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StewardshipCTIC Granted Nearly $500,000 To Examine Benefits Of Cover Crops
October 17, 2013
The Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC) has received a $482,000 Conservation Innovation Grant to study the benefits of cover crops. Read More
Crop InputsImproving No-Till
September 3, 2013
It is generally accepted by growers and researchers that nutrient losses can be more pronounced in no-till production systems due Read More
StewardshipReport: Conservation Work Minimizes Sediment, Nutrient Runoff
August 28, 2013
A USDA assessment shows the benefits of farmer-led conservation efforts to reducing the loss of sediment and nutrients from farm fields. Read More
Crop InputsSurvey: Corn, Soybean Yields Improve Following Cover Crops
July 9, 2013
During the 2012 drought, corn and soybean yields improved following cover crops, according to a recently released report with detailed Read More
ManagementNRCS: Cover Crops Can Be Terminated Up To Emergence
June 14, 2013
Over the past year there has been some disagreement among USDA agencies concerning cover crops. The Natural Resources Conservation Service Read More
FertilizerCentral Illinois Farms Featured In National Conservation Tour
June 12, 2013
Several farmers and other agriculture professionals in Livingston County, IL, will soon be in the national spotlight. The Conservation Technology Read More
StewardshipIndiana Field Day To Focus On Cover Crops In Weed, Pest Management
June 6, 2013
One of the Midwest’s experts on cover crops will be in Indiana on June 25 to talk to farmers about Read More
Fertilizer2013 CTIC Conservation In Action Tour Registration Now Open
April 26, 2013
Registration has opened for the Conservation Technology Information Center’s 2013 Conservation In Action Tour, which will explore innovative conservation practices Read More
MicronutrientsThe Role Of Gypsum In Agriculture: 5 Key Benefits You Should Know
April 1, 2013
While farmers have used gypsum (calcium sulfate dihydrate) for centuries, it has received renewed attention in recent years. This resurgence Read More
Crop InputsExpert: Midwest Soil Could Take Two Years To Recover From Drought
February 12, 2013
The Midwest suffered the worst drought in years last summer, and Midwest soil has been suffering from a drought since Read More
Crop InputsOSU Experts: Cover Crops Improve Soil Health, Yields
January 16, 2013
Using cover crops such as oilseed radish, cereal rye, cowpea or Austrian winter pea can help growers improve soil health Read More
StewardshipKey Conservation Takeaways From CTIC’s 30th Anniversary Bash
December 3, 2012
Dr. Fred Luckey, chairman of Field To Market, the Keystone Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture, Key­stone, CO, perhaps said it best Read More
ManagementConference To Cover Drought, Impact On 2013 Growing Season
November 21, 2012
The Indiana Certified Crop Adviser Conference will be December 18-19 at the Indianapolis Marriott East, 7202 E. 21st St., Indianapolis, Read More
Crop InputsAgronomist: Consider History, Not Drought, During Fall Tillage
October 15, 2012
Farmers should consider the short- and long-term effects of fall tillage on their fields and not just the effects of Read More
FertilizerCover Crops Trap Residual N Following Drought
September 27, 2012
This is the perfect year to plant cover crops in Illinois, according to soils and agronomy experts with USDA’s Natural Read More
ManagementDrought 2012: USDA Changes Crop Insurance Rules For Cover Crop Harvesting
September 10, 2012
For farmers wanting to insure a grain crop in 2013, certain rules applied to the treatment of cover crops for Read More
FertilizerDrought Planning
September 5, 2012
Drought. We know how it’s affected the crops, and we’re beginning to see how it’s affecting supplies and prices. But Read More
FertilizerCultivating Drought-Resistant Soil And Crops
July 25, 2012
In the U.S., we are amidst the worst drought since the 1950s. The area covered by severe or extreme drought Read More
FertilizerDrought 2012: Can Improving Soil Decrease Risk?
