Iowa Field Reports: Moisture Stress – Too Much or Too Little Jun 21, 2022

🕔Jun 21, 2022
Isolated hail and wind damage, iron deficiency chlorosis, herbicide damage, and moisture stress (too much or too little depending upon the area) were some of the big issues that ISU […]

Iowa Field Reports: Some Areas Hit by Flooding, Hail Damage Jun 17, 2022

🕔Jun 17, 2022
While parts of western Iowa seem to miss the rain or get small amounts of rain, other parts of the state received over 3 inches of rain this past week […]

Texas Field Reports: Sorghum Producers See Fewer Issues with Sugarcane Aphids Jun 15, 2022

🕔Jun 15, 2022
Texas sorghum producers, science and Mother Nature continue to keep damaging numbers of sugarcane aphids at bay, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Grain sorghum in South Texas is […]

Texas Field Reports: Melon, Cantaloupe Quality Up, Yields Down Jun 9, 2022

🕔Jun 9, 2022
Texas melon producers reported exceptional fruit quality but slightly lower yields amid budget-breaking production costs and stagnant market prices, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Watermelon production was coming […]

Iowa Field Reports: Pest/Weed Management, Flooding, Replant Considerations Jun 7, 2022

🕔Jun 7, 2022
Cutworms and armyworms, flooding, replant considerations, and weed management/herbicide application considerations were some of the more common questions ISU Extension Field Agronomists received over this last week. Read on for […]

Iowa Field Reports: Planting Wraps Up, Focus Shifts to Herbicides, Sidedressing Jun 2, 2022

🕔Jun 2, 2022
With planting wrapping up across the state, the attention is focusing to taking the first cutting of alfalfa, herbicide applications, and starting sidedressing nitrogen in corn. Read on to hear […]

Iowa Field Reports: Significant Planting Progress, Some Areas Remain Saturated May 25, 2022

🕔May 25, 2022
Weather conditions were quite favorable this past week allowing Iowa farmers 5.4 days for fieldwork across Iowa allowing for significant planting progress across nearly all of Iowa. With that said, […]

Texas Field Reports: Olive Crop Fails for 2nd Straight Season May 18, 2022

🕔May 18, 2022
Texas olive producers face another season of setbacks due to weather conditions, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Like in 2021, the 2022 olive fruit crop is expected […]

Iowa Field Reports: Break in Weather Allows Good Planting Progress May 17, 2022

🕔May 17, 2022
Farmers finally caught a break last week and were able to make a lot of planting progress across most of the state. Some areas that did not miss the rains […]

Iowa Field Reports: Planting Progress Expected to Speed Up This Week May 10, 2022

🕔May 10, 2022
While not much planting progress was made last week (again), the warmer and drier weather this week should provide more favorable conditions for fieldwork and planting. Some of the hot […]

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