Climate Insights Archive

March 17, 2016
Managing Nitrogen During a Warm, Wet Winter

This winter has been the rainiest and warmest on record since 1895 across the U.S. Corn Belt, with unusually high soil temperatures accompanied by record-breaking rainfall. Because...

March 2, 2016
Make the Most of Every Acre with Simple Variable Rate Planting Tools in Climate FieldView™ Pro

There’s no better time than right now to set your farming operation up for a successful planting season and start the crop year off right. While 2015 harvest is in the rear view ...

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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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Academic Expertise Meets Digital Agriculture Research: Creating A Better Understanding of Field Science Through Public-Private Partnerships

As we sit at the cusp of the digital agriculture revolution, we can collect more data on seed, soil, crops and weather than ever before. We can also analyze this data in novel ways to provide farmers with actionable insights on how to best manage their fa

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Extreme Cold: The Impact of Cold Weather On Farming

Extremely cold temperatures have affected much of the central and eastern United States since late December. Persistent northerly winds out of Canada’s cold interior have transported reinforcing shots of arctic air southward causing thousands of record lo

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