Iowa: Fall Field Day, Crawfordsville, Sept. 5

🕔Aug 28, 2019Mark your calendar for the September 5 Fall Field Day at the Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm near Crawfordsville. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a complimentary meal […]

Iowa Field Reports: Herbicide Injury on the Rise in Soybeans

🕔Aug 1, 2019Growth regulator damage in soybeans, potato leaf hoppers, gray leaf spot, and thistle caterpillars have been some of the issues or pests ISU Extension and Outreach field agronomists have seen […]

Iowa Field Reports: Rains Bring Relief from Heat

🕔Jul 23, 2019This past week brought some much needed rainfall to areas across the state, which helped the crops through the hot temperatures. The pest of the week across the state seems […]

Iowa Field Reports: Heat Stress, Soybean Defoliators

🕔Jul 17, 2019Check out what ISU Extension and Outreach field agronomists have been seeing and hearing about in fields across the state this past week. Some of the common issues observed in […]

Iowa Field Reports: Crops Developing Well, Pest Pressure on the Rise

🕔Jul 9, 2019Soybean gall midge larvae, Japanese beetles, foliar diseases in corn, and weed management issues were some of the more common issues ISU Extension and Outreach field agronomists came across in […]

Iowa Field Reports: Storms Bring Wind, Hail Damage

🕔Jul 3, 2019The past week finally brought some heat but it also brought some storms across the state leaving areas seeing wind damage and/or hail damage. In addition to some of the […]

Iowa Field Reports: Weed Challenges; Thistle Caterpillars in Soybeans

🕔Jun 26, 2019The wet weather, weed management challenges in corn and soybeans, and thistle caterpillars in soybeans continue to be common issues that Iowa State University Extension and Outreach field agronomists are […]

Corn, Soybeans: Do You Know Your Crop Growth Stages?

🕔Jun 21, 2019Staging crops is an underappreciated but incredibly important skill. One very important reason to know how to stage your crops is because herbicide products may have limits on what growth […]

Iowa Field Reports: Planting Winds Down, on to Weed Challenges

🕔Jun 19, 2019With planting (and replanting) starting to wind down, farmers are turning their attention to post herbicide applications, sidedressing, and putting up hay. Weed management challenges and thistle caterpillars in soybeans […]

Iowa Field Reports: Good Planting Progress in Drier Conditions

🕔Jun 11, 2019Mother Nature was more cooperative this past week, allowing planting and other field activities like cutting and putting up hay, sidedressing, and herbicide applications to occur. According to the June 10, […]

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