Crop Protection

The Benefits Of Cover Crops

No-tiller Steve Groff told attendees at the 1998 National No-Tillage Conference that cover crops provide his no-till operations with numerous benefits. Groff says cover crops:
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Goodbye From A No-TIll Pioneer

In mid-July at the Belleville Research Center near Belleville, Ill., George Kapusta held his 32nd annual agronomy “dog-and-pony show.” A veteran no-till researcher and speaker at several of our mid-winter National No-Tillage Conferences, the Southern Illinois University (SIU) weed scientist plans to retire later this year.
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Herbicides Are Tools, Not The Answers

Don’t expect higher no-till yields with herbicides. Instead, expect herbicides to protect your crop profits.
It makes sense to think that the more inputs you add to a no-till field, the bigger the yield you should expect. But herbicides require different thinking, says Chris Boerboom.
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Finding Cyanazine Options

For the first time, the maximum labeled rate of cyan­azine will fall to 3 pounds of active ingredient per acre in 1998. As a result of an agreement between the Environmental Protection Agency and DuPont, products like Bladex, Extrazine II, Cy-Pro and Cy-Pro AT that contain this ingredient are being phased out.
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