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

      🕔Jul 9, 2019
      A 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, 2019
      Staging 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, 2019
      The 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, 2019
      Planter 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, 2019
      On-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, 2018
      Few 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, 2018
      An 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, 2018

      🕔Apr 3, 2018
      Trade 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, 2018

      🕔Mar 28, 2018
      The 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, 2017

      🕔Aug 18, 2017
      The 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 […]

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