Iowa Field Reports: Soybean Gall Midge Emerging, Weed Management Concerns Jun 17, 2020

🕔Jun 17, 2020
Reports of soybean gall midge adults emerging, rainfall or lack of rainfall, weed management concerns, and herbicide drift were some of the common issues or concerns that ISU Extension field […]

Iowa Field Reports: Sidedressing Corn, Managing Weeds Jun 10, 2020

🕔Jun 10, 2020
Sidedressing nitrogen, post emergence herbicide applications, and putting up hay were the main field activities that took place over this past week across the state. Some of the issues ISU […]

Iowa Field Reports: Warmer Temps Aid Crop Development Jun 3, 2020

🕔Jun 3, 2020
The crops have really started to take off this past week with the warmer temperatures. While rainfall limited field activity in parts of the state, where fieldwork could be done […]

Iowa Field Reports: Cool, Soggy Conditions Slow Crop Development May 28, 2020

🕔May 28, 2020
Last week brought little sunshine, cooler temperatures, and soggy conditions across much of the state. Yellow-looking corn, slow growing crops and forages, and uneven or poor stand establishment were some […]

Iowa Field Reports: Needed Rains Slow Planting May 20, 2020

🕔May 20, 2020
Some much-welcomed rain fell across the state this past week. Prior to the rain, farmers continued to make progress on getting the crop in the ground. According to the May 17 […]

Iowa Field Reports: Planting Well Ahead of Last Year May 13, 2020

🕔May 13, 2020
What a difference the year makes! According to the May 11 USDA Crop Progress Report, 91% of the expected corn crop and 71% of the expected soybean crop has been planted, […]

Iowa Field Reports: Planting Gets Underway Apr 22, 2020

🕔Apr 22, 2020
While the cooler and snowy weather may have limited field activities last week, farmers are getting back to the fields across the state this week, with many getting started on […]

Iowa: Spring Weather Outlook, Potential Crop Impacts Apr 8, 2020

🕔Apr 8, 2020
Spring has sprung! Preparations for planting across the state are in full swing. Conditions over the last 30 days have been unseasonably warm across the Midwest with positive departures of […]

Iowa: Terminating Cover Crops This Spring Mar 27, 2020

🕔Mar 27, 2020
As temperatures warm this spring, cover crop termination is on the to-do list for some Iowa fields.  Killing cover crops with herbicides is the most common termination method. The effectiveness […]

Southeast Iowa Ag Research Association Meeting, Iowa City, March 5 Feb 25, 2020

🕔Feb 25, 2020
Farmers and crop advisors are invited to attend the Southeast Iowa Agricultural Research Association annual meeting, which will be held at the Johnson County Extension Office in Iowa City on […]

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