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Practical Farmers seeks soybean growers for cost-share program

AMES, Iowa — Practical Farmers of Iowa invites farmers who sell soybeans into the Archer-Daniels-Midland (ADM) supply chain via its Des Moines plant to participate in a cover crop cost-share program through Unilever’s Sustainable Soy program. Full article here!

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Mar, 20, 2018

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Less drift, more coverage

New sprayer nozzle shield cuts boom turbulence to put more spray on target. Full article here!

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Mar, 16, 2018

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Pest Prevention For This Season Starts Now

It’s not too soon to figure out how you want to address–and prevent–pest problems this year.   Full article here!

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Feb, 20, 2018

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5 Tips For Phosphorus Management

Phosphorus (P) is an important macronutrient for field corn. Adequate amounts of the nutrient are associated with improved corn root development, increased stalk strength, resistance to disease, kernel (seed) production and earlier crop maturity. In some scenarios, the right amount of P can boost corn yields by up to 40 bu. per acre. 

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Feb, 13, 2018

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Herbicides alone won’t beat weeds

As weeds resist more herbicides, it will take more than spraying to control weeds in coming years. Full article here!

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Feb, 12, 2018

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Online course offers farm business-planning benefits

Lender perspective and diverse input some of biggest benefits of the program, according to participants. Full article here!

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Feb, 07, 2018

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DOES YOUR LANDLORD LISTEN? DO YOU LISTEN TO YOUR LANDLORD?

When it comes to decision making for the future of farmland, it’s crucial for both landlords and tenants to be on the same page. Full article here. 

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Jan, 29, 2018

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Plant refuge to prevent Bt resistance

Depending on the hybrid, growers must plant a refuge to keep current technology effective. Read full article here!

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Jan, 22, 2018

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PLANT SOYBEANS EARLY

PLANTING EARLY IS A WAY TO BOOST SOYBEAN YIELDS. Full article here!

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Jan, 05, 2018

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HOW TO PUSH HIGH CORN YIELDS HIGHER

RESEARCH SAYS TASSELING-STAGE APPLICATIONS OF FUNGICIDES AND FERTILIZER WORK BEST WHERE ENVIRONMENT ALREADY FAVORS BIG CORN YIELDS.

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Dec, 27, 2017

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