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Get The Most From Foliar Feeding Corn And Soybeans

Enhancing the nutrient efficiency of plants through the leaves is not only possible, but profitable, with the right level of management.
Foliar feeding corn and soybeans remains a controversial subject in some corners of agriculture, but not to an increasing number of farmers who are using the practice to fine-tune fertilization strategies to maximize yields.
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Record-Setting No-Till Crowd Soaks Up Valuable Tips At NNTC

More than 1,150 attendees come to Indianapolis to improve their knowledge of precision farming, cover cropping, fertility management, soil health and other no-till practices.
For the second straight year, the National No-Tillage Conference shattered its previous attendance record, as farmers came from near and far to gather ideas on how to make their no-till system more productive.
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Saving Water, Boosting Yields With Subsurface Drip Irrigation

A perfect fit with non-disturbance no-till acres, SDI systems offer the potential of improved water- and fertilizer-use efficiency and higher yields
As drought conditions persist and water supplies are pressured, an increasing number of farmers, including no-tillers, are turning to subsurface drip-irrigation systems to maximize water use.
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Get Your No-Till Soils To Feed Your Crops Nitrogen

University of Illinois fertility specialist Richard Mulvaney says the soil can be much more important to supplying nitrogen to no-tilled crops than fertilizer nitrogen
Feeding plants nitrogen fertilizer makes sense, Richard Mulvaney says. But fertilizer, like the food we eat, needs to be used in moderation. Too much is not good, the University of Illinois soil fertility specialist says.
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