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Dow AgroSciences and ADM announced Oct. 11 an agreement to bring Dow AgroSciences’ multiple-herbicide tolerant Enlist E3 soybeans to farmers for the 2018 growing season.
Buyers who want fresh, new-crop corn may have to wait, due to slow harvest progress. But old-crop corn could fill orders. Thanks to plentiful supplies, prices for corn and soybeans might not move far soon.
Editor’s note: Rafael Martinez-Feria, Sotirios Archontoulis and Mark Licht wrote this article for Iowa State Extension Integrated Crop Management News, available online at http://bit.ly/2wMpqp5.
Editor’s note: Rafael Martinez- Feria, Mark Licht and Sotirios Archontoulis wrote this article for Iowa State Extension Integrated Crop Management News, available online at http://bit.ly/2hnYrum.
COWELL, Iowa — The wetland and CRP grasses and flowers on farmland owned by Doug Bohlen’s father, Randy, are reducing flooding, removing nitrates from tile water and creating wildlife habitat.
For many years, farmers across the country have purchased crop insurance policies as a way to manage the risk of a yield or income loss. ... However, crop insurance has stepped into the spotlight as the highest costing federal farm…
DNR stands for the Department of Natural Resources, EPC for Environmental Protection Commission, IOWA for I Owe the World an Apology (for all the animal confinements that are destroying our rivers and lakes).
Iowa Farmer Today deserves praise for its early and consistent coverage of dicamba. The New York Times caught up with the issue via an in-depth story just over a week ago. Way to go, IFT.
AMES, Iowa — Beef and dairy producers want the animals in their herds to possess the best genetics possible. But a cow can have only one calf per year, which limits how widely desirable genetics can be transmitted into the…
AMES, Iowa — The Iowa Nutrient Research Center at Iowa State University has funded 11 new projects related to water quality.
DES MOINES — Nine months after the full implementation of Food and Drug Administration Guidance 209 and 213, the National Pork Board has received only two calls into its farmer call center requesting clarification or information on the rule change.
DYSART, Iowa — For all of living memory, the Webers have been an Iowa farm family.
If confirmed for a national post, Iowa’s agriculture secretary said Oct. 5 he would ensure crop insurance remains as a support for the country’s farmers.
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The U.S. pork industry continues to grow at a measured pace.
AMES, Iowa — Kent Corporation is committing $8 million, the Iowa Corn Promotion Board $4 million and Sukup Manufacturing Co. $2 million toward a new Iowa State University educational and research facility for feed milling and grain science.
Dry weather allowed crop harvesting to advance, with temperatures averaging 67.6 degrees, 4.2 degrees above normal.
Dry conditions were prevalent across the state last week, according to the Oct. 2 USDA Crop Progress report. There were 7.0 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending Oct. 1.
An announcement by the Environmental Protection Agency last week has the biofuel industry and observers upset and concerned.
WHITTIER, Iowa — By planting a mix of early, medium and full-seasons hybrids, farmers manage weather risk at pollination and balance farm labor needs by staggering harvest dates.