Fertilizers in the Seed Row (“Pop-up”)

by Matt Hagny For those who don’t know my history, I’ve been an agronomist (independent crop consultant) for nearly a quarter-century now, working almost exclusively with no-till systems during that time. So, first and foremost, I’m an agronomist. I only started...

Dealing with Ruts in No-till

by Matt Hagny I’ve spent a lot of time over the years urging no-tillers to avoid compaction and ruts with their equipment by using larger, low-pressure radials (see article) or tracks on everything that might be in the field when it’s wet. For the most part, the...

Seeds Must Absorb Moisture (Help Them)

by Matt Hagny I’ve spent my working life as an agronomist (independent crop consultant), trying to improve no-till cropping systems and methods. I didn’t set out to manufacture or sell planting equipment—I arrived here out of necessity, in that one of the...