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  • Mike Romano United States, WV, Craigsville

    Interests: Cover Crops, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Timber Production

    Michaela Carroll United States, MO, Lowry City

    Interests: Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag

    Michael Jundt United States, ND, Rugby

    Business Title: Jundts M&M Repair
    Interests: Soybeans, Wheat, Marketing

    Mikhail Kirichenko Ukraine, Kyiv City, Kiev

    Interests: Agribusiness

    Michael Johnston United States, IA, Boone

    Business Title: AgriGro
    Job Title: COO
    Interests: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Cover Crops, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Marketing, Agribusiness

    Mike Barnard United States, TN, Talbott

    Interests: Specialty/Vegetable, Organic

    Mike Bruening United States, NE, Valley

    Interests: Precision Ag, Irrigation, Marketing, Agribusiness

    Mike Imhoff United States, IL, Murphysboro

    Business Title: Imhoff Farms
    Job Title: Owner
    Interests: Corn, Soybeans, Wheat, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Marketing, Agribusiness, Triticale Barley, Soil Health

    Mike Hagan United States, KY, Waverly

    Interests: Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Marketing, Agribusiness

  • Mike Romano United States, WV, Craigsville

    Interests: Cover Crops, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Timber Production

    Michaela Carroll United States, MO, Lowry City

    Interests: Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag

    Michael Jundt United States, ND, Rugby

    Business Title: Jundts M&M Repair
    Interests: Soybeans, Wheat, Marketing

    Mikhail Kirichenko Ukraine, Kyiv City, Kiev

    Interests: Agribusiness

    Michael Johnston United States, IA, Boone

    Business Title: AgriGro
    Job Title: COO
    Interests: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Cover Crops, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Marketing, Agribusiness

    Mike Barnard United States, TN, Talbott

    Interests: Specialty/Vegetable, Organic

    Mike Bruening United States, NE, Valley

    Interests: Precision Ag, Irrigation, Marketing, Agribusiness

    Mike Imhoff United States, IL, Murphysboro

    Business Title: Imhoff Farms
    Job Title: Owner
    Interests: Corn, Soybeans, Wheat, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Marketing, Agribusiness, Triticale Barley, Soil Health

    Mike Hagan United States, KY, Waverly

    Interests: Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Marketing, Agribusiness

  • Mi Shetkari

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    mygroup
    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Wheat, Dairy

    Small-scale farming and Homesteading

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    This group is for people who are small-scale farming or homesteading to connect with each other and share information and experiences. CSA's, organic gardening, animal husbandry, etc.
    Interest: Specialty/Vegetable, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Specialty, Organic, Irrigation

    Poultry Farming

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    A group for poultry farmers to discuss all aspects of raising chickens, ducks, turkeys, geese, etc.
    Interest: Poultry

    Urban Farming

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    For growers in dense urban areas
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    Dairy Farming

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    A group for dairy farmers.
    Interest: Dairy

    Agribusiness Insurance Advisors

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    We are an insurance agency dedicated to providing competitive insurance and risk transfer solutions that protect farms, families and agribusiness companies that we serve.
    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Marketing, Agribusiness, Ag Issues in Washington, Cover Crops, Irrigation, Organic, Precision Ag, Timber Production, Canola, Rice, Hogs

    MB Grain

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    MB Grain buys local farmer grain throughout North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, as well as areas in the Midwest. Contact your local grain buyer today for more information.
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    Wisconsin Crop Farmers

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    Looking to discuss farming in Wisconsin. Love to talk about food plots and crops. No livestock.
    Interest: Corn, Soybeans

    Nationwide Farm Insurance

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    Our commitment to agriculture began in 1909, through decades of service we have earned our position as the #1 farm insurer in the country. Let our expertise help protect your future.
    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Rice, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Specialty, Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Timber Production, Agribusiness

    Ag Talk With The Ag Doc

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    All things agronomy! Get the latest news, research, and interviews with leaders in the world of agriculture. Hosted by Dr. Curtis Livesay, CCA, of Dynamite Ag.
    Interest: Corn, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Agribusiness

  • Million Dollar Dirt

    By Amanda Allworth

    Published 1 years, 3 months ago

    In fact, there are more microorganisms in a teaspoon of healthy soil than there are people on Earth. Roots, earthworms, bacteria, fungi, actinomycetes, algae, protozoa, nematodes, mites and small insects work together to help build soil aggregates (sand, silt and clay). Some of the characteristics of healthy soils are inherent, while others are dynamic and can be influenced by management decisions... Dynamic soil characteristicsMany soil characteristics are amendable depending on the way soils are managed... Soil organic matter content, microbial populations, bulk density, infiltration rate, soil water and nutrient holding capacity are examples of dynamic soil characteristics that change over a shorter time period with or without human intervention...

