Tar Spot – FYI: Field Management Required – DTN

🕔Mar 14, 2019If you dealt with any tar spot infection in your cornfields last year, Jim Donnelly has some advice for you: Get used to it — but don’t panic. Researchers are […]

Planting Decisions Ongoing – Snow, Rain Delay Field Work – DTN

🕔Mar 1, 2019With snow blanketing large swaths of the Midwest, and rains drenching parts of the South, it can be hard to imagine how the country’s frigid, soaked fields will ever be […]

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 […]

Yield Decline Projected for 6 Major Crops – National Climate Assessment – DTN

🕔Nov 27, 2018Farmers in some regions of the country could see higher short-term productivity because of a warming climate, but crops and livestock face greater risks if more steps aren’t taken to […]

Soybean Harvest Losses Continue To Mount In Upper Midwest – DTN

🕔Oct 17, 2018It’s been a tough year for farmers in Minnesota, South Dakota, northern Iowa, northeastern North Dakota and western Wisconsin. Many of these areas endured late planting due to April snows, […]

Soybean Cyst Nematode: Changing Up SCN-resistant Varieties is Key – DTN

🕔Oct 10, 2018 The next time you head to the fields to check if they are harvest-ready, consider bringing a soil probe along to test for soybean cyst nematode (SCN). The SCN Coalition, […]

Midwest Corn: Tar Spot Disease – 3 Tips for 2019, Start with Hybrid Selection – DTN

🕔Oct 5, 2018Tar spot on corn may have arrived in the U.S. in 2015, but 2018 will definitely go down as the disease’s first year in the major leagues — and it […]

Soggy Harvest Decisions – Leave the Corn, Get the Beans out First – DTN

🕔Sep 27, 2018Rainy weather across large swaths of the Corn and Soybean Belt is threatening to delay harvest and cause problems for growers.   Be on alert for stalk problems, grain quality issues […]

Heavy Rain Continues Falling on Upper Midwest Harvest – DTN

🕔Sep 21, 2018Forecasts for heavy rain in the Upper Midwest for the final days of the official 2018 summer season have been verified — and the result is not favorable for harvest.  […]

Waters of the U.S. Rule: 28 States Not Under EPA’s WOTUS Jurisdiction – DTN

🕔Sep 19, 2018Add Iowa to the list of now 28 states not under the jurisdiction of the 2015 waters of the United States rule thanks to a ruling by the U.S. District […]

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