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Save The Date for the Drainage Research Forum

November 18, 2014
Iowa State University Alumni Center
420 Beach Ave, Ames, Iowa 50014

Anyone who is interested in agricultural drainage research issues and projects is invited to the 15th

New Location Site Selected In Lyman County

We are pleased to let you know that after extensive financial and structural review of several sites in the Lyman County rail corridor our cooperative will move forward with dirt work and construction this fall with the goal of having the agronomy facility ready for business during the winter of 2015/2016 and the grain handling facility

White Mold in Soybeans

We have heard about a lot of white mold in the soybean crop this year. The cool, wet, long dew period weather we have seen recently really favors the development of this disease. There is really nothing we can do about it right now, but please keep record of where the disease occurred, for future planning. One step growers can do is to clean

Frost Damage to Soybeans

The cold snap over late last week and the weekend has raised questions on damage to soybean crops across the region. The effect of frost on the soybean crop depends upon the growth stage of the soybean plants. Frost-damaged soybeans are generally considered salvageable as long as the plants reached the R6 growth stage. Losses are uncommon at

Late Season Corn Health

This is a fun time of the year when you can go into your corn fields and start to evaluate what to expect when the combine arrives.