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  • Nov 15, 2011
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    Corn+Soybean Digest

    Rainfall Simulator Demonstration 1

    You don't realize the impact rainfall has on your soil until you really see it. University of Nebraska, Lincoln Ag Engineer Paul Jasa did a rainfall simulator demonstration this summer showing the effects of rain on soil with grass cover, tilled soil and tilled soil with residue cover....More
  • Nov 1, 2011
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    Very Dry Tillage Conditions and Corn Harvest Progress

    Completing fall tillage has been a struggle for farm operators in many areas of southern and western Minnesota, due to the extremely dry topsoil conditions. Most of southwest and south-central Minnesota is now listed as being in a moderate drought, with nearly the entire state categorized at abnormally dry....More
  • Jul 27, 2011
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    Corn+Soybean Digest

    Howard Buffett on No-Till, Research Projects and Government Regulation

    Howard G. Buffett, farmer, philanthropist and conservationist from Decatur, IL, spoke with Corn & Soybean Digest Managing Editor Susan Winsor about no-till, research projects in South Africa and the importance of growers farming more sustainably before the government forces the issue....More
  • Mar 29, 2011
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    Custom Rates Increase Slightly for 2011 1

    As would be expected with increasing fuel costs, average 2011 custom rates for farm work have a1so risen, compared to 2010 and 2009 custom rates. Most custom rates for farm work in 2011 are listed at 3-6% above the rates a year earlier, with an average increase of about 4%. In addition to higher fuel costs, increasing cost for new and used machinery is also a factor in the higher custom rates....More

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