Iowa Soybean Association President Rolland Schnell issued the following statement regarding the recent decision rendered by the Iowa Supreme Court prohibiting Des Moines Water Works from seeking damages from drainage districts in three northwest Iowa counties.
This is a critical period when disease management decisions are made, specifically, fungicide applications.
What interventions could be made within the cow herd to improve the quantity and quality (concentration of immunoglobulins) of colostrum produced?
Many producers know and understand the risk associated with confined manure handling systems but unfortunately accidents and deaths still occur.
Field conditions vary widely across the Midwest right now and may put early planted corn at added risk for seedling diseases.
Maintaining a minimum amount of crop residue on the soil surface guards against erosion and builds healthy soil.
Proclamation to aid farmers in hauling harvest in an efficient and effective manner
Early firing is a nitrogen deficiency symptom in corn. Growers wishing to check the effectiveness of their nitrogen practices may perform the end-of-season cornstalk nitrate test.
Interesting weather throughout the spray season has left some fields with more weed problems than normal.
University of Illinois Extension has released a new smartphone app to assist applicators with many of the calculations that are used when setting up and calibrating a sprayer.
On-farm research aims to demonstrate the potential of two corn hybrids to interact with narrow rows, population densities and nitrogen to produce a 300-bushel yield goal.
Producers are advised to wait three to five days after a storm to evaluate hail-damaged crops.
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