Soybeans: Cereal Rye Cover Crop Helps Control Weeds – DTN Nov 15, 2019

🕔Nov 15, 2019When John Werries and his son Dean started using cover crops, their primary goal was to prevent soil erosion on their Illinois farm. Seven years later, they’ve discovered their cover […]

National Wheat Yield Contest Sees Another Record Year – DTN Nov 15, 2019

🕔Nov 15, 2019It was another record-setting year for the National Wheat Yield Contest, which announced its 2019 winners Tuesday. Three winners topped 200 bushels per acre (bpa), with Rick Pearson of Buhl, […]

Midwest: Mostly Average Yields, Harvest Delays Continue – DTN Nov 4, 2019

🕔Nov 4, 2019Forget the old fable about the turtle beating the rabbit. “Slow and steady” may finish the race this year, but it probably won’t win it. Oh, and the turtle is […]

4 Priorities for Prevented Plant Acres This Fall, Winter – DTN Nov 1, 2019

🕔Nov 1, 2019With 55% of his acres left unplanted in 2019, one might have expected Matt Foes to put up his feet and take a vacation. Instead, the Sheffield, Illinois, farmer rolled […]

Midwest – Extreme Weather Gives Pests A Big Opening – DTN Oct 30, 2019

🕔Oct 30, 2019Weather extremes are a major threat to U.S. row crops, as 2019 demonstrated vividly. But some insects and diseases actually thrive in the chaos of flooding, drought, hail and heavy […]

Soybeans: 7 Herbicide-Tolerant Traits Available – Which to Pick? – DTN Oct 22, 2019

🕔Oct 22, 2019Farmers have a range of choices when it comes to herbicide-tolerant soybean technology in 2020 — up to seven different traits. When selecting seed, remember that disease, insect tolerance and […]

Dicamba: Illinois Kicks Off 2020 Regulation Showdown – DTN Oct 18, 2019

🕔Oct 18, 2019 So far, EPA and dicamba registrants seem prepared to accept Illinois’ new dicamba restrictions, which suggests other states may follow suit.

Stress – Coping With Uncertainty Ahead Of Harvest And Frost – DTN Aug 29, 2019

🕔Aug 29, 2019It’s the billion-dollar question on everyone’s mind. Over gas station coffee or six-packs of beer, in farm-store aisles or church pews, the dreaded F-word is dominating conversations in the Corn […]

Soybeans: Keep Scouting for Insects – Especially This Year – DTN Jun 25, 2019

🕔Jun 25, 2019Only about half of the country’s soybeans have emerged, but some insect pests are already out and about, waiting for them. Entomologists and agronomists have reported sightings of soybean aphids, […]

Midwest Corn: Injury, Disease, Pest – Do You Need to Replant? – DTN May 24, 2019

🕔May 24, 2019With so much of the planting season left ahead of farmers this spring, it can be hard to focus on the few corn acres that are in — but they […]

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