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User Picture Sean McMahon
  • 2530
  • Dallas County, Iowa

City of Des Moines Investing in Farmers' Conservation Practices: Video on Installation of Bioreactor

 
  • 5 votes

The City of Des Moines is investing in farmers implementing conservation practices that improve water quality, including edge-of-field practices like saturated buffers and bioreactors. Check out this new view of an installation of a denitrifying woodchip bioreactor on a far…

User Picture Kent Bennis
  • 2210
  • Delmar, Iowa

Perennial Grass

 
  • 4 votes

I could use some help on this perennial grass species.  Clumps of grass not controls by 2X rate of Glyphosate.

Long hairy ligule, no auricles, long hairs on the leaf up to 2 inches from the sheath, no hair on the leaves.

User Picture The Indiana Farmer
  • 1000
  • N.W. Indiana

Shearing Sheep

 
  • 2 votes

A quick video on sheep care. Im not a shearing expert but just showing the process.

 

User Picture Paul Carter
  • 1690
  • Polk County, Iowa

Why does more frost damage occur with high residue, along field edges, and with cultivation or N side-dressing with knife before frost?

 
  • 8 votes

 

Recent damage to crops was higher for cropping systems with high soil residue cover during frost situations. Microclimate research shows that crop leaf temperatures in these systems can be several degrees colder than for residue-free soil due to less soil radiation supplied to…

User Picture Mary Pat Sass
  • 1650
  • McHenry County, Illinois

Sidedress is Starting off Slow

 
  • 6 votes

We're starting sidedress but the corn is still a bit small for y-drops.  We had some stunting, leaf damage and some pretty bad frost damage last week that we're keeping an eye on for re-plant.  Another crazy spring! How are things in your neck of the woods? 

User Picture Brian Dougherty
  • 260
  • Dubuque, IA

The buzz about drone uses in agriculture

 
  • 6 votes

Catch up on the buzz about using drones for herbicide application, cover crop seeding, mapping and more by listening to our latest podcast episode. 

 

User Picture Sean McMahon
  • 2530
  • Dallas County, Iowa

New $19M Project to Improve Drinking Water Quality Announced

 
  • 4 votes

 

♫ The Big Show | The top stories in Iowa farming, weather, and markets. (iheart.com)

The $19M Cedar River Source Water Partnership project was announced on The Big Show this week. Did you know that the 2018 Farm Bill now requires that at least 10% of Farm Bill funding must go …

User Picture The Indiana Farmer
  • 1000
  • N.W. Indiana
Katie Hopkins
  • 50
  • Williamson County, Texas

Trucker Sees His Mileage Rates Sky Rocket...The Strain on Supply Saga Continues!

 
  • 5 votes

 

You may have noticed a trend in Magnetic the past month. ‘Shortage' - the supply chain and market-busting term - has shown up 13 times in the past 8 newsletters.

And it’s not done yet. The issue this go-around? Truck drivers.

With trucking companies already reporting signifi…