Minnesota: Flood-Abandoned Sugarbeet Acres Create Dilemma When Coming Back With Grain Mar 24, 2020

🕔Mar 24, 2020
Just over half of the sugar beet acreage in the Red River Valley was left in the field last fall. The question now is what to seed or not to […]

Florida: What’s the Right Calcium Source for Your Soil? Mar 6, 2020

🕔Mar 6, 2020
I always start my answer (like any good soil scientist) with, “It depends!”  If your soil pH is low, I would recommend a liming material.  If your soil pH is […]

Michigan Cover Crops: Benefits of Using Brassicas – Video Mar 5, 2020

🕔Mar 5, 2020
If you’re exploring your options for different cover crops, consider the Brassicas. The Brassicas are a plant family that includes radish, turnips, rapeseed and mustards. The two main benefits from […]

Michigan Soybeans: Reducing Weather Risks Mar 5, 2020

🕔Mar 5, 2020
The wet weather conditions that occurred during planting and harvest over the last several growing seasons have created many problems for Michigan soybean producers, such as planting delays, prevented planting, […]

Alabama: Cover Crops Play Vital Role in Soil Conservation Feb 28, 2020

🕔Feb 28, 2020
Heavy bouts of rainfall and strong storms created the perfect scenario for Alabama producers to talk about the many benefits of planting cover crops during the winter season. Audrey Gamble, […]

Cover Crops Have Universally Positive Effect on Soil Microbiome – Study Feb 28, 2020

🕔Feb 28, 2020
Only a fraction of conventional row crop farmers grow cover crops after harvest, but a new global analysis from the University of Illinois shows the practice can boost soil microbial […]

Michigan: Cover Crops – Variety Matters Feb 27, 2020

🕔Feb 27, 2020
Rising interest in using cover crops to protect and improve soil in row crop, livestock, vegetable and fruit production systems has led to an explosion in seed availability. It can […]

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 […]

Louisiana: Soil Workshop, Field Day, St. Joseph, Feb. 26 Feb 6, 2020

🕔Feb 6, 2020
The LSU AgCenter Northeast Research Station will host a soil health workshop and cover crop field day Feb. 26 in St. Joseph. Registration will begin 8:30 a.m. followed by the […]

Michigan: Cover Crops and Nitrogen Cycling – What Is My Final Goal? Feb 6, 2020

🕔Feb 6, 2020
When it comes to the relationship between cover crops and nitrogen, there are two types of cover crops. Those that can fix nitrogen from the atmosphere, and those that can […]

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