RSSCrop News: Iowa Farmer Today

Online tool assists specialty crop growers, applicators

Online tool assists specialty crop growers, applicators

SWISHER, Iowa — DriftWatch, a new online mapping tool for sensitive crops, allows herbicide or insecticide applicators to see where bees and specialty crops are being raised in their neighborhood.

April 20, 2017 6:00 am(0)

Markets watch for persistent weather in Corn Belt

After a muted market reaction last week from USDA’s estimates for greater South American corn and soybean production, forecasts for continued wet weather in the U.S. Midwest and mid-South are being closely watched.

April 19, 2017 8:23 am(0)
Plan for profitable rotation with oats applies to other crops

Plan for profitable rotation with oats applies to other crops

DUNKERTON, Iowa — Adding acres of soybeans, hay or oats on a farm can affect management decisions throughout the year and in years to come.

April 14, 2017 7:00 am Photos

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Corn demand strength looks to lift prices

With lower U.S. corn acres this spring, continued strong corn demand should reduce ending stocks and lift prices out of their recent ranges, according to Stewart-Peterson Senior Market Advisor Naomi Blohm.

April 12, 2017 8:29 am(0)

Custom Rate Survey finds price increase

Editor’s note: The following was written by Alejandro Plastina, Iowa State University ag economist, and Ann Johanns, Extension program specialist in economics, for the ISU Ag Decision Maker website.

April 07, 2017 8:00 pm Related

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