Liz Morrison

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
Dig Yourself a Hole
Last summer, Mark Watson found himself in a deep hole. The Nebraska Panhandle grower was 4 ft. down in a soil pit, face
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

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