Iowa State – 4 Sets of Twins Graduate with Agribusiness Major

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

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 […]

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