Iowa: Dicamba – New Use Directions, Training Requirements Jan 22, 2021

🕔Jan 22, 2021
On October 27, 2020, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved registrations for two dicamba products, XtendiMax with VaporGrip Technology and Engenia Herbicide, and extended the registration of Tavium Plus […]

Iowa: Virtual Option for Private Pesticide Applicator Courses Jan 20, 2021

🕔Jan 20, 2021
Due to COVID-19, the Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) at Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host a limited number of statewide virtual private pesticide applicator Continuing Instruction Course […]

Soybean Gall Midge Brown Bag Series Jan 8, 2021

🕔Jan 8, 2021
Soybean gall midge is an emerging pest that only occurs in five Midwest states. Researchers in Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, and South Dakota began investigating this pest in 2019 after widespread […]

Iowa Soybeans: Herbicide Programs for Waterhemp Control Jan 5, 2021

🕔Jan 5, 2021
It is important to use a diverse herbicide program with multiple, effective sites of action to reduce overreliance on any single herbicide and slow further development of herbicide resistance in […]

Missouri River Farmers Sue Federal Govt. – DTN Jan 4, 2021

🕔Jan 4, 2021
A new class-action lawsuit seeks compensation for farmers and other property owners who suffered property losses from repeated floods on both sides along a 240-mile stretch of the Missouri River. […]

California: Department of Justice Sides With Ag on Prop 12 – DTN Dec 17, 2020

🕔Dec 17, 2020
The U.S. Department of Justice and the North American Meat Institute asked a federal appeals court for a full hearing on a requested injunction to halt implementation of California’s Proposition […]

Iowa Farmland Value Grows 1.7% Since 2019 Dec 16, 2020

🕔Dec 16, 2020
A news release Tuesday from the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development at Iowa State University and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach indicated that, “Favorable interest rates, a strong demand for land, and substantial government […]

States, Ag Battle for Dakota Access Pipeline – DTN Dec 15, 2020

🕔Dec 15, 2020
If the Dakota Access pipeline is closed down, agriculture economies in the Midwest could find it difficult and more expensive to ship grain, 14 states allege in a brief filed […]

Dicamba: States Mull 2021 Limits – DTN Dec 10, 2020

🕔Dec 10, 2020
At least three states plan to implement more restrictive cutoffs for dicamba use in 2021, beyond the federal labels EPA issued for XtendiMax, Engenia and Tavium this fall. Those states […]

Iowa: Final Report Available for Crop Performance Tests Dec 10, 2020

🕔Dec 10, 2020
The Iowa Crop Improvement Association (ICIA) have completed this year’s Iowa Crop Performance Tests (ICPT) and are now out with their full 2020 reports for both corn and soybeans. ICPT […]

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