Cover Crops, Manure Key Farm’s No-Till Evolution
Cover Crops, Nutrient Management, Soil Health

Cover Crops, Manure Key Farm’s No-Till Evolution

Having no-tilled soybeans for many years, Gordon and Jeff Smiley faced a more difficult task 4 years ago, switching to no-tilled corn instead of holding on to their conventional system.

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    5 Steps For Successful No-Tilling

    Increasing organic matter by just 1-2% through eliminating tillage, rotating crops and seeding cover crops will help southern Plains no-tillers keep more water in their soils and increase nutrient uptake, helping make their operations more profitable, says NRCS soil scientist Steve Alspach.
  • Laura Allen

    Eliminate Resistant Weeds by Overlapping Residual Herbicides

    Palmer amaranth, waterhemp and marestail are the three most problematic weed species confronting corn and soybean growers, says Purdue University weed scientist Bryan Young. With the challenge of herbicide resistance, Young shares how overlapping residual herbicides can help effectively keep these problem weeds under control.
  • John Dobberstein

    Is Crop Insurance Keeping You from Using Cover Crops?

    It’s becoming clear that cover crops offer enough benefits that farmers from many different states and climates are willing to give them a shot.
  • Laura Allen

    Is No-Till to Blame for Debris Runoff?

    Heavy rains in parts of the Midwest have caused cornstalks and other crop debris to wash off fields and onto roads, drainage ditches and catch basins, resulting in flooding and road obstruction.
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Nominations are now being accepted for the eighth class of Responsible Nutrient Management Practitioners to be honored at the 24th annual National No-Tillage Conference in January 2016.

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Blazing a Path to Profitability with Controlled Traffic Farming

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Everything You Need to Know About Micronutrients

Everything You Need to Know About Micronutrients

This 24-page report uncovers the secrets to profitable, high yielding crop production with micronutrients including application and timings, pros and cons of soil and tissue testing and so much more.
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