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  • May 21, 2015
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    Sidedressing

    Sidedressing fertilizer, particularly nitrogen, on corn has become common practices, and farmers strive to feed their crops when they need it. Here are our best tips and stories on sidedressing as an on-farm practice.
  • May 8, 2015
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    Will you sidedress nitrogen on corn this year? 19

    Fertilizer research shows strong value in sidedressing nitrogen for greater efficiency when the corn crop needs it more. We'd like to know if you sidedress nitrogen on your corn crop. Is it something you don't even want to consider because of the risk of not getting into the field? Or, do you sidedress all of your corn acres? Do you fall somewhere in between? Take our poll and let us know. Please leave a comment with how many corn acres, or what percentage of your acreage, you sidedress with nitrogen....More
  • Mar 6, 2015
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    Conservation: Do your part 1

    Where are you in your journey to build a conservation legacy? What is keeping you from making progress? Will it require a change in mindset? Will it require landlord buy-in, since it provides long-term benefits for their investment? I truly believe improved soil health will be a game-changer. Go for it....More
  • Dec 23, 2014
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    Corn+Soybean Digest

    Signs of healthy soil

    Abbey Wick, NDSU Extension soil health specialist, talked about the signs of healthy soil at the Conservation Tillage Conference in December. She says the presence of soil aggregates is a good indicator of healthy soil, as well as earth worms. The color of soil reflects the amount of organic matter, Wick says, noting that lighter soil has less organic matter....More

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