Iowa: Soil Fertility Short Course, Ames, Feb. 19-20

🕔Jan 15, 2019Making sound soil fertility management decisions is an important part of successful crop production, on both an economic and environmental level. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will be offering […]

Sustainability Impacts Agriculture’s Future

🕔Jan 11, 2019Words like sustainability can become buzzwords and are often misunderstood or misused, but despite its widespread use, this term isn’t going anywhere. Sustainability is an important concept to understand, especially […]

Mississippi: MSU Extension Soil Testing Lab Offers New Services

🕔Jan 4, 2019The Mississippi State University Extension Service Soil Testing Lab has new equipment that allows it to offer an expanded range of services to clients. A new carbon and nitrogen analyzer […]

Nebraska: Crop Production Road Show – January

🕔Jan 4, 2019Nebraska Extension is hosting its second annual Crop Production Roadshow in January 2019. This Roadshow is a series of meetings across west-central Nebraska focusing on production issues and research updates […]

Recruiting Ants to Fight Weeds on the Farm

🕔Jan 3, 2019Harvester ants that eat weed seeds on the soil’s surface can help farmers manage weeds on their farms, according to an international team of researchers, who found that tilling less […]

Indiana Corn: How Effective Are Sulfur Applications at Boosting Yields?

🕔Dec 7, 2018Sulfur (S) deficiency is becoming more common in Indiana crops because S emissions from coal-fired power plants have decreased over the past few decades and, thus, so has atmospheric S […]

Biostimulants – What Are They and Do They Work?

🕔Dec 6, 2018In recent years, biostimulants have sparked an interest with many crop producers. With these products getting more attention, we find there is much to debate on their effectiveness. Before we […]

No-Till November – Leaving Stubble to Protect the Soil

🕔Nov 20, 2018No-till November, a national campaign of USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service and others, encourages farmers to park their tillage implements each fall. It all started, says Neil Sass, an NRCS […]

Iowa: 4 Considerations for Improving Soil Health

🕔Nov 16, 2018As the season approaches its conclusion and harvest conditions are most challenging, there are few things worth remembering to protect and sustain soil health. At this time, soil is susceptible […]

Iowa: 2019 Soil Health Conference, Ames, Feb. 4-5

🕔Nov 14, 2018Soil health is the foundation for a vibrant and strong agriculture system and economy. Healthy soils are essential to healthy environments including clean air and clean water for sustainable agriculture […]

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