Nutrient Management: Carbon to Nitrogen Ratio in Crop Residue – Video Jun 11, 2021

🕔Jun 11, 2021
In this video, K-State crop nutrient specialist Dorivar Ruiz-Diaz talks about the process of nutrient release from crop residue and cover crops, and why producers should pay attention to that […]

Nebraska Soybeans: What Is the Value of Post-Harvest Residue? Dec 28, 2018

🕔Dec 28, 2018
With 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, 2018

🕔Aug 23, 2018
How 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, 2018

🕔Aug 22, 2018
Autumn 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, 2018

🕔Apr 10, 2018
I 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, 2017

🕔Nov 1, 2017
Following 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, 2017

🕔Sep 28, 2017
Benefits 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, 2017

🕔Sep 8, 2017
Call 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, 2017

🕔Sep 4, 2017
Often 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, 2017

🕔Aug 24, 2017
Drought 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 […]

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