Drought or Flood – A Challenging Spring for Iowa Growers
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The farming challenges of last year may not be over, but might have simply changed direction.
The April 4, 2013 water report from the DNR had the majority of Iowa still in drought conditions, with only a bit of southeast Iowa listed as “normal.” Since that report, however, much of Iowa has... [Read more...]
South American Soybean Yield Lower Than Projected
According to the news website UPI.com, soybean exports from South America won’t meet yield projections.
Due to several factors, including early-season flooding in Argentina and drought conditions in Brazil that persisted through January 2013, estimates put the South American Soybean yield almost 10% below the 2012-13 harvest. Corn and other... [Read more...]
South American Crops Off To A Great Start
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After the hot and dry spring and summer of 2012, U.S. farmers are keeping a close eye on agricultural production in South America over the winter in hopes of determining the direction soybean and corn prices will head in the coming months.
Iowa wasn’t hit the hardest by the drought of 2012, but growers... [Read more...]
Kixor® Herbicide Technology From BASF
BASF has a great new line of herbicides powered by Kixor®, designed to be powerful across a wide range of weeds, soils and crops in a variety of environments.
This family of products consists of:
Verdict™ – preemergence broadleaf weed herbicide used for both corn and soybeans
Optill® – burndown and residual weed control to produce cleaner... [Read more...]
The Agronomy Team At Asmus Farm Supply Continues to Grow
Harlan and Amy Asmus are always looking for ways to improve their service and support for their agribusiness clients. Whether that’s through innovative training practices or staffing up to support challenges and demands they find in the field, they have always put the customer first. As the ag industry continues to change, Asmus must always remember... [Read more...]
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