Cover-crop Seeding This Fall

by Matt Hagny If you don’t already have your cover-crop rye and triticale seed purchased, now is a great time to get that plan underway for when your corn crop is harvested. The benefits and management techniques I’ve written about previously here still hold. The...

Cover Crops: It’s Not Too Late!!

by Matt Hagny, freelance agronomic consultant since ’94 For most of the readership in North America, it’s not too late to establish cereal rye (or triticale). Cereal rye ahead of soybeans is almost a no-brainer. Except in the driest fringes of soybean country (like...

Winter wheat: Got enough N for fall growth?

by Matt Hagny, freelance agronomic consultant since ’94 For the winter wheat (or cereal rye) you may be about to plant, will it have enough nutrients for what it needs to do this fall? Lack of N and other nutrients will affect winterhardiness, as well as...