Articles Tagged with ''ammonium''

A Practical Guide To Adjuvants Answers The Basic Questions

There are hundreds of adjuvant products on the market, but with some fundamental knowledge you can sift through them comfortably.
There are at least 10 ways adjuvants can make your post-emergence herbicide work harder — and literally hundreds of adjuvant products to choose from. Here’s a look at what’s causing this proliferation and how you can be sure you’re treating your crops right.
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Nitrogen 101

Switching to no-till is the best thing you can do for your soils. But soil management can be tricky. The key is understanding nitrogen.
If ever there was an article to pass on to neighbors who have talked about switching to no-tilling but haven’t because of the horror stories they’ve heard about the transition period, this is the one.
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Survey Offers Insights Into Avoiding Spray Drift

The interaction of drift reduction agents, spray nozzles and pressure is critical to the coverage needed for weed control.
A survey of Illinois certified crop advisors — including custom applicators, growers and consultants — and related research reveal some dos and don’ts about managing spray drift.
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New Standards In Weed Control Possible For Little Extra Cost

Research shows inexpensive ammonium sulfate can boost herbicide performance to help control many difficult weeds.
For as little as 20 cents per acre, no-tillers can significantly increase the effectiveness of their post-emergent herbicide applications. The addition of inexpensive ammonium sulfate (AMS) to the tank mix can boost no-till weed control by as much as 41 percent in some cases, according to Bryan Young, a weed scientist at Southern Illinois University.
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Take A Closer Look At Ammonium Sulfate!

While little attention has been paid to this nitrogen source, there are many benefits to using it with a no-till program.
Like it or not, succeeding in the new millennium is going to require you to make some changes in your no-till program, both in your thought process and in your crop management system.
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Two New Deere No-Till Drills Coming

This summer, John Deere intends to up the standard a notch or two for no-till drills.
Within a couple of months, you’ll see a replacement coming from John Deere for the highly popular 750 no-till drill as well as a new no-till air drill. Both rigs feature a new single disc opener to deliver excellent seed placement and emergence.
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