Crops

Local Highlights

May 2, 2020

Most Iowa State University Extension and Outreach events throughout the state March 16 through April 4 have been canceled. When possible, some activities may be conducted virtually using video or teleconferencing.

May 30, 2019

There is still strong potential for the U.S. and China to uphold the first phase of the trade deal, but delays are likely. 

April 19, 2016

Recognizing stress overload early in yourself or your business associates can help you take steps to minimize its harmful effects.

April 7, 2016
Optimizing planting practices can improve grain yields and profits
March 29, 2016

Farm Poll participants were asked about how their use of various types of tillage, nutrient management, pest management and other conservation and agronomic practices may have changed over the last 10 years. 

 

 

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


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

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.

  • 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.

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