Illinois: N Applications – How Does Timing Affect Cost, Returns? Nov 13, 2019

🕔Nov 13, 2019Overall returns on Illinois grain farms are projected to be much lower in 2019 than recent years, resulting in more consumer about managing input costs. Fertilizer, seed, and pesticide costs […]

Illinois Corn: Maximizing Strip-Till Efficiency Aug 28, 2019

🕔Aug 28, 2019Strip-till is a relatively common tillage practice on farmland that will be planted to corn in east-central Illinois, accounting for about 14% of the acres planted to corn in Precision […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Reducing Tillage Saves Money Mar 27, 2019

🕔Mar 27, 2019There is great diversity in number and type of tillage operations used to grow corn and soybean in east-central Illinois. As 2019 appears to be a low-income year, reducing tillage […]

Illinois Corn: Should You Lower Nitrogen Application Rates? Mar 21, 2019

🕔Mar 21, 2019Spring field operations will soon begin, and nitrogen applications on corn will commence.  More nitrogen will be applied this spring than is typical because wet weather limited fall applications. University-recommended […]

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