Iowa: Dicamba 2020 – What Went Wrong? Jul 10, 2020

🕔Jul 10, 2020
There is no question that dicamba injury across the Iowa landscape in 2020 is the most extensive it has been since the introduction of dicamba in the 1960s. ISUEO field […]

Iowa Corn: Impacts of the Heat and Dry Weather on Pollination 2020 Jul 10, 2020

🕔Jul 10, 2020
Since July 1 high humidity and temperatures have been scorching Iowa. Okay, maybe that is a little extreme. June has led to dry conditions across much of central and southwest […]

Iowa: Caterpillars in Soybeans Jul 10, 2020

🕔Jul 10, 2020
After visiting several ISU Research and Demonstration Farms this week, our summer crew started seeing caterpillars in soybean plots. Many species are possible at once, but rarely do they cause […]

Iowa: Soybean Gall Midge Larvae Active Jul 10, 2020

🕔Jul 10, 2020
Soybean gall midge was confirmed as an economic pest of soybean in 2018. Worldwide, it is only known to occur in five states in the Midwestern US (Figure 1). Research […]

Iowa: How Much Do Conservation Measures Influence Nutrient Loss? Jul 10, 2020

🕔Jul 10, 2020
An ongoing public concern is the loss of nutrients from agricultural land in the corn belt. In Iowa, nitrogen and phosphorus losses from farm fields are driven by a variety […]

Dicamba: Recent Research on Volatization and Off-Target Injury Jul 8, 2020

🕔Jul 8, 2020
Several extension field agronomists have reported that injury is more widespread in 2020 than in the previous three years following registration of over-the-top applications of dicamba.  In response to these […]

Iowa Field Reports: Drought Stress, Herbicide Injury, Soybean Gall Midge Jul 8, 2020

🕔Jul 8, 2020
Limited rainfall and the warmer temperatures causing crop stress, herbicide injury in soybeans, soybean gall midge, and Japanese beetles were some of the common issues or concerns that ISU Extension […]

Iowa, Minnesota Webinar Series – Essential Row Crop Management for Summer 2020 – July 14 Jul 2, 2020

🕔Jul 2, 2020
University of Minnesota Extension and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach are collaborating to provide another series of short, timely, and topic-specific webinars for farmers, ag professionals, Extension personnel and […]

Iowa Field Reports: Varying Moisture Levels; Bacterial Leaf Streak in Corn Jul 1, 2020

🕔Jul 1, 2020
Lack of moisture in the western part of the state to excess moisture in the eastern part of the state, herbicide injury in soybeans, and bacterial leaf streak in corn […]

Iowa Soybeans: Identifying Common Herbicide Symptoms Jun 30, 2020

🕔Jun 30, 2020
We’ve seen more herbicide injury to soybean than I recall in past summers, resulting in questions about determining the source and reasons for the damage. This ICM Blog will share […]

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