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 […]

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 Field Reports: Insect, Disease Pressure Increasing Jul 29, 2020

🕔Jul 29, 2020
While the drought concerns and drought impacts on row crops and forage crops seems to be the big issue especially in western Iowa, other common issues or questions reported by […]

Iowa Field Reports: A “Potpourri of Insect Pests” Jul 22, 2020

🕔Jul 22, 2020
While parts of southern Iowa did receive some much needed rain, the western part of the state continues to be dry with parts considered to be in a D2 or severe […]

Iowa Field Reports: Storm Damage and Herbicide Injury Jul 15, 2020

🕔Jul 15, 2020
While the western part of the state continues to be on the dry side, parts of central and eastern Iowa got hit with some storms this past week resulting in […]

Iowa Field Reports: Drought Stress, Herbicide Injury, Soybean Gall Midge Jul 8, 2020

🕔Jul 8, 2020
Limited rainfall and the warmer temperatures causing crop stress, herbicide injury in soybeans, soybean gall midge, and Japanese beetles were some of the common issues or concerns that ISU Extension […]

Iowa Field Reports: Varying Moisture Levels; Bacterial Leaf Streak in Corn Jul 1, 2020

🕔Jul 1, 2020
Lack of moisture in the western part of the state to excess moisture in the eastern part of the state, herbicide injury in soybeans, and bacterial leaf streak in corn […]

Iowa Field Reports: Herbicide Drift, “Rapid Growth Syndrome,” Short Soybeans Jun 24, 2020

🕔Jun 24, 2020
Spotty rainfall across the state, herbicide drift, “Rapid Growth Syndrome” in corn, and shorter beans were common issues or concerns that ISU Extension Field Agronomists saw and heard about this […]

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