Cropping & Water Systems


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Cropping & Water Systems

Over the past few years, we’ve seen increasing interest in interseeding cover crops into early development stages of corn and soybean. This driving tour will provide an opportunity for interested individuals to view interseeded fields at a location closest to them or to view as many locations as they would like.

Although the market fundamentals for soybeans have remained largely unchanged over the past couple weeks, that has not been the case for soybean prices, which have risen dramatically.

Editor’s note: The following was written by Bob Hartzler, Iowa State University professor of agronomy, for the Extension Integrated Crop Management website.

The potential for dry weather across the state raises concerns about the impact of dry soils on preemergence herbicides.