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Tillage – Yield Booster Or Penalty? South Dakota Adds To Debate.

Tillage – Yield Booster Or Penalty? South Dakota Adds To Debate.

👤Written collaboratively by Anthony Bly, Sara Berg and David Karki, South Dakota State University 🕔Jan 5, 2018

The discussion of grain yields and different tillage practices needs to start in producers’ fields. Grain yield comparisons and results from un-biased research are very important for making agronomic decisions that include tillage; however, producers need to put these practices

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Flint on Crops: Yields Are Different for a Reason – Commentary

Flint on Crops: Yields Are Different for a Reason – Commentary

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University Agronomist 🕔Nov 27, 2017

We often underestimate our abilities to explain what we see as crops respond to field conditions from one year to the next. I can’t decide whether this stems from a real inability to see how the various sets of conditions

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Minnesota: Conservation Tillage Conference, Willmar, Dec. 5-6

Minnesota: Conservation Tillage Conference, Willmar, Dec. 5-6

👤By Jodi DeJong-Hughes, University of Minnesota 🕔Nov 20, 2017

Do you need to fulfill your Continuing Education Credit (CEU) requirements? Consider attending the 2017 Conservation Tillage Conference on Dec. 5-6 in Willmar, MN. Ten CEU’s will be available at the 2-day conference, many in the Soil and Water category. Hurry, early

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Flint on Crops: Tillage Can Delay Cotton Maturity – Commentary

Flint on Crops: Tillage Can Delay Cotton Maturity – Commentary

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University Agronomist 🕔Nov 13, 2017

As we work through the years there always seems to be something that we have not considered or have not experienced that teaches us. This year we have experienced something that I will have to admit has surprised me even

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Minnesota: Conservation Tillage Conference, Willmar, Dec. 5-6

Minnesota: Conservation Tillage Conference, Willmar, Dec. 5-6

👤By Phyllis Bongard, University of Minnesota 🕔Nov 6, 2017

The University of Minnesota Extension along with North Dakota State University Extension Service is hosting the 2017 Conservation Tillage Conference on Dec. 5-6 in Willmar, Minn. Roll up your sleeves for some practical, hands-on information that will save you soil,

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Flint on Crops: Soil Compaction Can Be Managed – Commentary

Flint on Crops: Soil Compaction Can Be Managed – Commentary

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University Agronomist 🕔Sep 25, 2017

As they go about harvesting this year’s crop growers are seeing the effects of soil compaction in fields of all crops. In many cases the symptoms have been visible as differences in plant color, height, and overall growth. It goes

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Texas Cotton: Hold the Water – Wait Until Flowering to Irrigate, Says Study

Texas Cotton: Hold the Water – Wait Until Flowering to Irrigate, Says Study

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Sep 1, 2017

Almost five years of data indicate producers can save as much as 40 percent of their water on a cotton crop by better timing their irrigation, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientist. Dr. Paul DeLaune, an AgriLife Research

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South Carolina: New Ag Tech from Clemson Holds Big Savings for Farmers

South Carolina: New Ag Tech from Clemson Holds Big Savings for Farmers

👤By Scott Miller, Clemson University 🕔Aug 22, 2017

Tests on new nutrient-management technology under development at Clemson University showed savings of up to $54 an acre on cotton production. Those savings could mount quickly; South Carolina plants more than 180,000 acres of cotton, according to the National Agricultural

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Minnesota: Strip-Till Expo, Fergus Falls, Sept. 6

Minnesota: Strip-Till Expo, Fergus Falls, Sept. 6

👤By Jodi DeJong-Hughes, University of Minnesota Extension Educator 🕔Aug 15, 2017

Plan to attend this year’s Strip-Till Expo on Wednesday, September 6th at the University of Minnesota – North Dakota State University Tillage Research Trials, west of Fergus Falls, MN. A hallmark of the day will be the side-by-side field demonstrations

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Minnesota: Target Weeds After Small Grain Harvest

Minnesota: Target Weeds After Small Grain Harvest

👤By Jared Goplen, Tom Peters, and Dave Nicolai, University of Minnesota Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 15, 2017

One of the many benefits of including small grains in crop rotations is improved broadleaf weed control and breaking up weed lifecycles. Although freshly harvested small grain fields have a clean look, they often have weeds hiding in the stubble.

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