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Innovative Growers Take NEW Approach
Innovative Growers, a specialty grain supply network in Iowa, has taken a page from both science and industry in its
Computing Profit
Steve and Amy Copenhaver wanted another tractor but didn't know if the purchase would be financially smart. So the
Never Enough No-Till
People call Dan Gillespie the passionate Billy Graham of no-till in Madison County, NE. And he's winning a lot of
No-Till Fights Compaction
It will probably come as news to many farmers and pure shock to others. But long-term no-till usually solves, rather
IP Grain Imprints The Future
Lester Kroeger and neighbor Jerry Stencel are Minnesota pioneers in identity-preserved (IP) crop production. They've
Breakthrough Bean Bonus
Dale Tigges hauls his soybeans to the local co-op and collects an oil premium. All he does to get the bonus is pick the
UnBuffered Enthusiasm
From Washington to Pennsylvania, the National Conservation Buffer Initiative is picking up steam. In fact, enrollments
The Soybean Aphid BLITZ
The hottest topic in northern soybean country this past summer was the sap-sucking soybean aphid. The super-prolific
Want Yield With That?
It's plain horse pucky that growers can't find SCN-resistant soybean varieties that are also good yielders. Many
An Expensive Blunder
Bob Scott has read about soybean cyst nematodes (SCN) in Soybean Digest and elsewhere. But he didn't think he had it.
Want Yield With That?
It's plain horse pucky that growers can't find SCN-resistant soybean varieties that are also good yielders. Many
The Soybean Aphid Blitz
The hottest topic in northern soybean country this past summer was the sap-sucking soybean aphid. The super-prolific
Marestail Jumps Glyphosate Fence
Roundup Ready soybeans, probably the hottest, most rapidly adapted herbicide technology ever, could be in jeopardy
Pick The Winners
If you don't spend a lot of time studying multi-location yield data for corn and soybeans, you're losing potential
What A Deal
USDA officials took a page from the book of professional sports teams last year. They offered signing bonuses to hype
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