Iowa: Crop Advantage Series Set for January at 13 Locations Nov 19, 2014

🕔Nov 19, 2014
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will offer the Crop Advantage Series to producers at 13 locations across Iowa during January. Crop Advantage Series provides the latest information to promote […]

Iowa: Hold Off on Tillage This Fall, Keep Soil Covered Oct 28, 2014

🕔Oct 28, 2014
This is the time of the year when tillage becomes the number one priority for some, whether they need it or not. The question to ask is, “Do I need […]

Iowa: Time to Sample Soil for Soybean Cyst Nematode Oct 17, 2014

🕔Oct 17, 2014
Crisp, clear fall days are perfect for splitting firewood, tilling the garden under and collecting soil samples to check fields for the soybean cyst nematode (SCN). Although soil sampling for […]

Iowa Corn: Tool Balances Nitrogen Needs In A Weaker Grain Market Oct 15, 2014

🕔Oct 15, 2014
How will weaker corn prices affect recommended nitrogen (N) fertilizer rates in the 2015 crop? The answer depends on more than just the price of corn, but also the price of […]

Iowa Corn: Monitor Soil Temperature Before Applying Anyhdrous Oct 14, 2014

🕔Oct 14, 2014
If you are considering fall application of anhydrous ammonia to corn fields (the only nitrogen fertilizer recommended for fall application), remember to wait until soil temperatures cool to 50° F […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Heat Needed for Harvest Oct 3, 2014

🕔Oct 3, 2014
Every year brings on a new set of challenges for harvest and grain management; in the past five years we have gone from very wet to very dry. Last year’s […]

Iowa Soybeans: Cover Crops and SCN — What’s the Connection? Sep 26, 2014

🕔Sep 26, 2014
Iowa farmers are using cover crops for erosion control and soil nutrient and pest management in their fields. There are two aspects of cover crops that relate to the biology […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Quality and Storage of 2014 Crop Sep 25, 2014

🕔Sep 25, 2014
Every year brings on a new set of challenges for harvest and grain management; in the past five years we have gone from very wet to very dry. Last year’s […]

Iowa Corn: What’s Your Risk of a Killing Frost? Sep 10, 2014

🕔Sep 10, 2014
The last USDA crop progress report indicates 72% of corn in or past the dent stage with 5% of the corn acres mature and soybean with 26% leaves turning color. […]

Iowa Corn: Watch for Stalk and Ear Rots Sep 5, 2014

🕔Sep 5, 2014
As the 2014 growing season draws to a close, agronomists and farmers are reminded to scout for stalk and ear rots of corn. Stalk rots are likely to be a […]

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