The advent of flexible tile certainly was a significant improvement, but the biggest challenge with tile is installation — ensuring that it’s graded properly in the soil so that water can effectively drain.
Source: Aaron Saeugling, Iowa State University Extension Field Agronomist
When managing soybean production in no-till conditions, growers need to consider several management strategies, including variety selection, insect management, disease management, fertility management and weed management.
A cover crop trial conducted at the Ridgetown campus of the University of Guelph suggests that the economic benefits of growing cover crops is equal to or better than the results of its no-cover trials after factoring in the cost of seed and other inputs for the cover crop.
This time of year growers are under a lot of pressure to buy seed, as seed salesmen pursue seed commitments through volume pricing and early purchase incentives often before the current year's yield trial results are available.
It’s that time of year to sample fields for soybean cyst nematode, and new Ohio State University research is indicating that soybean producers may need to double up their efforts to analyze soil for eggs.
Capturing sunlight and keeping living roots in the ground as long as possible is the goal of Beaver Dam, Ws., no-tiller Marty Weiss. The co-chair of the Dodge County Farmers for Healthy Soil & Healthy Water talks about strip-cropping and interseeding cover crops at a field day in the summer of 2020.
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