Liz Morrison

Liz
Morrison
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Growers who bale corn residue have a good reason to chop corn stalks. But everybody else could just as well skip that
Is IPM MIA?
Caution flags are going up around the Midwest, warning farmers about the risks of pest-control tactics. The
Precision’s Predictive Power
Mike Cerny has been mapping yields on his Wisconsin farm since 1994. Fourteen years later, he is just beginning to get
Enough Phosphorus For The Future
Like crude oil, phosphorus is a non-renewable resource. Should farmers be worried about running out? Eventually but not
Does Sulfur Pay?
There's less brimstone dropping from American skies. Sulfur dioxide emissions - think acid rain - have declined sharply
Green Stem Still a Mystery
There's a soybean disorder makes fuel vamoose. Why, Green Stem's a bit like the Grinch from Doc Seuss! Ripe pods on
Biomass Bonus Crop
Ryan Fosso surveys a 305-acre cornfield being harvested on a dry, sunny day in mid-October. The field, planted April
Know Your Nematode Numbers
Jim Legvold figured he had soybean cyst nematode (SCN) under control. The north-central Iowa farmer has been planting
A Second Crop From Your Cornfields?
Can you harvest corn residue for biofuels without depleting soil organic matter and sacrificing yields? New research
Wetlands Go Underground
Wetlands are going underground and trapping water. Researchers at the University of Minnesota (U of M) are testing
Seeing Red
Russ Kronback is turning red to green. The Lamberton, MN, farmer is raising red corn, a new specialty crop bound for
Extend Your N: 15 Tips For Improving Your Nitrogen ROI
N mistakes have never been costlier. High nitrogen (N) fertilizer prices and high corn values mean there's more money
Nitrate Neutralizer 1
As a county ditch inspector, Eric Schrader has worked hard to promote conservation drainage measures, such as grass
Warrior Wasps
George Heimpel is a little like a general who sent his troops out to attack the enemy and is now awaiting news from the
More Than A Weed
Those volunteer corn plants standing in your soybean fields are more than a weed problem. They could be a recipe for
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