weed Resprays, Weed Resistance Watch and Time to Scout for Black Cutworm in Corn.

Mike Stanyard's Crop Alert

March 23, 2016: Crop Alert discusses Early Wheat Management Tips and Precision Agriculture Day at Genesee Community College on April 4th.

Mike Stanyard's Crop Alert

September 18, 2015: Crop Alert discusses Winter Wheat Planting, Some reminders on wheat plantingSoybean Harvest AidsStalk Rots in CornSoybean Aphids, New York September Crop Forecast, Weed Problems, Pro Farmer & USDA Crop Forecast and the NWNY Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops program as a Field Crops Specialist positon available.

Mike Stanyard's Crop Alert

August 28, 2015: Crop Alert is a reminder of the upcoming Soil Health Field Day with guest speakers: Ray Archuleta and Frank Gibbs.

Mike Stanyard's Crop Alert

August 21, 2015: Crop Alert discusses Soybean Aphid Populations Need to be Watched Carefully!Spider MitesSoybean Diseases Starting to Show and a reminder of the upcoming program: Pre-Harvest Forage Field Day with exciting speakers and a agenda filled with useful information.

Mike Stanyard's Crop Alert

August 14, 2015: Crop Alert discusses the new release of the 2015 Cornell Soft Red and Soft White Winter Wheat and the Winter Malting Barley Variety Trial Data from Mark Sorrells.

Mike Stanyard's Crop Alert

August 7,2015: Crop Alert discusses Soybean Aphids (SBA) on the Rise, White Mold is Finally Showing Itself, Late Weed Control in Soybeans, Small Grains Update, Corn Diseases More Prevalent, Fungicides Being Applied, Corn Insect Update and It’s Time for Cover Crops.

Mike Stanyard's Crop Alert

July 29, 2015: Crop Alert discusses Rules & Entry Form for the 2015 New York Grain Corn and Soybean Yield Contests.

Mike Stanyard's Crop Alert

July 24, 2015: Crop Alert discusses Wheat Update, Soybean Nodulation, Corn Diseases and Uncommon Weeds this week.

July 10, 2015: Crop Alert discusses Wheat and Malting Barley Harvest has Begun, Western Bean Cutworm (WBC) Moths have Begun to Emerge, Soybean Update and White Mold Mushrooms and Marestail Gone Wild!

Mike Stanyard's Crop Alert

June 26,2015: Crop Alert discusses Too Late to Plant Soybeans?, Sampling for Early Soybean Aphid Colonies, Other Soybean Defoliators Detected – Grasshoppers and Japanese Beetles, Vomitoxin in Small Grains, Wheat Harvest Aid, Nitrogen in Corn (Fields that were manured in the fall and spring) and (Fields that had all N down at planting) and Look out for Northern Corn Leaf Blight (NCLB).

Mike Stanyard's Crop Alert

FAE’s MTH-225 gets the job done!

On Tuesday October 29, FAE and Monroe Tractor joined forces to tackle the seasonal roads of the Adirondack Park and an asphalt covered road for two separate NYS DEC sites. The first site was in the Adirondack Park on a seasonal road/trail.  The road/trail is used by hunters, hikers, bikers, and winter enthusiasts.  The trail […]

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Ithaca Airport goes hands-free with snow removal.

  It’s not too often we do work with airports and it’s not that often we do automation off the farm or job site. Our job at the Ithaca Airport was a unique combination of both. Precision Product Specialist, Nathan Wood met this opportunity head on when asked to help improve the efficiency of their […]

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Monroe Tractor names Chris Felosky President

Janet Felosky has named her son, Chris Felosky, to the position of president of Monroe Tractor. Janet, who has served as president and CEO since 1990, will continue to serve in the capacity of CEO. “I’m greatly impressed with Chris’ energy, passion and most of all his humility,” she said. “I am confident that under […]

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