SOIL

In the Lime Light

Unlike nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorus, you don’t apply lime for plants—you apply it to feed soil microorganisms.

Darrell Smith
3 days ago
SEED | SOIL

A Moving Target

Preventing corn from going hungry requires balancing nitrogen and other factors, from year to year and field to field Tending to the fer...

Darrell Smith
3 days ago
SEED | SOIL

The Great Escape

Stabilizers and controlled-release products help keep the Houdini of nutrients where your crop needs it Applying nitrogen—corn’s most im...

Darrell Smith
4 days ago
SOIL

Potassium Insight

Drought emphasizes the value of this vital nutrient If there was an upshot to the drought of 2012 it was that many farmers had a prime o...

Darrell Smith
4 days ago
SOIL

Meet Terry Springer, The Indiana Jones of Farming

The boy always walked head-down across his farm, scanning the ground for another arrowhead, fossil or fine piece of quartz.

Chris Bennett
4 months ago
WEEDS | FERTILIZER | SEED | HERBICIDE | INSECTICIDE | FUNGICIDE | SOIL

AgDay Daily Recap - February 6, 2018

TODAY ON AGDAY FEBRUARY 6, 2018 HEADLINES

AgDay TV
4 months ago
SOIL

It's More Than No-Till and Covers

Farmer interest in no-till and cover crops has probably never been higher.

Darrell Smith
4 months ago
SOIL

Survey Shows Cover Crops Boost Yield, Reduce Weeds

Cover crops have the potential to boost soil microbial activity, which could lead to long-term benefits. In addition, keeping cover on th...

Sonja Begemann
5 months ago
SOIL

Funds Available for Conservation

As the banks of the creek widened and the water darkened, Rick Ehrenberg knew he needed to do something to stop the erosion on his Wiscon...

Sonja Begemann
5 months ago