Articles Tagged with ''silage''

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Seeding Cover Crops With Liquid Manure

No-tillers with livestock will want to study this one-pass system that saves time and money while improving soil quality.
How would you like to eliminate shallow compaction, inject manure, seed a cover crop, improve soil quality and protect the environment — all in a single pass? All while boosting your chances of increased yields and profits.
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Rotary Harrow Makes Good No-Till Tool For Seeding Cover Crops

These machines have caught the eye of no-tillers because they only work the top inch or so of soil without causing major soil disturbance.
An unexpected Phillips rotary harrow was a good fit this year for Foundation Feeders, located near Spring Grove, Minn. Jim Holty, a partner with his brother Ron in the custom heifer raising service, won a year’s use of the harrow at the 2004 National No-Tillage Conference in Des Moines. Jim manages the agronomy side of the business while Ron concentrates on the livestock operation.
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Will Ultra-Narrow No-Till Corn Rows Work For You?

There’s not as much excitement about 15- and 20-inch corn rows as a couple of years ago, but more no-tillers are taking a closer look.
With 900 acres of corn near Beaver Dam, Wis., Charlie Hammer uses 20-inch rows. He plants 36,000 to 38,000 seeds per acre and finds the narrower rows add 6 to 8 inches to plant height.
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Rotating To “Cattle Feed” Pays Off With No-Till

New forage options, including “annual alfalfa,” are opening up new rotation options for cattlemen, including a reduction in weed resistance concerns.
Stan Rampton once thought his Simmental cows were just a way of squeezing some productivity out of the marginal, uncroppable land that makes up about one-third of his western Manitoba land base.
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No-Till Forages Pay Off Big

Dollar-wise, these Tennessee dairymen say you’ll be ahead in the long run with no-till, especially where erosion is a major concern.
Last spring, David Richesin planted only 66 acres in corn, down from the 82 acres he planted in 1998.
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