Midwest: Heavy Rain’s Impact on Crop Harvest – DTN Oct 28, 2021

🕔Oct 28, 2021
A strong system developed in the eastern Plains on Friday and brought rounds of widespread moderate to heavy rain across a good portion of the Corn Belt through Monday before […]

Iowa: Soybean Varieties SCN Resistance Different from PI 88788 Oct 27, 2021

🕔Oct 27, 2021
A recent ICM News article summarized the updated Soybean Cyst Nematode-resistant Soybean Varieties for Iowa ISU Extension publication, available online. The publication provides information on 872 SCN-resistant soybean varieties available […]

Iowa Soybeans: SCN-Resistant Varieties for 2022 Oct 22, 2021

🕔Oct 22, 2021
ISU annually compiles a list of soybean varieties available to Iowa farmers with resistance to the soybean cyst nematode (SCN). The work is supported by soybean checkoff funds from the […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Hybrid/Variety Selection Oct 22, 2021

🕔Oct 22, 2021
Corn Hybrids Choosing corn hybrids is one of the most crucial crop management decisions to be made. There are a range of factors to consider, most notably the weather, which […]

Iowa Corn: Get the Most Bang for Your Buck – Time Anhydrous Applications Well Oct 15, 2021

🕔Oct 15, 2021
With rising fertilizer prices, and concerns about possible shortages, it pays to time our applications of anhydrous ammonia and manure well. When the value is high, the focus on management […]

Iowa Corn: Be Cautious of High Soil, Cornstalk Nitrate Levels This Fall Oct 15, 2021

🕔Oct 15, 2021
The 2021 cropping season had variable rainfall across Iowa. Since crop harvest began, rainfall also has been variable, and temperatures have generally been above normal. Therefore, it is not surprising […]

Iowa Soybeans: Fall Is the Perfect Time to Collect Soil Samples for SCN Oct 12, 2021

🕔Oct 12, 2021
Soybean producers and agribusiness professionals who advise them should be aware that the soybean cyst nematode (SCN) is a major yield-reducing pathogen in Iowa. The pest is widespread throughout Iowa […]

Livestock: R-CALF Beef Checkoff Case to Continue – DTN Oct 1, 2021

🕔Oct 1, 2021
A lawsuit against USDA challenging the Beef Checkoff program will be allowed to continue after a federal court on Wednesday denied the agency’s motion to dismiss. Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund, […]

Iowa Corn: Drydown and Stalk Quality Sep 21, 2021

🕔Sep 21, 2021
As corn has quickly reached maturity, the next hurdle of the 2021 growing season is harvest. Stalk quality will be a concern for fields across that state that experienced the […]

Corn, Soybeans: Sept. Yield Checks – Following Up on the Digital Yield Tour – DTN Sep 21, 2021

🕔Sep 21, 2021
National yield estimates are the epitome of averages, especially in a year like this one with devasting drought in one region of the Corn Belt and blissful bounty in others. […]

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