    Pea, used as a weeding tool, besides its effectiveness, progressively shows all its agronomic advantages in a rotation

    Michel Mercier: Peas as an Agronomic Weeding Tool

    By Direct Driller Magazine

    Published 1 years, 2 months ago

    From Direct Driller Magazine: Issue 2Written by Frédéric ThomasLike many farmers, Michel Mercier first got into direct drilling based on the economic savings it offered... On his soils with low potential (gravelly to stony silts with a good proportion of flint) in the North-East of Chartres (Eure-et-Loir), he re-taught himself to respect the soil by means of TMCE (Mineral Technology Culture and Breeding – www... The crops are doing well or better than they did under his previous farming system... 7% and with little plant cover,” says Michel... However, the idea of destroying the improved soil structure that took so much time and patience to progress to its current state alongside fears of bringing up dormant weed seed to the surface soon put Michel off that possible solution to the grass weed issue he faced...

    Categories: Cover Crops

    How to Use the SmartMix Calculator to Create the Perfect Cover Crop Mix

    By Laura Barrera

    Published 1 month ago

    When it comes to creating a cover crop mix, the options are endless. You need to determine what kind of species you’ll use, how many you’ll use, and at what seeding rates. For anyone new to cover crop blends, these decisions can be overwhelming. Fortunately, there are several free tools available today that can guide both new and experienced cover crop users through the process of developing their own mix. One of those is Green Cover Seed’s SmartMix Calculator...

    Categories: Cover Crops

    Top 10 Accounting & Tax Benefits for Farmers & Farming Businesses

    By Tyler Davis

    Published 1 month ago

    Farms with less than $25 Million of Average Gross Receipts can use the Cash Basis of AccountingCompanies, including farms, with less than $25 million in average annual gross receipts for the past three years, can elect to use either the cash or accrual method of accounting... There are two ways to calculate this: the first is the actual expense method which tracks all of your household, utility type expenditures and calculates a pro-rata expense amount based on the home office square footage (subject to certain limitations)... If a taxpayer transfers an ownership interest in their farm or a piece of equipment which is less than the value of an outstanding debt to a creditor in exchange for the elimination of that debt, the taxpayer would incur taxable income for the difference in value (i... Conservation Easement Deduction If a farmer establishes a conservation easement on their property, they receive a tax benefit Under current federal law, the taxpayer is allowed a deduction limited to 30% of their adjusted gross income in the year of the deduction, and any amount not used in the first year can be carried forward and used over the next five years... Income Averaging OptionCertain qualifying farming businesses can elect to be taxed on an average tax rate of their running three years of income...

    Categories: Ag Issues in Washington, Agribusiness

    Recent College Grad? Why Now Is The Perfect Time To Pursue A Career In Farming

    By Cortney Farmer

    Published 2 years, 6 months ago

    Fickle consumers, climate changes, growing conditions, and a slew of other factors beyond our control can prompt the closure of existing farms as well as deter would-be growers from launching a farming career... 1 million farms are actually family-owned businesses. Without the promise of an inheritance, even the most motivated prospective farmers may be deterred by prohibitively high startup costs, effectively ending their dream of working the land for a living before it even begins. Why Now Is The Right Time To Consider FarmingDespite the relatively low numbers of current young farmers in the U... , there are several encouraging indicators that change is actually on our agronomic horizon, particularly within the recent college grad demographic...

    powdery mildew on rose

    How to get rid of powdery mildew on rose?

