6 Steps to Reduce Herbicide Runoff, Leaching

🕔Feb 14, 2019These six field practices can protect water quality from herbicide applications.

Webinar: Legal Checkup on Checkoffs – Current Events, Feb. 20

🕔Feb 14, 2019Checkoff programs offer vital research and information for both producers and consumers of agricultural commodities. Over the past year, these programs have undergone a number of legal and policy changes […]

Moving Grain: 2019 Barge Shipments Lower Than Usual

🕔Feb 14, 20192019 Grain Barge Shipments Lower Than Usual Since the beginning of 2019, down-bound grain barge shipments on the Mississippi, Ohio, and Arkansas Rivers have been hampered by severe cold weather […]

Precision Ag: Is More Data Confusing USDA’s Forecast Accuracy?

🕔Feb 13, 2019A flood of precision agriculture technology to America’s farm fields over the past two decades has created an abundance of information, a mixed blessing for such agencies as the U.S. […]

Iowa Soybeans: Evaluating Foliar Fungicides in 2018

🕔Feb 13, 2019Soybean foliar fungicides were evaluated for foliar disease management and yield response across seven Iowa State University research and demonstration farms in 2018. These included the Northwest Research and Demonstration […]

Pesticide Label References Available Online

🕔Feb 13, 2019This cold and snowy weather hopefully has everyone dreaming of warmer days this spring.  The 2019 growing season will be here before we know it, but now is a great […]

Farm Bill: Funding Shifts; CRP Payment Limit Possible

🕔Feb 13, 2019On Monday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service (ERS) published an overview of the Conservation Title of the 2018 Farm Bill.  Today’s update looks at a couple key points […]

Iowa Corn: Evaluating Fungicide Efficacy in 2018

🕔Feb 13, 2019In 2018, we tested various foliar fungicides on corn at six locations in Iowa: ISU Northwest Research and Demonstration Farm (NWRF), Sutherland; Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm (NERF), Nashua; Northern […]

Ag Economy: Signs of Strain as Chinese Trade Talks Continue

🕔Feb 13, 2019China purchased more U.S. soybeans last week as trade negotiations between the two countries are set to continue this week in Beijing.  Meanwhile, a front page article in the Wall […]

North Dakota Wheat: Drought Reduces Midge Populations for 2nd Year

🕔Feb 13, 2019Wheat midge likely will be less of a problem this year, reducing the need for insecticide applications. Soil samples in North Dakota indicate low levels of overwintering wheat midge larvae […]

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