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4 major corn leaf diseases to watch for in 2016

It was a tough planting season in part of the Corn Belt this year. Now that the crops are finally growing, you need to protect them from diseases and insects. Which pathogens will be more prevalent this summer depends on the weather. However, cool, wet weather this spring appears ominous for the spread of northern […]

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What is Soil Fertility?

Soil fertility is the capacity of soil to support plant growth and the many beneficial processes that occur in soil.  Soil fertility is the combined effects of chemical, physical and biological characteristics of the soil.  We understand the physical and chemical characteristics of soil much better than we understood the biological part. Biological fertility refers […]

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