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  • 48-year-old no-till plot still yielding info

    48-year-old no-till plot still yielding info

    BELLEVILLE, Ill. — On occasion, Ron Krausz has considered plowing up the long-term no-till plot here. After all, how much more knowledge can b…

    September 18, 2017 6:00 am(0)
  • Modified cover crop mixes match needs

    Modified cover crop mixes match needs

    AINSWORTH, Iowa — In the cover crop capital of Iowa, Washington County farmer Michael Vittetoe is confident the rye he drills this fall will e…

    September 16, 2017 4:00 pm Photos

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  • MU ag economist knows his stuff

    MU ag economist knows his stuff

    Editor’s note: Reporters rely on experts in the field for the best information. This series introduces our go-to sources for crop, livestock a…

    September 16, 2017 9:00 am(0)
  • Managing SCN, low test weights after a dry summer

    Managing SCN, low test weights after a dry summer

    Drought conditions in many parts of Iowa this summer could aggravate yield impacts from crop issues associated with heat and dryness, like soy…

    September 15, 2017 7:30 am(0)

Retired teacher aims to farm during daylight

Retired teacher aims to farm during daylight

WAVERLY, Iowa — So far, Ron Zelle hasn’t had time to think about how he retired June 30 as a…

September 17, 2017 3:00 pm Photos

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Fungicide results vary among hybrids

OELWEIN, Iowa — Those attending WinField United's Answer Plot field day near Oelwein July 18…

September 17, 2017 11:31 am(0)

Producers consider options to stockpile forage

Producers consider options to stockpile forage

A dry summer could have many producers making changes to their late summer grazing program, …

September 16, 2017 9:00 am(0)

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Crop insurance has small effect on land use, environment

Crop insurance can help protect farmers from large losses resulting from crop failure or unusually large drops in crop prices. In some ways, crop insurance acts l…

September 16, 2017 8:00 am(0)