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  • Wheat disease management tips for 2017

    This fall a number of diseases have been observed in winter wheat. All three rust diseases — leaf, stem and stripe — were observed, but stripe rust was the most prevalent and severe due to favorable temperatures. Wheat streak mosaic virus also was observed at severe levels in a couple fields in Cheyenne County, where […]

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  • The ultimate spoon-fed nutrient plan

    A program built around drip irrigation is showing dramatic yield improvements when nutrient delivery is matched to actual plant need. For the corn and soybean producer, the investment in a drip irrigation system can be a challenge. The upfront cost of these systems can be intimidating; yet, once farmers start seeing the yield potential, the […]

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  • Should We Be Using Soybean Maturity Group As A Tool For Variety Selection

    Over the last decade I have noticed a subtle shift across much of the northern soybean growing region towards planting later maturity group soybeans. This shift, either conscious or unconscious, may be attributed to earlier planting dates, relatively favorable fall harvest windows, and the drive for maximum yield as influenced by high commodity prices. As […]

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  • Fall herbicide application considerations

    As the end of harvest approaches, it’s time to start thinking about fall herbicide applications. Fall herbicide applications may save you time next spring and reduce your workload, but there are a few factors, such as weed species, to consider before deciding if it’s right for your operation. “Herbicides applied in the fall often can provide improved control […]

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  • Wheat disease management tips for 2017

    This fall a number of diseases have been observed in winter wheat. All three rust diseases — leaf, stem and stripe — were observed, but stripe rust was the most prevalent and severe due to favorable temperatures. Wheat streak mosaic virus also was observed at severe levels in a couple fields in Cheyenne County, where […]

  • The ultimate spoon-fed nutrient plan

    A program built around drip irrigation is showing dramatic yield improvements when nutrient delivery is matched to actual plant need. For the corn and soybean producer, the investment in a drip irrigation system can be a challenge. The upfront cost of these systems can be intimidating; yet, once farmers start seeing the yield potential, the […]

  • Should We Be Using Soybean Maturity Group As A Tool For Variety Selection

    Over the last decade I have noticed a subtle shift across much of the northern soybean growing region towards planting later maturity group soybeans. This shift, either conscious or unconscious, may be attributed to earlier planting dates, relatively favorable fall harvest windows, and the drive for maximum yield as influenced by high commodity prices. As […]

  • Fall herbicide application considerations

    As the end of harvest approaches, it’s time to start thinking about fall herbicide applications. Fall herbicide applications may save you time next spring and reduce your workload, but there are a few factors, such as weed species, to consider before deciding if it’s right for your operation. “Herbicides applied in the fall often can provide improved control […]

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