Ag Trade: China to Target Soybean Exports Only If Trade Issues Increase

🕔Apr 3, 2018Trade issues have recently emerged between the United States and China. These tariffs have already impacted pork exports from Iowa and there is concern that an escalation of tariffs between […]

Corn Nitrogen Rate Calculator Website Updated for 2018

🕔Mar 28, 2018The regional Corn Nitrogen Rate Calculator (CNRC) website was recently updated with a revised Iowa N response trial database. The changes to the suggested N rates in Iowa are small […]

Dicamba Volatility in 2001: Iowa State Researchers Saw the Issue 16 Years Ago

🕔Aug 18, 2017The following article originally appeared on the ISU Weed Science Online website.  Current research is showing that the new formulations of dicamba (Xtendimax with Vapor Grip Technology and Engenia) have not […]

Rice Blight: Research Works to Block Disease Pathogens

🕔Aug 11, 2017What is known as “rice blight” is a dreaded plant disease that endangers rice harvests throughout the whole of South-East Asia, especially India, as well as large parts of Africa […]

Iowa: Funding Cuts to Eliminate Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture – DTN

🕔Apr 20, 2017Just three weeks ago, the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture at Iowa State University was celebrating its 30th anniversary with guest lecturers, including some of the former state legislators who […]

Farm Business: Evaluating a Wind Energy Agreement – Ag Law

🕔May 31, 2016We’ve recently received a number of inquiries regarding wind energy agreements. This article, while not offering legal advice, is intended to inform landowners as to some of the key legal […]

U.S. Supreme Court Sides with Landowners Over Corps in Clean Water Act Case

🕔May 31, 2016Army Corps of Engineers v. Hawkes Co., No. 15-290, 578 U.S. The United States Supreme Court unanimously ruled today (May 31,2016) that an approved jurisdictional determination from the U.S. Army […]

Iowa: Using Twitter to Track Crop Diseases

🕔May 23, 2016University Extension scientists are hoping to harness the power of farmers on Twitter to track the spread of corn and soybean diseases this summer. Led by Iowa State University plant […]

Crop Production Imagery – Best Management Practices

🕔May 19, 2016Key Points: RGB (color) imagery is similar to viewing a digital photograph taken from a plane. Near infrared (NIR) imagery provides a greater assessment of plant health than traditional photos […]

Iowa Law Q&A: When Farm Family Members Are Tenants in Common

🕔May 4, 2016It’s a common situation that often leads to conflict. A father dies without a will and his three children inherit his farm through the rules of intestate succession. Or maybe […]

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