Minnesota: Rotation Benefits from Alfalfa to Corn Sep 4, 2020

🕔Sep 4, 2020
There are many benefits to corn when it is planted after alfalfa, including greater yield, reduced nitrogen (N) requirement from fertilizer or manure, and reduced pest pressure compared to when […]

Florida Cotton: Should Crop Rotation History Influence Nematicide Application Choices? Jul 24, 2020

🕔Jul 24, 2020
Reniform nematode is a major pest of cotton. Unlike many other nematodes, it causes problems in a range of soils, including those with lower sand content. Management of this nematode […]

Iowa Soybeans: New Study Shows Relay Intercropping Has Potential Jul 14, 2020

🕔Jul 14, 2020
In 2018 and 2019, research was conducted on a relay intercropping and double cropping systems to evaluate as a possible alternative to Iowa’s traditional corn-soybean or continuous corn cropping system. […]

Continuous Corn: 20 Year Study Highlights Negative Impacts on Soil Health Jun 19, 2020

🕔Jun 19, 2020
Soil microbes are living, working barometers of soil health. They are responsible for turning atmospheric nitrogen into forms plants can use, and for releasing nitrogen back into the air. Farm […]

Minnesota: Corn-Soy Rotation – Phosphorus Only Needed Every Other Year Feb 4, 2020

🕔Feb 4, 2020
In pursuit of maximum yields in two-year corn-soy rotations, some farmers are now applying phosphorus (P) fertilizer every year. A 10-year study by University of Minnesota scientists that ended in […]

Arkansas Peanuts: Vangilder Prepping Growers, Extension Agents Oct 7, 2019

🕔Oct 7, 2019
A successful Arkansas economy relies on two essential elements: agriculture and farmers. Unfortunately, fewer young people are choosing to farm, leaving a widening knowledge disparity for those watching over crops. […]

Michigan Wheat: Planting on Prevented Planted Ground Sep 12, 2019

🕔Sep 12, 2019
With the abundance of prevented plant acres in Michigan this year, there is significant interest in planting wheat early. Early planting is always associated with higher yields, but can you […]

Georgia Cotton: Nematodes – What You Do Now Affects Everything You Do Later May 8, 2019

🕔May 8, 2019
We had a very mild winter this year.  Mild winters may be nice in reducing our power bill; however extended periods of very cold soil temperatures are essential for reducing […]

Organic Acres Increase; Non-GMO Acres Decline – DTN Oct 17, 2018

🕔Oct 17, 2018
Acreage planted to organic field crops is on the rise while land planted to non-GMO corn and soybeans declined, according to a new report from Mercaris, a market data and […]

Georgia Peanuts: Proper Rotations Have Positive Impact on Yields Apr 26, 2018

🕔Apr 26, 2018
Farmers may have more success growing peanuts if they don’t continuously plant peanuts in the same field, according to Scott Tubbs, University of Georgia Tifton campus’s research cropping system agronomist […]

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