Iowa: Soybean Cyst Nematode-Resistant Soybean Varieties Nov 23, 2020

🕔Nov 23, 2020
The soybean cyst nematode (SCN) is one of the most damaging pathogens of soybeans in Iowa and throughout the United States. Fortunately, there are soybean varieties bred to be resistant […]

Iowa: Finish Up Fall Weed Management Nov 13, 2020

🕔Nov 13, 2020
This week is a welcome break from the fall chill, and it is a great opportunity to finish up any final fall weed management in pastures and no-till crop fields.

Iowa: 2021 Corn and Soybean Hybrid/Varieties Nov 11, 2020

🕔Nov 11, 2020
As farmers across Iowa wrap up this year’s harvests, as the year ends, thoughts turn toward next season, and what type of corn and soybean hybrids and varieties might be […]

Iowa: Ag Chemical Dealer Meetings to Provide Timely Updates Nov 6, 2020

🕔Nov 6, 2020
Sprayer cleanout to minimize tank contamination will be the featured topic at the 2020 Ag Chemical Dealer Update meetings sponsored by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. These meetings will […]

Iowa: Iowa County Designated Natural Disaster Area to Derecho Nov 5, 2020

🕔Nov 5, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated Iowa County, Iowa, as a primary natural disaster area. Producers who suffered losses caused by a derecho that occurred on August 10, 2020, may be […]

Iowa: Two Counties as Primary Natural Disaster Areas Nov 4, 2020

🕔Nov 4, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated two Iowa counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Grundy and Muscatine counties who suffered losses caused by a derecho that occurred on August 10, […]

Iowa: Apply Anhydrous? Update on Soil Temps Nov 4, 2020

🕔Nov 4, 2020
When it comes to applying fall anhydrous ammonia or manure with a high ammonium N content (like liquid swine manure), we recommend that soil temperatures at a 4-inch depth are […]

Iowa: Making Tillage Decisions After This Year’s Drought Nov 1, 2020

🕔Nov 1, 2020
The dry, warmer-than-normal growing season this year presents significant challenges for managing soil and crop residue this fall. Excessively dry soil conditions this season make field preparation and tillage this […]

Iowa: Tips for Applying Fertilizer with a Spinner Spreader – Video Oct 30, 2020

🕔Oct 30, 2020
Field Agronomist Meaghan Anderson and Program Specialist Ryan Bergman explain some tips to make sure you have the best dry fertilizer application for your operation when using a spinner spreader. […]

Iowa: 6 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought Oct 29, 2020

🕔Oct 29, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated six Iowa counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Clay, Dickinson, Humboldt, Lyon, Osceola and Palo Alto counties who suffered losses caused by recent […]

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