Iowa Field Reports: Gray Leaf Spot, Soybean Aphids, and Herbicide Injury

🕔Jul 24, 2018Gray leaf spot, spotting of soybean aphids, and off-target herbicide movement seem to be common and big issues that Iowa State University Extension and Outreach field agronomists saw across the […]

Iowa Field Reports: Crops Speeding Along Despite Plethora of Problems

🕔Jul 10, 2018The warm conditions continue to push crops along. Across the state we are approximately 140 to 370 Growing Degree Days (GDD’s) head of normal. Most corn and soybean fields are […]

Iowa Field Reports: More Strong Rains, Wind Damage

🕔Jul 4, 2018Strong storms rolled across the state again bringing more heavy rain and even some damaging wind to areas. Despite the flooding in some areas and drought in the southern part […]

Iowa Field Reports: North Too Wet, South Remains Dry

🕔Jun 27, 2018The saga continues with areas of northern Iowa receiving too much rain while southern Iowa continues to be on the drier side. Rainfall totals across the state ranged anywhere from […]

Iowa Field Reports: Hail, Wind, and Flooding

🕔Jun 13, 2018While parts of Iowa are too wet and have experienced hail, wind, and flooding over the past week other parts of the state could desperately benefit from some rainfall. Despite […]

Iowa Field Reports: Planting Lags in Northern Counties

🕔May 23, 2018While #Plant18 has basically wrapped up in the southern part of the state for corn and soybeans are about three-fourths planted, #Plant18 has been much slower in the northern part […]

Iowa Field Reports: Planting Slowed by Wet Weather

🕔May 8, 2018#Plant18 continues to progress across the state. According to Monday’s USDA Crop Progress Report, approximately 40% of Iowa’s expected corn crop has been planted and 11% of the expected soybean […]

Iowa Field Reports, April 25 – Slow Start to #Plant18

🕔Apr 25, 2018It has been a slow start to #Plant18 in Iowa. The cooler and wet weather has kept many farmers out of the fields despite the fact that it is getting […]

Iowa Corn: Addressing the Edge or Border Effect on Yields

🕔Nov 8, 2017There have been many reports of corn along the edge of the fields yielding drastically less than the remainder of the field. In many cases, the yield loss is most […]

Iowa Cover Crops: Fall Armyworm Feeding Noted in Southern Counties

🕔Oct 18, 2017Fall is usually not a time I expect to get questions about armyworms, but last week I received several questions about fall armyworms in cover crops, particularly in cereal rye, […]

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