Producers have know for years the importance of pollinators (they even have their own week!) and the necessity of keeping them in your field or garden. A pollinator is an insect that causes plants to make fruit or seeds. They do this by moving pollen from one part of the flower of...Read More: How To Attract Pollinators to Your Garden
The yellow pattern on your leaves can tell you a lot about the problem your plant is having and it can be a wide variety of issues. Potted plants are particularly susceptible to yellow leaves, usually because of limited sunlight or watering issues, so be on the lookout in...Read More: 5 Reasons Your Plants are Turning Yellow
Cover crops have been on the rise among farmers for several years now for their undeniable advantages. They help keep weeds under control, improve and protect your soil and control disease. Plus, they are low maintenance! Cover crops work well for gardeners and farmers alike, whether you have several fields...Read More: Cover Crops 101
Farmers and gardeners have know for a long time that livestock manure is a “soil builder” – a way to improve the soil quality and provide much needed nutrients to the ecosystem. It is an energy source for healthy and active microbial activity that stabilizes nutrient sources and makes those nutrients...Read More: Four Benefits of Manure in Your Field or Garden
Beju Plant Food is an environmentally friendly way of replenishing trace minerals – including calcium, copper, zinc, phosphorus, magnesium, iron, sulfur, manganese and molybdenum – into your soil ecosystem. The list of benefits below are a broad overview of the ways Beju Plant Food can help your soil, but there...Read More: What Can Beju Do For You?
Will we ever make it to 200 bushel corn on average per year? In an article from Agweb, Mike Kavanaugh (AgriGold agronomy manager) gives his opinion on the subject. “I don’t think it will be by 2030, but it will happen sometime,” he told attendees of an Allendale, Inc....Read More: Will We Ever Make It To 300 Bushel Corn?
We’ve been experiencing below average temperatures (and even snow!) this month in Nebraska, which made us wonder more about how exactly cold weather during germination effects our main products – corn and soybeans. We found two great articles from Ag Anytime (linked below) that gave a good description of...Read More: How Does Cold Weather Affect Corn and Soybeans?
Salty soil is a tough issue for producers and there are several kinds of salt that can affect your soil. Saline soil means that there is a high salt content. Water naturally moves from areas of low salt content to high salt content and will sometimes develop a white...Read More: 5 Tips for Managing Salty Soils
Molybdenum is a micronutrient that some producers have never heard of or do not know much about. It can only be found in trace amounts and is truly a “micronutrient.” It is still essential to the soil ecosystem, though, and can have a significant impact on your crop yield when maintained at the...Read More: The Dirt on Molybdenum
Mycorrhizal Fungi is a soil fungus that is essential to soil fertility and the root system. The fungus acts as an extension of the root itself and determines the flow of water, nutrients, and air into the soil and directs the pathways of root growth. It also opens up channels...Read More: What is Mycorrhizal Fungi?