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Get proven, practical strategies to help your corn reach its highest potential. Feature advice from contest-winning corn growers, you’ll learn how to plant, fertilize and protect your corn better to take your yields – and income – to the next level.View
Take a systems approach to weed management with this 24-page report. Discover how-to tips and information on killing five of the most infamous weeds you face today, as well as proper tank-mixing strategies and rules to follow using new herbicide formulations like dicamba.View
Conservation tillage is the only option for Bill Darrington to farm the rolling hills of western Iowa, to maintain soil structure and maximize nutrient uptake in the soil. Since 1987, he’s evolved from no-till and strip-till to a hybrid of the two farming practices. This includes deep-banded, multi-level placement of fertilizer during a spring strip-till pass and multiple foliar applications, along with timed insecticide and herbicide applications to provide crops with a robust nutrient package.View
Strip-tilling in northcentral Illinois, Cade Bushnell doesn’t have the luxury of naturally high organic matter in his primarily sandy clay soils, or a consistent weather pattern he can count on each year to produce a bumper corn crop. He prefers to always have a Plan A and Plan B to manage his 1,300-acre corn and soybean operation. Planning and flexibility are paying off with consistent yields in continuously strip-tilled corn-on-corn fields.View
Undecayed corn stalks and other plant residue can lead to disease and insect infestations, soils slow to warm in the spring, volunteer corn and challenges for planting equipment and seedling emergence. And while residue provides protection to soils, it’s a source of valuable nutrients to the following crop when released properly.View
With corn and soybean prices coming back to Earth from historical hights — and herbicide resistance still a major concern — many no-tillers will be forced to take a harder look at their rotations.
In this 40-page profit-boosting report, you'll discover the many benefits, numerous tips and best practices for no-tilling small grains. Here's a peak at some of the topics covered inside...