Illinois Corn: Should You Lower Nitrogen Application Rates?

🕔Mar 21, 2019Spring field operations will soon begin, and nitrogen applications on corn will commence.  More nitrogen will be applied this spring than is typical because wet weather limited fall applications. University-recommended […]

Fuel Report: Diesel Dips Slightly, Gasoline Climbs

🕔Mar 21, 2019The U.S. average diesel fuel price fell nearly 1 cent to $3.07 per gallon on March 18, nearly 10 cents higher than a year ago. The Midwest price fell nearly […]

Iowa Corn: How Will Unharvested Soybeans Affect Soil Nutrients?

🕔Mar 19, 2019Flooded fields and wet soil conditions in the fall 2018 meant some soybean fields were not, or are not going to be harvested. Also, some fields occasionally experienced significant shattering […]

Ohio Corn: 4 Considerations for Anhydrous Ammonia Applications

🕔Mar 19, 2019It was a late harvest in fall 2018. Soils were wet and frozen when it was time to apply anhydrous ammonia. Those situations resulted in much less than normal anhydrous […]

Ohio Soybeans: Poor Seed Quality – Will Seed Treatments Help?

🕔Mar 19, 2019Lots of calls and samples concerning seed quality (Figure 1) and I’ve also heard about the rejections at the elevators.  I was in Florida a couple of weeks ago with […]

Ohio: Soybean Cyst Nematode – Samples Requested for Resistance Survey

🕔Mar 19, 2019Lots of news about Soybean cyst nematode at Commodity Classic a couple of weeks ago. We have continued support to run assays and education sessions for farmers throughout the region […]

Anhydrous Ammonia – How Do in Soil Applications Work?

🕔Mar 19, 2019What happens when anhydrous ammonia is injected into soil? Several physical and chemical reactions take place following anhydrous ammonia injection: dissolution in water, reaction with soil organic matter and clay, […]

Winter Wheat Weather Woes Continue – DTN

🕔Mar 19, 2019The winter wheat crop is sleeping in this year — and who can blame it? “Since the first of March, at 2-inch soil depths, we’re running 10 degrees below normal,” […]

Iowa Latest to Declare Storms Disaster – DTN

🕔Mar 18, 2019Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds issued a disaster proclamation on Friday for 15 counties hit by the latest catastrophic flooding in the Midwest, Reynolds announced in a news release. Nebraska Gov. […]

Water Quality: How Well Do Buffer Strips Protect Rivers? – Study

🕔Mar 18, 2019Kansas State University researcher Colby Moorberg has his eyes on several miles of the Big Blue and Little Blue rivers, the two major waterways meandering their way to Tuttle Creek […]

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