Iowa: Volunteer Corn Management – Video Sep 25, 2020

🕔Sep 25, 2020
August’s derecho left many Iowans with unharvestable corn. For operations that left their corn in the field, decisions should be made to reduce the problem of volunteer corn next planting […]

Iowa Corn: Scout Fields for Stalk Rot Sep 24, 2020

🕔Sep 24, 2020
The challenges of this growing season continued this month when a storm front brought more than 3 inches of rain to much of the state. While the rainfall was welcome […]

Iowa Field Reports: Rains Aid Soybeans, Potential Issues with Corn Harvest Sep 16, 2020

🕔Sep 16, 2020
While drought is still widespread, rainfall blanketed most of the state last week, providing some welcome relief to pastures, hay fields, newly-seeded cover crops, and later maturing soybeans. The rainfall caused […]

Iowa Field Reports: Driest Aug. Since 1893 Sep 3, 2020

🕔Sep 3, 2020
Drought continues to expand across the state, and August 2020 came in as one of the driest Augusts since 1893 across the state. Crops appear to be racing toward maturity, with several […]

Corn Damage: Recovering from the Derecho – DTN Aug 21, 2020

🕔Aug 21, 2020
It’s been more than a week since a derecho tore across Iowa as far east as Ohio, whipping through some cornfields with hurricane-strength winds. But for many farmers, the difficult […]

Iowa: Derecho Leaves a Multitude of Harvest Challenges – DTN Aug 17, 2020

🕔Aug 17, 2020
One thing has become clear as crop experts tour the damage left behind by the derecho that ripped through Iowa this week: Farmers will face a multitude of challenges come […]

Iowa Field Reports: Derecho Devastates State Infrastructure, Crops Aug 12, 2020

🕔Aug 12, 2020
While some rainfall has come to the droughty areas of the state, drought intensified to D3 (extreme) drought in parts of central and west central Iowa. Unfortunately, a large swath of the […]

Iowa Field Reports: Drought Persists, Disease Pressure Increases Aug 5, 2020

🕔Aug 5, 2020
Drought conditions persist in western Iowa and have expanded further into central and north central Iowa this week. Common issues reported by ISU Extension field agronomists this past week included […]

Iowa: Recorded Essential Row Crop Management Webinars Available Aug 3, 2020

🕔Aug 3, 2020
ISU Extension and Outreach field agronomists, Meaghan Anderson and Angie Rieck-Hinz, recently partnered with their extension colleagues at the University of Minnesota to organize and deliver the second webinar series, Essential Row […]

Iowa: Scout Now for Palmer Amaranth Jul 31, 2020

🕔Jul 31, 2020
This is the time of year to begin scouting for Palmer amaranth in Iowa crop fields. While Palmer amaranth has been identified in more than half of Iowa’s counties, new identifications […]

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