Harvest Weed Seed Control – Waterhemp Seed Retention Oct 22, 2019

🕔Oct 22, 2019Combines are the most important seed dispersal mechanism for weeds in our cropping system.  While a small amount of seed may leave the field with grain, most weed seed that enter […]

Iowa Will Host 2023 National Extension Conference – 1st Time For The State Sep 23, 2019

🕔Sep 23, 2019The National Association of County Agricultural Agents (NACAA) will hold its Annual Meeting/Professional Improvement Conference in Des Moines Aug. 13-17, 2023. This will be the first time Iowa has hosted […]

Irrigation: Stalk-Worn Sensor Measures Crops’ Water Use Aug 6, 2019

🕔Aug 6, 2019Wearable technology will soon move from wrist to stalk, swapping measures of blood flow and respiration for sap flow and transpiration. Their design won’t have anyone confusing growing season with […]

More Trade Tariffs: Raising the Stakes – DTN Jul 9, 2019

🕔Jul 9, 2019A year since the U.S. and China began a tit-for-tat of tariffs, talks and tweets, American farmers are seeing more diversified export routes while waiting for their largest customer to […]

Corn, Soybeans: Do You Know Your Crop Growth Stages? Jun 21, 2019

🕔Jun 21, 2019Staging crops is an underappreciated but incredibly important skill. One very important reason to know how to stage your crops is because herbicide products may have limits on what growth […]

Iowa State – 4 Sets of Twins Graduate with Agribusiness Major May 8, 2019

🕔May 8, 2019The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences will graduate four sets of twins majoring in agricultural business this spring. All eight students come from agricultural backgrounds and have strong bonds […]

6 Planter Maintenance Tips for 2019 Apr 10, 2019

🕔Apr 10, 2019Planter maintenance is important for all farmers, particularly those in reduced and no-till systems. A well-maintained planter gives seed its best chance, and with field operations happening in a shortened […]

10 Steps for Conducting Your Own On-Farm Trials Mar 14, 2019

🕔Mar 14, 2019On-farm trials are an easy way for farmers to learn how practices, products and equipment will work in their cropping systems. The concept of on-farm trials has been around for decades, […]

Bt Corn Hybrids : Confirmed Resistance to Western Corn Rootworm – DTN Nov 16, 2018

🕔Nov 16, 2018Few corn hybrids are fully protected from the western corn rootworm anymore — not even pyramided Bt corn hybrids.   In October, Corteva Agriscience informed EPA that the company has confirmed […]

Midwest: Herbicide Resistance and Weed Management – New Online Course Nov 6, 2018

🕔Nov 6, 2018An online, interactive course to develop successful long-term weed management programs.

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