Iowa: Considerations for No-Till, High-Residue Fields in a Predicted Dry Season Apr 2, 2021

    🕔Apr 2, 2021
    Spring planting season may come with added challenges as growers continue to deal with the effects of last August’s derecho event. Many fields through central Iowa were riddled with downed […]

    Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Derecho Residue Management Tips – DTN Apr 1, 2021

    🕔Apr 1, 2021
    Corn residue management could be more challenging this spring in fields affected by last summer’s derecho. But there are steps farmers can take to minimize residue issues before and during […]

    Iowa Corn: 4 Residue Management Considerations This Fall Sep 15, 2020

    🕔Sep 15, 2020
    Managing residue and tillage this fall can be a challenge given the volume of residue due to downed corn by high winds and drought. There is a tendency to think […]

    Iowa: Plan for No-till Soybean Sep 4, 2020

    🕔Sep 4, 2020
    Save money and time this fall by planning for no-till soybean planting next spring. Many farmers are moving away from tillage, due to a host of detrimental environmental factors involved […]

    Iowa Corn: How Does Tillage, N Application Affect Residue Breakdown? Nov 6, 2019

    🕔Nov 6, 2019
    Crop residue serves an important role in physically protecting soil from erosion during rain events or high winds, as well as enhancing the soil biological activity by providing sources of […]

    Nebraska Corn: Post-Harvest Residue Removal – Podcast Dec 11, 2018

    🕔Dec 11, 2018
    On this, the inaugural podcast, Nebraska Extension Educator Michael Sindelar interviews Marty Schmer and Virginia Jin, USDA ARS researchers, on removing corn residue. In the podcast the term corn residue […]

    Mississippi Corn: Burning Stalks – What Does It Really Cost? Sep 14, 2017

    🕔Sep 14, 2017
    After harvest, you face management decisions that may have profound effect on future productivity as you begin preparing fields for next year’s crop. Following a corn crop, you may face substantial shock […]

    Livestock: Online Tool Matches Producers with Farmers Offering Crop Residue – DTN Sep 8, 2017

    🕔Sep 8, 2017
    Call it Tinder for grazing. A new online tool helps cattle producers seeking feed for their livestock hook up with crop farmers who have fields of crop residue to offer. […]

    Mississippi Corn: Burning Stalks – What Does It Really Cost? Sep 12, 2016

    🕔Sep 12, 2016
    Crop residue generated in crop rotation systems can produce substantial long-term benefits which are likely to far outweigh any short-term savings accomplished by destroying residue, particularly since our Mississippi soils […]

    Nebraska: Should You Rethink Corn Residue Grazing? Mar 7, 2016

    🕔Mar 7, 2016
    Why do some farmers graze their corn residue while others choose not to? That question was the crux of a University of Nebraska-Lincoln survey to learn more about farmer perspectives […]


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