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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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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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Soil Livestock

A key indicator of soil health is how many earthworms call your fields home. The most beneficial livestock you raise live in the soil.

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Early Weed Prevention

Weeds compete with crops for the same soil nutrients. Zapping weeds early in the season is vital for future yields and profitability.

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Handling Treated Seed

Many corn, soybeans, and other crop seeds are treated with a pesticide. Before you open the seed bag, understand how to handle treated seed.

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About Agronomy Insider

Successful Farming’s Agronomy Insider section provides expert information about corn, soybeans, wheat, fertilizer, controlling pests, and conservation methods.

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