CORN DRYDOWN CALCULATOR
Here is the new “Corn Drydown Calculator” published by Iowa State. https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/blog/mark-licht-sotirios-archontoulis/corn-dry-down-calculator-goes-liveRead more.
HAIL DAMAGE IN CORN-FUNGICIDE?
HERE IS A GREAT VIDEO THAT CAN HELP YOU WITH DECISIONS CONCERNING YOUR HAILED ON CORN FIELD https://youtu.be/xtqTTLdaWPoRead more.
PREVENTED PLANTING-NEED HELP TO MAKE DECISION?
Prevented Planting, 2019 Market Facilitation Program Payments, Disaster Assistance, and Price Dynamics https://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2019/05/prevented-planting-2019-market-facilitation-program-payments-disaster-assistance-and-price-dynamics.htmlRead more.
DELAYED PLANTING-WHAT ARE MY CHOICES?
Here is a great article to help you decide when to switch hybrids. https://www.agry.purdue.edu/ext/corn/news/timeless/HybridMaturityDelayedPlant.html Also use your Advantage Acre programRead more.
IS IT PROFITABLE TO APPLY P AND K TO OUR FIELDS
Here is an interesting you tube video by Marion Calmer-farmer and inventor from western Illinois https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BroeAtT4q2c&feature=em-uploademailRead more.
Nitrogen: Flex and Go Fast
Here is a great article about Nitrogen plus a few insights on P and K application. https://ipm.missouri.edu/IPCM/2019/4/nitrogen/ AUTHOR Peter C.Read more.
Wait For Better Conditions Before Heading Out On Wet Soils
Here is a great article to read and think about this spring planting season. https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2019/wait-better-conditions-heading-out-wet-soilsRead more.
PLANTING WITH SEEDLING DISEASES AND LOW GERMINATION SEED
Here is a great article just published by Integrated Crop Management News, and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2019/03/planting-seedling-diseases-and-low-germination-rateRead more.
WILL FIELD INSECTS SURVIVE THESE COLD TEMPERATURES?
Iowa State has a nice article about overwintering crop insects https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2019/02/will-insects-survive-winterRead more.
SULFUR AND ZINC-KEYS TO THE PERFECT CROP
We need to raise 300 bushel per acre corn to be profitable. Do we need micros such as sulfur andRead more.
NITROGEN APPLICATION CALCULATOR
Here is a link to a handy nitrogen calculator to help determine the most return on investment http://cnrc.agron.iastate.edu/nRate.aspxRead more.