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

🕔Apr 30, 2019
Now 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, 2019
You 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, 2019
The 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, 2019

🕔Feb 13, 2019
In 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, 2018

🕔Oct 18, 2018
Above 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, 2018

🕔Oct 8, 2018
This 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, 2018

🕔Sep 25, 2018
Cases 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, 2018

🕔Jun 12, 2018
On 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, 2018

🕔Jun 8, 2018
Widespread 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, 2018

🕔Feb 9, 2018
In 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 […]

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