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Using crop rotation to manage pests

There are many important decisions to be made on a farm and choosing a proper crop rotation is one of them. Some growers select a wide range of crops to grow, others only grow the two most profitable. The general agronomic and long-term economic recommendation is to have a minimum of a four-year rotation with […] Read more

Fall-applied nitrogen and nitrogen stabilizers

Keep your nitrogen in the soil where plants need it

Applying nitrogen fertilizer in the fall is an effective way to manage time and efficiency when spring comes. However, it can be hard to assess how much nitrogen is available in the root zone early in the season and what was lost to leaching and denitrification. Leaching is the loss of nitrates to the soil […] Read more