Crops

Local Highlights

July 25, 2015

New publications offer best practices for nutrient loss and erosion control

July 17, 2015

Recent weather wreaks havoc with wet, hot hay

July 14, 2015

Workshop located in Boone closest for those around the metro area.

July 10, 2015

Series tackles crop and livestock market strategies for farmers

July 9, 2015

This month’s presenter is Mahdi Al-Kaisi, Iowa State University professor in the agronomy department. He will discuss the concept of soil health, its basic principles, factors for healthy soil and management choices that affect the soil health.

Visit Iowa State University Extension and Outreach's
Integrated Crop Management Website
-- Your Source for Iowa Crop Production News!

 

ISU Department of Entomology

Soybean Insects Guide

Soybean Aphids

Integrated Crop Management News

Corn Rootworm

European Corn Borer


Statewide Resources

  • Agricultural economics and business resources to help make sound management decisions for your business or farming operation.

  • Iowa Learning Farms is building a Culture of Conservation, calling attention to the importance of improved water and soil quality through conservation farming practices.

  • Entryway to crop production, soil and nutrient management, weed management, and ag weather information.

  • Your source for comprehensive crop production news and information from Iowa State University specialists and agronomists.

  • Providing direct, unbiased comparisons of corn hybrids and soybean varieties, in a number of different environments.

  • The Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic provides diagnosis of plant problems (plant diseases, insect damage, and assessment of herbicide damage) and the identification of insects and weeds from the field, garden, and home.

  • Daily 4” soil temperatures for Iowa counties to assist with crop management decisions and nutrient applications.

  • The Iowa Soil and Land Use site provides data related to the agricultural and non-agricultural uses of Iowa land to help you determine the right use for your soil.

  • Find resources on soil nutrients, nutrient management, soil sampling and testing, interpretations and recommendations.

  • Comprehensive information on manure management, research and application for Iowa.

  • Knowledge and information that improves the efficiency of traditional commodity grain markets and assists emerging markets for user-specific grains.

Agriculture and Natural Resources has to many resources to help Iowans. Get a list of them all here.

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