Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Foliar Fungicide Decisions for Late-Planted Crops

🕔Jul 19, 2019A new article recently released through the Crop Protection Network (CPN) discusses how to make fungicide decisions in corn and soybean, given the delayed planting scenarios across the Midwest. The […]

Iowa Field Reports: Heat Stress, Soybean Defoliators

🕔Jul 17, 2019Check out what ISU Extension and Outreach field agronomists have been seeing and hearing about in fields across the state this past week. Some of the common issues observed in […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Flash Drought and Crop Stress Concerns

🕔Jul 17, 2019The weather forecast for this next week is calling for daytime high temperatures in the 90s and even in the 100s across the state and low nighttime temperatures in the […]

Iowa Cover Crops: Follow Seed Law on Prevented Planting Acres

🕔Jul 10, 2019Unfavorable planting conditions this spring commonly delayed, and in some cases, prevented crop planting. Producers looking to plant a cover crop to meet the requirements of their insurance coverage must […]

Iowa Field Reports: Crops Developing Well, Pest Pressure on the Rise

🕔Jul 9, 2019Soybean gall midge larvae, Japanese beetles, foliar diseases in corn, and weed management issues were some of the more common issues ISU Extension and Outreach field agronomists came across in […]

Iowa Field Reports: Storms Bring Wind, Hail Damage

🕔Jul 3, 2019The past week finally brought some heat but it also brought some storms across the state leaving areas seeing wind damage and/or hail damage. In addition to some of the […]

Iowa Field Reports: Weed Challenges; Thistle Caterpillars in Soybeans

🕔Jun 26, 2019The wet weather, weed management challenges in corn and soybeans, and thistle caterpillars in soybeans continue to be common issues that Iowa State University Extension and Outreach field agronomists are […]

Iowa: Soybean Cyst Nematodes – Have Our Sorrows Been Drowned?

🕔Jun 24, 2019Those looking for any bit of good news in all of the rain-soaked suffering we have endured this spring have asked if the extreme overabundance of moisture has drowned soybean […]

Iowa Corn: Predicting Tar Spot Risk for 2019

🕔Jun 24, 2019In 2018, tar spot was detected in 12 counties in eastern Iowa. The disease was observed late in the growing season, at did not cause a lot of damage. In Wisconsin, Illinois, […]

Iowa: Land Value Experts Predict Modest Declines, Stable Crop Prices

🕔Jun 21, 2019Agricultural professionals who attended the Iowa State University Soil Management and Land Valuation Conference in May expect a continued modest decline in land values, according to the June edition of […]

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