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Study: Even Small No-Till Adoption Increases Land Values

Researchers found that a 1% increase in no-tillage adoption within a county can increase agricultural land value by $7.86 per acre across 12 Midwestern states covered by the OpTIS database: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Using data specific to Iowa they concluded 1% adoption of no-till at the county level increases farmland values $14.75 (and possibly more) per acre inside Iowa.
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Tips for Planting in Dry Conditions

As of April 19, the Nebraska Drought Monitor shows 96% of Nebraska in moderate to extreme drought. With planting being critical for everything else that happens during the growing season, the dry conditions have led to a variety of questions this planting season. In this article educators from the University of Nebraska work through the questions they've received.


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EPA Expands Enlist One, Enlist Duo Use

The agency's ruling provides for the use of both Enlist One and Enlist Duo, which obtained registration renewal from the agency in January with expanded controls for some areas of the country. The company had asked to add an additional 128 counties for approved use, which the EPA granted


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Seed Selection Can Help Manage Diseases Next Year

Careful corn hybrid and soybean variety selection can help manage diseases.

With harvest in full swing, now is the time to think about how you can minimize diseases next growing season. Although this year generally had less disease pressure in corn and soybean in Nebraska, reviewing diseases that have caused you issues in previous years can help you select more disease-resistant corn hybrids and soybean varieties for the upcoming season.


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Conquering Stubborn Soils and Residue with a Switch to Strip-Till

Seeding and fertilizing experimentation enables Nebraska farmers to better manage residue, convert poor fields into pivotal performers.
Conventional wisdom is overrated for Nickerson, Neb., farmers Kirk Brand and Brent Willnerd, especially when it comes to getting the most out of their 2,600-acre corn and soybean operation.
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