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#ScoreUniformEmergence With Even Soil Moisture

Last week’s blog covered the importance of planting into the right soil temperature to achieve uniform emergence. One of the other necessities in uniform emergence is planting into even soil moisture. Think of it this way, if you want even emergence among crops, then you need even moisture throughout your planting depth. Not doing this […]

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#ScoreUniformEmergence With Correct Soil Temperature

Emergence will be a strong topic in this year’s planting season. Having a uniform emergence is like having a ticket to higher yielding crops. Even a delay of 1 plant out of 6 by two leaf stages can cause yield reductions of up to 4%. The awareness is there, but understanding how to score uniform […]

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Friday’s Pre-Plant Meeting Highlights

Last Friday, Novus Ag held their Pre-Plant Growers Meeting with special guest, Missy Bauer. Missy is a leading agronomist in the industry and has been a key educator at Corn College since its first year in 2008. Bauer has also worked closely with Farm Journal Field Agronomist Ken Ferrie for over 10 years.

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Is It Time for Nitrogen Applications on Wheat?

We have seen some notable stand comparisons in wheat that have only a week’s difference in planting date. The timing of planting date has proven to have an effect on wheat, but the timing of your nitrogen application should be your next most important order of business.

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What You Didn’t Know About Soybeans

For years corn has been the farmer’s primary crop. Soybeans followed a close race, but often remained on the backburner, until now. An article by Mosaic Crop Nutrition called, “The Silver Lining Soybean Strategy,” challenges growers to rethink their nutrient management strategies on soybeans.

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