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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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