IC-498(24) -- October 1, 2007

Plant Diseases

Soybean rust found in an Iowa field

Found in Dallas County on September 25, 2007.
Plant Diseases

Sample fields this fall for SCN to figure out 2007 or plan for 2008

How to sample and where to send the sample.
Soils

How do uncertain prices influence phosphorus and potassium fertilization this fall?

Careful management of phosphorous and potassium is needed for economic reasons.
Crop Production

Conservation systems: Challenges and benefits

Conservation systems can pay off economically and environmentally.
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