Harvesting Sunlight, Feeding No-Till Soils
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Harvesting Sunlight, Feeding No-Till Soils

Our farm perplexed our crop advisor, Gerard Troisi. He consults with many farms in our area of Pennsylvania with a diverse range of production practices. But he struggled to explain how we increased our soil organic matter by 1% in just 3 years while consistently removing virtually all biomass.

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  • Watch for Burcucumber and Toothed Spurge in 2015 Corn, Soybeans

    University of Missouri Extension weed scientist Kevin Bradley warns that burcucumber can reduce soybean yields by 48%, while toothed spurge is harmful to humans, cattle and horses.
  • Tracking Herbicide Resistant Grasses

    K-State weed scientists would like some help from producers, extension agents, crop consultants, agronomists, and others in documenting the distribution of two herbicide-resistant grassy weeds. “We are interested in knowing where there are populations of shattercane and Johnsongrass that producers or others had problems controlling in past years...”

  • Determining Salt Levels of Soils

    When salts are present at normal levels, they help to stabilize soil particles, buffer soil pH and serve as a source of soil nutrients, according to South Dakota State University Extension.
  • Plan Now for Good Marestail Control in Soybeans

    Since soybeans are generally planted later in the season, and marestail usually germinates in the fall or early spring, Kansas State University Extension says application timing and weed size are critical factors to successful control.
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