Tillage http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/taxonomy/term/6121/more en Too progressive? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/too-progressive <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>I enjoy good debates with farmers because often, everyone gains something in the process. But conversations become difficult for me when science is ignored in favor of personal beliefs.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/think-different">Think Different</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/too-progressive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/too-progressive#comments Issues Tillage Think Different Tillage Think Different Wed, 10 Feb 2016 22:16:00 +0000 103031 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Best stories of 2015: Fertilizer application, tillage, agronomics, management practices http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/best-stories-2015-fertilizer-application-tillage-agronomics-management-practices <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Agronomic practices, fertilizer application, tillage and low prices (and how to deal with them) were just a few hot topics on our website in 2015. Check out these most-read stories; a lot of it will be helpful to know for 2016.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/best-stories-2015-fertilizer-application-tillage-agronomics-management-practices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/best-stories-2015-fertilizer-application-tillage-agronomics-management-practices#comments Corn Fertilizer Tillage Sidedress Management Fri, 18 Dec 2015 23:49:00 +0000 102321 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Best galleries of 2015: New tractors, mobile apps for farming, tillage, land values, soil fertility and more http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/equipment/best-galleries-2015-new-tractors-mobile-apps-farming-tillage-land-values-soil-fertility-an <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>As farmers worked hard in 2015 to produce crops, we worked hard to bring you the best stories and information to help you farm smarter, and be more profitable. From new farm equipment to mobile apps to use on the farm, soil fertility tips to land values and other tips to make harvest better, we've offered a plethora of information in our galleries this year. Here are the top galleries for 2015.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/equipment/best-galleries-2015-new-tractors-mobile-apps-farming-tillage-land-values-soil-fertility-an" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/equipment/best-galleries-2015-new-tractors-mobile-apps-farming-tillage-land-values-soil-fertility-an#comments Corn Equipment Fertilizer Precision Ag Soybeans Tillage corn production soybean production Fri, 11 Dec 2015 22:48:00 +0000 102231 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Embrace change http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/embrace-change <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Leaders say change happens through growth over time. I hope we can all try to get outside our comfort zone. Taking that first step can lead to less fear and put us on the road to greater success.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/think-different">Think Different</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/embrace-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/embrace-change#comments Corn Issues Soybeans Tillage Think Different Crops Think Different Mon, 30 Nov 2015 22:41:00 +0000 102071 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 5 Agriculture stories to read, Nov. 20, 2015 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/tillage/5-agriculture-stories-read-nov-20-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>In the 5 agriculture stories to read this week, read about the pros and cons to different tillage methods and get some insight into data management. Learn about the possibilities to use corn stover as a cellulosic ethanol source and find out how to access hybrid yield results from farmers across the country. Finally, check out a new Facebook page and Go Fund Me campaign, Farm Toys for Tots.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/tillage/5-agriculture-stories-read-nov-20-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/tillage/5-agriculture-stories-read-nov-20-2015#comments Corn Precision Ag Tillage Precision Farming Tillage Sat, 21 Nov 2015 00:28:00 +0000 101961 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Attend the Conservation Tillage Conference http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/tillage/attend-conservation-tillage-conference <div class="field-byline"> Source: Conservation Tillage Conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>In less than a month, farmers will gather to discuss conservation tillage. The annual Conservation Tillage Conference, held this year in Willmar on Dec. 15 and 16, will feature speakers, breakout sessions, roundtable discussions and the favorite: beer and bull. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/tillage/attend-conservation-tillage-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/tillage/attend-conservation-tillage-conference#comments Conservation Tillage Conservation Fri, 20 Nov 2015 20:14:00 +0000 101931 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com #ICYMI: Top stories from October 2015 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/tillage/icymi-top-stories-october-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>In case you missed it: Here are our most-read stories from October 2015. From tillage's impact on soil health to new equipment, soil fertility management to dropping high-priced land leases, these stories appealed to farmers for their tips, insight and information.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/tillage/icymi-top-stories-october-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/tillage/icymi-top-stories-october-2015#comments Corn Equipment Fertilizer Tillage Tillage Fri, 06 Nov 2015 20:06:00 +0000 101441 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 5 Agriculture stories to read, Oct.30, 2015 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/5-agriculture-stories-read-oct30-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">In the 5 ag stories to read this week, get advice from experts on not skimping on crop inputs and see what a balance sheet looks like with lower farmland prices. Read about an EU rejection of opting out of biotech food and learn about changing chisel points to increase residue. Finally help out an ag-friendly Senator who supports biotech and a uniform food labeling system.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/5-agriculture-stories-read-oct30-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/5-agriculture-stories-read-oct30-2015#comments Corn Issues Soybeans Tillage GMO Crops Tillage Fri, 30 Oct 2015 22:42:00 +0000 101371 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com How has your tillage practice changed this fall? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/poll/10302015 <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"><p>More and more farmers are making the change from whole-field tillage to conservation tillage. We&#39;d like to know if tillage practices have changed on your farm? Have you reduced tillage in some way by using strip-till or no-till? Do you not till any soybean ground? Do you till at all in the fall? Or have your practices stayed the same? Take our latest poll and let us know how you&#39;re changing tillage practices on your farm. And feel free to leave a comment with your changes, and your location.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div><form action="/poll/10302015" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="advpoll-voting-binary-form-0" class="advpoll-vote"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="advpoll-available-choices"> <div class="vote-choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-3731-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-3731"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-3731" name="choice" value="3731" class="form-radio" /> No change: same whole-field tillage on corn and soybean ground.</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-3741-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-3741"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-3741" name="choice" value="3741" class="form-radio" /> Reduced my tillage: Shifted more acres to strip-till.</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-3751-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-3751"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-3751" name="choice" value="3751" class="form-radio" /> Reduced my tillage: Shifted more acres to no-till.</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-3761-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-3761"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-3761" name="choice" value="3761" class="form-radio" /> We don’t till soybean ground in the fall.</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-3771-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-3771"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-3771" name="choice" value="3771" class="form-radio" /> We don’t till any ground in the fall.</label> </div> </div> </div> </div> <input type="hidden" name="ajax" id="edit-ajax" value="" class="ajax" /> <input type="hidden" name="nid" id="edit-nid" value="101341" class="edit-nid" /> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-binary-0" value="Answer" class="form-submit" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-7Y1YbLQiCrF5_0I2OxL15OZ62kMq5BwXXD7qHn2R37U" value="form-7Y1YbLQiCrF5_0I2OxL15OZ62kMq5BwXXD7qHn2R37U" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> <div class="field-redirect-on-submit"> <span>Go to result page on submit:&nbsp;</span> 0 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/poll/10302015#comments Tillage Fri, 30 Oct 2015 19:57:55 +0000 101341 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com From plow to no-till http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/tillage/plow-no-till <div class="field-deck"> Farmer finds his way to make no-till and cover crops work to grow OM and protect soil. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Twenty-four years of continuous no-till, plus a decade of cover cropping, has largely halted water erosion on Dan Gillespie's farm in northeastern Nebraska, he says. Soil biological activity is flourishing and soil organic matter has climbed by more than a third. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/tillage/plow-no-till" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/tillage/plow-no-till#comments Conservation Soybeans Tillage cover crops No Till Fri, 23 Oct 2015 21:39:00 +0000 101261 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com <p><strong>After 20 years of no tillage and a decade of cover crops, Dan Gillespie&rsquo;s soil organic matter levels have nearly doubled. Higher organic matter levels have boosted his soil&rsquo;s water-holding capacity, allowing him to cut irrigation water usage.&nbsp;</strong></p>