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Deciding To Replant

Not every crop comes up the way itĄ¯s supposed to the first time around. Stay tuned for tips on how to decide if your field should be replanted.

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Rain Damage On Cut Hay

As the saying goes, make hay while the sun shines. But what happens if cut hay gets rained on?

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Crops And Wind Turbines

Wind turbines standing in agricultural fields are a plus for the crops growing around them. Researchers at lowa State University studied the breezy effects on plants.

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Alfalfa First Cutting

Knowing when to make the first cutting of alfalfa requires a couple of things: Understand the stages of plant growth and your forage goals.

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The narrow-row advantage

Field research confirms that yields are higher and water consumption is lower for irrigated soybeans in 15-inch rows.
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Successful FarmingĄ¯s Agronomy Insider section provides expert information about corn, soybeans, wheat, fertilizer, controlling pests, and conservation methods.

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Waterproof firewood storage bin

Ken Miller's firewood rack I removed the plastic tank portion of the tote from its cage and cut out the top and bottom. Next, I unbolted the steel cage from its base... read more

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