Iowa Soybeans: Northern Research Farm Field Day, Kanawha, June 23 Jun 18, 2021

🕔Jun 18, 2021
Micronutrients for soybean production, soybean cyst nematode management and white mold of soybean will highlight the summer field day at the Iowa State University Northern Research and Demonstration Farm near Kanawha. The […]

Iowa Field Reports: Spraying Weeds, Sidedressing in Mostly Dry Conditions Jun 16, 2021

🕔Jun 16, 2021
While some areas did receive some much-needed rainfall across the state, most areas received very little to no rainfall this past week. Consequently, it wasn’t hard to see lot of […]

Considerations for Herbicide Applications Under Hot, Dry Conditions Jun 11, 2021

🕔Jun 11, 2021
Most herbicide labels caution against applications made under environmental stress such as prevailing hot and dry conditions in Iowa this year. This is because of increased risk of crop injury […]

Iowa Field Reports: Herbicide Injury, Dry Conditions, and More Jun 9, 2021

🕔Jun 9, 2021
This past week brought a range of field activities from replanting and POST herbicide applications to putting up hay and sidedressing nitrogen. Herbicide injury and carryover, dry conditions, yellow corn, […]

Iowa Field Reports: Rains Limit Field Work but Still Welcome May 27, 2021

🕔May 27, 2021
While the rain may have limited fieldwork across the state this past week, it was much welcomed in many areas that have been on the drier side. Most of the […]

Iowa Field Reports: Concerns of Frost Damage, Uneven Crop Emergence May 19, 2021

🕔May 19, 2021
Planting is starting to wrap up around the state for both corn and soybeans, and according to the May 17 NASS-USDA Crop Progress Report, 94% of the corn has been planted […]

Iowa Corn: Begin Scouting for Black Cutworm May 15, 2021

🕔May 15, 2021
Black cutworm (BCW) is a migratory pest that arrives in Iowa with spring storms each year. It is sporadic and unpredictable, making it essential to scout to determine whether BCW […]

Iowa: Adjusting Weed Management Plans After The Dry Start May 15, 2021

🕔May 15, 2021
Performance of preemergence herbicides in many areas of the state may be less effective than normal due to limited rain following application. Although weed emergence following planting was reduced by dry soils […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Stand Establishment Critical for Early Planted Crops May 13, 2021

🕔May 13, 2021
Planting conditions in April were pretty good for planting. In fact, there were many reports of planting in early April. Unfortunately, April was much cooler and dryer than normal. Early […]

Iowa Field Reports: Needed Rains as Planting Nears Downhill Slide May 13, 2021

🕔May 13, 2021
This past week brought some much needed and welcomed rain across the state. Planting is getting on the downhill slide with corn planting about 86% complete and soybean planting about […]

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