July 20, 2012
It sure has been an interesting year when it comes to evaluating red clover stands that were frost-seeded into wheat. Read More
Stewardship5 Takeaways From The CTIC’s Tour Of The Yazoo-Mississippi Delta
June 19, 2012
As the 2012 Conservation In Action Tour in the Yazoo-Mississippi Delta wrapped up a lunch stop and the Conservation Technology Read More
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StewardshipEnvironmental Respect 2017 Kicks Off Enjoying an American Pastime
July 18, 2017
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Crop InputsMissouri Lifts Dicamba Ban, Issues Stricter Application Parameters
July 14, 2017
The Missouri Department of Agriculture has lifted its barely week-old ban on new dicamba technologies, which have been at the Read More
Crop InputsMonsanto Responds to Arkansas, Missouri Dicamba Bans
July 10, 2017
Monsanto, provider of the dicamba-tolerant Roundup Ready Xtend crop system for soybeans and cotton, issued the following statement on Friday, Read More
Retail FacilitiesPCS-Hammond Meets Fertilizer Storage Needs with New Dome Facility
July 8, 2017
The new barrel dome facility at the PCS-Hammond Regional Distribution Center in Hammond, IN, can hold more than 100,000 tons Read More
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Precision AgPrecisionAg® Vision Conference: Focused on the Future
June 13, 2017
PrecisionAg® is pleased to announce the return of its PrecisionAg Vision Conference, October 10-12, 2017. Based on overwhelmingly positive response Read More
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Stewardship‘Gonna Fly Now’ with Environmental Respect
July 20, 2017
One of the most memorable moments in movie history occurred in the Academy Award-winning 1976 film “Rocky.” Haven gotten his Read More
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July 19, 2017
To celebrate their accomplishments in the area of environmental stewardship, award recipients at the 2017 Environmental Respect week spent much Read More
StewardshipHarden’s Message to ERA Winners: Do Tell Your Good Stor…
July 19, 2017
As the daughter of a peanut farmer, Krysta Harden, Chief Sustainability Officer for DuPont Crop Protection, understands the importance the Read More
StewardshipFarming Smarter Hinges on 4R Best Management Practices
July 18, 2017
Preserving water quality while feeding another 2 billion people by 2050 is the challenge facing North America’s farmers and its Read More
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OpinionPicking Partners in the Crop Protection Market
July 17, 2017
Agriculture is a market awash in highs, lows, and everything in between. This is certainly true in the world of Read More
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EquipmentGPS Auto Steer: Innovating in a Mature Market
July 17, 2017
In the world of Big IRON, GPS auto steer has closely mirrored the evolutionary path of consumer GPS Navigation systems Read More
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Eric SfiligojThe Resilience of Ag Retailers
July 17, 2017
After covering the ag retail market for 17 years, I think one of the most impressive character traits I’ve seen Read More
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Stewardship4R Event Explores How to Minimize Phosphorus Losses
July 17, 2017
This year the Southern Extension and Research Activity (SERA) – 17; will be meeting in Oregon, OH, from August 14-17. Read More
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StewardshipCCA 4R Study Guide Available
July 17, 2017
In June the International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI) released the Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) 4R Nutrient Management Specialist (4R NMS) Read More
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FertilizerThe 4Rs and Potassium
July 17, 2017
Are we meeting crop K needs? Using the 4R nutrient stewardship approach of selecting the right source at the right Read More
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StewardshipTop 10 Themes from the 2017 4R Nutrient Stewardship Sum…
July 17, 2017
Preserving water quality while feeding another 2 billion people by 2050 is the challenge facing North America’s farmers and its Read More
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Crop InputsWhich is Better for Soybeans: Fall or Spring Applicatio…
July 17, 2017
There have been many questions about fall versus spring applications of phosphorus (P) and potassium (K) to soybeans, writes Dr. T. Read More
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Crop InputsRecognizing Potassium Deficiency Symptoms in Crops
July 17, 2017
Some crops exhibit characteristic deficiency symptoms when adequate amounts of K are not available for growth and development, according to Read More
ManagementComplexity in Agriculture: The Rise (and Fall?) of Mons…
July 17, 2017
Sometimes it seems as if the ag world is changing so fast that we can barely keep up with it Read More
Crop InputsMonsanto: Illegal, Improper Use at Root of Drift Proble…
July 14, 2017
Monsanto isn’t backing down from the position that its tool — the Roundup Ready Xtend dicamba-tolerant system for soybeans and Read More
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Crop InputsMissouri Lifts Dicamba Ban, Issues Stricter Application…
July 14, 2017
The Missouri Department of Agriculture has lifted its barely week-old ban on new dicamba technologies, which have been at the Read More
Crop InputsCreate a ‘No-Mite Zone’ Around Your Fields
July 13, 2017
Explosive. That’s one way to describe the speed at which mite infestations in crops can develop under the right conditions. Read More