Original Post on No-Till Farmer Source: Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education A nationwide survey of farmers on cover crop use is seeking insight from growers around the country—whether or not they plant cover crops. Farmers: Take the survey now. “This survey provides us with a great perspective on why farmers do or do not
by: United Soybean Board Original Post on Michigan Farm News Maintaining your soil fertility is a long-term investment. Set yourself up to maintain or improve your soybean yields in years to come-you'll appreciate it when you can capitalize on higher crop prices in the future. 1. Follow your soil-test recommendations Taking and testing soil samples is as
Pictured are (l-r) Darrell Bruggink, No-Till Farmer; Eric Odberg; Nancy and Jerry Ackermann; John Kemmeren; and Dale Ruff, AgroLiquid. 3 No-Tillers Honored for Their Responsible Nutrient Management Practices Idaho, Minnesota and New York growers share their efficient, effective fertility practices with no-tillers at the 24th annual National No-Tillage Conference. INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 12, 2016) —
Nominations are now being accepted for the ninth class of Responsible Nutrient Management Practitioners to be honored at the 25th annual National No-Tillage Conference in Indianapolis from Jan. 10-13, 2017. Click here to nominate a deserving no-tiller. For more information and to check out previous recipients, click here.
Michigan State University College of Agriculture and Natural Resources event to focus on soil health
EAST LANSING, Michigan – Michigan State University (MSU) will host its first Agriculture Innovations: Focus on Soils on Aug. 24, 2016, at the Saginaw Valley Research and Extension Center in Frankenmuth, Michigan. Soil health is a vital component of all cropping systems. The economic success of any farming operation depends on farmers maintaining and
The Responsible Nutrient Management Foundation is pleased to offer scholarships in the amount of $2,500; available to students attending an agriculture-related program at a post-secondary educational institution in the United States during the 2015-2016 school year. This scholarship opportunity is the result of a cooperative commitment between Agro-Culture Liquid Fertilizers, AgXcel, Ag PhD, Capello USA,
by Jennifer Vincent Kiel, Michigan Farmer, April 2015 Article posted with permission from Jennifer Vincent Kiel, Editor of Michigan Farmer. Key Points The IQhub is 9,500 square feet devoted to ag education. Groups are invited to visit, and there is no cost. Visits can be designed around school curriculums. Burt Henry says he’s yet to
Clarion, Iowa – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey has named Hagie Mfg. as a recipient of the Secretary’s Water Quality Initiative (WQI) Leader Award. This designation recognizes individuals, companies and organizations for outstanding leadership in improving Iowa’s water quality. Northey presented the Water Quality Initiative Leader Awards to Hagie Mfg., Eldon C. Stutsman, Inc.
Clarion, Iowa – The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) has presented three new products from Hagie Mfg. with 2015 AE50 outstanding innovations awards, deemed to be amongst the year’s most innovative designs in engineering products or systems for the food and agriculture industries. Hagie Mfg.’s Cover Crop Interseeder (CCI), High Speed Toolbar
Clarion, Iowa – Hagie Mfg. is proud to announce that the STS Application Series has been selected as the 2014 CropLife® IRON Product of the Year. CropLife IRON Editor Eric Sfiligoj presented the award to Hagie representatives at the American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) show in Chicago, IL. "We started the CropLife IRON Product of