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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
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
Iowa State has a nice article about overwintering crop insects https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2019/02/will-insects-survive-winter
We need to raise 300 bushel per acre corn to be profitable. Do we need micros such as sulfur and
Here is a link to a handy nitrogen calculator to help determine the most return on investment http://cnrc.agron.iastate.edu/nRate.aspx
  Now is the time for fall soil sampling to be completed. For a minimal charge you can sample for
https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2018/10/crop-quality-hurt-rains    
You will probably be seeing this pest in your corn field unless you planted a traited corn that is resistant.
  High test weight grain is awesome. Can we really measure the success of a hybrid by the test weight
https://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2018/09/2019-crop-budgets-suggest-dismal-corn-and-soybean-returns.html
      Here is a great university article about Potash deficiency showing up this time of year as "top