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Optimizing Nutrient Rates and Placement in Strip-Till Systems

With authoritative research on fertilizer placement strategies in strip-till, Purdue University professor of agronomy Tony Vyn will share recent results, advice and perspective on how to make the most of a comprehensive nutrient management program at the 2020 National Strip-Tillage Conference.
Strip-tillage has been a viable option in North American corn and soybean production for over 30 years, and its use accelerated when RTK guidance became more commonplace. But what are the keys to capturing the most value from targeted nutrient placement — understanding the proper depth, delivery and distance of placement from the row.
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Effects Of Flooding Or Ponding On Young Corn

Recent intense rainfall events (technically referred to as “toad stranglers� or “goose drownders�) have caused flooding of low-lying corn fields or ponding (standing water) in poorly drained swales within fields. Other areas within fields, while not technically flooded or ponded, may remain saturated for lengthy periods of time.
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Purdue Issues Guide To Control Palmer Amaranth

A new publication on Palmer amaranth, one of the most aggressive weeds to compete with crops, is now available for free through Purdue Extension's The Education Store. Palmer Amaranth Biology, Identification and Management was created by Purdue Extension weed scientists Bill Johnson and Travis Legleiter in an effort to curb the weed's expansion to the northern U.S.
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