Iowa Corn: End of Season Thoughts – Stalk Rot, Ear Rot, Tar Spot Sep 16, 2021

🕔Sep 16, 2021
As the 2021 growing season comes to a close, what should you be thinking about in terms of corn disease and how that might impact your harvest plans? Crown and […]

Iowa Field Reports: Rains Help with Dryness, Bring Wind Damage Sep 15, 2021

🕔Sep 15, 2021
While the rains the end of August have helped to improve the dry conditions some across the state, the rains also brought along some strong winds and hail that caused some significant […]

Iowa: 5 Upcoming Fall Field Days Sep 2, 2021

🕔Sep 2, 2021
Mark your calendars for our upcoming fall field days. Below is a list of the upcoming field days that will take place in early September and topics featured at each […]

Midwest Soybeans: Can Yields Hang On? – DTN Aug 27, 2021

🕔Aug 27, 2021
Soybeans are running out of steam in some fields in the northern and western Soybean Belt as September nears. With only about 1 to 2 inches of rain since June […]

Iowa Field Reports: More Sightings of Tar Spot, Sudden Death Syndrome, and Brown Stem Rot Aug 25, 2021

🕔Aug 25, 2021
The drier and warm conditions have really pushed crops along across the state. In addition to the drought concerns and issues related to the drought, other common observations made in […]

Midwest Corn: Tar Spot, Southern Rust Present and Spreading – DTN Aug 20, 2021

🕔Aug 20, 2021
August is edging toward September, but some corn diseases just won’t let up. Tar spot on corn and Southern corn rust remain stubbornly on the move in cornfields in the […]

Soybeans: Sudden Death Syndrome Catching Eyes – DTN Aug 20, 2021

🕔Aug 20, 2021
 Few souls would ever willingly spend their birthday sorting through wilted soybean leaves and splitting sickly stems, but it’s a good thing Daren Mueller is one of them. That’s how […]

Livestock: Ruling Keeps Alive Iowa 2012 Ag-Gag Law – DTN Aug 17, 2021

🕔Aug 17, 2021
Animal rights groups do not have a First Amendment right to lie in order to gain access to agricultural facilities to conduct undercover investigations, the U.S. Court of Appeals for […]

Iowa Field Reports: Spider Mites, Corn Rootworms, and Drought Concerns Aug 11, 2021

🕔Aug 11, 2021
With parts of northern Iowa now being in a D3 or extreme drought and other areas on the drought monitor expanding, the drier conditions are a concern with what impact they […]

Iowa Field Reports: Corn Rootworms, Spider Mites, and Soybean Gall Midge Aug 5, 2021

🕔Aug 5, 2021
Corn rootworms, spider mites, soybean gall midge, and the hot and dry conditions were common questions or issues received or observed by ISU Extension and Outreach field agronomists this past […]

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