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Herbicides And Inversion Layers

We usually consider wind to be the culprit of off-target chemical applications. The same thing can happen when the wind is completely still.

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Deciding To Replant

Not every crop comes up the way it’s supposed to the first time around. Stay tuned for tips on how to decide if your field should be replanted.

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Rain Damage On Cut Hay

As the saying goes, make hay while the sun shines. But what happens if cut hay gets rained on?

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Crops And Wind Turbines

Wind turbines standing in agricultural fields are a plus for the crops growing around them. Researchers at lowa State University studied the breezy effects on plants.

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Alfalfa First Cutting

Knowing when to make the first cutting of alfalfa requires a couple of things: Understand the stages of plant growth and your forage goals.

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The narrow-row advantage

Field research confirms that yields are higher and water consumption is lower for irrigated soybeans in 15-inch rows.
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