Texas: Till or No-Till? 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 […]

Minnesota: 4-Year Tillage Study – What Did We Learn? Nov 21, 2019

🕔Nov 21, 2019
A variety of tillage practices have been used since the beginning of agriculture. Proper tillage warms and dries the soil, kills weeds, incorporates fertilizers, and breaks up compacted layers. On […]

Minnesota: Is Tillage a Fertilizer Best Management Practice? Nov 21, 2019

🕔Nov 21, 2019
With fall winding down and the hard winter freeze setting in, growers may be asking if fall tillage is an option for some fields. While there are pros and cons […]

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

🕔Nov 6, 2019
Crop 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 […]

Ohio Soybeans: Sorting Out Herbicide Resistance Traits Sep 18, 2019

🕔Sep 18, 2019
The world of soybean herbicide resistance traits has gotten more complex over the past several years.  The good news is that we have new options for control of herbicide-resistant weeds, […]

Nebraska: Addressing Harvest Ruts and Erosion Gullies Apr 16, 2019

🕔Apr 16, 2019
Some fields were harvested last fall when the soil was quite wet and the harvest equipment left ruts. In addition, runoff from storms created rills and gullies in some fields, […]

6 Planter Maintenance Tips for 2019 Apr 10, 2019

🕔Apr 10, 2019
Planter maintenance is important for all farmers, particularly those in reduced and no-till systems. A well-maintained planter gives seed its best chance, and with field operations happening in a shortened […]

Field Repair and Burndown: Tillage Effects on Weeds Mar 27, 2019

🕔Mar 27, 2019
Most folks are trying to put the 2018 growing season behind them, especially with the abnormally wet, hurricane-ridden, and drawn-out harvest season. However, traveling around the state this extension season, […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Reducing Tillage Saves Money Mar 27, 2019

🕔Mar 27, 2019
There is great diversity in number and type of tillage operations used to grow corn and soybean in east-central Illinois. As 2019 appears to be a low-income year, reducing tillage […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Missed Fall Tillage? Save Money with No-Till. Mar 4, 2019

🕔Mar 4, 2019
The fall of 2018 was challenging for most farmers. It started with rainfall beginning in early September as the corn and soybean crop was maturing. While a good portion of […]

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