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.
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.
A harvest rescue during health crises
Farm Rescue helps Clarion farm family complete harvest following neurosurgeries and cancer diagnosis.
Quality versus quantity
A new soybean quality sampling project could improve soybean ROI by increasing oil and protein value knowledge.
How should you use farm data?
Improving business, streamlining crop insurance reporting and improving soybean quality with every day data.
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.
Working on precise nitrogen management
The Iowa Nitrogen Initiative trial will help farmers better understand ideal nitrogen rates.
Data offers a baseline for farmers
Data gives soybean farmers a baseline for making informed decisions and increasing their farm's ROI.
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.
Controlling resistant pests
Research identifies aphid genetic mutations responsible for pyrethroid-resistance and a possible solution.