Agronomy News

Maximize Your Alfalfa Management

Tighter margins require the best management insight on

During a rushed harvest, don’t skip these nitrogen steps

Harvest will likely be rushed this year as a result of

Sustainable Solutions for 2018 and Beyond

The buzz word for agriculture continues to be Sustainability.  Are those in agriculture doing the right things to not

Don't Leave Fall Nitrogen Unstable

Nutrient management is as important in fall as it is at planting.

Start Planning for 2018

As harvest wraps up, it’s time to start planning for the 2018 crop. Since what you do in the

Nitrogen stewardship, step three

Nitrogen modeling and adjusting your nitrogen investment

Nitrogen Stewardship, Step #2: Split Applying Your Nitrogen Investment

Last month I covered the first step in Nitrogen Stewardship, Nitrogen Stabilizers.  This month, I am going to cover

Nitrogen Stewardship, Step One: Protecting Your Nitrogen Investment

Nitrates have been the buzzword in the statewide media for the past two years. Most of the talk started

Iowa Supreme Court Decision Puts Momentum Behind Making Real Progress in Improving Water Quality

Iowa Soybean Association President Rolland Schnell issued the following statement regarding the recent decision rendered by the Iowa Supreme Court prohibiting Des Moines Water Works from seeking damages from drainage districts in three northwest Iowa counties.

Learn more about one of the solutions that your CENTROL Precision Ag team is offering to improve your planter performance

Learn more about one of the tools that Key Cooperative is using for your Nitrogen Management in 2017

Start Planning for 2017

Now that we are in harvest, it is time to start planning for the 2017 crop.  What

Now is the Time to Consider Soybean Disease Management

Depending on planting date and variety most of the soybeans in our area

Planning a Fungicide Application?

This is a critical period when disease management decisions are made, specifically, fungicide applications.

June Grinnell Agronomy Update

Being an essential business partner means consistently improving

The Importance of Nitrogen Stabilization

Side-Dress applications of nitrogen are already upon us.  Just like not all nitrogen products are

Can You “Make” a Cow Deliver Better Colostrum?

What interventions could be made within the cow herd to improve the quantity and quality (concentration of immunoglobulins) of colostrum produced?

Are You at Risk While Pumping Out Your Manure Storage System?

Many producers know and understand the risk associated with confined manure handling systems but unfortunately accidents and deaths still occur.

Watch for Seedling Diseases in Early Planted Corn

Field conditions vary widely across the Midwest right now and may put early planted corn at added risk for seedling diseases.

Measure Residue Cover to Protect the Soil

Maintaining a minimum amount of crop residue on the soil surface guards against erosion and builds healthy soil.

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