Mick Lane

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High-Level N Management
It's been said many times that a picture is worth a thousand words. But the right picture may actually be worth
Keep Corn Green
Was your corn a little yellow last year? That was a problem for a lot of growers.Steve Commerford, a New Ulm, MN, crop
Cash For Carbon
No-tillers have always felt they were good soil stewards. Now a group in West Des Moines, IA, is willing to pay farmers
Narrow Rows And No Regrets
Greg Strobel and Tom Muhr have been growing narrow-row corn for several years, and neither has ever looked
Smokeless Sidedressing
If you come up behind an anhydrous rig on a road west of Washington, IA, and there's a chain dragging behind every
Average 60-Bu Beans?
You may not grow 100-bu soybeans anytime soon. But you can grow 60-bu beans without making big changes in your
Sudden Death Syndrome May Be Inevitable
Ask anyone who's seen it. There's no stopping soybean sudden death syndrome (SDS), and no cure, either, unless you move
Plant Biotech In 2000?
Word of huge premiums for non-biotech crops this fall has some growers wondering if it was a good idea to plant more
Bt Benefits People - And Butterflies
Bt corn is under attack as a result of two university research projects reported in scientific journals this year. But
No Room At The Bin
When you roll out that combine this fall, you might want to consider rolling some bulkheads and a good temporary
Processor Ponders Oil Premium
Would you switch soybean varieties for an extra 5-10 cents a bushel? One regional processor is hoping growers in its
Atrazine Is Safe, Says Cancer Agency
There is good news for corn growers still interested in using atrazine, one of the oldest and most reliable corn
Stop Cupgrass' March
Woolly cupgrass continues to march across the western and northern Corn Belt, largely because it's being controlled
What's It Worth?
In a number of Corn Belt states, the average selling price for farmland dropped last year for the first time in more
Be Picky About Soybean Varieties
Want to harvest an extra 2-5 bushels of soybeans per acre next fall?You can do that just by picking the right
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