Crop Protection

Learn which products and management tactics can help strip-tillers protect their farm ground from yield-robbing threats posed by weeds, diseases and insect pests.

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Building a Tailored Strip-Till System Through Targeted Trials

Always seeking his strip-till sweet spot, Wisconsin grower Ryan Nell is achieving success through experimentation with equipment, timing of operations and nutrient management.

Ryan Nell and his father, Ron, are innovators when it comes to the 2,200-acre family farm in Beaver Dam, Wis. However, they don’t adopt new practices without first researching them and conducting their own on-farm trials to optimize methods for their operation. 


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Nufarm Launches Longbow EC Herbicide and Harvest Aid

Longbow EC is the latest in Nufarm’s versatile portfolio of herbicides and harvest aids, helping growers achieve with cleaner crops at harvest time and providing weed management by controlling more than 60 broadleaf weed species, such as various pigweeds, lambsquarters and waterhemp.
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Don't Delay Wheat Harvest

Wheat harvest date could impact both grain yield and quality. Delaying wheat harvest puts the crop at risk for increased disease, lodging, sprouting, harvest loss, and grain contamination with mycotoxins, says Ohio State University Extension.
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Encouraging Beneficial Insects for Better Soil Health and Higher Profits

The number of insect species on your farm directly correlates with profits, according to Ecdysis Foundation director, Jonathan Lundgren. This idea of increasing insect life to benefit agricultural operations is paying off for producer Bryan Jorgensen, partner and chief agronomy operations officer at Jorgensen Land & Cattle, says the South Dakota Soil Health Coalition.
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AGCO, Raven, Bosch and BASF Digital Solutions Form Targeted Spraying Technology Collaboration

AGCO announced it has entered into a proof of concept (PoC) collaboration agreement with Robert Bosch GmbH, BASF Digital Farming and Raven Industries Inc., with the objective of evaluating targeted spraying technology to make the application of crop protection products more effective and efficient by reducing crop input costs while driving farm and environmental sustainability.
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NSTC Speaker Presentations

Successful Strategies for Strip-Tilling Corn-On-Corn, Weed Control & Residue Management - Cade Bushnell - NSTC 2015 - MP3 Download

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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.

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How to Manage the Breakdown of Corn Residue - Doug Miller - NSTC 2015 - MP3 Download

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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.

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