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Fall Residue Management for Successful Spring Seeding

As harvest season quickly approaches (or in some areas, continues), it is difficult to think about seeding in 2018 when the 2017 crop is still out in the field.  In many areas of the prairies, a successfully planted crop in the spring depends on proper crop residue management the previous fall.  Management… Read More »

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Pre-Harvest Burndown: Why Uneven Emergence Matters

As a grain producer, it’s always a satisfying feeling moving into August to see crops beginning to ripen. Of course, this means that harvest is just around the corner, which also means that it will soon be time for pre-harvest burndown (desiccation). The application of a herbicide before… Read More »

Conserving Moisture at Seeding Time

One defining characteristic of the Great Plains is the variability of weather conditions.  While some areas are still recovering from excessive moisture dating back to last fall, a large part of the region has been dealing with substantial drought over the course of this spring and summer.  Even… Read More »

Wheat Midge and the Importance of Early Maturity

Over the last number of months, we have been discussing how a seeding operation affects other areas of farming throughout the year.  With the hot, dry weather being experienced across the prairies, it is a good time to talk about another damaging pest:  wheat midge.  Even though forecast maps often… Read More »


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