Every fall questions arise about whether nitrification inhibitors work for fall manure applications. Do they keep nitrogen (N) from being lost? Do they help improve yields? According to researchers at the University of Minnesota, yes, sometimes, but not always.
The problem with getting manure applied this time of year is the struggle between minimizing runoff and logistics. If time runs out for applications, storage overflow can become a problem in the winter. Check out these 15 tips for getting manure applied in bad weather, from the University of Minnesota.
Manure application rate guidelines in Minnesota have recently been revisited and updated as needed to reflect recent research findings for nitrogen and phosphorus needs of crops. Find out what's new from the University of Minnesota Extension.
Addressing a gathering of the Dodge County Farmers for Healthy Soil & Healthy Water, Russell Hedrick of Hickory, N.C., shares a presentation on the impacts on water quality that can be realized by utilizing regenerative ag practices, such as growing cover crops, reducing soil disturbance, maintaining soil armor, and integrating livestock.
Finding solutions to the problems farmers face is what inspired Harry and Etta Yetter to open a small machine shop in west central Illinois in the 1930s. Today, four generations later, Yetter continues the tradition of solving agricultural problems to meet the needs of producers all over the world.
Needham Ag understands the role of technology in making better use of limited resources within a specific environment by drawing on a wealth of global experience to overcome the challenges facing today's farmers, manufacturers and dealers.