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Diverse Rotations Spark Soil Health By: 01/06/2015 @ 12:08pm

By: Gil Gullickson Think you have a diverse rotation by alternating corn with soybeans? There’s good reason to believe that. Corn is a grass; soybeans are a…

Plant Early and Plant Often! By: 01/30/2015 @ 2:12pm

BECK’S Planting Date Study - 2014Beck’s Hybrids PFR program conducts more than 75 different studies across…

6 Takeaways from Corn School By: 01/20/2015 @ 10:50am

Even though domestic stocks of corn are plentiful, betting on U.S. corn for 2015 is a good move, says Greg Krissek, CEO…

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No Silver Bullet for Pigweed, Waterhemp Control in Corn By: 01/18/2015 @ 11:00pm

Ah, the good old days . . . when glyphosate alone could provide effective weed control on waterhemp and palmer amaranth (both commonly called pigweeds). Not only have these weeds developed resistance to…

Agronomy Insider: 3 Questions & Answers for This Year's Crops By: 01/02/2015 @ 11:39am

1. Should I change my hybrid-selection strategy?No, not if you routinely assess yield potential across multiple locations in multiple years as your top selection factor. “When you consider your hybrid…

Iowa State University's Integrated Crop Management Conference By: 12/08/2014 @ 2:33pm

Lessons from Iowa State University's Integrated Crop Management Conference

Tiling Boosts Productivity By: 11/26/2014 @ 11:26am

If you had the ability to make double-digit yield gains, would you? That’s what Scott Fritz, a no-till farmer from Winamac, Indiana, did. He’s adopted several steps that have helped him build up his sandy…

Storage Can Pay Big Dividends This Year By: 11/14/2014 @ 10:46am

This fall, markets responded to record corn and soybean crops in the U.S. That response was cash corn and soybean prices falling to the lowest level since 2009. When cash corn drops below $3 per bushel, it is…

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