Midsouth Cotton and Soybeans Restored to Transform WG Label

🕔Jul 16, 2019EPA has issued an expanded label for Transform WG insecticide with Isoclast active. Eight new crops, including corn and alfalfa, are on the expanded label, which also restores the previously […]

More Trade Tariffs: Raising the Stakes – DTN

🕔Jul 9, 2019A year since the U.S. and China began a tit-for-tat of tariffs, talks and tweets, American farmers are seeing more diversified export routes while waiting for their largest customer to […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Tissue Testing Requires Cautious Use, Interpretation

🕔Jun 21, 2019In-season plant tissue testing can be useful in diagnosing nutrient deficiencies in field crops, but it must be used with caution. Extra care is needed this year given the unusual […]

Forage Emergency: Groups Push to Plant, Harvest on Prevented Acres – DTN

🕔Jun 12, 2019A multi-state coalition of agricultural organizations are seeking approval for emergency provisions allowing the planting and harvesting of forages on prevented planting acres without date restrictions, according to a news […]

Iowa Field Reports: Rain, Rain, Go Away…

🕔May 14, 2019“Rain, rain, go away come again another day.” This nursery rhyme seems to be an appropriate theme song for how the weather has been this spring. The wet weather has […]

Chlorpyrifos Insecticide: California Moves to Ban it – DTN

🕔May 10, 2019California regulators are moving to cancel chlorpyrifos registrations in the latest of a series of moves targeting a key insecticide used by farmers. The California Environmental Protection Agency announced in […]

Minnesota: Alfalfa Winterkill – What Now?

🕔May 3, 2019There have been reports of alfalfa stands across Minnesota with varying levels of winter injury and winterkill. Areas most-often affected include hilltops where crowns were exposed during the cold winter […]

Ohio Soybeans: 4 Reasons to Inoculate When Switching from Alfalfa

🕔May 1, 2019Alfalfa stands were negatively affected by this winter’s weather. Some farmers may be converting their alfalfa fields to soybean. Does the soybean seed need to be inoculated? While there is […]

Minnesota Alfalfa: Winterkill, Delayed Termination – Should I Consider Soybean?

🕔Apr 16, 2019Plans change. Perhaps you planned to terminate an alfalfa stand last fall but the weather made tillage impossible to complete. Or, the winter weather has severely damaged your alfalfa stand. […]

Nebraska Alfalfa: Don’t Take this Crop for Granted

🕔Apr 8, 2019In the rush to get into corn and soybean fields this spring, don’t take your alfalfa for granted. It is critical that alfalfa growers evaluate their fields in the next […]

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