Iowa, Minnesota Webinar Series – Essential Row Crop Management for Summer 2020 – July 14 Jul 2, 2020

🕔Jul 2, 2020
University of Minnesota Extension and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach are collaborating to provide another series of short, timely, and topic-specific webinars for farmers, ag professionals, Extension personnel and […]

Iowa Field Reports: Varying Moisture Levels; Bacterial Leaf Streak in Corn Jul 1, 2020

🕔Jul 1, 2020
Lack of moisture in the western part of the state to excess moisture in the eastern part of the state, herbicide injury in soybeans, and bacterial leaf streak in corn […]

Iowa Soybeans: Identifying Common Herbicide Symptoms Jun 30, 2020

🕔Jun 30, 2020
We’ve seen more herbicide injury to soybean than I recall in past summers, resulting in questions about determining the source and reasons for the damage. This ICM Blog will share […]

STAR Energy FS and GROWMARK FS to Merge Jun 30, 2020

🕔Jun 30, 2020
STAR Energy FS, headquartered in Manson, Iowa, and GROWMARK FS, headquartered in Hartley, Iowa, are merging into one. The new company, named GROWMARK FS, will offer its farmer customers with […]

Iowa Farm Business: Liquidity Remains a Concern Jun 29, 2020

🕔Jun 29, 2020
Despite a higher average income in 2019, Iowa’s mid- to large-size farms actually saw a considerable decrease in farm liquidity and working capital over the past year. Data from the […]

Iowa Field Reports: Herbicide Drift, “Rapid Growth Syndrome,” Short Soybeans Jun 24, 2020

🕔Jun 24, 2020
Spotty rainfall across the state, herbicide drift, “Rapid Growth Syndrome” in corn, and shorter beans were common issues or concerns that ISU Extension Field Agronomists saw and heard about this […]

Iowa Soybeans: Resources, Forecasts For Dealing With White Mold Jun 24, 2020

🕔Jun 24, 2020
There have been reports of flowers in the earliest planted soybeans, and I observed them in NW Iowa late last week. That means these beans are entering the R-1 stage […]

Soybean Gall Midge: Current Reported Distribution in 2020 Jun 24, 2020

🕔Jun 24, 2020
On Wednesday, June 17 orange and white soybean gall midge larvae were found in soybean plants at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center near Mead, NE. Two days later […]

Iowa: Guidelines for Submitting to the ISU Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic Jun 18, 2020

🕔Jun 18, 2020
The growing season is in full swing, and as Iowa growers and gardeners move along toward the Fourth of July, it is important to remember that the COVID-19 precautions continue […]

Iowa Field Reports: Soybean Gall Midge Emerging, Weed Management Concerns Jun 17, 2020

🕔Jun 17, 2020
Reports of soybean gall midge adults emerging, rainfall or lack of rainfall, weed management concerns, and herbicide drift were some of the common issues or concerns that ISU Extension field […]

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