Blogs Tagged growing degree days

  1. Farn Progress Show: Greatest Show Of American Agriculture

    Next week's Farm Progress Show is a tech showcase well worth a three-to four-day business/vacation trip to Iowa corn fields.


  2. The Friday Five: Boots Edition

    Politics, muck, Russia, Muck and 14 billion bushels: Here are five links to catch you up on the week in food and agriculture.


  3. Asparagus and Peony Bushes Say Season Is Still Two Weeks Behind Schedule

    Who needs a weatherman when you can judge the season by plant growth?


  4. King Corn's Secrets To High Yields

    Randy Dowdy tells how he produced a 372-bushel-per-acre entry for the National Corn Growers Yield Contest and how he's seen 500 bushels per acre on his yield monitor.


  5. Tracking Growing Degree Days?

    There's an app to help you do it, and this year knowing where you are versus hybrid needs can help you plan ahead.


  6. Corn Belt Crop Update: Northeast Corn Development Leads Midwest

    Northeast corn may be up to two weeks ahead of that in Iowa and central Corn Belt.


  7. Is This Heaven?

    No. It's Iowa, where it snowed heavily May 2 and 3. What will happen to corn planted right before the big snow?