Predictions today, prescriptions tomorrow: research aims to convert data into optimal solutions
As days suitable for fieldwork continue to fall in the Corn Belt, Iowa State’s research tries to maximize how farmers can spend that time.
Q&A: Travis Lichtensteiger, Iowa State agronomy student
A soon-to-be college graduate gives his thoughts on hemp, data, and the future of agriculture, along with what he’s learned from New Zealand and Costa Rica.
Warm Corn Belt weekend to create thawing, possible ice jams
Temperatures could reach close to 70°F. in parts of the Midwest.
Spring Corn Belt flooding concerns persist before planting season
Corn Belt tiles have continued to run, because of a lack of a deep freeze in most parts of the region.
A deeper Mississippi River will improve the economics of soybean exports
U.S. soybean farmers could benefit to the tune of $461 million annually, as a result of the deepening of the Mississippi River.
Mississippi River project approved, more corn and soybean export capacity expected
The 5-foot increase in depth projects to cost $245 million with a three-part process. The first two parts are funded from 75% of federal support and 25% nonfederal support.