Iowa Field Reports: Moisture Stress – Too Much or Too Little Jun 21, 2022

🕔Jun 21, 2022
Isolated hail and wind damage, iron deficiency chlorosis, herbicide damage, and moisture stress (too much or too little depending upon the area) were some of the big issues that ISU […]

Iowa Field Reports: Some Areas Hit by Flooding, Hail Damage Jun 17, 2022

🕔Jun 17, 2022
While parts of western Iowa seem to miss the rain or get small amounts of rain, other parts of the state received over 3 inches of rain this past week […]

Iowa Field Reports: Pest/Weed Management, Flooding, Replant Considerations Jun 7, 2022

🕔Jun 7, 2022
Cutworms and armyworms, flooding, replant considerations, and weed management/herbicide application considerations were some of the more common questions ISU Extension Field Agronomists received over this last week. Read on for […]

Iowa Field Reports: Planting Wraps Up, Focus Shifts to Herbicides, Sidedressing Jun 2, 2022

🕔Jun 2, 2022
With planting wrapping up across the state, the attention is focusing to taking the first cutting of alfalfa, herbicide applications, and starting sidedressing nitrogen in corn. Read on to hear […]

Iowa Field Reports: Significant Planting Progress, Some Areas Remain Saturated May 25, 2022

🕔May 25, 2022
Weather conditions were quite favorable this past week allowing Iowa farmers 5.4 days for fieldwork across Iowa allowing for significant planting progress across nearly all of Iowa. With that said, […]

Iowa Field Reports: Break in Weather Allows Good Planting Progress May 17, 2022

🕔May 17, 2022
Farmers finally caught a break last week and were able to make a lot of planting progress across most of the state. Some areas that did not miss the rains […]

Iowa Field Reports: Planting Progress Expected to Speed Up This Week May 10, 2022

🕔May 10, 2022
While not much planting progress was made last week (again), the warmer and drier weather this week should provide more favorable conditions for fieldwork and planting. Some of the hot […]

Iowa Field Reports: Slow Start to 2022 Season May 4, 2022

🕔May 4, 2022
It has been a slow start to the 2022 growing season with minimal fieldwork and planting done across the state. According to the USDA-NASS May 2 Crop Progress and Condition Report, […]

Iowa Field Reports: Rains Help with Dryness, Bring Wind Damage Sep 15, 2021

🕔Sep 15, 2021
While the rains the end of August have helped to improve the dry conditions some across the state, the rains also brought along some strong winds and hail that caused some significant […]

Iowa Field Reports: More Sightings of Tar Spot, Sudden Death Syndrome, and Brown Stem Rot Aug 25, 2021

🕔Aug 25, 2021
The drier and warm conditions have really pushed crops along across the state. In addition to the drought concerns and issues related to the drought, other common observations made in […]

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