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Corn Maverick: Cracking the Mystery of 60-Inch Rows

In 2017, Bob Recker kicked open the door on 60” row corn, and exposed a ton of questions on sunlight capture, weed suppression, cover crops, and much more.

1 year ago
Ryegrass an Option in Winter-Killed Alfalfa

Severe cold this winter, especially in areas with little to no snow cover, could result in damaged or killed stands of alfalfa.

2 years ago
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As World Eats More Meat, U.S. Soy Losing Battle to Feed Animals

Crop protein content ties for lowest in decades on bad weather.

2 years ago
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Cover Crops for Cattle

Scorched pastures offered little substance for O.D. Cope’s 1,000-head cowherd in summer 2012. Desperate for forage in August, the Aurora, Mo., cattleman says he took a cue from area dairy producers.

6 years ago
Next Drought Victim: 2012 Wheat Crop?

With farmers from Kansas to Texas saying they’ve never seen it drier, it looks like 2012 runs the risk of being another short crop year.

9 years ago