Iowa: Soil Fertility Short Course, Ames, Feb. 19-20

🕔Jan 15, 2019Making sound soil fertility management decisions is an important part of successful crop production, on both an economic and environmental level. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will be offering […]

Iowa Soybeans: 2018 SCN-Resistant Variety Trial Results

🕔Jan 4, 2019Iowa State University annually evaluates the agronomic performance and nematode control of hundreds of soybean varieties that are resistant to the soybean cyst nematode (SCN). A limited number of SCN-susceptible […]

Herbicide Program Development – Rate Calculations

🕔Dec 21, 2018Reduced rates of premergence products are commonly applied in order to reduce costs or reduce the risk of crop injury or herbicide carryover. While reduced rates can be effective at […]

Iowa Soybeans: Should You Use a Fungicidal Seed Treatment on Low-Quality Seed?

🕔Dec 7, 2018With this year’s harvest of soybeans delayed beyond what is considered an ideal window of time, the opportunity for diseases to infect seed pods and in some instances, to the […]

Weed Management: Using Effective Herbicide Groups

🕔Dec 4, 2018After you’ve started working on a program that contains multiple herbicide groups (sites of action), you need to make sure you’re using multiple herbicide groups that will be effective against […]

Iowa: 4 Considerations for Improving Soil Health

🕔Nov 16, 2018As the season approaches its conclusion and harvest conditions are most challenging, there are few things worth remembering to protect and sustain soil health. At this time, soil is susceptible […]

Dicamba: Moving Forward – 7 Label Changes

🕔Nov 15, 2018On October 31, 2018, the EPA made the long-awaited announcement regarding dicamba registration for use on dicamba-resistant soybean. I suspect opinions regarding the EPA actions are as varied as people’s views […]

Iowa: 2019 Soil Health Conference, Ames, Feb. 4-5

🕔Nov 14, 2018Soil health is the foundation for a vibrant and strong agriculture system and economy. Healthy soils are essential to healthy environments including clean air and clean water for sustainable agriculture […]

Iowa Soybeans: Fewer, More Diverse Choices of SCN-Resistant Varieties in 2019

🕔Nov 7, 2018Soybean varieties that are resistant to the soybean cyst nematode (SCN) have been a critically important tool for managing this pest. These SCN-resistant soybean varieties have allowed farmers to keep […]

Midwest: Herbicide Resistance and Weed Management – New Online Course

🕔Nov 6, 2018An online, interactive course to develop successful long-term weed management programs.

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