Iowa Corn: Drydown – How Will It Move Along This Fall?

🕔Sep 24, 2018Corn and soybean harvest has started across many parts of Iowa. Some areas of the state have swung between warm-dry and cool- wet weather within the last few days. With […]

Tariff Farm Aid: Iowa Soybeans – Strategies for $550Mln in Payments

🕔Sep 20, 2018The lion’s share of payments under the new Market Facilitation Program (MFP) are going to pork and soybean producers. Given the most recent USDA production estimates, Iowa producers stand to […]

Iowa Corn: Tar Spot Samples Needed for Research

🕔Sep 12, 2018The University of Illinois, Urbana, is seeking assistance from its friendly neighbor to the west, the corn-state of Iowa, in locating samples of tar spot in corn. This is part […]

Weed Management: Reducing Seed Movement During Harvest

🕔Sep 10, 2018Harvest is just around the corner for many Iowa farmers and now is a good time to consider options to reduce movement of weed seed between fields with harvest equipment.

Iowa: 3 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

🕔Aug 28, 2018Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated three counties in Iowa as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Lee, Monroe and Wapello counties who suffered losses due to drought may be eligible […]

Iowa Soybeans: Potassium Deficiency Symptoms

🕔Aug 22, 2018Since early August, farmers and consultants have been reporting what they believed were potassium (K) deficiency symptoms in soybean leaves located in the middle or upper canopy. This is not […]

Iowa: Dicamba – Xtend Farmers Happy, Others Not So Much

🕔Aug 17, 2018While there has been a significant number of acres damaged by dicamba, I am sure it is less than five percent of Iowa’s nearly 10 million soybean acres. Due to this […]

Iowa: Davis County Designated Natural Disaster Area from Drought

🕔Aug 13, 2018Agricultural producers in Davis County, Iowa, who suffered losses and damages due to a recent drought, may be eligible for USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) emergency loans. The loans are made […]

Iowa Soybeans: Frogeye Leaf Spot Making an Appearance

🕔Aug 13, 2018Iowa State University Extension and Outreach field agronomists have reported the appearance of frogeye leaf spot in soybeans as much of the crop across Iowa enters the R3-R5 growth stage. […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Scout Drought-Stressed Crops for Mites

🕔Aug 8, 2018According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, southeastern and south central Iowa are experiencing prolonged heat and moisture stress. In early August, there were twospotted spider mites detected in corn and beans. […]

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