Ron Brunoehler

Ron
Brunoehler
Articles
Variable Rate Variables
Intensive soil sampling and variable-rate application of phosphorus and potassium improve nutrient management. But it
Narrow-Row Corn Does Double Duty
Dennis Redington gets up to 30 bu/acre more corn in 15" rows than in 30" rows on his poorer-quality, hilly ground. But
Short On Soil Sampling
Even though fertilizer is the single-largest cost in corn production, only a relatively small percentage of U.S.
Custom Spraying Boom
Although some big operations are choosing to buy large spray rigs and apply their own herbicides, the trend seems to be
Tag-Team Your Technology
When Alan Madison bought his GPS equipment and yield monitor a few years ago, he figured it was strictly for
High Yield, High Oil
It is possible to find high-oil corn (HOC) varieties that kick out premium-earning oil levels without taking a hit on
Will Brazil's Weather Ever Go South?
If you get the impression that South American farmers receive rain showers about every time they need them, you pretty
Insurance Nitrogen Doesn't Pay
Last spring's sky-high nitrogen prices may have had a positive side. Farmers who had tended to apply nitrogen back when
Watch For ALS-Resistant Shattercane
If you've been regularly using an ALS-inhibitor herbicide such as Accent or Beacon on corn and were getting shattercane
Bt Refuges: The Closer The Better
Refuge areas of non-Bt corn may need to be close to Bt corn in order to ward off European corn borer resistance to Bt
Organic Meat Beefs Up PROFIT
Organically grown soybeans are a bang-up cash crop thanks largely to a healthy Japanese market. They're more profitable
Snub Subsoiling
If you're a true no-tiller, chances are you don't have soil compaction. Yet some no-tillers, believing they have
Deep-Banding Potash
Injecting potash 5-7" deep in the row can put a charge in ridge-till and no-till corn yields, says Iowa State
Snub Subsoiling
No-tillers usually don't need it, research shows If you're a true no-tiller, chances are you don't have soil
Deep-Banding Potash
Research shows it boosts ridge-till and no-till corn yields Injecting potash 5-7" deep in the row can put a charge in

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