Liz Morrison

Liz
Morrison
Articles
Evening up Emergence
When it comes to corn yields, conformity counts. Rapid, uniform germination and emergence of corn help set the stage
Trial Run: Test-ifying at Home
Before Tom Oswald adopts a new farm product or practice, he likes to take it for a trial run or two, or three. The
Should You Considers Strip-Tillage?
If you're thinking about switching to strip-till, learn all you can about the system and talk to other farmers who are
The Other Nematode
Corn nematodes may be getting worse and not just in sandy soils. Less rotation, less tillage and less use of soil
Be Prudent about improvements 1
Does the cropland you rent need tiling, limestone, conservation structures or other long-term improvements? If you're
The Mysteries Of Yellow Soybeans
Those mysterious green wheel tracks. Kevin Capistran has seen them often in northwestern Minnesota soybean fields:
Music Man 1
Duffy Morton planned to be a high school band teacher. Instead, he took over the family farm after his father died
Ethanol's Growing Pains
The ethanol boom is bringing higher crop prices and bigger farm profits. It's also causing growing pains, as the grain
Dare To Share
Iowa farmers Roger Zylstra and Bryce Engbers have a simple formula for efficiency: they share. Engbers and Zylstra have
Meet Your Next Tank Of Gas
Someday, your car might run on oline. Grasses are among the most promising new energy crops. Miscanthus, sorghum and
Attack Of The Aphid-Eaters
When soybean aphids first invaded North America about seven years ago, the pests had a field day: environmental
'Blog'riculture
The Internet's vast storehouse of information is an incredible resource for farmers, says Chris Hausman, who raises
They Work Together
You could call it a May-December relationship. Minnesota farmers Jere and Curt Ettesvold are nearing retirement age.
Too Good To Be True?
You're strolling past the booths at a farm show when a new product grabs your attention. Maybe it's a soil additive
More Maize Malaise?
Expect more leaf diseases, stalk and ear rots, and rootworm in corn after corn fields. “Growing corn on corn means
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