Iowa Latest to Declare Storms Disaster – DTN

🕔Mar 18, 2019Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds issued a disaster proclamation on Friday for 15 counties hit by the latest catastrophic flooding in the Midwest, Reynolds announced in a news release. Nebraska Gov. […]

Grain Transportation: Snow-Related Shipping Delays Bedevil Railroads – DTN

🕔Mar 7, 2019Snowfall records fell all over the western U.S in February, from Seattle to Spokane, Washington, to Missoula, Montana, based on a report by the Minneapolis Star Tribune on March 1. […]

South Dakota Soybeans: Fungicide Resistant Frogeye Leaf Spot Confirmed

🕔Mar 5, 2019South Dakota State University and University of Kentucky plant pathologists have confirmed that Cercospora sojina, a soybean pathogen that causes frogeye leaf spot, has shown resistance to QoI fungicides (quinone outside inhibitor, […]

High Oleic Soybeans: Calyxt Doubles Contracted Acres for 2019

🕔Jan 24, 2019Calyxt, Inc. a consumer-centric, food- and agriculture-focused company, announced today that it has contracted over 34,000 acres of its High Oleic Soybean with more than 100 farmers in the upper […]

Soybeans: SCN Resistance is Increasing Even on Reliable Varieties – DTN

🕔Jan 10, 2019Think of soybean cyst nematode (SCN) like blood pressure. Doctors take blood pressure readings and based on the numbers, decide if and how to manage the problem.  Similarly, The SCN […]

Opioid Use: Rural America Is Key Battlefront – DTN

🕔Dec 18, 2018Pandora’s box was an artifact from Greek mythology. In Greek poet Hesiod’s “Works and Days,” Pandora’s box was a large jar given to Pandora that contained all of the world’s […]

Dicamba Rules: Patchwork of State Cut-Off Dates Confusing – DTN

🕔Dec 14, 2018Pick a state, any state, and chances are the rules for dicamba use there could differ from its neighbors next year.

Soybean Gall Midge, A New One Emerges – DTN

🕔Dec 5, 2018The mysterious orange maggots that drilled into soybean stems and killed plants in parts of Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and Minnesota last summer now have known adult relatives. Entomologists were […]

Ag Production from High Plains Aquifer Worth Over $3Bln Annually

🕔Nov 28, 2018Editor’s Note:  Click on source link at the end of article to view illustrated table. Recent research has shown that the extra agricultural production from irrigation across the High Plains […]

South Dakota: 4 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

🕔Oct 25, 2018Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated four South Dakota counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Brown, Edmunds, Faulk and Spink counties who suffered losses due to a recent drought […]

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