Webinar: Soybeans – Managing Seedling Diseases, Dec. 6 Nov 27, 2019

🕔Nov 27, 2019Soybean seedling diseases are a major yield-reducing factor in soybean production. In 2017 alone, it was estimated that over 50 million bushels of grain were lost in the U.S. as […]

Iowa Corn: How Far Has Tar Spot Spread in 2019? Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019Tar spot is the latest new disease of corn to be observed in the U.S. The disease was first observed in Indiana in 2015. In 2016, it was found in […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Crop Quality in 2019 – Another Unusual Year Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019This year continues the chain of growing seasons with extremes and rapid changes beyond our long-term experiences. This made for periods of both stress and favorable crop growth despite the […]

Iowa Corn: Thoughts, Observations on Ear, Stalk Rots Sep 24, 2019

🕔Sep 24, 2019As corn fields start to reach maturity across the state of Iowa, we need to start thinking about stalk and ear rots, particularly in terms of scheduling harvest and grain […]

Northern Iowa Research Farm Fall Field Day, Kanawha, Sept. 5 Aug 29, 2019

🕔Aug 29, 2019Thistle caterpillars, late season crops disease and crop development will highlight the September 5 fall field day at the ISU Northern Research and demonstration farm fall field day. Registration and […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Preventative and Curative Fungicides Jul 26, 2019

🕔Jul 26, 2019Corn is starting to tassel and beans are flowering so no wonder everyone is asking about fungicides.  We’ve tried to address some of the questions regarding whether to spray or […]

Iowa: Delayed Planting and Disease Expectations in 2019 May 30, 2019

🕔May 30, 2019This growing season, delayed planting, combined with continued cool and wet conditions have taken their toll on crops that were planted in the brief periods of optimum weather. Given that there […]

Iowa Soybeans: Stand Counts Imperative with Low Quality Seed Apr 30, 2019

🕔Apr 30, 2019Now that we’re within the time frames for planting to achieve optimal yields for corn and soybean, producers might be getting antsy with the cold, damp weather, and weighing the […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Planting with Seedling Diseases, Low Germination Rates Apr 2, 2019

🕔Apr 2, 2019You know what they say: March comes in like a lion and out like a lamb. Well, it certainly feels like this past winter was just one extended lion. While […]

Iowa: Feed Corn – Be Aware of 2018 Toxin Levels Feb 26, 2019

🕔Feb 26, 2019The two bu/acre Iowa corn yield reduction shown in the February 9 crop report demonstrated the impact of late-season wet weather. Corn quality and potential food safety issues are also determined […]

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