Minnesota: Managing Residue in a Dry Year Oct 29, 2022

    🕔Oct 29, 2022
    Farmers across Minnesota are quickly moving through harvest. Soybeans are mostly done and corn is well underway, if not completed, in most areas. How you leave your fields in the […]

    Arkansas: Cost of Burning Crop Residue Not Just Lost Nitrogen Sep 19, 2022

    🕔Sep 19, 2022
    The common practice in Arkansas of burning crop residue comes at the cost of soil nutrient levels and lost potential to build soil health with carbon. Trent Roberts, professor of […]

    Residue’s Role in Soil Health – Video Aug 5, 2022

    🕔Aug 5, 2022
    In this video, K-State Research and Extension agronomist Peter Tomlinson demonstrates the impact of rain on four types of soil surfaces: A field tilled multiple times with no residue at […]

    Selling Crop Straw/Stubble as Hay? Things You Should Know. Jul 29, 2022

    🕔Jul 29, 2022
    There have been several questions over the past few weeks regarding the nutrient content of crop residues commonly grown in the Arkansas delta and the possible overall value. With the […]

    Nutrient Management: Carbon to Nitrogen Ratio in Crop Residue – Video Jun 11, 2021

    🕔Jun 11, 2021
    In this video, K-State crop nutrient specialist Dorivar Ruiz-Diaz talks about the process of nutrient release from crop residue and cover crops, and why producers should pay attention to that […]

    Nebraska Soybeans: What Is the Value of Post-Harvest Residue? Dec 28, 2018

    🕔Dec 28, 2018
    With the large number of soybean acres where residue was baled this year, we’ve received questions as to why the soybean residue is being baled and the value of that […]

    Nebraska Cover Crops: Long Term Effects on Water Infiltration and Plants Aug 23, 2018

    🕔Aug 23, 2018
    How you manage your soil today could have impacts on the productivity of your soil in the near and distant future. Water infiltration and plant available water are two important […]

    Arkansas: Crop Residue Burns – Recommended Precautions Reduce Risks Aug 22, 2018

    🕔Aug 22, 2018
    Autumn in Arkansas farm country is marked by turning leaves, migrating waterfowl and columns of smoke on the horizon. Crop burning is helpful for managing residue left after harvest, said […]

    Mississippi: Slugs Favor Cool, Wet Weather, and Residue Apr 10, 2018

    🕔Apr 10, 2018
    I have recently received a few call about slugs in corn. I suspect this will increase in more crops as planting continues and they begin to emerge. Slug problems usually […]

    Arkansas: Burning Crop Residue in Rice, Wheat, Soybeans and Corn Fields Nov 1, 2017

    🕔Nov 1, 2017
    Following harvest season, it’s not uncommon to see plumes of smoke rising in the flatness of the Arkansas Delta. Many of the fires are intentional with the flames used as […]


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