Iowa Crop Update: Drought, Hail Damage, Weed Escapes, and Soybean Aphids

🕔Aug 15, 2017#Drought17, late season hail damage, weed escapes, and soybean aphids seem to be the big issues ISU Extension field agronomists are seeing in fields across the state this past week. […]

Texas: 4 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Heavy Storms

🕔Jul 31, 2017In response to a request from Erasmo Trevino, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in Texas, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Duval, Foard, Lamb and Webb […]

South Dakota Corn, Soybeans: Making Cropping Decisions After Hail Storms

🕔Jul 17, 2017Recent hail storms have brought crop injury in isolated parts of South Dakota. We always hope the old ‘white combine’ adage does not come true, but there is no stopping […]

Texas Field Reports: Hail Damage Across High Plains Being Evaluated

🕔Jul 6, 2017Waves of hail storms across the High Plains and South Plains damaged many acres of crops as recently as July 4, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service personnel. Everything […]

Ohio Corn: Hail Injury Depends on Development Stage

🕔Jun 27, 2017The impact of hail damage is largely dependent on corn’s stage of development. Hail affects yield primarily by reducing stands and defoliating plants. Most of the hail damage results from […]

Michigan Corn, Soybeans: Evaluating Storm-Damaged Crops

🕔Jun 23, 2017Heavy rains, strong winds, hail and even tornadoes leave their mark on fields across the Midwest every year. If your farm is in the path of one of these storms, […]

Texas Cotton: New 2017 Crop Hail-Out and Replant Guide Available

🕔Jun 22, 2017The latest Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service crop hail-damage assessment and replant guide is now available, said its author. Dr. Calvin Trostle, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agronomist at Lubbock, […]

Tennessee: Lincoln County Designated Natural Disaster Area from Hail Storms

🕔Jun 22, 2017In response to a request from Tyeisha Samples, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in Tennessee, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Lincoln County as a primary […]

Iowa Field Reports: Crops Mostly Look Good, Some Hail Damage

🕔Jun 21, 2017Some much needed rain fell across parts of the state last week, but with the rain came some strong winds and hail in parts of the state. Other areas could […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Hail Damage – To Keep the Stand or Make Other Plans

🕔Jun 20, 2017Unfortunately, hail damage is not a rare occurrence in Iowa. Every year hail damage occurs; it is just a matter of how severe it is and how widespread it is. […]

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