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User Picture Brian Dougherty
  • 610
  • Dubuque, IA

Getting the most bang for your buck with spring manure applications

 
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Spring is a good time to apply manure, especially with high fertilizer prices. Check out our latest podcast on getting the most bang for your buck with spring manure for more information. 

 

User Picture Brian Dougherty
  • 610
  • Dubuque, IA

Managing In-Season Nitrogen and Cover Crop Applications Autonomously With the Rowbot

 
    • 2
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Will robotics revolutionize row-crop agriculture? Check out our podcast to learn more about the latest ag tech for managing nitrogen and cover crops in-season. 

 

User Picture Brian Dougherty
  • 610
  • Dubuque, IA

Directed Energy: A New Strategy for Weed Control

 
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Can new technologies help with weed control? In our latest podcast we get into the weeds with Jon Jackson in a discussion of directed energy and other new strategies.

 

User Picture Brian Dougherty
  • 610
  • Dubuque, IA

Getting more conservation on the ground with conservation agronomists

 
    • 9
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Check out the latest Engineering Your Farm podcast on getting more conservation on the ground with conservation agronomists Zach Timm and Ruth McCabe. We talk cover crops, edge-of-field conservation practices, getting funding for conservation, the future of conservation agronomy…

User Picture Brian Dougherty
  • 610
  • Dubuque, IA

Maximizing the value of fall manure and nitrogen applications

 
    • 6
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Check out the latest Engineering Your Farm podcast episode for tips on maximizing the value of fall manure and nitrogen applications. 

 

User Picture Paul Carter
  • 2310
  • Polk County, Iowa

How much tillage is needed this fall? Is tillage needed this fall?

 
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At 10 p.m. this past Monday night while headed south in northern Iowa on the freeway I noticed a farmer doing what appeared to be chisel plow tillage after corn harvest in the dark by tractor light. I wondered about the purpose and the urgency on October 11 of this tillage opera…

User Picture Sean McMahon
  • 3465
  • Dallas County, Iowa

What's Your Experience with Relay Cropping? A New Way to Improve Profitability by Double Cropping in Cold Climates

 
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Check out these two articles on 'Relay Cropping,' an innovative new cropping system that allows for double cropping by harvesting a taller crop (typically a small grain like rye or barley) above the canopy of a shorter crop (typically soybeans.

Relay cropping helps Iowa farmer r…

User Picture Darcie Gallagher
  • 430
  • Jefferson County, Nebraska

Which Cover Crops are Still in Season?

 
    • 7
    • votes

Glysophate and Glufosinate are among the chemicals that are going to be in short supply for the 2022 growing season. This article provided by Successful Farming indicates that producers are considering using cover crops as a weed suppression method alternative. While tank mixtur…

User Picture Sean McMahon
  • 3465
  • Dallas County, Iowa

Fertilizer Management in a Drought - New Research Offers Insights for Saving Money and Improving Water Quality

 
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The Big Show | iHeartRadio

Click the link above to hear a special broadcast on The Big Show today regarding the importance of fertilizer management in a drought. Today's broadcast was sponsored by the Iowa Agriculture Water Alliance (IAWA) and  the 4R Plus initiative and feature…

User Picture Doug Edge
  • 380
  • Pendleton, Indiana

Participation in Carbon Markets

 
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Farm Journal’s August 2021 Carbon Survey found that 3.32% of respondents were participating in an non-governmental carbon market, up from an Ag Barometer last spring where only 1% of farmers had entered into a contract. And 55% of survey respondents said that they plan on joinin…