Brice Custer breaks down the economics of cover crops on his operation in western Kansas by comparing what his cover crops cost compared to how much he saves by not spraying weeds. Click to read more.
Tar Spot- Moving West
In February Damon Smith, Wisconsin Corn Specialist presented the findings of a survey conducted last fall for tar spot in WI corn fields. Their findings were that they estimate 97% of corn fields in the state have the overwintering inoculum. …
Planting Order, What gets planted first?
From Illinois to MN, research shows early planted corn has a yield penalty but not early planted soybeans.
Spring Cover Crop Reminders
Cover crops can be beneficial for erosion, nitrate uptake, and even early season grazing. The upper Midwest had one of the warmest falls on record and we saw incredible cover crop growth in most fields. Most cover crops are rye…