Corteva Agriscience recently confirmed resistance to the Cry34/35Ab1 Bt protein in Delaware County.
Fungicide use in corn production in the United States was a rare practice for much of its history as a commercial grain. Only recently has fungicide increased rapidly, specifically between 2000 and 2010.
With the harvest underway throughout Iowa, rain in some parts of the state is stopping combines from securing kernels from the field. Depending on your location, disease pressure might not have been high.
Palmer amaranth has the potential to become a weed pest that threatens farm productivity and profit. Weed Scientist Bob Hartzler visits three places in Iowa where Palmer has been found. Harrison County and the local Herbicide Resistance Project team is the only one successfully mitigating the...
Harrison County was the site of three recent events...
The Integrated Pest Management Unit is looking for an intern to assist with educational programing for K-12 youth.