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Summer Cover Crop Behind Corn

When corn has been harvested there are usually a couple months of growing season left.  Pigweed, among others weeds, can really flourish once the corn is gone and no longer competing for light, water, and nutrients.  The photo below shows … Continue reading

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Pigweed Worse in No-till or Conventional?

I noticed something interesting this week.  I was visiting a field in Dillon where Gordon Mikell with NRCS dug a soil pit last month (What Lies Beneath The Soil).  Once Gordon was finished with the pit, it was filled in and … Continue reading

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Planting Cover Crops Behind Corn

Corn harvest has wrapped up for several growers, leaving a number of fields empty for the remainder of the summer.  Rather than letting fields sit empty, some growers are giving cover crops a try.  Here is Carl Coleman of Dillon County … Continue reading

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