Texas: Soil Health – 5 Common Misconceptions

🕔Oct 10, 2018This week I was in Mitchell County, Texas to talk about cover cropping (see companion article in this month’s RCNL). As cover cropping has become a national topic of interest […]

Minnesota: Conservation Tillage Conference, Fargo, Dec. 18-19

🕔Oct 8, 2018University of Minnesota Extension and North Dakota State University Extension Service are co-hosting the 2018 Conservation Tillage Conference on Dec. 18-19 in Fargo, ND at the Hilton Garden Inn Conference […]

ERS Report: Tillage Intensity and Conservation Cropping in the U.S.

🕔Sep 28, 2018On Wednesday, the USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) released a report titled, “Tillage Intensity and Conservation Cropping in the United States,” which discussed regional and crop conservation tillage practices, as […]

Ohio: No-Till Field Day, Wooster, Aug. 29

🕔Aug 24, 2018A field day scheduled for Aug. 29 will look at the old and the new in tillage practices. The Ohio No-Till Field Day will feature panelists with a combined 250 […]

Ohio Wheat: Tillage After Harvest – A Good Idea?

🕔Aug 7, 2018After winter wheat harvest, it’s not an uncommon sight in Ohio to see producers tilling their fields to incorporate wheat residue. These fields are often left fallow until the following […]

Kansas: Dryland Ag Day, Tribune, Aug. 21

🕔Aug 3, 2018Against the backdrop of a diminishing Ogallala Aquifer, dryland farming is increasingly moving into sharper focus. A Kansas State University field day planned in Tribune will feature research related to […]

Nebraska Planting: Preventing Wind Erosion

🕔May 15, 2018Soil erosion by wind becomes a serious problem when natural vegetation is removed or depleted. It can occur anywhere when vegetation and climatic conditions are conducive. These conditions exist when […]

Corn: 5 Tips for Managing Late Planted Crop – DTN

🕔Apr 26, 2018May is nearly upon us, and a lot of corn seed is still in the bag. According to USDA’s Crop Progress reports, the country is already running 10% behind last […]

Ohio Corn: Adjusting Management Practices for a Late Start

🕔Apr 24, 2018As prospects for a timely start to spring planting diminish, growers need to reassess their planting strategies and consider adjustments. Since delayed planting reduces the yield potential of corn, the […]

Cover Crops: Iowa Farmer Uses Extensive Program – DTN

🕔Mar 14, 2018John Weber, a corn/soybean and hog producer from Dysart, Iowa, is passionate about improving water quality. The past president of the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) and member of the […]

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