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No-Tilling Wheat for Improved Workload, Bottom Line

Ohio no-tiller Nathan Brause says unspectacular profits shouldn’t deter adding wheat to crop rotation.
Nathan Brause thinks he should have listened to his forebears. The Sulphur Springs, Ohio, no-tiller inherited a farm that featured a three-crop rotation of corn, soybeans and wheat that had been in no-till when his grandpa farmed the land.
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Zeroing in on Nitrogen Efficiency with In-Season Adjustments

Whether using high-tech crop imagery or intuition, in-season nitrogen applications should be adjusted to the crop’s potential as well as future conditions for maximum yield and minimal risk.
With today's sky-high nitrogen (N) prices, nobody wants to apply more N to their crops than is needed. But on the other hand, commodities are commanding a pretty penny, so leaving yield on the table is also ill-advised.
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Penn: Consider Early Kill for 2022 Non-Legume Covers

When a cover crop is terminated, the fresh residue is broken down by microbes in the soil. These microbes use N and other key nutrients found in the cover crop residue as fuel sources for the break-down process. However, if there is not enough N in the residue to complete the process, microbes will use N from the soil instead.
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