Soggy Harvest Delays – Some Farmers Seed Shopping for 2019 – DTN

🕔Oct 9, 2018Even as wet weather stalls the 2018 corn and soybean harvest in parts of the Midwest, many farmers have their eyes on 2019 seed selection.   “It does seem early to […]

Indiana Soybeans: Fungal Diseases That Impact Pod, Seed Quality

🕔Oct 5, 2018Editor’s Note: For accompanying tables see original article at the Source Link below. There are a number of fungal soybean diseases that can greatly impact seed quality. In Indiana, the […]

Midwest Corn: Tar Spot Disease – 3 Tips for 2019, Start with Hybrid Selection – DTN

🕔Oct 5, 2018Tar spot on corn may have arrived in the U.S. in 2015, but 2018 will definitely go down as the disease’s first year in the major leagues — and it […]

Farm Bill: PLC Yield Updating for Exceptional Drought Counties – Commentary

🕔Oct 3, 2018General updating of program yields is not allowed in current House or Senate versions of the 2018 Farm Bill.  However, the House version does allow for program yield updating in […]

Indiana Corn: Field Drydown of Mature Grain

🕔Sep 24, 2018Delayed maturity of corn due to late planting or simply cool growing seasons often translates into delayed or slow drydown of mature corn grain prior to harvest and, consequently, higher […]

Indiana Soybeans: Discolored, Shriveled Seeds – Who Done It?

🕔Sep 24, 2018Combines are rolling and wagons of grain are heading for dryers and storage. Already, questions have been received about soybean seed observed to be shrunken and/or discolored. Too, we typically […]

Waters of the U.S. Rule: 28 States Not Under EPA’s WOTUS Jurisdiction – DTN

🕔Sep 19, 2018Add Iowa to the list of now 28 states not under the jurisdiction of the 2015 waters of the United States rule thanks to a ruling by the U.S. District […]

Iowa Corn: Tar Spot Samples Needed for Research

🕔Sep 12, 2018The University of Illinois, Urbana, is seeking assistance from its friendly neighbor to the west, the corn-state of Iowa, in locating samples of tar spot in corn. This is part […]

Farm Trade Aid: Signup Starts – 5 States Expected to Get 45% Share – DTN

🕔Sep 5, 2018Farmers officially can start applying Tuesday for the Trump administration’s trade-aid package at their local Farm Service Agency offices.   As rolled out last week by USDA, farmers can expect to […]

Indiana Corn: Short Husks and Exposed Ears

🕔Aug 31, 2018Periods of severe stress can do all sorts of strange things to crops. One oddity that has been reported by a number of folks this year is often described as […]

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