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Saline And Sodic Soils Can Be Fixed By: 10/21/2014 @ 11:43am

Rain makes grain. There can be too much of a good thing, though. Year after year of rampant rainfall has fueled saline and sodic soils in eastern South Dakota and…

Have Corn and Soybean Yields Reached Full Potential? By: 10/22/2014 @ 3:15pm

Seed corn is packed with more than 500 bushels per acre of yield potential. After it hits the seed trench, though…

How Fast Will Corn Drydown In The Field? By: 10/13/2014 @ 3:35pm

With the recent rains many of us are starting to wonder how fast corn will dry down in the field. Many factors can…

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Standing Strong- Stock Lodging Identification and Tips By: 09/28/2014 @ 11:00pm

Corn StandabilitySome corn fields are starting to come off, though most are two to four weeks away from harvest. For that reason, it is important to check potential for stalk lodging to assess which fields or…

Stacking Crop Rotation Controls Pests By: 09/18/2014 @ 3:20pm

Confusing weeds and insects is the best way to prevent them from building resistance to herbicides and insecticides. Thus, crop rotations that are unpredictable – from the viewpoint of a weed or insect –…

Second-Crop Corn Stover By: 09/16/2014 @ 3:17pm

Hay land replaced by cornfields could have hurt Brian Alff’s custom baling business in southwest Iowa. Instead, he adapted by adding corn stover baling to his services. His customers recognize the value of…

The Right Moisture to Harvest Corn By: 09/14/2014 @ 11:00pm

Have you ever heard of a farmer who started harvesting a corn field at 26 percent moisture and it was yielding 200 Bu./A. (adjusted to dry bushels). He left the other half of the field to dry down on its own…

When Will My Corn Be Ready for Harvest? By: 09/09/2014 @ 11:00pm

We are finishing up the first week of September and harvest will be here soon.​Step 1: How many days till your corn is “black layered”? ​It takes 20-25 days for corn to get to black layer after it…

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