2023 Management Strategies for Goss’s Wilt and Tar Spot in Corn
2023 Management Strategies for Goss’s Wilt and Tar Spot in Corn What are diseases Goss’s Bacterial Wilt and Tar Spot fungus and why is there a concern? Goss’s Wilt is a bacterial disease found in corn. The bacteria shuts down the pipeline of nutrients and water from traveling up and down the stalk […]
Can You Really Be Profitable in Today’s Market?
How much did your fertilizer bill jump in the last few years? While farmers tripled their fertilizer budget, in some cases, fertilizer manufacturers recorded triple-digit profit increases for most of 2022. The numbers are shocking. “Mosaic’s net earnings totaled $842 million in the first nine months of 2022, representing an increase in profits of […]
Carbon Farming: Often-Overlooked Nutrient Boosts Crop Production
Pop quiz—what’s the most limiting nutrient in crop production? If you guessed carbon, you’re right. There’s a lot of talk today about reducing and removing carbon to protect the environment. But what about managing carbon effectively on your farm to get more from every acre, animal and gallon of manure? There are 5 things every farmer must understand about carbon to produce healthier crops, provide more nutritious feed for livestock and supply more nutrient-dense food for people. Knowledge by itself isn’t enough, though. Click here to learn about the 5 things and a 3-phase Recipe for Success for carbon management to build healthier soils, cut your fertilizer bill, and boost your crops’ resilience and yield potential, no matter what Mother Nature brings.
HOW TO BE AN OVERCOMER
HOW TO BE AN OVERCOMER There’s a saying that everyone wants to be an overcomer, but nobody really wants any challenges to overcome. While there are plenty of challenges in modern agriculture, ProfitProAG’s Winter Conference 2023 offered a wealth of knowledge to help you be an overcomer. “As Albert Einstein said, we can’t solve our […]
Are Fungicides the Answer to Tar Spot?
Are Fungicides the Answer to Tar Spot? If tar spot has hit your area—and fungicides aren’t controlling the disease—there’s a reason why. There’s also one key thing you must do to protect your crop. “In the last three to four years, tar spot has become a major challenge,” said Dr. Don […]
Want to Cut Your Fertilizer Bill?
Want to Cut Your Fertilizer Bill? Use Nutrients More Efficiently Think high yields require a lot of fertilizer? What if you could cut back on chemical and petroleum-based fertilizers and still do more with less. You can when you focus on biology to properly feed your soil and crops. “It’s all about […]
Drones Take to Next Level
Drones Take Spraying, Dry Spreading to the Next Level When it’s time to spray or spread, how many times is it either too muddy to get into the field, or you can’t get a plane scheduled? What about getting cover crops seeded on time? Forget all that frustration. Things are looking up, thanks […]
5 Reasons to Use Drones on your Acres
5 Reasons to Use Drones on Your Acres When it’s time to spray, how many times is it either too muddy, or you can’t get a plane scheduled? Ever had trouble getting cover crops seeded on time? Forget all that frustration. Things are looking up, thanks to today’s high-tech drones. […]
Put Biologicals to the Test
Put Biologicals to the Test, Cut Fertilizer Bill with BeCrop There’s a lot of buzz today about biologicals to boost crop yields, but can they really deliver on their promises? You don’t have to guess anymore, thanks to an advanced soil test that uses genomics to give you answers—and potentially slash your fertilizer […]
Is it time for a new vision for agriculture?
Is It Time for a New Vision for Agriculture? As 2023 gets underway, there’s a lot for farmers to manage, including high energy prices, soaring fertilizer costs, weather challenges and a potentially prolonged period of high interest rates. If it feels like the time to prepare for an uncertain future, that’s right. […]