Ron Brunoehler

Faster Fall Fertilizing
Hans Block grows 4,000 acres of continuous corn much of it to feed his hogs and likes to do it with dispatch. To clear
The Comeback Kid
A recent report from the Conservation Technology Information Center says there's more conservation tillage in
The Real Scoop On Specialty Crops
An online survey of farmers who grow specialty crops was recently conducted by The Corn And Soybean Digest. The survey
Bean Genetics Gain Ground
After the 2003 growing season, when corn yields boomed and soybean yields bombed, there were some dire comments on
Gauging Growth Of Glyphosate Resistance
As the growth in Roundup Ready crops continues, there are increasing questions about glyphosate-resistant weeds. Weeds
Beefing Up Beans
Although Midwestern soybeans were hammered by desert-dry August weather and sap-sucking aphids last summer, they likely
Sharing With The Hungry
Despite a less-than-robust U.S. farm economy, a growing number of American farmers and agribusiness suppliers are
Prevent Micronutrient Deficiencies
When corn plants lack nitrogen, their embarrassing pale yellow color is pretty obvious to neighbors who drive by.
Zone Vs. Grid Sampling Debate
There's been endless debate in recent years about which soil-sampling method is better intensive grids (2.5 acres or
Snaring Net Profits
If you limit tillage, control costs and follow a marketing plan, you're likely making more net profit than most
Not Convinced About Con-Till?
Conservation tillage primarily no-till, ridge-till and strip-till has a bevy of benefits. It saves soil, money, time
Heed Weed Seed Size
When you hear weed specialists toss around the terms large-seeded weeds and small-seeded weeds, you might wonder which
Count On Consultants
Your typical independent crop consultant is not a pretty sight. He or she likely is covered with dust, mud,
Soybean N Credit: Bank On It
Agronomists recommend that farmers reduce nitrogen by 40 lbs/acre on corn following soybeans vs. corn after corn.
Give P-K A Quick Kick
Despite the tight farm economy, it can pay to rapidly build up phosphorus (P) and potassium (K) when soil levels are

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