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5 Things to Know About Removal-Based P & K Strategies

"One concern I have is that some growers treat their P and K like balancing a checkbook, trying to calculate what is taken off the field and putting that amount back on in fertilizer. In almost all cases, this type of accuracy is not needed for removal-based guidelines," says nutrient management specialist Dan Kaiser.
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[Podcast] Dean Fehl on Strip-Till Yesterday and Today

For this episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by Verdesian Life Sciences, Frank Lessiter speaks with early strip-till adapter Dean Fehl about how he got started strip tilling, and his current role as a retiree helping his sons work the family farm, and more.
For this episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by Verdesian Life Sciences, Frank Lessiter speaks with early strip-till adapter Dean Fehl about how he got started strip tilling, and his current role as a retiree helping his sons work the family farm, and more.
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No-Till Soybeans Cupping? Dicamba Might Be The Cause

Soybean cupping observed in parts of Iowa probably isn't the result of glufosinate or 2,4-D choline, according to Iowa State professor Prashant Jha. The most likely culprit is dicamba on non-dicamba-resistant soybeans. Nearby tomatoes also aren't a good indicator of whether or not dicamba may have wandered afield.
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A Trifecta of Tools to Improve Soil and Water Quality

Davenport, Iowa’s, Robb Ewoldt implements innovative conservation practices to boost his bottom line while improving the environment.
Robb Ewoldt, along with his wife, Jennifer, and teenage sons, Alex and Isaac, grows corn and soybeans in eastern Iowa, just three miles north of the Mississippi River. He farms 2,000 acres with a main goal always in mind.
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Determining Profitability of Your Soybean Starter Fertilizer Program

Some Michigan soybean producers want to increase soybean yield and net income by applying fertilizer in a 2x2 band at planting—2 inches to the side of the seed furrow and 2 inches below the seed. The high fertilizer prices make it critical for these producers to know for sure if their starter fertilizer program is making them money or costing them money. The best way to find out is to establish replicated strips with and without the starter fertilizer in a field and collect the yield from each strip.


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