Retired engineer Bob Recker is an expert on wide row corn. In this week’s podcast, Recker explains why dedicating half of your corn growing space can triple your bottom line with little impact on corn yields, how 60-inch corn rows can improve soil health and water quality, why research and development are happening every day on the farm, and more.
Editor’s note: For clarification, there has been no research stating that using 60 inch wide corn rows adds significant financial benefit.
The National No-Tillage Conference returns January 9-12, 2024!Build and refine your no-till system with dozens of new ideas and connections at the 32nd Annual National No-Tillage Conference in Indianapolis, Ind. Jan. 9-12, 2024. Experience an energizing 4-day agenda featuring inspiring general session speakers, expert-led No-Till Classrooms and collaborative No-Till Roundtables. Plus, Certified Crop Adviser credits will be offered.
At this Brooklyn, Wisconsin, field day, Jose Nunes, a graduate student at weed scientist Rodrigo Werle’s UW-Madison research and extension lab, shared his findings about how much cereal rye biomass is needed for optimal weed suppression..
For more than a quarter of a century, the National No-Tillage Conference has been providing the practical tips and information you need to run a more successful no-till operation. In our 32nd year, we’re ready to do it again as our event takes place in Indianapolis, Indiana, January 9-12, 2024!