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  • Corn Fungicides 101: Tips for Protecting Your Crop and Your Bottom Line from Foliar Disease

    By Laura Barrera

    Published Jul 7, 2020 

    Every year foliar diseases take a hit to corn yields across the U. S. and Canada. One way to protect corn bushels from these diseases is with corn fungicides. But in economic times when margins are tight, farmers must consider how foliar fungicide applications will impact their bottom line...

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    Early Cover Crop Benefits: What Can You Expect in the First Year?

    By Laura Barrera

    Published May 17, 2018 

    In 1995, Pennsylvania farmer Steve Groff was speaking at an event when he asked the audience the question: Do cover crops pay off?His thinking at the time was that he had been no-tilling since 1982, and maybe if he no-tilled long enough, he wouldn’t need them. Ray Weil, a soil ecologist with the University of Maryland, happened to hear his question and approached Groff about doing a cover crop study on his farm. It turned into a 12-year project, from 1995 to 2007. It was in 1999, four years into it, Groff got the answer to his question... ”That goes in hand with preventing erosion, especially for those growing low-residue crops like tomatoes, corn silage or seed corn...

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    Controlling input costs - one of the best returns on investment

    By John Moody

    Published May 2, 2018 

    The importance of controlling your costs One of my favorite stories involves a lady and a farmer. The farmer sold milk right off the farm for about $4. 00 a gallon. The lady would, each week, load up her four or so kids, drive forty five minute each way, and pick up three gallons of milk in return... Perhaps you need silage tarps or high tunnel plastic or who knows what else...

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    Utilizing corn wastes: Helping to build a circular economy in the corn industry

    By SHARATH CHANDRAN U.S

    Updated Aug 9, 2020 

    The United States is the largest producer of corn in the world. With production topping 345 million metric tons (2019 statistics from statista. com), corn has remained the backbone of American agriculture for decades. The majority of the crop is solely used for the production of biofuels such as ethanol... Silage...

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    Prevented Planting? Cover Crops Offer a Silver Lining

    By Laura Barrera

    Published Jul 18, 2019 

    Wet conditions across the country forced many farmers to forgo their plans for the season and take prevented planting payments instead. The USDA says that as of July 8, 2019, its paid roughly $184 million in claims for prevented planting because of floods and excess moisture. University of Illinois ag economist Gary Schnitkey estimates payouts could reach a record-setting $3. 578 billion... According to the press release, growers can hay, graze, or cut cover crops for silage, haylage or baleage on prevented plant acres on or after Sept...

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    Learn about wildfire safety and fire prevention tips

    By Nationwide Farm Insurance

    Published Jun 3, 2019 

    The combination of increased risk and high-value assets makes fire protection at farms and ranches a high priority. The first step in minimizing the fire and wildfire risk is increased knowledge and awareness. It's never too early to prepare. Take several basic steps right now to protect your family, farm/ranch and property from disaster... Don’t allow grass silage to become too dry...

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  • Corn Fungicides 101: Tips for Protecting Your Crop and Your Bottom Line from Foliar Disease

    By Laura Barrera

    Published Jul 7, 2020 

    Every year foliar diseases take a hit to corn yields across the U. S. and Canada. One way to protect corn bushels from these diseases is with corn fungicides. But in economic times when margins are tight, farmers must consider how foliar fungicide applications will impact their bottom line...

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    Early Cover Crop Benefits: What Can You Expect in the First Year?

    By Laura Barrera

    Published May 17, 2018 

    In 1995, Pennsylvania farmer Steve Groff was speaking at an event when he asked the audience the question: Do cover crops pay off?His thinking at the time was that he had been no-tilling since 1982, and maybe if he no-tilled long enough, he wouldn’t need them. Ray Weil, a soil ecologist with the University of Maryland, happened to hear his question and approached Groff about doing a cover crop study on his farm. It turned into a 12-year project, from 1995 to 2007. It was in 1999, four years into it, Groff got the answer to his question... ”That goes in hand with preventing erosion, especially for those growing low-residue crops like tomatoes, corn silage or seed corn...

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    Controlling input costs - one of the best returns on investment

    By John Moody

    Published May 2, 2018 

    The importance of controlling your costs One of my favorite stories involves a lady and a farmer. The farmer sold milk right off the farm for about $4. 00 a gallon. The lady would, each week, load up her four or so kids, drive forty five minute each way, and pick up three gallons of milk in return... Perhaps you need silage tarps or high tunnel plastic or who knows what else...

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    Utilizing corn wastes: Helping to build a circular economy in the corn industry

    By SHARATH CHANDRAN U.S

    Updated Aug 9, 2020 

    The United States is the largest producer of corn in the world. With production topping 345 million metric tons (2019 statistics from statista. com), corn has remained the backbone of American agriculture for decades. The majority of the crop is solely used for the production of biofuels such as ethanol... Silage...

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    Prevented Planting? Cover Crops Offer a Silver Lining

    By Laura Barrera

    Published Jul 18, 2019 

    Wet conditions across the country forced many farmers to forgo their plans for the season and take prevented planting payments instead. The USDA says that as of July 8, 2019, its paid roughly $184 million in claims for prevented planting because of floods and excess moisture. University of Illinois ag economist Gary Schnitkey estimates payouts could reach a record-setting $3. 578 billion... According to the press release, growers can hay, graze, or cut cover crops for silage, haylage or baleage on prevented plant acres on or after Sept...

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    Learn about wildfire safety and fire prevention tips

    By Nationwide Farm Insurance

    Published Jun 3, 2019 

    The combination of increased risk and high-value assets makes fire protection at farms and ranches a high priority. The first step in minimizing the fire and wildfire risk is increased knowledge and awareness. It's never too early to prepare. Take several basic steps right now to protect your family, farm/ranch and property from disaster... Don’t allow grass silage to become too dry...

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  • Posted By Cattle Group
    Feb 4, 2020 

    https://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2020/01/dont-get-robbed-by-hay-and-silage.html
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    Posted By Wheat Producers
    Oct 2, 2020 

    https://www.agriculture.com/livestock/cattle/small-grain-silage-adds-options
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    Posted By Cover Crops
    Apr 30 

    https://www.no-tillfarmer.com/articles/10538-cover-crop-use-more-persistent-on-cotton-corn-silage-fields

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    Posted By Steve Hanks
    Sep 5, 2020 

    https://www.agdaily.com/crops/research-feed-efficiency-corn-silage-2/
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    Posted By Specialty Livestock
    Jun 4 

    https://www.farmprogress.com/forage/summer-annual-forages-grazing-silage-or-haying
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    Posted By Cattle Group
    Nov 22, 2017 

    http://www.southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/be-sure-check-your-corn-silage-mycotoxins
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    Posted By Corn Growers Group
    May 11 

    https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2021/can-cover-crops-offset-negative-impacts-corn-silage

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    Posted By Beginning Farmers
    Oct 28, 2020 

    https://www.agupdate.com/agriview/news/business/bacterial-silage-inoculants-improve-fermentation/article_566556dc-d857-5a32-bf1f-b4a75f4a1bac.html

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    Posted By Sam Carter
    Jan 17, 2020 

    https://www.agupdate.com/agriview/news/dairy/small-grain-silage-strategies-weighed/article_cd1e2180-0230-5aeb-81dd-67f70135fa5d.html

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    Posted By Sam Carter
    Sep 16, 2019 

    https://emergence.fbn.com/agronomy/can-late-planted-corn-work-for-silage

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