Madison, Wis. – July 22, 2016 − Farmers will want to plan ahead and sign up early for USDA conservation funding. Jimmy Bramblett, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) State Conservationist in Wisconsin, announced farmers interested in the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) need to apply by September 2, 2016, for funding in 2017. Applications are being taken at all USDA Service Centers in Wisconsin. Read more
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Fertilizer application technology being used today has improved over the last ten years by leaps and bounds, ensuring that crop advisors can put nutrients in the right place to maximize productivity and benefit crops. By working with some of today’s most advanced variable rate technology (VRT) systems, your ag retailer can help you deliver fertilizer with remarkable precision. It’s not enough to just be in the vicinity, you have to be at the exact right place with the right application prescription based on the best information available or your outing may not be very productive. Nutrient applications following the 4R principles – right source, right rate, right time and right place – ensure that you are doing all that you can to use best management practices. Read More
Every farmer wants to optimize crop recovery of their applied fertilizer nitrogen. The common goals are to maximize profits, while also sustaining soil organic matter and minimizing losses of nitrogen to the environment. Read more