Climate Insights Archive


July 6, 2016
Planning and Monitoring Tools are Essential to Supporting Healthy Corn Development Through Harvest

During the late Spring and early Summer, corn plants are in a critical stage of rapid growth and some big decisions need to be made about what’s going to help farmers reach the b...


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Farm for Thought: A Family Legacy Of Forward Thinking

You might say that farming is in my DNA. As a fifth generation Nebraska farmer, I am proud of the agricultural heritage my family has established.

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How Variable-Rate Seeding Can Increase Your Yield

Determining the optimal seeding density for your field is not an easy task, and field variability can make this an even tougher decision. That’s why knowing the optimal seeding rate for the highest yielding and lowest yielding areas of your fields can hav

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Iowa Crops Experience High Yields Despite the Effects of Drought

2017 was a dry growing season in Iowa but yields were better than expected. Most of Iowa was wet and cool during planting time (end April to mid-May), warm and dry during vegetative growth (June to July), and cool and wet during reproductive development (

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