    By Darren Chan

    Published 1 years, 4 weeks ago

    Turns out that your roses have powdery mildew. What is Rose powdery mildew?Rose powdery mildew is a fungal disease... If your roses have powdery mildew,you would find out white or grey powdery spots on the buds,leaves, stems or even. When the disease is mild,the growth of rose would be weakened, the young leaves are distorted and deformed,and the flower posture grows irregular, which affects the growth and loss of ornamental value. When the disease occurs severely, it causes early deciduous leaves of rose, deformity or incomplete opening of flower buds, and consecutive diseases make the branches of rose wither or the whole plant die, seriously affecting its quality and yield...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Cover Crops, Organic

    grape powdery mildew

    Best way to control powdery mildew on grape plant

    By Darren Chan

    Published 12 months ago

    It’s the grape powdery mildew... Manual managementDisease development is powerfully favored by high humidness and cloudy weather, additionally to comparatively heat temperatures. Manual management of powdery mildew helps prevent the disease from overwintering in bark crevices and also the spread of current infections. powdery mildew infects leaves, shoots, bark and developing fruit on grapevines, releasing spores in spring throughout heat, wet conditions. Removing morbid leaves and shoots as they seem and removing dead material at the end of the season helps prevent powdery mildew spreading and overwintering on plants...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Canola, Organic

    What The Intelligent Investor Can Teach Us About Farming

    By The Crossover

    Published 2 years, 6 months ago

    The Intelligent Investor, a book by Benjamin Graham, is widely considered to be the best book on value investing ever written... Here are some lessons from The Intelligent Investor that have crossed over into the way I think about farming... In farming, we are selling commodities rather than buying pieces of a business but the idea is still the same... We need to be reminded that the best time to sell is when the price is attractive to you... How do you determine this value? Is it based on discounted future cash flow projections? Is it based on marketable asset value? The best method of valuation will depend on what you're trying to value and also how long you plan on holding it...

    Benefits of humic acid in agriculture

    By Darren Chan

    Published 4 months ago

    Humic acid is a mixture of natural organic macromolecular compounds, which exists in all soils, plants and animals,and have been widely used in agricultural production in recent years due to their unique physiological functions. Features of using Humic acidImproved soil structure, prevents high water and nutrient losses in bad soils... Plant drought stressUnder drought conditions, the application of humic acid-containing fertilizer can promote the increase of proline content in plant leaves to improve the drought resistance of crops. Plant salt and alkali stressHumic acid can enhance the salt resistance by regulating the change of fructose concentration and alleviating the damage of material membrane under salt stress. Plant temperature stressUnder low temperature stress, humic acid can increase crops’s proline and abscisic acid content, reduce the spead of transpiration rate, stomatal conductance and net photosynthetic rate of plants...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Irrigation, Organic

    Some growers may have had no option but to plant green — as shown above — into their cover crops this year because of poor weather conditions. In this photo by Ted Kornecki, USDA Agricultural Research Service, the farmer is terminating his cereal rye with a roller at the same time he is planting his cotton.

    How to Time Cover Crop Termination and Get an Effective Burndown

    By Laura Barrera

    Published 3 months ago

    ”For those with cover crops, these wet conditions likely affected their termination plans, causing some to debate whether they should terminate before or after planting. Penn State Extension Educator and Agronomist Heidi Reed says she saw several farmers in York County, Pa... But there are many factors in determining whether you should terminate your cover crops before or after planting. In the next section are several questions you should ask yourself in when deciding on the timing of your cover crop termination. Termination Timing: Before vs...

    Categories: Cover Crops

  • Posted By Angie Setzer
    1 years, 4 months ago

    https://agfuse.com/article/citizens-weekly-newsletter-june-8-2018

    Posted By Laura Barrera
    12 months ago

    https://agfuse.com/article/what-farmers-need-to-know-about-mycorrhizae

    Posted By Fertility And Soils
    1 years, 3 months ago

    https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/to-feed-the-world-sustainably-repair-the-soil/

    Posted By AgFuse Administrator
    1 years, 6 months ago

    https://agfuse.com/article/this-earth-day-let-us-remember-those-who-are-actually-in-the-arena

    Posted By Cortney Farmer
    2 years, 6 months ago

    https://agfuse.com/article/recent-college-grad-why-now-is-the-perfect-time-to-pursue-a-career-in-farming

    Posted By Gregory Heilers
    1 years, 3 months ago

    https://agfuse.com/article/21st-century-american-ag-sourcing-successors-and-finding-farmland

    Posted By Amanda Allworth
    1 years, 3 months ago

    https://agfuse.com/article/million-dollar-dirt

    Posted By Angie Setzer
    1 years, 5 months ago

    https://agfuse.com/article/citizens-weekly-newsletter-june-1-2018

    Posted By AgFuse Administrator
    9 months ago

    https://agfuse.com/article/a-farming-productivity-tool-for-the-new-year

    Posted By Amanda Allworth
    1 years, 2 months ago

    https://agfuse.com/article/20-years-later-what-roundup-ready-crops-taught-us-about-weed-management