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  • What Farmers Need to Know About Mycorrhizae

    By Laura Barrera

    Published Nov 2, 2018

    If someone asked you, “How do plants take up the water and nutrients they need?” you’d probably tell them through the roots. But did you know that for many crops, those roots aren’t working alone?That’s because most plant species associate with mycorrhizal fungi. What is mycorrhizal fungi? University of Alberta biological scientist JC Cahill says that mycorrhizas are actually the interaction between a fungus and a plant. Although there are many different types of mycorrhizae, the only one crop farmers need to be concerned about is arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF), as 65% of plant species associate with it... Should You Use Inoculants?If you’re growing a perennial like alfalfa or a crop that’s going to be there for 10 years, then applying an inoculant may provide a jumpstart for AMF, says Berns...

    Categories: Cover Crops

    Type of Organic Fertilizer

    By Darren Chan

    Published Dec 17, 2019

    What's Organic FertilizerNowadays, as the level of modernization of agriculture is getting higher and higher, sustainable agriculture is an important global issue. Organic food is receiving more and more attention. According to the trend, organic fertilizers are becoming the first choice for many people. Widely used for vegetables (tomatoes, lettuce, cucumber), fruits (strawberries, grapes, citrus), Cash crops (grass, flowers, cannabis)Organic Fertilizer DefinitionOrganic fertilizer is also called “farm manure... Alfalfa and Soybean mealIt contains nitrogen, phosphorus, and neutral pH...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Organic, Wheat

    I have a dirty mind because

    By Monica Pape

    Published Mar 12, 2018

    I Think Like an AgronomistThe idea of thinking like an agronomist has come up in several conversations lately. I was at a conference recently and asked how I would have answered a question asked by a farmer... I was young and wanted to look at canola, sorghum, and alfalfa; I thought that was where the real action was. Back then I thought there was nothing cooler than finding spittlebug in alfalfa. I can still hear my dad and Ed telling me that alfalfa is the queen of the farm...

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  • What Farmers Need to Know About Mycorrhizae

    By Laura Barrera

    Published Nov 2, 2018

    If someone asked you, “How do plants take up the water and nutrients they need?” you’d probably tell them through the roots. But did you know that for many crops, those roots aren’t working alone?That’s because most plant species associate with mycorrhizal fungi. What is mycorrhizal fungi? University of Alberta biological scientist JC Cahill says that mycorrhizas are actually the interaction between a fungus and a plant. Although there are many different types of mycorrhizae, the only one crop farmers need to be concerned about is arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF), as 65% of plant species associate with it... Should You Use Inoculants?If you’re growing a perennial like alfalfa or a crop that’s going to be there for 10 years, then applying an inoculant may provide a jumpstart for AMF, says Berns...

    Categories: Cover Crops

    Type of Organic Fertilizer

    By Darren Chan

    Published Dec 17, 2019

    What's Organic FertilizerNowadays, as the level of modernization of agriculture is getting higher and higher, sustainable agriculture is an important global issue. Organic food is receiving more and more attention. According to the trend, organic fertilizers are becoming the first choice for many people. Widely used for vegetables (tomatoes, lettuce, cucumber), fruits (strawberries, grapes, citrus), Cash crops (grass, flowers, cannabis)Organic Fertilizer DefinitionOrganic fertilizer is also called “farm manure... Alfalfa and Soybean mealIt contains nitrogen, phosphorus, and neutral pH...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Organic, Wheat

    I have a dirty mind because

    By Monica Pape

    Published Mar 12, 2018

    I Think Like an AgronomistThe idea of thinking like an agronomist has come up in several conversations lately. I was at a conference recently and asked how I would have answered a question asked by a farmer... I was young and wanted to look at canola, sorghum, and alfalfa; I thought that was where the real action was. Back then I thought there was nothing cooler than finding spittlebug in alfalfa. I can still hear my dad and Ed telling me that alfalfa is the queen of the farm...

  • Posted By Fertility And Soils
    Apr 23, 2018

    https://www.theaccidentalagronomist.com/news/2018/4/23/ag-101-week-17

    Posted By Monica Pape
    Mar 12, 2018

    https://agfuse.com/article/i-have-a-dirty-mind-

    Posted By Cover Crops
    11 hours ago

    https://www.no-tillfarmer.com/articles/9489-cover-crop-corner-using-berseem-clover-to-improve-alfalfa-production

    Posted By Technology
    Oct 30, 2019

    https://www.no-tillfarmer.com/articles/9165-gaining-critical-no-till-insights-with-thermal-imaging

    Posted By Farmers Under Forty
    Aug 9, 2019

    https://www.no-tillfarmer.com/articles/9010-alfalfa-and-potassium-fertilization-what-you-need-to-know

    Posted By Rick Foster
    Jul 16, 2019

    https://agfax.com/2019/07/16/midsouth-cotton-and-soybeans-restored-to-transform-wg-label/

    Posted By Farmers Under Forty
    Jul 2, 2019

    https://www.farmprogress.com/crops/find-potato-leafhoppers-your-alfalfa-these-5-tips

    Posted By Cover Crops
    Jul 1, 2019

    https://www.dairyherd.com/article/consider-alfalfa-prevent-plant-acres

    Posted By Cotton News
    Jun 18, 2019

    https://www.mississippi-crops.com/2019/06/13/threecornered-alfalfa-hoppers-damaging-young-cotton/

    Posted By Farmers Under Forty
    May 7, 2019

    https://www.agprofessional.com/article/dont-ignore-alfalfa-during-planting-season-watch-weevil-now