Although environmental pressures and concerns over soil health have caused some no-tillers to re-examine their use of insecticides and fungicides, data from the 11th annual No-Till Farmer Operational Benchmark Study shows use of these products isn’t necessarily decreasing.
North Dakota State University Extension shares some information on fungicide use on hail damaged crops, including a summary of results of a soybean-hail study just published last month from Iowa State University.
In this episode of Conservation Ag Update, no-tiller Tim Recker showcases his innovative approach to nitrogen application at the “Making Big Decisions with Precision” field day event in Arlington, Iowa. The episode also features a trip to longtime no-tiller Tom Hess’ farm in the thumb of Michigan. Hess gives us a peek at his new interseeder and shares the keys to success when it comes to interseeding cover crops into corn and soybeans.
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