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Why You Should Avoid Tilling and Planting Wet Soils By: 05/26/2015 @ 11:59am

Back in 1998, singer Sheryl Crow released a song called My Favorite Mistake. If she switched the song’s focus from relationships to farming around wet soils, she’d…

5 Reasons to Scout By: 05/21/2015 @ 5:36pm

There are a number of threats farmers need to keep a watchful eye on.

9 Things You Need to Know About Water Quality By: 05/05/2015 @ 10:51am

Water quality — or lack of it — is the buzzword in environmental and agricultural circles these days. Here are nine…

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Multi Year Study Will Show Highest Avg. Yield From 2.5 Inch Depth By: 05/18/2015 @ 11:00pm

Southern, IL Planting Depth Study is designed to evaluate various planting depths of corn. Ten planting depths were chosen ranging from 0.5 to 2.75 inches. Summary:With the numerous rains during the spring…

Closing Wheel Study - Why The Dawn Curvetine Won This Year. By: 05/13/2015 @ 11:00pm

To determine what effects different closing wheel combinations have on plant emergence and yield. In this study, ten closing wheel combinations were tested on four different pressure settings. The control in…

2 Years of Data Show 9.5 Bu.A. w/$54.24/A ROI on Multi-Hybrid Corn Planting By: 05/07/2015 @ 11:17am

In 2014, Beck’s Practical Farm Research Team began its third year of evaluation in regard to site-specific multi-hybrid corn planting. At Beck’s Hybrids, we are passionate about recommending the right corn…

Midwest Planting Update By: 05/01/2015 @ 1:58pm

Weather has caused ideal planting conditions in parts of the Midwest.

Nailing Down Optimal Planting Dates Takes Years, Study Shows By: 04/30/2015 @ 9:57am

Purpose:    To evaluate the performance of two hybrids planted on several dates throughout the growing season. The long term goal of this study is to gather several years of data to help our…

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