Policy: How Will the Growing Climate Solutions Act Impact Farmers? Apr 23, 2021

🕔Apr 23, 2021
The Growing Climate Solutions Act, initially drafted in 2020, was reintroduced to the Senate on April 20, 2021. The bill cleared the Senate Agriculture Committee today, April 22, 2021, paving […]

Selling Carbon Credits – What Questions Should Farmers Ask? Apr 14, 2021

🕔Apr 14, 2021
Agricultural carbon markets exist through privately and publicly owned companies with aim to reduce carbon emissions through trade of carbon units sequestered at the farm level. The sale of carbon […]

Illinois Soybeans: Important Tillage Benchmarks Mar 17, 2021

🕔Mar 17, 2021
The costs of machinery ownership and labor are two important factors when considering tillage decisions. In an October farmdoc daily article, we examine tillage benchmarks for corn on Illinois farms in […]

Illinois Corn: Cutting Fertilizer Rates to Save Costs Aug 26, 2020

🕔Aug 26, 2020
Many farmers could experience greater financial returns by reducing fertilizer rates.  Many farmers apply nitrogen at rates above those recommended by land grant university research.  Moreover, in 2017, UIUC university […]

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

🕔Nov 13, 2019
Overall 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, 2019
Strip-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 […]

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