If you've been finding some strange looking ears of corn this summer, an article by agronomist Bob Nielsen in the September 7 issue of Purdue University's Pest and Crop bulletin might help you figure out what caused the problem.
The Iowa State University Research Foundation (ISURF) and Monsanto Company announced an agreement this week that resolves a patent dispute related to low linolenic soybeans and establishes a relationship that paves the way for future technology development
Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS) has been found in many Nebraska soybean fields over the last two weeks. This disease was only first confirmed in the state in 2004. Calls and samples across the eastern half of Nebraska suggest the disease is widespread, but in
Rainy weather across the Corn Belt may result in lower average yields than projected by USDA, and soybean growers will need to be aware of several diseases to watch for in the next few weeks, according to the Iowa Soybean Association (ISA).
Corn rootworms are among the most damaging insects that farmers must battle, and drought conditions in parts of the Corn Belt this season, such as Indiana and Ohio, can exacerbate the impact of this pest.