Managing heavy corn residue can be challenging, but Iowa State University says tillage is not always the most effective or profitable solution.
If you’re considering baling stalks, remember to consider the fertilizer costs for replacing what nutrients you take out of the field.
Potassium (K) deficiencies in both corn and soybean crops have shown up in drought areas this growing season. K is one of the most necessary nutrients for crop growth.
Foundational to your cropping plan and to next year’s outstanding yields is your fertility program. AgVenture encourages growers to take soil samples every three years. Grid samples are preferred.
U.S. soybean farmers 1.2 billion dollars in losses per year. It’s a huge number but think of it like this. With a USDA estimated 89.6 million acres of soybeans planted nationwide, that figure means SCN losses cost ~$13.35 per acre.