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

🕔Nov 12, 2019The 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 […]

Minnesota: Fall Soil Sampling – Podcast Nov 12, 2019

🕔Nov 12, 2019In this episode of the Nutrient Management Podcast, we discuss fall soil sampling. Is there a best time to take samples in the fall? What is a good strategy for sampling banded […]

Nebraska: Fall Fertilizer – Nitrogen Application Considerations Nov 6, 2019

🕔Nov 6, 2019Low fertilizer-N costs, time availability, and generally drier soils compared with spring conditions often contribute to a preference for fall fertilizer-N application. However, when compared with spring or in-season application, […]

Iowa Corn: How Does Tillage, N Application Affect Residue Breakdown? Nov 6, 2019

🕔Nov 6, 2019Crop residue serves an important role in physically protecting soil from erosion during rain events or high winds, as well as enhancing the soil biological activity by providing sources of […]

4 Priorities for Prevented Plant Acres This Fall, Winter – DTN Nov 1, 2019

🕔Nov 1, 2019With 55% of his acres left unplanted in 2019, one might have expected Matt Foes to put up his feet and take a vacation. Instead, the Sheffield, Illinois, farmer rolled […]

Illinois: Soil Temps and Fall Ammonia Application Oct 28, 2019

🕔Oct 28, 2019According to NASS, Illinois producers harvested 36 percent of the corn crop and 52 percent of the soybean crop by October 20. That’s still behind the average pace of harvest, […]

Minnesota: Haney Soil Test – How Can It Help You? – Video Oct 16, 2019

🕔Oct 16, 2019The Haney test, a test for soil health, is being used to assess biological activity in the soil. Growers are using these tests to qualify for programs, explore their soil […]

Tennessee: Soil Sampling – How to Get the Best Results Oct 16, 2019

🕔Oct 16, 2019Planning to get the most out of your crop next spring? Soil testing after post-harvest is a valuable step in accomplishing this goal.

Nebraska: Avoiding Harvest Compaction in Wet Soils Oct 16, 2019

🕔Oct 16, 2019With fall harvest underway across Nebraska, rains have left fields soft and ruts are being cut into the soil in some areas. These ruts leave the soil surface rough and […]

Tennessee: After Harvest Don’t Forget to Soil Sample Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019After harvest is the perfect time to take soil samples not only for nutrient analysis but also to look for pathogens. You’ll never know if you have silent yield robbers […]

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