Kansas Wheat: Look Out for Army Cutworms, Grain Mites, Hessian Fly Feb 17, 2022

🕔Feb 17, 2022
A trio of pests could make early spring difficult for wheat and alfalfa growers in Kansas. But until wheat begins to break its winter dormancy, Kansas State University crop entomologist […]

Ohio: 6 Considerations for Managing P & K in 2022 Feb 3, 2022

🕔Feb 3, 2022
During this period of high prices and uncertain availability of phosphorus and potassium fertilizer, a few basic soil fertility concepts can help guide application decision-making. Fortunately, the work during 2014-2020 […]

Global Markets: Coarse Grains – Global Corn Starch Exports Dec 10, 2021

🕔Dec 10, 2021
Starch (HS 110812) accounts for about 70 percent of a dry corn kernel. Extracted via the wet-milling process, corn starch is widely used in food manufacturing as well as in […]

Minnesota: 2021 Variety Crop Trial Results Available Now Dec 3, 2021

🕔Dec 3, 2021
The Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station (MAES) and the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS) have published the 2021 Minnesota Field Crop Trials. Visit here to see variety trials for 10 different Minnesota […]

Pennsylvania: Tips for Managing Nutrients When Fertilizer Prices Are High Nov 19, 2021

🕔Nov 19, 2021
Fertilizers and lime are always one of the most expensive crop production inputs for agronomic crops, and this year fertilizer costs could be especially high. Below are some strategies to […]

Iowa Field Reports: Much Needed Rains Alleviate Crop Stress Jun 23, 2021

🕔Jun 23, 2021
The hot and dry conditions last week resulted in many fields showing signs of stress. Thankfully, a much-needed rain fell across a good part of the state late last week […]

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 […]

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: Planting Speeds Along May 5, 2021

🕔May 5, 2021
A lot of planting progress was made for both corn and soybeans over the last week. According to the May 3 USDA-NASS Crop Progress Report, approximately 70% of Iowa’s corn crop has […]

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