Planting Progress and Implications for Corn and Soybean Acreage
Since the release of the March 31 Prospective Plantings report and the April World Agricultural Supply report, the corn and soybean markets turn their focus to spring planting. According to a Universi...
Emergency Preparedness on Dairies
Emergency preparedness is something we all know we should do, but unfortunately it often ends up on the “to do list” never getting checked off as completed. We know emergencies happen, we ...
Corn Nitrogen Recommendations
Variable—the one word often used to describe corn response to nitrogen (N). Soil variability within a field influences the N supply due to changes in soil texture, organic matter content and top...
Respirator Guidelines to Meet New Worker Protection Standards
Requirements for a medical evaluation, fit testing and specific training for use of respirators and the associated record keeping became effective Jan. 2, 2017. At this time, most growers are aware of...
Experts Discuss State of the Art in Drainage Water Quality
Nearly 80 water quality experts met last week in Champaign, Illinois, to discuss the latest in farm drainage water quality. The occasion was the joint annual meeting of the North Central Extension and...