Haney Soil Test
Lance Gunderson, soil health specialist at Ward Laboratories in Kearney, Nebraska, discusses what the Haney Soil Test is used for on an operation.hospital when he hit his tee it asks. Rudy beat -- feet tall trees and holes. Where my office and office. So overall I was growing medium earth and she's we keep putting the right records
Senator Chuck Grassley - Crop Condition
Dan Looker and Sen. Chuck Grassley discuss the conditions of the corn and soybean crops on his Iowa farm.successful farming magazine and it's a real privilege today to be with senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa. At his farm near New Hartford. And our world were shooting this video in the first full week of August
Confluence Project: Bioreactors
The Successful Farming Confluence Project visits the Webster City, Iowa farm of Arlo Van Diest. Van Diest installed two bioreactors on his land to help decrease the nitrates in waterways.reactor but it's a very simple. Process of water group enters the wood chips . The practice. Has been well received by farmers. Number one they liked the idea that it has a small footprint it's aunderneath the buffer strip. We're -- that into a trench filled with wood chips . And those wood chips . Allow -- trade and and carbon you release today is nitrogen gas. The bar reactor practices. Is relatively new we have it as an entrance standard with the Natural Resources Conservation Service . And so farmers can receive car share on it. I was soybean association is been assisting. With that practice by measuring the101000 dollars a lot of it depends on the availability contractors. And wood chips and and structures and and it's it's kind of split up and a third through the structures that third for the wood chips and a third for. Contractors.
Confluence Project: A. J. and Kellie Blair Farm
The Successful Farming Confluence Project visits the Dayton Iowa farm of A. J. and Kellie Blair. They discuss the practices they use to help conserve and protect the water supply.By reducing. Tillage. Weird we've been able to keeper yields up and save money . We pinpoint the right application rates of products. And don't over replied don't under apply given us a maximum yield advantage. And no more conservation things we do I think we found out that they they lend themselves to economic gain all -- or if we. If we try something new and it gives us more yield -- times. The conservation we find some conservation benefits that. So that we really found after working went -- for a few years. Conservation and economics most of the time working
Importance of Livestock in Soil Health
University of Washington geologist, David Montgomery talks to Gil Gullickson about the importance of livestock in a cropping situation.organic matter to soil for saw improvement. There's. Methods are pioneered. You centuries ago in terms of coupling. Crop production and animal husbandry based on returning maneuver back to the land. Compost and manure could be a very great source of organic matter. So and
Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations
Dr. David Montgomery tells Gil Gullickson the reasons that led him to write the book "Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations"me an appreciation for the importance of soils in the course of human history and the -- of civilizations. And -- -- researcher on the world on erosion. For decades they've really came to appreciate. The
BASF Commitment to Research
Markus Heldt, President, BASF Crop Protection discusses the amount and variety of Research BASF is conducting.
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Cover Crops in Illinois
Ross Pauli from Peoria County, Illinois discusses some of the issues he's experienced using cover crops, and the benefits that he has seen from using cover crops.on last year and it got started and then we got a. Cold snap and Dick -- very big and then it really harsh winter and killed so this year. I either need to fly it on earlier are they -- to try some. Oats until it rash have been read a lot about that but they've had good results in front of after soybeans are -- record put notes -- to radish. Mix on which I'd still have to fly on because those have to grow in the fall because they will die from cold weather they were not over winner. Where it's like these are the ones will. Which is a good and bad the good as
Head Start on Herbicide-Resistant Waterhemp
Kevin Bradley, Associate Professor Division of Plant Sciences, University of Missouri, points out multiple modes of action that kill waterhemp.with the pre emergence exit humorous side. We have a lot of active ingredients we have a lot of products that are effective -- -- From way. Soil residuals standpoint and so we have to take.