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October is a busy month in the fields – not only are corn and soybean harvest underway, but it’s time to plant winter small grains for next year’s harvest. Our small grains shared learning call this month therefore featured Paul Mugge and Dick Sloan, farmers who have been growing winter small grains for several years, […]

October 11, 2017 

BLOG POST

Small grains cost-share dollars are now available for farmers in Iowa, Minnesota and WisconsinFor Release: September 21, 2017 Download PDF (103 kB) Contacts: Alisha Bower | Midwest Cover Crop Associate | Practical Farmers of Iowa | (515) 232-5661 | [email protected] Sarah Carlson | Midwest Cover Crops Director | Practical Farmers of Iowa | (515) 232-5661 [...]

September 21, 2017 

NEWS RELEASE

After taking a break in May we got back onto our monthly small grains shared learning call on June 9. One of our pilot program farmers from Blooming Prairie, Minnesota, Mark Ditlevson, took the floor at the beginning of the call to discuss his fungicide and fertilizer regime for his small grains and his set […]

June 23, 2017 

BLOG POST

Objective: Determine the effect of a fungicide on seed yield and germination rate of seed in cereal rye and winter wheat.

June 28, 2016 

RESEARCH PROTOCOL

This fall has been an especially good one for cover crops. Ample moisture and temperatures (it’s been in the 70s in central Iowa the past few days!). Below are photos taken today (Nov. 4) of experimental plots at Jeremy Gustafson’s farm. Jeremy’s farm in Boone County is one of the locations in the Cover Crop Variety […]

November 4, 2015 

BLOG POST

Objective: Quantify the agronomic performance of, and weed control in, soybeans receiving a companion seeding of winter wheat in the seed furrow.

July 7, 2015 

RESEARCH PROTOCOL

Objective: Document all pertinent production and cost information with respect to growing a crop rotation consisting of corn-soybean-winter wheat + legume.

July 6, 2015 

RESEARCH PROTOCOL