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12 Tips For Sod Seeding

Sod seeding, where an annual crop is seeded into an untilled, terminated forage stand, has gained popularity over the past decade. Where farmers once had to experiment on their own, now farmers, extension specialists and researchers have developed some best management practices that help ensure success. Following are 12 tips for success from Ron Heller, […] Read more

On-farm research puts the power of research directly in your hands, so you don’t have to rely on small-plot trials from another region to tell you what works — or doesn’t work

Farmers use on-farm research to help fine-tune their input decisions and management practices. Often available research and information for new products or practices are developed in small plot trials or under different geographic and field conditions than exist on individual operations. “It’s a good idea use on-farm research to try something new on your own […] Read more