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Proactive Crop Nutrient Planning

May 04, 2020

Year over year most farmers have a good idea of how much nitrogen they plan to apply to their crops, but many probably haven't given much thought to micronutrient fertilizers. The fact is, insufficient micronutrients can be just as detrimental to crop development as a macronutrient deficiency.

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Get The Jump On Army Cutworms In Alfalfa And Wheat

Apr 02, 2020

Army cutworms have been reported across Kansas and Nebraska. According to the University of Nebraska, these worms are the most damaging of cutworm species in Nebraska. Along with diminishing plant stands, they are seen to graze off leaf tips and chew through wheat seedlings.

Are Your Micronutrients Available For Plant Uptake?

Dec 17, 2019

How can you be sure that your fields are getting the most from soil-applied nutrients? Nutrients act differently in the soil based on their net charge, and some nutrients are easily tied-up in the soil. This means that you may be applying fertilizer that can’t be taken up by plants, because it is held too tightly by the soil.

Clean Fields for 2020 Start in 2019

Oct 28, 2019

Winter annuals emerge in the fall and, if left uncontrolled, overwinter and begin rapid growth in the early spring. In Nebraska, Marestail is the toughest to control winter annual. More than 2 million acres in the state are infested with herbicide resistant Marestail. The majority of Marestail in Nebraska emerges in the fall.

Taking your Alfalfa crop to the next level

Apr 18, 2019

Advancements in alfalfa breeding and technology have resulted in large improvements in yield potential, quality, flexibility, and availability of trait packages.

Sneak Peek Into The 2019 Alfalfa Crop

Apr 10, 2019

How healthy are your crowns? The winter of 2019 has been quite interesting to say the least. Snow, water, and ice have greatly impacted the region. So what does this mean for the health of your 2019 alfalfa crop?