In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Corn Acres Up, Usage Hopeful | Cash Flow Concerns | and more.
DTN Fertilizer Trends: Prices Inch Higher Apr 9, 2020
Retail fertilizer prices were mostly higher in the first week of April 2020, according to prices tracked by DTN. However, prices remain in a familiar range from slightly lower to […]
A previous blog post mentioned a potential nitrogen (N) credit for a crop following a fallow situation. The current U of M guidelines suggest that up to a 75-pound N credit can […]
Whether you are thinking about trying strip-till or already using strip-till in your farming operation, the question of timing comes up—fall or spring? There are many factors that go into this decision, […]
Minnesota: Managing Prevent Plant Acres Apr 8, 2020
The spring planting season is soon upon us. Prevent plant acres, or fields that were too wet to be planted to a cash crop last year, may need some special […]
In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Prospective Plantings | Ag Financial Pounding | and more.
Nitrogen (N) fertilization is a costly operation for most row crop producers. Consequently, it is important to implement best management practices (BMP) available for N fertilizer application in order to […]
A spring burndown program in corn and soybean provides effective weed control to prepare for planting and helps to decrease the seedbank during the season.
In this episode of the Nutrient Management Podcast, three U of M researchers discuss optimal phosphorus and potassium levels in the soil. What are some key takeaways that growers should know about […]
Amvac Chemical Corporation has moved into variable-rate technology by making a minority equity investment in Clean Seed. The agreement also includes a royalty-bearing worldwide license for Clean Seed’s variable-rate technology […]