Nebraska Soybeans: What Is the Value of Post-Harvest Residue?

🕔Dec 28, 2018With the large number of soybean acres where residue was baled this year, we’ve received questions as to why the soybean residue is being baled and the value of that […]

Nebraska Cover Crops: Long Term Effects on Water Infiltration and Plants

🕔Aug 23, 2018How you manage your soil today could have impacts on the productivity of your soil in the near and distant future. Water infiltration and plant available water are two important […]

Arkansas: Crop Residue Burns – Recommended Precautions Reduce Risks

🕔Aug 22, 2018Autumn in Arkansas farm country is marked by turning leaves, migrating waterfowl and columns of smoke on the horizon. Crop burning is helpful for managing residue left after harvest, said […]

Mississippi: Slugs Favor Cool, Wet Weather, and Residue

🕔Apr 10, 2018I have recently received a few call about slugs in corn. I suspect this will increase in more crops as planting continues and they begin to emerge. Slug problems usually […]

Arkansas: Burning Crop Residue in Rice, Wheat, Soybeans and Corn Fields

🕔Nov 1, 2017Following harvest season, it’s not uncommon to see plumes of smoke rising in the flatness of the Arkansas Delta. Many of the fires are intentional with the flames used as […]

Arkansas: Rice Residue Burning – Pros and Cons

🕔Sep 28, 2017Benefits of Residue Burning Crop residue burning is an inexpensive and effective method to remove excessive residue to facilitate timely planting and to control pests and weeds.  Mechanical residue management, […]

Livestock: Online Tool Matches Producers with Farmers Offering Crop Residue – DTN

🕔Sep 8, 2017Call it Tinder for grazing. A new online tool helps cattle producers seeking feed for their livestock hook up with crop farmers who have fields of crop residue to offer. […]

Texas Cotton: More Mature Cover Crops Help Maintain Residue Longer

🕔Sep 4, 2017Often producers planting cover crops are worried about moisture use, but more important is the longevity of the crop residue and its beneficial results, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Research […]

How Drought Affects Soil Health – 3 Practices to Enhance Recovery

🕔Aug 24, 2017Drought conditions during most of the growing season in Iowa can have a profound impact on soil heath, just as when we have extreme wet conditions. The effect of drought can […]

Nebraska Drought: Better to Harvest a Damaged Field or Leave Residue Standing?

🕔Aug 14, 2017If you’re considering cutting drought-stressed crops for silage, you might want to take a second look at the potential for losing more value than you’ll gain from the operation. In […]

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