John Russnogle

SCN Sightings Where Least Expected
When Iowa State University SCN guru Greg Tylka wanted to plant test plots in a field with no cysts, he chose a
Seed And FEED
Accuracy. Efficiency. Those two words have become the modern farmer's mantra for success. Competition to be the
HAULING Herbicides In A Hurry
With fields spread over a 25-mile area, Auburn, IL, farmer Tim Seifert uses a truck rather than a tractor to get from
Better Than Beans
It's almost heresy to suggest that there's something better than a corn/soybean rotation in the Corn Belt. However, Bow
Returning To The FARM
Like an oasis in the desert, the family farm beckons to children who grew up there. But for many, the oasis is only a
Bar-Coded Crops
New technology continues to upgrade farmers' ability to document their operations. The latest: bar-coded seed bags from
Pattern For Perfection
The path to narrow-row soybeans has led many farmers to scavenge used Cyclo planters off dealers' lots. So when Colon,
Farmer Flips Over Soybean Strips
The question shot out of the crowd at a grower meeting. If strip-till is so good, why aren't you using it for soybeans,
Biotech BOO-BOOS
The Hawaiian Islands were less than a paradise for two Midwestern seed companies this summer. Following a routine EPA
20s Are Tops For King Of Corn
If there's one guy who knows corn yields, it has to be Iowa's Francis Childs. He's won the National Corn Growers
Better Behave With Bt
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has made its list and is definitely checking it twice. So if you're using Bt,
A 90'-Fine Planter
You won't convince Dick Hunter that bigger isn't better when it comes to planters. He's got a 90' corn planter that
Applicator Reads Fertilizer Needs
University of Illinois (UI) researchers have developed a liquid nitrogen applicator that can read the needs of a corn
The Market That NEVER WAS
Remember the early hubbub about pharmaceutical crops when industry rumors claimed a single acre could be worth up to
OLD Market, NEW Possibilities
What was just a food preference has now become a way of life in Japan. Consumers there have made it clear that they

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