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[Podcast] Tips and Strategies for Getting More Success with Aerially Seeded Cover Crops

In this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Calmer Corn Heads, we welcome Damon Reabe, aerial cover crop applicator and co-owner of Dairyland Aviation from Waupun, Wis., to explain the necessary steps to ensure a successful cover crop stand, including the best timing of application and what soils have the greatest success rate.
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Calmer Corn Heads, we welcome Damon Reabe, aerial cover crop applicator and co-owner of Dairyland Aviation from Waupun, Wis., to explain the necessary steps to ensure a successful cover crop stand, including the best timing of application and what soils have the greatest success rate.
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House of Representatives Pass Precision Farming Bill

The task force must comprise farmers and ranchers, internet service providers, broadband mapping experts, and representatives from the satellite industry, electric cooperatives, precision agriculture equipment manufacturers, and local and state government representatives, according to the legislation.
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Cover Crop Considerations after Small Grain Harvest

Cover crops can be used for different reasons, such as to provide soil erosion protection, alleviate compaction, control weeds, fix atmospheric nitrogen for the next crop, harvest for hay, and as a grazing resource. The reason for using a cover crop will determine which species or mixture of species you choose, as well as how you manage it.
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Unusually Long Silks in Corn

If no pollen is available, silk elongation will continue but eventually slows to a stop within about 9 days after emergence, the result of which is indeed longer than expected silks. Kernel set near the base of the cob may fail if the silks deteriorate enough prior to pollen shed that they become non-receptive.
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