Herbicide Antagonism — Is It Making Bad Situations Worse? – DTN Jan 21, 2020

🕔Jan 21, 2020
Just like most families, herbicides don’t always bring out the best in each other. In the human world, it’s called “sibling rivalry” or “personality differences.” In the chemical world, scientists […]

Corn Yield Contest – David Hula Wins 4th World Record – DTN Dec 17, 2019

🕔Dec 17, 2019
After three world records, some folks might retire. Not David Hula. With his irrigated corn yield of 616.20 bushels per acre (bpa), the Charles City, Virginia farmer won the National […]

Field Crop Roundup: For Many, 2019 Left Its Mark – DTN Dec 13, 2019

🕔Dec 13, 2019
In the small Catholic parish of my childhood, the word “saint-maker” was sometimes used to describe certain individuals who pushed you to become a better Christian just by tolerating their, […]

Midwest – Can Corn Overwinter? Risks And Uncertainty Abound – DTN Dec 5, 2019

🕔Dec 5, 2019
The ugly trifecta of 2019 — late planting, high-moisture corn and plentiful rain and snow — has left many farmers facing unharvested cornfields into December and possibly beyond. Of all […]

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

🕔Nov 15, 2019
When 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, 2019
It 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, 2019
Forget 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, 2019
With 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, 2019
Weather 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, 2019
Farmers 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 […]

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