BELLEVILLE, Ill. — Farmers have a lot of questions about water quality. Researchers at Southern Illinois University are hoping to provide some answers.
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.
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.
Below average temperatures were experienced statewide the past week, according to the Aug. 14 USDA Crop Progress report.
All of Iowa experienced cooler than normal temperatures with little precipitation scattered across the state, according to the Aug. 14 USDA Crop Progress report.
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.
Several factors may be contributing to more silage chopping throughout the Midwest.
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.
BELLEVILLE, Ill. — Some Illinois soybean growers are facing late-season threats that require on-time treatment.