Articles Tagged with ''Wheat''

How Overgrazing Affects Wheat

Wheat that has been grazed too severely is more susceptible to sudden and sharp drops in temperature experienced at times this fall and winter, says Kansas State University Extension.
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Cover Crop Pioneer Tweaks His Formula For Success

Switching to no-till and adding cover-crop mixes and finely tuned equipment helped Joe Swanson emerge from the farm crisis and find a new path to profitability.
By the time the farm crisis in the 1980s had abetted, and the oil crisis shortly thereafter, Joe Swanson was at a crossroads.
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Breaking Through the No-Till Barrier with Cover Crops

Adding winter wheat, livestock and cover crops helped Paul Ackley overcome his no-till plateau, simplify his planter and build more productive soils.
I never was one to like tillage. It just didn’t make sense. You would go through and make a perfect seedbed to plant into and then, without fail, you couldn’t get back in the field with the planter before it would rain. Then you would have to start all over again.
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