Agronomy Insider

Brought to you through the support of

Brewing Sake

There’s an emerging craft brew that’s opening a new market for farmers who can grow rice. The sake business is heating up.
raising three glasses of sake

Don’t Sleep on Waterhemp

Palmer amaranth is the pigweed species that rightfully earns the most consternation from farmers. But don’t forget that waterhemp can be just as invasive.
A small waterhemp plant.

Crop Rotation Reduces Gas

You can’t see it, but greenhouse gasses might be wafting from your fields. Rotate your crops so they don’t have gas.

Managing Soil Salinity

Too much salt isn’t good for you. It’s not good for your crops, either. The key to soil salinity management is water management.

About Agronomy Insider

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

Tip of the Day

Agronomy Tip: Apply Fungicide to Ensure Stalk Quality

A Class combine harvests corn. Ensure stalk quality and yield by prioritizing a fungicide application.

Crop Talk