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Burning Down Covers Before Planting

As corn and soybean planting approaches, a few best management practices for pre-plant burndown herbicide programs should be considered. John Wallace, a Penn State Extension weed management specialist, says burndown programs are most successful when applied in weather conditions that ensure targeted weeds and cover crops are actively growing (day temperatures above 55 degrees, and above 40 degrees at night). Read more in this article from Lancaster Farming.
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Rethinking Cropland Management with Planting Green

Peter Sexton, associate professor and South Dakota State University Extension sustainable cropping systems specialist at the SDSU Southeast Research Farm, has found that planting green has water quality benefits. Read more in this article from the South Dakota Soil Health Coalition.
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The National Strip-Tillage Conference returns August 8-9, 2024! Build and refine your strip-till system with dozens of new ideas and connections at the 11th Annual National Strip-Tillage Conference in Madison, Wis. Aug. 8-9, 2024. Experience an energizing 2-day agenda featuring inspiring general session speakers, expert-led Strip-Till Classrooms and collaborative Strip-Till Roundtables. Plus, Certified Crop Adviser credits will be offered.

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