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Variety selection provides some white mold protection

A plant pathologist is encouraging growers to select varieties with white mold resistance. Michigan State University’s Marty Chilvers tells Brownfield continuous rainfall this summer after soybean canopy closure caused significant white mold pressure for many farmers. “If we’re pushing populations, narrow rows, that’s going to... Read More.

Iowa farmer having success with wide variety of cover crops

A northwest Iowa crop and livestock producer is getting good results from a mix of cover crops.  Nathan Anderson grows corn, soybeans, and has a cow/calf operation in Cherokee County.  He says they use various cover crop species to feed livestock and improve... Read More.