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Midwest agronomists tracking down the cause of yellow soybeans

Multiple reports of increased and rapid yellowing in soybeans are popping up across the Midwest following recent rains. Illinois Soybean Association Agronomist Stephanie Porter tells Brownfield there could be multiple causes including root rot, phytophthora, nutrient deficiencies, soybean cyst nematode or carryover from herbicides-... Read More.

Derecho confirmed in Midwest

A principal atmospheric scientist with Nutrien Ag Solutions says the line of storms that moved through the Midwest damaging crops and farm buildings on Thursday is a confirmed derecho. The National Weather Service says a derecho is a line of intense, widespread and fast-moving... Read More.

Strong storms move through Midwest

Strong storms moved through the Midwest on Thursday bringing widespread winds and rain. Based in St. Louis, National Weather Service Meteorologist Patrick Walsh says northeast Missouri had up to 3 inches of rain with widespread 1-inch rains north of I-70 across Missouri and into... Read More.

Chinn to lead Midwest Association of State Ag Depts.

Missouri’s Ag Director is the new president of the Midwest Association of State Departments of Agriculture. MASDA consists of 13 state ag departments including Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Chris Chinn was elected at... Read More.