Waters of the U.S. Rule: 28 States Not Under EPA’s WOTUS Jurisdiction – DTN

🕔Sep 19, 2018Add Iowa to the list of now 28 states not under the jurisdiction of the 2015 waters of the United States rule thanks to a ruling by the U.S. District […]

Nebraska Corn: Stalk Rot Diseases Hard to Diagnose

🕔Sep 18, 2018Various stalk rot diseases have been confirmed in samples from corn fields across Nebraska. Stalk rot diseases and the pathogens that cause them are common in corn fields. They can […]

Midwest Harvest: Wet Conditions Threaten Harvest Progress, Crop Quality – DTN

🕔Sep 17, 2018It’s the northern Midwest’s turn in the spotlight for potential harvest delays from heavy rainfall. Moderate to heavy rain is forecast during most of Monday through Saturday, September 17-22, with […]

Nebraska Corn: Why Are Corn Kernels Germinating on the Ear?

🕔Sep 14, 2018Following last week’s heavy rains, growers in south central Nebraska are reporting sprouting corn kernels in ears in drought-stressed and hail-damaged fields as well as in fields with upright, tight-husked […]

Iowa: Soybean Gall Midge Showing Up in 18 Counties – DTN

🕔Sep 12, 2018Soybeans farmers in southwestern Iowa are engaged in a frustrating battle with a new pest called soybean gall midge. Last week concerned growers gathered at the Iowa State University (ISU) […]

Nebraska: Double Cropping Pulses with Short-Season Crops

🕔Sep 8, 2018A research project is underway at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center (ENREC) near Mead to evaluate a double crop production system. The experiment was designed by University of […]

Farm Trade Aid: Signup Starts – 5 States Expected to Get 45% Share – DTN

🕔Sep 5, 2018Farmers officially can start applying Tuesday for the Trump administration’s trade-aid package at their local Farm Service Agency offices.   As rolled out last week by USDA, farmers can expect to […]

Nebraska Winter Wheat: Fall Strategies for Weed Control

🕔Sep 2, 2018Weeds such as downy brome, feral rye, marestail, mustards, and the perennial dandelion are more easily managed soon after emergence than in the following spring.

U.S. Ag – Where Do We Fit? NAFTA, Brazil Competition, China – Listen Up

🕔Sep 2, 2018Feeling weary of trade talk? Not exactly sure where agriculture fits in the latest trade discussions? Dr. Luis Ribera, Professor and Extension Economist at the Department of Agricultural Economics at Texas […]

Kansas: 8 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought, Hail, Floods

🕔Aug 29, 2018Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated eight counties in Kansas as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Atchison, Graham, Lane, Marshall, Nemaha, Scott, Sherman and Washington counties who suffered losses due […]

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