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Given the persistence of cold and wet conditions into early April, it is clear spring of 2018 won’t allow an early start for field operations in the Midwest. Read More

The first step to improving nitrogen-use efficiency and crowding tolerance, all while maximizing yield, is understanding the genetic yield potential of current hybrids. Read More

Starter fertilizer increased corn grain yield 4 to 5 percent on soils testing low to medium for phosphorus. Read More

Scientists have proven a new technique for distinguishing the two crops using satellite data and the processing power of supercomputers. Read More

Long residual pre-emergent or early post-emergent herbicides may cause stand reduction or complete cover crop failure of cover crops. Read More

A $500,000 grant has been awarded to the University of Illinois researchers in the Department of Crop Sciences. Read More

For many soybean producers, the 2017 growing season will be a hard one to forget. Read More

It's difficult to recall the debut of a weed management technology that generated more divisiveness than the 2017 introduction of dicamba-resistant soybean varieties and the accompanying use of dicamba. Read More

Dicamba off target movement created disagreements between many. Read More

University of Illinois Extension specialist Michelle Wiesbrook explains why homemade is not always better. Read More