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Steps to Terminating Cereal Rye Cover Crops

April 22, 2019 6:03 PM Need a step-by-step approach to terminating cereal rye cover crop either 10-14 days before planting corn or right before? Practical Farmers of Iowa has got you covered! These steps could help prevent the “green bridge”, or pathways in which plant diseases can transfer from rye to corn. Find out more here.

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Heaving found in Alfalfa Taproots

April 8, 2019 5:13 PM Heaving in alfalfa taproots was recently observed in southern Indiana. Keith Johnson, forage specialist at Purdue University, states temperature swings could cause widespread damage and that growers, CCAs, agronomists, etc., should scout fields immediately for winter injury and heaving. Heaving is characterized by freezing and thawing ground that pushes the plant crowns and upper taproots up, almost separating the crown from the taproot altogether. This can predispose the crop to disease, states Johnson. Read the…

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Clean Lakes Alliance Breakfast

April 1, 2019 4:29 PM Join Clean Lakes Alliance at the annual Community Breakfast on Wednesday, May 8th at the Alliant Energy Center Exhibition Hall to hear from lake experts and community leaders about the state of the Yahara River Watershed lakes. Clean Lakes Alliance Community BreakfastPresented by Foley & Lardner LLPWednesday, May 8th; 7:30 – 9:15 a.m.Alliant Energy Center Exhibition Hall$1,000 per table | $100 per seatGovernment, nonprofit, educational, & student discounts availableReserve your seat today! This year, we’ll…

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Great Lakes Conservation Connect Events

March 27, 2019 8:00 AM Great Lakes Conservation Connect (GLCC) is holding a free workshop today from 10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for agencies, organizations, farmers, and landowners about opportunities to improve water quality and strengthen the future of farming in the region. 3360 Gypsy Ln,Mt. Morris, NY 14510Email Aaron Ristow aristow@farmland.org for more information or to register. If you missed it, feel free to email Aaron for future events or visit www.farmland.org/greatlakes! GLCC is also hosting a landowner learning…

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