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Watch for Northern Corn Leaf Blight By: 06/30/2015 @ 6:07pm

This summer’s recent torrential rainfall, mild temperatures, and high humidity are setting the stage for a rerun of northern corn leaf blight (NCLB) this…

Look for Corn Rootworm Despite Wet Conditions By: 06/30/2015 @ 4:01pm

Despite recent heavy rainfall, corn rootworm eggs have been hatching. As the feeding window has opened, now is the time…

Cover Crops Help Hold Soil in Flooded Fields By: 06/30/2015 @ 2:58pm

On the surface, a bit of cereal rye doesn’t look like much. In years of rapid flooding, though, it has paid dividends…

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More Wet and Cool Weather Likely Coming; Here’s What to Do By: 06/25/2015 @ 9:43am

Remember earlier this year when there was concern about drought in some areas?That’s pretty much busted. Last night’s cloud buster in central Iowa that dropped between 4 and 7 inches has put the final…

4 Points To Consider About Corn Fungicides By: 06/02/2015 @ 3:21pm

{[VIDEO]} var rampVidID=106497271 var vidWidth=240 Thinking about applying a fungicide to your corn this year? How about two? What kind should I apply? Here are some points you should consider when…

Why You Should Avoid Tilling and Planting Wet Soils By: 05/26/2015 @ 11:59am

Back in 1998, singer Sheryl Crow released a song called My Favorite Mistake. If she switched the song’s focus from relationships to farming around wet soils, she’d likely have a hit called A Common…

5 Reasons to Scout By: 05/21/2015 @ 5:36pm

There are a number of threats farmers need to keep a watchful eye on.

Multi Year Study Will Show Highest Avg. Yield From 2.5 Inch Depth By: 05/18/2015 @ 11:00pm

Southern, IL Planting Depth Study is designed to evaluate various planting depths of corn. Ten planting depths were chosen ranging from 0.5 to 2.75 inches. Summary:With the numerous rains during the spring…

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