New Farm Bill Gives 11 States with Heirs Property Act a Boost – DTN

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🕔Jan 17, 2019Dying without a will or without properly structured farmland ownership can make life messy for heirs.  In many of those situations, the next generation owns the land as tenants-in-common, and […]

Iowa: Soil Fertility Short Course, Ames, Feb. 19-20

🕔Jan 15, 2019Making sound soil fertility management decisions is an important part of successful crop production, on both an economic and environmental level. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will be offering […]

Presidential Race: 2020 Campaigns Start With Warren In Iowa – DTN

🕔Jan 8, 2019COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (DTN) — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren stormed through the reddest part of Iowa over the weekend but discovered standing-room-only crowds on her three days of campaigning — […]

Iowa Soybeans: 2018 SCN-Resistant Variety Trial Results

🕔Jan 4, 2019Iowa State University annually evaluates the agronomic performance and nematode control of hundreds of soybean varieties that are resistant to the soybean cyst nematode (SCN). A limited number of SCN-susceptible […]

ARC Farm Program Failed in 2017, State-by-State Examination – Commentary

🕔Dec 27, 2018A couple of weeks ago, a reader from Iowa wrote us, “I stopped into the Farm Service Agency office today…to see if there would be any farm subsidies this year, […]

Weed Control Without Herbicides: Alternative Strategies

🕔Dec 21, 2018While herbicide resistance is not a new issue, the rapid increase in multiple resistant biotypes in waterhemp, giant ragweed, and horseweed (marestail) is limiting herbicidal options. A waterhemp biotype resistant to […]

Opioid Use: Rural America Is Key Battlefront – DTN

🕔Dec 18, 2018Pandora’s box was an artifact from Greek mythology. In Greek poet Hesiod’s “Works and Days,” Pandora’s box was a large jar given to Pandora that contained all of the world’s […]

Dicamba Rules: Patchwork of State Cut-Off Dates Confusing – DTN

🕔Dec 14, 2018Pick a state, any state, and chances are the rules for dicamba use there could differ from its neighbors next year.

Michigan Corn: Mid-Season Nitrogen – How Much Do You Need?

🕔Dec 7, 2018Corn research at the Mason Technology Center in 2018 focused on nitrogen fertilizer rates, end-of-season stalk nitrate-nitrogen (N) and drone imaging. The trial was planted on May 29, 2018, in […]

Iowa Soybeans: Should You Use a Fungicidal Seed Treatment on Low-Quality Seed?

🕔Dec 7, 2018With this year’s harvest of soybeans delayed beyond what is considered an ideal window of time, the opportunity for diseases to infect seed pods and in some instances, to the […]

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