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.

    08/18/2014

  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.

    08/08/2014

  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?

    05/19/2014

  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.

    09/12/2013

  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.

    08/02/2013

  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.

    06/21/2013

  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?

    05/06/2013