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News Archive
Pre-harvest Weed Control in Row Crops
September 11, 2014
Interesting weather throughout the spray season has left some fields with more weed problems than normal.
Free U of Illinois App Helps Applicators With Sprayer Calculations
September 05, 2014
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.
Corn and Soybean Acreage
August 19, 2014
The debate about the size of the USDA’s final estimate of the 2014 U.S. average corn and soybean yields continues.
Attaining 300-Bushel Yield With Late-Planted Corn
August 08, 2014
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.
Ethanol Exports Rev Up
July 29, 2014
C Magazine speaks to Key Cooperative member Dave Hassebrock about ethanol
Fall Grazing of Cover Crops
July 21, 2014
If you are considering planting a cover crop after grain harvest, consider whether the planting might also serve as fall forage for livestock.
Evaluating Hail-Damaged Crops
June 27, 2014
Producers are advised to wait three to five days after a storm to evaluate hail-damaged crops.
ISU to establish soybean research center
June 06, 2014
Center will foster collaboration between science, ag and industry
Gov. Branstad signs extension of biodiesel production incentive
May 29, 2014
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad showed support for the state’s biodiesel industry this May
Oh, the places he's been!
May 23, 2014
Don Andre retires after productive career with Key