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

🕔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, 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 […]

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 […]

Iowa Corn: Mycotoxins and Crop Deterioration

🕔Oct 18, 2018Above normal rains in September have slowed field crop dry-down. Coupled with early season drought in South Central and Southeast Iowa and above-average rainfall in the Northwest, there is high […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Crop Quality Hurt by Rains

🕔Oct 8, 2018This year continues the chain of years with unusual harvest conditions driven by rapid weather changes in the latter part of the growing season. In mid August, crops were significantly ahead […]

Iowa Corn: Tar Spot Found in 12 Counties

🕔Sep 25, 2018Cases of tar spot in corn have been reported over recent weeks in 12 Iowa counties. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach plant pathologists have been able to confirm the presence […]

Iowa: Spring Field Day and Certified Crop Advisor Training, Crawfordsville, June 28

🕔Jun 12, 2018On June 28, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will be hosting the annual Spring Field Day and Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) Training at the Southeast Iowa Research and Demonstration […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Would a Fungicide Benefit Hail-Damaged Crops?

🕔Jun 8, 2018Widespread hail occurred in Iowa on 6 June 2018, causing damage to many acres of corn and soybean plants. At this time, most of the corn is in the V6 […]

Iowa Corn: Should We be Spraying Fungicides at V12?

🕔Feb 9, 2018In 2017, we tested several 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 […]

Iowa Corn: Keep an Eye Open for Stalk Rots

🕔Oct 6, 2017Over the past couple of weeks we’ve been doing stalk rot assessments at several of the ISU Research Farms including the Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm, the McNay Research Farm, […]

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