Farmland Prices Remain Strong; Iowa Auction Hit $14,000 Per Acre- DTN

🕔Feb 20, 2018Farmland values continue to shrug at lower grain prices. Even in wheat country, the Kansas City Federal Reserve bank reported relatively stable farmland values in the fourth quarter of 2017 […]

Iowa Soybeans: Frogeye Leaf Spot Fungicide Resistance Confirmed

🕔Feb 20, 2018Plant pathologists at Iowa State University and University of Kentucky have confirmed that isolates of Cercospora sojina, the pathogen that causes frogeye leaf spot of soybean, have shown resistance to quinone outside inhibitor […]

Iowa: Land Prices, Some Input Costs Should Decline

🕔Feb 19, 2018Land and input costs for corn and soybean production are expected to decline in 2018, according to research conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. The research, released in […]

Iowa Corn: Should We be Spraying Fungicides at V12?

🕔Feb 9, 2018In 2017, we tested several foliar fungicides on corn at six locations in Iowa: ISU Northwest Research and Demonstration Farm (NWRF), Sutherland; Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm (NERF), Nashua; Northern […]

Iowa Soybeans: New Disease Identification Resource Available

🕔Feb 6, 2018Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has published an updated version of the Soybean Diseases publication to help farmers and other professionals in the agriculture industry identify and scout for […]

Nutrient Runoff in Mississippi River: Specific Strategies Compared in Study

🕔Jan 23, 2018Every summer, the Gulf of Mexico is flooded with excess nitrogen and phosphorus from wastewater treatment plants and farm fields along the Mississippi River basin. And every summer, those nutrients […]

Midwest Livestock: Bitter Cold Causing Stress for Producers and Cattle – DTN

🕔Jan 16, 2018Mike Berdo spent most of his Thursday cleaning cattle pens and putting new bedding down to keep the cattle dry and warm. The Washington, Iowa, cattleman/farmer, who has both a […]

Proposed Senate Bill Would Limit Venue for Companies Filing Bankruptcy – DTN

🕔Jan 12, 2018On Oct. 11, 2008, one of the nation’s largest ethanol producers, VeraSun Energy, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The action left thousands of farmers who sold corn to the […]

Iowa Soybeans: New Dicamba Labels Issued

🕔Jan 12, 2018In October 2017, the Environmental Protection Agency reclassified Engenia, FeXapan herbicide Plus VaporGrip Technology, and Xtendimax With VaporGrip Technology as Restricted Use products and added additional restrictions and requirements to […]

Sen. Grassley Talks: USDA Nomination; RFS Solutions; Infrastructure Funding – DTN

🕔Jan 10, 2018Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, said Tuesday the U.S. Senate needs to end a hold on the nomination of Iowa Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey to a key USDA post and also […]

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