BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Farmers in the Dakotas are expected to produce sizable wheat crops and record soybean crops this year, thanks largely to a growing season free of major problems.
DES MOINES — Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey recognized Century and Heritage Farm families during a ceremony at the State Fair again 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.
It is an ideal year for waterhemp seed production, says Paul Kassel, field agronomist for Iowa State University Extension.
Seed companies continue to research new products to improve corn yields.
The drop in corn prices means farmers are closely looking for ways to squeeze out a profit.
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.
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.
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.
Northern corn leaf blight (NCLB) has been reported in numerous fields in Iowa.