Soil Health Practices Increase Farm Profitability – 4 Studies Feb 25, 2020

🕔Feb 25, 2020
Today, American Farmland Trust, the organization behind the national movement No Farms No Food, is releasing four new “Accelerating Soil Health” case studies, adding to four studies released in July 2019, to assist farmers who are curious about soil […]

Nebraska: No-Till Systems Can Benefit from Strategic Tillage Jan 31, 2020

🕔Jan 31, 2020
Occasional tillage (OT) of long-term no-till (also called one-time or strategic tillage) might be desired once in more than 5 or 10 years according to need for integrated weed management, […]

Kansas: Dryland Soil Health Network Meeting, Hays, Feb. 18 Jan 30, 2020

🕔Jan 30, 2020
There’s no teacher like experience, and like any profession, farmers learn from their own experiences plus those of fellow growers and researchers. With that in mind, K-State Research and Extension […]

University of Kentucky Celebrates 50 Years of Continuous No-Till Research Plots Jan 2, 2020

🕔Jan 2, 2020
Kentucky has long been known as an international leader in research and farmer adoption of no-till soil management. The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment recently celebrated […]

Texas: Why Some Farmers Shift To No-Till But Others Don’t Dec 30, 2019

🕔Dec 30, 2019
Farmers are aware of the benefits of soil health. However, the difficulty in quantifying soil health, diminishing availability of land that results in higher land prices, the time necessary to […]

Italian Ryegrass: Study Explores Different Control Methods – Video Nov 22, 2019

🕔Nov 22, 2019
Italian ryegrass is a problematic weed in cereals, grass seed crops, and grain crops planted no-till. It can result in significant yield losses if this weed is not controlled. Farmers […]

Climate-Smart Ag May Help Farm Profits – Commentary Nov 12, 2019

🕔Nov 12, 2019
The House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis held a hearing titled, “Solving the Climate Crisis: Opportunities in Agriculture,” on October 30, 2019 (here). In her opening statement, Committee Chair […]

Corn Hybrids: Making Sure They Stand Strong into Harvest – DTN Sep 10, 2019

🕔Sep 10, 2019
Pat Sanstrom started scouting corn early this season. Like many farmers, he was forced to plant some fields into wetter-than-ideal conditions and later than preferred. “The best way to know […]

“Planting Green” to Manage Weeds – Video Aug 23, 2019

🕔Aug 23, 2019
On the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Trey Hill of Harborview Farms, is using planting green (i.e. planting cash crops into green, living cover crops) as a way of enhancing the […]

Indiana Corn, Soybeans: Wild Garlic Control in No-Till Fields Apr 23, 2019

🕔Apr 23, 2019
Wild garlic has shown up in many Indiana no-till corn and soybean fields this spring especially, in southern Indiana.  Wild garlic is most troublesome in wheat, where aerial bulblets contaminate […]

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