December 2023

December 1, 2023


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In this issue...

On the Cover
Robb Ewoldt, a farmer and past ISA president, on his farm during harvest near Davenport. In this issue, you'll hear from farmers about how they're using data to fine-tune management on their farms.

Resolve to be involved
The passage of time is something we cannot stop or ignore. Make 2024 the year you get involved in ISA.
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Rural Route 2: The greatest gift
Good farm neighbors demonstrate the true meaning of the holiday season by lending a helping hand during difficult times.
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A harvest rescue during health crises
Farm Rescue helps Clarion farm family complete harvest following neurosurgeries and cancer diagnosis.
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Quality versus quantity
A new soybean quality sampling project could improve soybean ROI by increasing oil and protein value knowledge.
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How should you use farm data?
Improving business, streamlining crop insurance reporting and improving soybean quality with every day data.
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Using data to increase on-farm productivity and profitability
Previous NCSRP data and Iowa on-farm trials confirm late maturity soybean varieties could increase yields.
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Working on precise nitrogen management
The Iowa Nitrogen Initiative trial will help farmers better understand ideal nitrogen rates.
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Data offers a baseline for farmers
Data gives soybean farmers a baseline for making informed decisions and increasing their farm's ROI.
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Cattle, crops, community: Dolch family recognized as Good Farm Neighbors
It was the family’s day to celebrate the recognition of being a Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award recipient.
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Controlling resistant pests
Research identifies aphid genetic mutations responsible for pyrethroid-resistance and a possible solution.
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