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 […]

Iowa: Soil Fertility Workshops Offered Through March Jan 21, 2020

🕔Jan 21, 2020
This winter we will be hosting several soil fertility workshops around the state to help farmers better understand how to interpret soil test results and make soil fertility recommendations. Join […]

Iowa Soybeans: Frost Damage – What to Expect Oct 17, 2019

🕔Oct 17, 2019
Temperatures fell into the low 30’s and upper 20’s in most of Iowa over the weekend of October 11-13.  Because of the very late planting season, there were some crops […]

Iowa: Fall Field Day, Crawfordsville, Sept. 5 Aug 28, 2019

🕔Aug 28, 2019
Mark 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 […]

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