Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Foliar Fungicide Decisions for Late-Planted Crops

🕔Jul 19, 2019A new article recently released through the Crop Protection Network (CPN) discusses how to make fungicide decisions in corn and soybean, given the delayed planting scenarios across the Midwest. The […]

Iowa Field Reports: Heat Stress, Soybean Defoliators

🕔Jul 17, 2019Check out what ISU Extension and Outreach field agronomists have been seeing and hearing about in fields across the state this past week. Some of the common issues observed in […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Flash Drought and Crop Stress Concerns

🕔Jul 17, 2019The weather forecast for this next week is calling for daytime high temperatures in the 90s and even in the 100s across the state and low nighttime temperatures in the […]

Midwest Flooding: Climate Models Changing – DTN

🕔Jul 16, 2019In the wake of flooding that has inundated the Midwest, people offer different perspectives calling for more investment in flood control infrastructure as recovery begins along the Missouri River and […]

USDA Extends Crops Reporting Deadline for 12 States – DTN

🕔Jul 11, 2019Farmers in 12 flood-ravaged states will have an extra week — until July 22 — to report spring-seeded crops to USDA’s Farm Service Agency, according to a news release from […]

Midwest: Soybean Gall Midge and Western Bean Cutworm Appear – DTN

🕔Jul 10, 2019The Fourth of July is long gone, but there are still some colorful displays underway in many corn and soybean fields of the Midwest. The bright white or orange larvae […]

Iowa Cover Crops: Follow Seed Law on Prevented Planting Acres

🕔Jul 10, 2019Unfavorable planting conditions this spring commonly delayed, and in some cases, prevented crop planting. Producers looking to plant a cover crop to meet the requirements of their insurance coverage must […]

Iowa Field Reports: Crops Developing Well, Pest Pressure on the Rise

🕔Jul 9, 2019Soybean gall midge larvae, Japanese beetles, foliar diseases in corn, and weed management issues were some of the more common issues ISU Extension and Outreach field agronomists came across in […]

Iowa Field Reports: Storms Bring Wind, Hail Damage

🕔Jul 3, 2019The past week finally brought some heat but it also brought some storms across the state leaving areas seeing wind damage and/or hail damage. In addition to some of the […]

Missouri: 5 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Flood

🕔Jul 3, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated five Missouri counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Holt and Ray counties who suffered losses caused by recent excessive rainfall […]

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