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The Benefits of Strip-Till
 
The Benefits of Strip-Till
Seedbed preparation and residue management are some of the advantages of using strip-till, Darren Hefty said.
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Scientists Decipher Wheat Genome Code
 
Scientists Decipher Wheat Genome Code
The genome contains about 16 billion pairs of DNA, compared to about 3.3 billion found in human DNA.
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Warm Nights and Corn Crops
Warmer temperatures can help increase yield, but also lead to disease development, an agronomy professor said.
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Fall Manure Application Considerations
Waiting until soil temperatures are below 50 F means nitrogen is more like to stay in its organic or ammonium forms, an extension soil specialist said.
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Scouting for Soybean Aphids
White dwarf aphids are cream-colored, smaller in size and can be found on the lower soybean foliage, a university educator said.
 
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Corn Sep 18
365-0367-6361-6364-2s-1-0
Feeder Cattle Aug 18
150.025151.000 149.675150.950s+0.675
Lean Hogs Oct 18
56.37558.85055.70058.600s

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108.375109.750107.975109.425s

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Soybean Sep 18
884-6887-4871-0881-4s-4-0
Wheat Sep 18
542-2563-0535-0560-4s+18-2
Cdn Dollar Sep 18
0.760300.766550.759750.76630+0.00595
 
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Changing Spray Boom Height
 
Changing Spray Boom Height
Nozzle droplet size and the boom’s height can influence herbicide effectiveness, a weed scientist said.
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Applying Winter Wheat Pre-Emerge Herbicides
 
Applying Winter Wheat Pre-Emerge Herbicides
Starting off with a clean field will help winter wheat reach its maximum yield, ag experts said.
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Summer Seeding Alfalfa
 
Summer Seeding Alfalfa
Alfalfa requires high levels of potassium, phosphorous and boron to achieve high yields, the Hefty brothers said.
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