Iowa Corn: Sampling Fields to Assess Potential for Yield Loss from Plant-Parasitic Nematodes Jun 27, 2022

🕔Jun 27, 2022
Plant-parasitic nematodes that feed on corn are relatively common in Iowa fields. One or more species of these nematodes were found in 92% of samples submitted to the Iowa State […]

Iowa: 3 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought Jun 25, 2022

🕔Jun 25, 2022
This Secretarial natural disaster designation allows the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) to extend much-needed emergency credit to producers recovering from natural disasters through emergency loans. […]

Iowa Field Reports: Moisture Stress – Too Much or Too Little Jun 21, 2022

🕔Jun 21, 2022
Isolated hail and wind damage, iron deficiency chlorosis, herbicide damage, and moisture stress (too much or too little depending upon the area) were some of the big issues that ISU […]

Iowa Field Reports: Some Areas Hit by Flooding, Hail Damage Jun 17, 2022

🕔Jun 17, 2022
While parts of western Iowa seem to miss the rain or get small amounts of rain, other parts of the state received over 3 inches of rain this past week […]

Iowa Field Reports: Pest/Weed Management, Flooding, Replant Considerations Jun 7, 2022

🕔Jun 7, 2022
Cutworms and armyworms, flooding, replant considerations, and weed management/herbicide application considerations were some of the more common questions ISU Extension Field Agronomists received over this last week. Read on for […]

Iowa Field Reports: Planting Wraps Up, Focus Shifts to Herbicides, Sidedressing Jun 2, 2022

🕔Jun 2, 2022
With planting wrapping up across the state, the attention is focusing to taking the first cutting of alfalfa, herbicide applications, and starting sidedressing nitrogen in corn. Read on to hear […]

Iowa: Weed Science Field Day, Ames, July 14 May 27, 2022

🕔May 27, 2022
This year’s Weed Science Field Day will be held on Thursday, July 14 at the Iowa State University Curtiss Farm, Ames, IA. Although the 2022 cold and wet spring has […]

Iowa Field Reports: Significant Planting Progress, Some Areas Remain Saturated May 25, 2022

🕔May 25, 2022
Weather conditions were quite favorable this past week allowing Iowa farmers 5.4 days for fieldwork across Iowa allowing for significant planting progress across nearly all of Iowa. With that said, […]

Iowa: As a Private Pesticide Applicator Can I Spray for my Neighbor? May 20, 2022

🕔May 20, 2022
It is the time of year when Extension Field Agronomists receive questions from farmers who have been asked if they can apply pesticides for their neighbors. There are a few […]

Iowa Field Reports: Break in Weather Allows Good Planting Progress May 17, 2022

🕔May 17, 2022
Farmers finally caught a break last week and were able to make a lot of planting progress across most of the state. Some areas that did not miss the rains […]

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