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Drying strategy can reduce harvest costs

Drying strategy can reduce harvest costs

Eastern Iowa farmer Dave Guthrie is prepared for the possibility of a delayed harvest this fall and stays flexible to manage drying costs while keeping harvest loss low.

August 18, 2017 8:00 am(0)
Crop techniques impact farmers’ harvest prep

Crop techniques impact farmers’ harvest prep

VIOLA, Ill. — Harvest season has already begun for Chad Bell of Mercer County. In late July, he cut his cereal rye, which he grew for the first time for seed.

August 17, 2017 4:00 pm(0)
Temperatures, rain amounts drop across Missouri

Temperatures, rain amounts drop across Missouri

Below average temperatures were experienced statewide the past week, according to the Aug. 14 USDA Crop Progress report.

August 17, 2017 7:00 am(0)
Cool temperatures remain, drought expands

Cool temperatures remain, drought expands

All of Iowa experienced cooler than normal temperatures with little precipitation scattered across the state, according to the Aug. 14 USDA Crop Progress report.

August 17, 2017 7:00 am(0)
Temps cool but drought area expands in Iowa

Temps cool but drought area expands in Iowa

All of Iowa experienced cooler than normal temperatures, and most of the state received below normal precipitation during the week ending Aug. 6, according to the Aug. 7 USDA Crop Progress report.

August 10, 2017 7:00 am(0)
Silage an option for weather-stressed corn

Silage an option for weather-stressed corn

Several factors may be contributing to more silage chopping throughout the Midwest.

August 05, 2017 2:00 pm(0)

Illinois Soybean Board elects new leadership at annual meeting

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) elected Lynn Rohrscheib, of Fairmount, Ill., as its new chairwoman July 27. Rohrscheib succeeds Daryl Cates, of Columbia, who served as chairman for the past two years.

August 04, 2017 11:45 am(0)
Scouting key before tackling soybean pest

Scouting key before tackling soybean pest

BELLEVILLE, Ill. — Some Illinois soybean growers are facing late-season threats that require on-time treatment.

August 04, 2017 6:00 am(0)