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Get to the Roots to Maximize Corn Yields

Taking a look at how the corn roots grow under different conditions can provide valuable insight into choosing the right hybrids and making necessary management changes.
Taking a look at how the corn roots grow under different conditions can provide valuable insight into choosing the right hybrids and making necessary management changes.
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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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Cutting-Edge Planting And Seeding Equipment

Options, flexibility and precision are hallmarks of the new planters and drills unveiled at the 2009 Farm Progress and Big Iron shows
The rapid rise in the cost of seed and fertilizer in the past year served as a wake-up call for no-tillers, reminding them that controlling input costs is often the difference between being profitable or not.
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The No-Till Target: Efficient Fertilizer Placement

How and where you apply your fertilizer — and in what form — can make a big impact on your no-till yields.
What producer doesn’t want to make the most efficient use of their fertilizer dollars? But more than ever, no-tillers are looking for ways to slash fertilizer costs while maximizing corn, soybean and wheat yields, says Phil Needham.
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Jump Start Your No-Till Crops

As no-tillers plant earlier in colder soils, starter fertilizer can get your corn off to a quicker start.
As no-tillers strive for higher yields, they're no-tilling earlier every year - often in cold soils that leave seed more vulnerable to insects and diseases. In colder soils, there's also less microbial action to break down nutrients and get them into a plant-available form.
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Develop A 4-Part Plan For No-Tilling Success

Start with level fields and do a good job of handling residue when harvesting your no-tilled crops.
Kevin Anderson figures there has had to have been a reason for tillage. “Basically, it is to size residue, incorporate fertilizer and level the fields,” he says.
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Check Out These No-Till Small Grain “Must Do’s”

With the turn of the century comes changes for no-tillers—and that includes small grain growers.
Corn and soybeans. Soybeans and corn. To many no-tillers, these are the staple crops of their farming operations. But for the Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Western Canada regions, farmers often concentrate on small grains-proving that no-till works for other crops.
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