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Dryland Corn Considerations for 2022

Dryland corn in many parts of western KS is struggling. Some areas have been fortunate to receive rain showers that may result in more growth, but in other cases the plants are already dead and on the ground. Dry conditions are reducing production in both native pastures and forages typically used for winter feeding, so making some use of failed corn will help livestock owners to bridge the gap.


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Cover Crops Power No-Till Payoff

From conservation to higher yields to reduced fertilizer and herbicide use, cover crops brought an immediate payback for Jacob Farms.
Last summer, when high temperatures in south-central Kansas spiraled above 100 F for several weeks, the benefits of cover crops never seemed so real for no-tillers like Ryan Speer.
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No-Till Wins Dryland Battles

When pouring on the water, these ranchers have a good reason to till. But for conserving water, no-till is definitely the answer.
Growing continious irrigated corn, Kevin Penny isn’t fully convinced no-till is the way to go. But when it comes to dryland acres where water is a major concern, no-till definitely is the way he likes to farm.
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