Agronomy Insider

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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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Rolling Rocks And Rootballs

Rocks and root balls in the field can do a number on a combine head at harvest time. A land roller will smush down the debris leaving a smooth surface.

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Plant Breeding Evolution

The crops you grow are nothing like what your grandfather planted. The science of plant breeding continues to evolve through technology.

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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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