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 […]

North Carolina Cotton: Burndown Time Is Upon Us

🕔Mar 28, 2018The second half of March through the first week in April is normally the ideal time for burndown applications in no-till cotton.

Cover Crop – No-till – Weed Control System is Longterm Investment – DTN

🕔Feb 6, 2018Brice Custer breaks down the economics of cover crops on his operation in western Kansas by comparing what his cover crops cost compared to how much he saves by not […]

Cotton: 29 Year Cover Crop, No-Till Study Confirms Benefits – Video

🕔Feb 6, 2018It isn’t often that researchers have the luxury to examine data from a long-term research project. While most research projects last from three to five years, scientists with the University […]

Tennessee Cotton: Do Cover Crops Really Help in No-Till Production?

🕔Feb 5, 2018It isn’t often that researchers have the luxury to examine data from a long-term research project. While most research projects last from three to five years, scientists with the University […]

Midwest Farming: Conservation Tillage Checklist

🕔Jan 29, 2018Yield is highly dependent on how crop genetics interact with the environment. That’s why changing your tillage system is an influential variable not to be taken lightly, pointed out Dorian […]

Tillage – Yield Booster Or Penalty? South Dakota Adds To Debate.

🕔Jan 5, 2018The discussion of grain yields and different tillage practices needs to start in producers’ fields. Grain yield comparisons and results from un-biased research are very important for making agronomic decisions […]

NCGA Corn Yield Contest – World Record for No-Till/Strip-Till/Irrigated Crop – DTN

🕔Dec 18, 2017The National Corn Growers Association on Monday announced the winners of its 2017 National Corn Yield Contest.   Repeating as yield champion in the no-till/strip-till irrigated category was David Hula of […]

No-Till Farming: The Economics of Saving Money, Time, and Soil

🕔Dec 1, 2017For farmers across the country, it comes as no surprise to hear that conservation tillage practices – particularly continuous no-till – can save time and money compared to conventional tillage. […]

Kansas Field Tour: EPA Officials Get Close and Personal with Palmer Amaranth

🕔Oct 4, 2017Ask any weed scientist what is one of the most pressing challenges they face, and chances are the answer is herbicide-resistant weeds. For farmers in central and western Kansas, controlling […]

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