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Fall-Applied Anhydrous Ammonia Best Practices

To minimize the loss of nitrogen (N) from fall-applied anhydrous ammonia (AA), follow these four best practices as defined by Purdue University: seal the application slot, avoid applications on poorly-drained or excessively well-drained soils, wait till soil temperatures approach freezing, and use a nitrification inhibitor.
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[Podcast] The Three-Legged Stool of Soil Health with Jeremiah Durbin

For this <em>Strip-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Yetter Farm Equipment, we chat with Jeremiah Durbin, independent crop consultant, Sustainable Legacy Consulting; soil health specialist and Tennessee Association of Conservation Districts, about those physical, chemical and biological aspects of soil health and how he uses his mechanical background to help trouble-shoot issues in the field.
For this Strip-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Yetter Farm Equipment, we chat with Jeremiah Durbin, independent crop consultant, Sustainable Legacy Consulting; soil health specialist and Tennessee Association of Conservation Districts, about those physical, chemical and biological aspects of soil health and how he uses his mechanical background to help trouble-shoot issues in the field.
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Purdue Ag Economy Barometer Finds That Most Growers Still New to Using Cover Crops

Out of 400 large-acreage growers surveyed, 41% are currently seeding covers on their operations.
The practice of using cover crops still has plenty of room for growth, according to the results of the August Purdue Ag Economy Barometer. Forty-one percent of growers with production of more than $500,000 annually said they are currently using cover crops, while 65% of growers responded that they had either used cover crops in the past or were currently using covers.
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Sponsored Content: Building Healthier Soil and Profits with Strip-Till

2 Surprising Ways to Use the SoilWarrior

When most farmers think about the SoilWarrior system, terms like strip-till, fertilizer placement, soil health and heavy-duty construction probably come to mind. Not many may think about it as a way to apply cover crops or plant soybeans, but that’s just what some SoilWarrior owners are doing. The Building Healthier Soil and Profits with Strip-Till series is brought to you by Environmental Tillage Systems.
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2021 National Cover Crop Summit: Fall Edition

Never Stop Learning at the Fall Cover Crop Summit

Experienced growers who use cover crops and industry experts to share their insights on a variety of topics at the National Cover Crop Summit: Fall 2021 Edition, Nov. 16-17.
This free, 2-day virtual event on Nov. 16-17 will feature 8 sessions sharing ideas, tips and information from crop industry experts and growers who have experience using cover crops to maximize economic and soil-health building benefits.
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Sponsored Content: Planter Maintenance with Precision Planting

Aligning and Adjusting Your Closing Wheels

The closing system at the back of your planter's row units is a key factor in getting good crop emergence. Once the seeds are placed in the furrow, it’s important that the closing system is in proper condition to close the furrow with good seed-to-soil contact. The Planter Maintenance series is brought to you by Precision Planting.


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2021 National Cover Crop Summit: Fall Edition

Sponsors Gearing Up for National Cover Crop Summit: Fall Edition

The editors of Cover Crop Strategies are pleased to introduce the sponsors for the 2021 National Cover Crop Summit (NCCS): Fall Edition, Nov. 16-17. Montag Mfg, Kelly Tillage System, MidWest Bio-Tech, and Underground Agriculture continue their support of the virtual conference.
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