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Crop rotation considerations

With harvest advancing across the U.S., Enlist field specialist Mark Mongen says farmers are reflecting on a growing season full of ups and downs. And as plans for 2024 take shape, he tells Brownfield weed management is a critical piece and encourages farmers in a... Read More.

A crop that requires a lot of rotation 

Throughout the week we’ve been learning more about how horseradish is used, raised, and harvested. The condiment is easily sourced in the grocery store.  But it requires a lot of attention to raise.   Dennis Heepke, a horseradish farmer from southern Illinois says horseradish is... Read More.

Don’t rush to change crop rotation because of tar spot

Crop rotation is not a reliable management strategy against tar spot, according to the recent Tar Spot Summit by AgReliant Genetics. Damon Smith, an Extension plant pathologist with the University of Wisconsin-Madison, says growers shouldn’t change their cropping or tillage systems. “We see little, tiny... Read More.