Coronavirus: When Ag Chem Labels Require N95 Masks, Will You Have Them? Apr 7, 2020

🕔Apr 7, 2020
With the critical need for respirators and other personal protective equipment (PPE) for health care, there is a potential shortage of PPE, particularly N95 respirators, in the marketplace for agriculture […]

Iowa Corn, Soybean: Planting Recommendation Updates Apr 3, 2020

🕔Apr 3, 2020
This year let’s all toss out planting windows for corn. Farmers should be focused on when soil conditions are prime to plant. Soil temperatures need to be on the rise; […]

Iowa: Deadline Waived for Pesticide Applicators to Renew Certification Apr 2, 2020

🕔Apr 2, 2020
The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS) has waived the deadline for pesticide applicators to meet recertification requirements, following a proclamation by Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds March 22. The waiver […]

Iowa, Minnesota Webinar Series: Essential Row Crop Management – April 6-10 Apr 2, 2020

🕔Apr 2, 2020
Extension specialists in Iowa and Minnesota are collaborating to provide a series of short, daily webinars for farmers, ag professionals, Extension personnel and other interested parties from April 6 to […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Sulfur Fertilizer Management Considerations Mar 27, 2020

🕔Mar 27, 2020
Significant sulfur (S) deficiency in Iowa crops was first documented about 15 years ago. First identified in alfalfa and then corn and soybean. Since then about 150 trials with corn […]

Iowa: Dry Fertilizer – Getting the Most from Your Applications Mar 27, 2020

🕔Mar 27, 2020
Claims of poor fertilizer application and visual striping in fields have increased in recent years. This issue impacts all sectors of the supply chain including growers, custom applicators, cooperatives and […]

Iowa: Terminating Cover Crops This Spring Mar 27, 2020

🕔Mar 27, 2020
As temperatures warm this spring, cover crop termination is on the to-do list for some Iowa fields.  Killing cover crops with herbicides is the most common termination method. The effectiveness […]

Iowa Hemp: Opportunities and Challenges Mar 27, 2020

🕔Mar 27, 2020
Over the past several years as row crop prices declined, farmers and landowners across the nation have searched for alternative crops that might improve the financial bottom line. With the […]

Iowa: Managing Winter Annual Weeds This Spring Mar 20, 2020

🕔Mar 20, 2020
After another relatively wet fall, late harvest season, and mild winter, early weed management may be important this spring for those who have persistent issues with winter annuals such as […]

Iowa: Management Considerations for Slugs – Do Insecticides Work? Mar 19, 2020

🕔Mar 19, 2020
With recent weather patterns, specifically high rainfall leading to wet soil conditions, some farmers have experienced damaging populations of slugs in their no-till fields. No-till fields are particularly affected since […]

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