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  1. Top Ag News
    Drought Staves off Tar Spot Presence in 2023

    Tar spot has taken a new stronghold in U.S. corn fields in 2023. High humidity and more precipitation in certain areas make […]

    July 28, 2023
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    Lower Soybean Populations to Combat Mold and Rot

    Finding the right soybean planting population balance is a critical piece of the yield puzzle. Too high and the plants are too […]

    July 19, 2023
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    How to Spot Red Crown Rot in Soybeans

    An old soybean foe has been spotted in Illinois soybean fields. Red crown rot (RCR), first spotted in 1972, can appear like […]

    July 11, 2023
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    Tar Spot Confirmed in Iowa

    The first signs of tar spot are becoming visible in corn fields in Iowa. An agronomist with Pioneer and an Iowa State […]

    June 27, 2023
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    Scout Now for Early-Season Corn Pests, Diseases

    With most of the U.S. corn crop in the ground and emergence rates well ahead of the five-year average, now is the […]

    June 8, 2023
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    4 Agronomic Decisions to Consider Right Now

    Growers in the plains have enough concern on their plates without the threat of pests and diseases. However, as this month’s windstorms […]

    May 24, 2023
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    5 Ways to Get the Most out of Your Fields this Growing Season

    While some farmers have started moving on planting season, most continue to await consistently warm temperatures before firing up the tractor. Consider […]

    April 25, 2023
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    Prioritize Potassium for Plentiful Production

    Every corn grower knows how critical potassium (K) is for crop health. It leads to a vigorous plant with healthy ears. But […]

    April 18, 2023
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    8 Alternative Weed Control Methods to Consider in 2023

    Weed control is invariably one of the most significant yearly threats to yields. But U.S. farmers are nothing if not inventive. After […]

    March 3, 2023
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    Tar Spot a Growing Concern for 2023

    Higher precipitation in the weeks leading to spring planting has corn growers more concerned over the tar spot fungus. The disease can […]

    March 1, 2023