David Hula harvested the highest yield ever recorded in the national corn yield contest. The Charles City, Va., grower turned in a yield of 532 bushels per acre in the 2015 National Corn Growers Association contest.
A record number of Iowa farmers signed up to install nutrient reduction practices -- including cover crops, no-till/strip till or nitrification inhibitors -- on their farms through the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship’s statewide water quality cost share program.
An interest in conservation hit Dwight Clary early in life. When he was 13 years old, one of his 4H projects won a County Conservation Award. The prize? A week at Conservation Camp.
That was when he learned about a new practice called “no-till.”
Circleville, Ohio, no-tiller Ryan Wilson discusses the setup for the family's John Deere MaxEmerge no-till corn planter, which includes cast iron closing wheels, Martin row cleaners and Precision Planting's 20/20 AirForce system. They apply about 30 pounds per acre of nitrogen at planting to ensure corn seedlings have enough N after following the cereal rye cover crop.
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