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Award honors new Century, Heritage Farms

DES MOINES — Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey recognized Century and Heritage Farm families during a ceremony at the State Fair again this year. 

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Corn rootworm numbers take hit in Iowa this year

Editor’s Note: The following article was written by Erin Hodgson, Iowa State University Extension entomologist, and Aaron Gassmann, ISU entomologist. It appeared Aug. 20 on the Integrated Crop Management News website.

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Waterhemp enjoys weather, control urged

It is an ideal year for waterhemp seed production, says Paul Kassel, field agronomist for Iowa State University Extension.

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Corn trait use broadens with few new introductions

Corn trait use broadens with few new introductions

Seed companies continue to research new products to improve corn yields.

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With corn prices down, focus turns to profitability

With corn prices down, focus turns to profitability

The drop in corn prices means farmers are closely looking for ways to squeeze out a profit.

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Project tackles conservation through local elevators

DES MOINES (AP) — Farmers in Iowa and the Midwest will soon be able to get advice about conservation at local elevators, along with their seed, fertilizers and herbicides.

August 21, 2014 4:00 pm(0)

Cropland values steady: KC Fed survey

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Despite lower farm income, cropland values generally held steady in the second quarter in the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank’s district.

August 21, 2014 3:45 pm(0)

Agronomist discusses corn yield predictions

Editor’s Note: The following article was written by Mark Licht, Iowa State University Extension agronomist. It appeared July 25 on the Integrated Crop Management News website.

August 21, 2014 3:30 pm(0)

Northern leaf blight prevalent in Iowa

Northern corn leaf blight (NCLB) has been reported in numerous fields in Iowa.

August 21, 2014 3:15 pm(0)
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