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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-live
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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/xtqTTLdaWPo
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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.html
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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 program
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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-uploademail
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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.
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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-soils
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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-rate
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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-winter
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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 and
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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.aspx
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SAMPLE NOW FOR SOYBEAN CYST NEMATODE LEVELS
  Now is the time for fall soil sampling to be completed. For a minimal charge you can sample for
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