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Mid-Season Soybean Diseases: Scouting and Management

July 30, 2010

XB Yang, Department of Plant Pathology

This is another unusual growing season, with a cool and wet spring followed by the hot and rainy summer. The cool weather that continued into the first week of July suddenly changed when a heat wave accompanied with rainy days arrived. The hot and wet final two weeks of July remind me of the subtropical weather in the Gulf Coast of Louisiana where I did my graduate study and where foliar diseases are a major issue in crop protection each year. Read more about Mid-Season Soybean Diseases: Scouting and Management

Grain Producers Need to Consider Crop Insurance Options for Late Planting and Replanting

July 12, 2010

 

By William Edwards, Department of Economics

 

The frequent rains that have soaked Iowa this year have left many corn and soybean fields with areas where little or no production will be realized.  Many producers are wondering what options they have under their multiple peril crop insurance policies.

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