Corn+Soybean Digest

QUICK WAY TO CUT COSTS

Save $8-10/acre by eliminating one field pass, says Gary Zoubek, University of Nebraska Extension educator. He suggests forgetting about shredding stalks, since Nebraska planter researchers found no advantage to removing corn stalk residue if the planter is weighted and down-pressure springs are used to keep the proper planting depth. For more information check out http://cropwatch.unl.edu/.

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