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What Strip-Tillers Need to Know to Maximize Nitrogen Advisory Tools

Making the most of your nitrogen investment is critical along with knowing how transformation, loss processes and the crop demand curve impact yield. Brad Carlson, extension educator with the University of Minnesota, will deliver recent research to assist farmers with understanding for selecting the right N tools to suit their nutrient management needs at the 2020 National Strip-Tillage Conference.
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How to Select Corn Hybrids for Silage

Choosing the right corn hybrid to plant for silage can be tricky. We know what to look for when choosing corn hybrids for grain &mash; yield, standability, maturity and pest resistance — but what should we look for in silage?
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Wandering Swath Width Syndrome

Yield Monitoring Errors

While we often focus on the importance of yield monitor calibration relative to logging accurate yield estimates during grain harvest (Luck & Fulton, 2014), there are other yield monitor settings that can inadvertently influence yield estimates.
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'Keep It Simple' Strategy

Developing A Successful Strip-Till Operation

LaPorte City, Iowa, farmer Dean Fehl shares his 'keep it simple' strategy for developing a successful strip-till operation, which has contributed to a double-digit increase in corn yield and helped solve some of the challenges he faced no-tilling corn into soybean stubble.
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Preventing, Managing Nematodes In Soybeans

Nematodes are common pests in many soybean fields in the state. Sometimes called the "hidden enemy"?, root-knot, soybean cyst, and reniform nematodes can be costly if they are ignored. Because they are not visible, damage caused by nematodes is often overlooked.
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