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Conduct Your Own Field Trial By: 03/16/2015 @ 4:01pm

By Kacey Birchmier  Like most farmers, you’re inundated with new products and practices to try on your farm. With commodity prices tightening, it’s imperative…

Assess Soil Health By: 03/09/2015 @ 12:00pm

Soil health is linked to agricultural productivity. So why do we treat soil like dirt? After all, soil is much more…

Expect Smaller Seed Corn for 2015 Planting By: 03/04/2015 @ 2:42pm

Planting season is right around the corner, and your corn and soybean seed will be delivered soon. Before the planter…

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Area of Concerns For Applying Ammonia (NH3) By: 04/20/2015 @ 2:55pm

Last fall was not very conducive for applying ammonia (NH3), which brings us to our current situation concerning spring applications. Couple that with wet soils, cooler daytime temperatures this week, and the…

Video: Root Dig - Agronomy Insider By: 04/14/2015 @ 11:37am

// This summer, grab a shovel and dig some roots in your corn field. You can detect corn rootworm infestations, sidewall compaction problems and gauge overall root health, says Steve Barnhart, Winfield…

What is the Ideal Planting Depth For Corn? Find The Answer In This Study! By: 03/31/2015 @ 11:00pm

The results are in from the Beck’s Practical Farm Research (PFR)® Study showing what the best planting depth is for Ohio Corn for the highest potential yields. BECK’S Ohio Planting Depth Study -…

Traits Don't Guarantee Higher Corn Yields - U of Wisconsin By: 03/18/2015 @ 1:27pm

Multiple-location performance used to be the standard university recommendation for picking seed 20 years ago. Ditto for hybrid performance consistency.“A hybrid that did well over multiple locations…

10-Year Corn Planting Date Study – When To Plant For Highest Yields By: 03/15/2015 @ 11:00pm

The results are in from a 10-Year Practical Farm Research (PFR)® Study showing when to plant corn in Kentucky for the highest potential yields.  Study finds highest yield potential happens between April…

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