Estimate the cost of corn silage in your ration (Ration Management)
Use this tool to figure out the financial implications of feeding higher or lower levels of corn silage.
Plan for 2011 crop production expenses now (Planting Pointers; Industry Insider)
Experts say the cost of growing crops is expected to rise.
Seed selection decisions critical (Planting Pointers)
Get the facts when selecting 2011 corn hybrids.
Scientists re-sequence six corn varieties (Industry Insider)
Discovery may help determine which genes are responsible for specific traits and lead to improved corn hybrids.
Predatory bugs take on corn rootworms (Industry Insider)
Results from first comprehensive research program on corn rootworm predators show promising results.
What can you do with used plastic? (Storage Solutions)
Use these hints to help safely recycle materials from silo bags and other forage coverings.
Crop adviser conference coming soon (Industry Insider)
Annual Indiana Crop Advisor Conference slated for Dec. 14-15 in Indianapolis.
Change farming practices to slow phosphorus runoff (Planting Pointers)
Iowa State University researchers say increased ground cover and no-till practices significantly reduce runoff.
New study shows benefits of Bt corn (Industry Insider)
Area-wide suppression of corn borers using this technology can improve yields and grain quality of even non-Bt varieties.
Good corn silage harvest practices pay off (Harvest Help)
Use these hints to help you do a better job.