Rice Blight: Research Works to Block Disease Pathogens Aug 11, 2017

🕔Aug 11, 2017
What 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, 2017

🕔Apr 20, 2017
Just 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, 2016

🕔May 31, 2016
We’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, 2016

🕔May 31, 2016
Army 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, 2016

🕔May 23, 2016
University 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, 2016

🕔May 19, 2016
Key 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, 2016

🕔May 4, 2016
It’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 […]

Herbicide Resistance: Researchers to Conduct Farmer Survey Nov 27, 2015

🕔Nov 27, 2015
The spread of herbicide-resistant weeds is a growing problem in many parts of the United States, and the number of weed species with resistance to glyphosate and other herbicides has […]

CRP Payments for Non-Farmers – Tax Questions Nov 24, 2015

🕔Nov 24, 2015
Overview The recent non-acquiescence issued by the IRS in the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit in Morehouse v. Comr. has raised a question among some […]

Land Grant University Grad Seeks to Promote Higher Ag Learning Jul 16, 2015

🕔Jul 16, 2015
Ever since their inception 125 years ago with passage of the Second Morrill Act, 1890 land-grant universities (LGU) have had a major impact on the lives of students in 18 […]

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