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News Archive
Save-The-Date: Innovation Farm Field Day
July 18, 2017
August 22nd, 2017
Insect Briefs - U of I Extension
July 03, 2017
Japanese beetles are back. Reports statewide indicate Japanese beetles are here (and in some locations, in very high numbers.) With corn starting to tassel and getting close to tassel, it’s important ...
New Way to Detect Palmer Amaranth in Contaminated Seedlots
June 12, 2017
Last summer, farmers in the Midwest got an unwelcome surprise after planting native seed on Conservation Reserve Program acres.
Corn Specialist Says Careful Management Needed for Flood-damaged Crops
May 15, 2017
There is still time to have a good grain crop if, as expected, weather conditions improved.
Dealing with Cool and Wet Conditions
April 28, 2017
April has been a little warmer and drier than average so far this year, which has allowed a good start to corn planting and some progress in soybean planting.
4 Quick Tips for Using Dicamba
April 19, 2017
Local Food Systems and Small Farms Educator Doug Gucker is back at it again with information on the 2017 corn and soybean price outlook, a warning about grain bin temperatures and tips for using using...
Revisiting Corn and Soybean Planting Date
April 10, 2017
While there is nothing wrong with getting fields in shape early, planting well ahead of normal is unlikely to result in higher yields.
Cover Crop Termination
March 23, 2017
The following information about cover crop termination is taken from the 2016 Weed Control Guide for Ohio, Indiana and Illinois. The information was originally written by extension weed scientists at...
Jump Starting Our Spring
March 20, 2017
With 10 days of February running under our belts, we’re off to a fast start on spring work. It’s a rare opportunity to apply that early, and I hope it lightens the load for everyone this spring.
A Passion for Production Ag
March 20, 2017
Though he’s a relatively new addition to the United Prairie staff in Crescent City, Anthony Conn is no stranger to the agronomy business nor the territory around his home location, Pierson.