Articles by John Dobberstein

Tips for Better Management of Cereal Rye in Corn, Soybeans

Termination timing, planting depth, seed-to-soil contact and armyworm control are important considerations in making rye the most useful tool for no-till systems.
Termination timing, planting depth, seed-to-soil contact and armyworm control are important considerations in making rye the most useful tool for no-till systems.
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From the Desk of John Dobberstein

Putting No-Till Faith to the Test

With all the bad press of late about farming systems failing, it's nice to see stories about growers seeking out no-till and regenerative farming practices as the solution.
With all the bad press of late about farming systems failing, it's nice to see stories about growers seeking out no-till and regenerative farming practices as the solution.
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Cultivating a No-Till ‘State of Mind’

Measured fertilizer applications, copious amounts of residue and dogged determination have all helped Leon Sowers improve the diversity and viability of his Kansas operation.
Measured fertilizer applications, copious amounts of residue and dogged determination have all helped Leon Sowers improve the diversity and viability of his Kansas operation.
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Demystifying Cover Crops Part 2

Seed Labs a Critical Link in Ensuring Cover Crop Quality

No-tillers can be better informed about their seed purchases by requesting and reading the testing lab’s ‘report of analysis’ and learning more about testing rules.
No-tillers can be better informed about their seed purchases by requesting and reading the testing lab’s ‘report of analysis’ and learning more about testing rules.
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How Far Do We Go?

If an agricultural company bowed to pressure and demanded you produce “pollution-free food,” how would you handle it?
If an agricultural company bowed to pressure and demanded you produce “pollution-free food,” how would you handle it?
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