What cover crops did farmers use prior to inorganic forms of fertilizer becoming popular?
Since most university nutrient recommendations were established prior to catalytic converters becoming commonplace, do you feel that sulfur fertilizer is needed in a greater amount than what is being suggested based on older recommendations?
Is there a lot of benefit to letting cover crops grow a tremendous amount of vegetation prior to terminating them or do the risks of increased planting difficulty make it not worth the trouble?
If you are using a cover crop roller prior to planting, should you burn down before or after rolling the cover crops?
What percentage of soil should be made up of organic matter? How do you measure soil organic matter? How do you increase organic matter in soil?
This is on corn and already has approximately 2/3 of total N applied earlier.
Have you experimented with interseeded soybeans and wheat? What was your experience like? Any tips?
Have the challenges of farming truly changed much over the decades or have our expectations changed? Has the affluence of our nation since WWII impacted our perception of agriculture when compared to 70 years ago? Do we need/want more now to feel that we are successful? As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, I am sincerely interested in your thoughts on these questions. Thank you and please write as long a response as you deem necessary.
What fungicides are best for controlling white mold in soybeans at R3?
What's the best fungicide for treating soybean rust at R5?
Do foliar fungicides offer control?
Do fall armyworms feed on the pods of inverted peanut plants after the peanuts have been dug and are waiting to be harvested? Is applying an insecticide recommended? Thanks!
How do you identify powdery mildew in grapes and how do you get rid of or control the fungal disease?
How does soil become saline? What are the causes? And how do you manage the issue?
How do farmers promote, stimulate, or encourage root growth in crops like young corn?
Just wondering what The Leaderboard on here is all about.
How do you treat or control Septoria brown spot in the R5 growth stage in soybeans?
When should you test for SCN in soybeans?
If I suspect herbicide resistance in my soybeans, when should I get weed seeds screened? Thank you!
Looking for tips concerning identifying and controlling eclipta in peanut fields.
How do I treat or manage frog eye leaf spot in the R3 growth stage in soybeans?
Does anyone on here use an Amadas self propelled peanut combine? What are the pros and cons of a SP vs a pull type??
Regarding agricultural commodity markets, what effects do you think COVID-19 will have in the short-term? And, what effects do you predict in the long-term?
If you are a farmer, are you planning on applying for the Payroll Protection Program through the SBA? Why or why not?
What was your best cotton variety in 2020? Please note your location in your answer!