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Web platform provides in-season field information and predictions for management decisions.
Crop modeling is a computerized tool to answer questions farmers might have about their field. Iowa State specialists will be on hand to demonstrate modeling at the 2016 Farm Progress Show.
Spring rains led to late planting and now cooler temperatures in June are further complicating this year’s growing season across the Midwest. A tool developed by Iowa State University Department of Agronomy researchers offers farmers important data to help them make decisions, including nitrogen applications in the coming weeks.
The FACTS model combines information on weather, soil and crop data, to provide timely quantitative answers to common questions farmers ask