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, […]

Iowa Corn: Keep an Eye Open for Stalk Rots

🕔Oct 6, 2017Over the past couple of weeks we’ve been doing stalk rot assessments at several of the ISU Research Farms including the Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm, the McNay Research Farm, […]

Iowa Crop Update: Drought Stressed Crops Heading Towards Harvest

🕔Sep 14, 2017As the 2017 growing season winds down, ISU Extension and Outreach field agronomists share how the crops are progressing and finishing out the season in their repressive regions across the state. […]

Iowa Crops Update: Widespread Rainfall Benefited Soybeans and Corn, August 15-23

🕔Aug 24, 2017Iowa State University Extension and Outreach field agronomists report crop conditions in NW, NE, and SE Iowa.  Northwest Iowa Joel DeJong (Region 1): “The rainfall amounts in NW Iowa during the past two weeks have […]

Iowa Crop Update: Drought, Hail Damage, Weed Escapes, and Soybean Aphids

🕔Aug 15, 2017#Drought17, late season hail damage, weed escapes, and soybean aphids seem to be the big issues ISU Extension field agronomists are seeing in fields across the state this past week. […]

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