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Spring 2023 Weather Outlook
Spring weather is a critical time for many farming operations; your tillage and cover crop plans can influence your success. Read our guide on how to navigate what may come your way.
How to Deal with Cool, Wet Soils in No-Till
Wet and cold soils during planting are a common risk in row crop production. No-till farming can be a contributor to slow warming and drying of soils. Here are a few tips to help reduce that risk.
Early Spring Herbicide Timing for No-Till Soybeans
Controlling weeds early, during the critical weed-free period for soybeans, is important for minimizing yield losses from weed competition.
Saving Soil and Increasing Profits: Do Strip-Till and No-Till Have a Place on Your Operation?
Are your tillage practices affecting your profits? Tillage can provide solutions to many in-field problems, but it can also cause problems of its own.
Cultivating Success: Maximizing Returns When Planting No-Till Corn
No-till planting. You either have it figured out, think you do, or have admitted that there must be a better way to cultivate success in your fields than your current practices allow.
Soil Organic Matter: Its Functions and Value
Organic matter is a driver of many important soil processes. Understanding its function is important in managing soils to their fullest potential.
How Do Cover Crops Affect My Crop Insurance?
Cover crops can co-exist with crops that are insured in the federal crop insurance programs. Here is a handy guide to navigate the nuances you may come across.
No Till and Water Use Efficiency
Using water efficiently in crop production is focused on reducing losses and maximizing the water you do have. No-till farming practices are a key tool when trying to increase water use efficiency.
Benefits of Mycorrhizae Fungi
Mycorrhizae are a collection of many species of symbiotic or beneficial soil-borne fungi that help nourish a host plant.
Benefits and Management of Crop Rotation
Crop rotation is a component of crop production and an implement for farm management as it balances agronomy and economic market realities.
What is the Value of your Crop Residue?
Carefully weigh the pro's and con's of and consider the long-term and short-term affects of removing or keeping crop residue on your fields.
4R Considerations for No-Tillage or Strip-Tillage Systems
No-till and strip-till practices require a different approach to fertilizer strategy. Take these tips into consideration when planning your fall fertilizer applications.
Crop Residue: Your Soil's Protective Shield
Harvest and planting are times to focus on residue management. The benefits of residue have led farmers to use less aggressive tillage to conserve some crop residue.
Three Considerations for Residue Management in Corn Fields
Set next season's crop up for success by creating optimal conditions. Here are a few tips to consider as you look ahead to planting next year.
Good Weed Control Starts in the Fall
Is your tillage pass helping? Consider these tips when deciding on practices for suppressing next year's weeds on your operation.
How Can Cover Crops Benefit My Nutrient Management Plan
Cover crops can capture residual nitrogen, recycle nitrogen and other nutrients, reduce leaching losses, and/or retain phosphorus and potassium.
Corn Yield Response to Tillage
Different tillage practices can have measurable impact on corn crops in Monmouth, Illinois.
Uses and Benefits of Cover Crops
Cover crops can provide many agronomic and economic benefits, including weed suppression, soil enhancement and more.
Around the Farm Podcast: November 2022
In this episode, Clint talks with Colin Rogers and Tyler Williams who are sustainable systems agronomists with ForGround by Bayer.
Join us for educational events to help you advance your knowledge base of no-till, strip-till, cover crops and carbon credits. Our experts will be on hand to assist you.
Everything Strip-Till with ETS/SoilWarrior
Join our Sustainable Systems Agronomist as he digs deep into common strip-tillage questions with an expert from ETS/SoilWarrior.
WEBCAST: Take Advantage of Your Farm's Carbon Opportunity
Join us for a recent webinar recording covering the current state of carbon markets as well as a look into what sets the Bayer Carbon Program apart from others in the industry.
What's All The Fuss About Regenerative Ag and Carbon Credits?
In this episode, Clint Chaffer talks with ForGround by Bayer Sustainable Systems Agronomists Colin Rogers and Tyler Williams about the potential benefits of practices like no-till and cover crops.
Why Should You Choose the Bayer Carbon Program?
What sets the Bayer Carbon Program, part of ForGround by Bayer, apart from similar programs in the industry? We can sum it up in three words: Simple. Flexible. Certain.
Bayer Carbon Program: A New Revenue Stream for Farmers
“It’s not cows and plows anymore,” says Jason Lay as he talks about data analytics, regenerative practices and carbon sequestration.
Agronomist Testimonial: Tyler Vreugdenhil
Nebraska-based technical agronomist Vreugdenhil explains how regenerative agricultural programs can support soil health benefits.
Agronomist Testimonial: Nathan Falk
Technical agronomist Falk speaks about his experiences with farmers in Wisconsin who are already benefiting from the Bayer Carbon Program. “We keep it simple,” he says.
Now is the Time to Enroll in Carbon Credits
The ForGround by Bayer team is excited to offer an additional incentive up to $2,000 to growers who enroll eligible fields in the Bayer Carbon Program now through March 31, 2023*.
Illinois Sustainable Agronomy Days
Join our experts for an up-close look at the latest research in no-till, strip-till, and cover crops. March 28 in Millstadt, IL and March 30 in New Berlin, IL
Meet our Sustainable Agronomy Team
Our agronomy team is here to assist growers in their journey to adopting regenerative practices like strip-till, no-till and cover crops.
Matching Cover Crops to Your Goal
Advances in soil health can be achieved by minimizing disturbance, maximizing biodiversity, maximizing soil cover and providing continuous living roots.
Soil First® Decision Tree
Cover crop mixes can provide an array of benefits when used as part of a larger crop rotation strategy.
Bayer Launches Groundbreaking Collaboration with Perdue AgriBusiness
Collaboration expands Bayer's industry-leading ForGround platform with the potential to enable even more growers to benefit from regenerative agriculture practices in the future.
Enrollment is your first step toward experiencing the benefits of practice change. Get full agronomic support from our team along with guidance on revenue potential.
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