Iowa Soybeans: Seed Depth in Dry Conditions Apr 27, 2021

🕔Apr 27, 2021
While the warm weather has finally arrived for planting season, dry soil is becoming an increasing concern in parts of the state. In addition to concerns about subsoil moisture, some […]

Is Your Sprayer Calibrated and Ready for Spring? Apr 13, 2021

🕔Apr 13, 2021
As the weather turns warmer and the days grow longer, many of us are thinking about getting equipment like sprayers ready for the spring. Beyond making sure the machine is […]

Iowa: Expectations for Volunteer Corn This Spring Mar 30, 2021

🕔Mar 30, 2021
Volunteer corn remains high on many minds this spring and one of the biggest questions is how much of those corn seed will germinate this spring. In an effort to […]

Iowa Corn: Preplant Control of Volunteer Corn Mar 5, 2021

🕔Mar 5, 2021
Due to extensive damage to corn fields last year from the derecho, volunteer corn is a looming threat for many fields this spring. Farmers intending to plant corn in these […]

Iowa: Tips for Applying Fertilizer with a Spinner Spreader – Video Oct 30, 2020

🕔Oct 30, 2020
Field Agronomist Meaghan Anderson and Program Specialist Ryan Bergman explain some tips to make sure you have the best dry fertilizer application for your operation when using a spinner spreader. […]

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 […]

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