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User Picture James Goss
  • 110
  • Champaign County Illinois

Regenerative crop seeds

 
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Would any of the followers here know where I could buy Flax or Safflower seed to plant?  These are just two crops of the 22 crops we are growing at Clearview Farm this crop season.  I could use the help in identifying a source for these seeds.  We will be planting about 4 acres …

User Picture Eduardo Moncayo
  • 220
  • Palm Beach, Florida

Freezing temperatures aiming for South Florida

 
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This weekend there is a cold front coming for South Florida. Meteorologists are saying that it will be equal or worse that the one we got in 2010. This will have very harsh effects on all agricultural products grown here. Farmers are already trying to minimize the effects of it …

User Picture Brian Dougherty
  • 610
  • Dubuque, IA

Getting more conservation on the ground with conservation agronomists

 
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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 Jaci Hickey
  • 360
  • Oklahoma

Nickel and Dimed

 
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    • votes

We are so frustrated! Our windmill quit working a few months ago. A piece broke and we had to order a part. Now months later and the part is still not here, but our parts man said the price has almost doubled from last year. 

It is becoming harder and harder to ranch, own cattle…

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 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 Travis Martin
  • 390
  • Indiana

What are folks thinking about this continued fertilizer fiasco?

 
    • 6
    • votes

With China banning phosphate exports, continued COVID-19 supply chain issues, and more (Hurricane Ida shutdowns, etc.) curious to hear the community's take...

Growers: How are you being proactive to get ahead of these market dynamics for fertilizer?

Retailers: What conversations…

User Picture Jaci Hickey
  • 360
  • Oklahoma

Conservation Reserve Program

 
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    • votes

Last night as I checked the mail I noticed a letter from our local USDA office. Our home and land was purchased on a FSA Young Farmers Loan through the USDA office, so I pay attention to USDA mail. 

My dad had told me about the CRP loan, but I assumed we missed the enrollment. B…

User Picture Travis Martin
  • 390
  • Indiana

Carbon Solution Craze Continues...

 
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At least eight companies have launched a carbon credit program in just the past two years...

Most recently? EarthOptics, a U.S. soil mapping startup aiming to reduce farmers’ carbon release, just raised $10.3M in a Series A round. Leaps by Bayer, Bayer’s investment arm, led the…