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Monsanto, Climate Corp, ISU to start water quality project

· June 6, 2018

Monsanto and The Climate Corporation are partnering up with the Iowa State University (ISU) Department of Agronomy to create an infrastructure project designed to monitor water quality and downstream nitrate loss. The project will provide researchers with valuable information on management practices that help keep nitrogen fertilizer from entering surrounding waterways. Monsanto and The Climate […]

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John Deere to build test spray lab at Iowa State Research Park

· April 26, 2018

John Deere has announced a new investment at the Iowa State University Research Park — a 33,000-square-foot test lab for agricultural spraying and applications technology. “As a leader in precision agriculture, John Deere is focused on providing customers with innovative, high quality products and services,” said Aaron Wetzel, Deere’s vice president of the global crop […]

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Iowa State: Soybean cyst nematodes are still a serious concern

· April 17, 2018

Farmers preparing for spring planting would do well to renew their commitment to managing soybean cyst nematodes, says an Iowa State University plant pathologist. “I’m doing everything I can to convince farmers that we are on a slow-moving train heading towards a cliff,” Greg Tylka, professor of plant pathology and microbiology, said of the push […]

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