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[Webinar] Starter Fertilizer and Fungicide: Getting Your No-Till Crop Off to the Best Possible Start

For this installment of the No-Till Farmer webinar series sponsored by Vive Crop Protection we're joined by Kelly Greig, biologist for Vive Crop Protection, who will help you understand the obstacles impacting the germination and emergence of no-till crops and new approaches to warding off diseases while feeding the plant in-furrow. [To view any of our webinar replays, you must be logged in with a free user account.]


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In-Furrow Systems Boost Nutrient Efficiency, Protect Seedlings

Many no-tillers find placing fertilizer, insecticides and other products directly in the seed furrow helps their crops get off to a healthier, faster start while being more efficient with their fertilizer rates.
The “right place” in the 4Rs of Nutrient Stewardship may be listed last, but with the phosphorus (P) and nitrogen (N) runoff issues that agriculture is facing today, it’s certainly top of mind.
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Fertilizer Burn and Rootless Corn Syndrome

Each spring season brings forth challenging situations for young corn plants to overcome. Fertilizer burn and rootless corn syndrome are two challenges that are showing up in some areas of the Northern Corn Belt in 2012.
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Slugs Slither Into Spring

Higher slug counts will put many no-tillers on special alert this spring.
David Graham steps out of his red pickup truck and into the barren field. He pulls out his pocketknife, digs into the corn stalks and within 2 minutes uncovers two slugs — one brown and another one black. The slimy creatures slither up the silver blade of his knife.
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