1. Nutrient Value of Wheat Straw

    Jul 10, 2014

    With wheat harvest underway, we often get questions about the nutrient value of straw.  The nutrient value of wheat straw is influenced by several factors including weather, variety, and cultural practices.  Thus, the most accurate values require sending a sample of the straw to an analytical laboratory.  However, “book values” can be used to estimate the nutrient values of wheat straw. 

  2. Evaluating Soybean Stand

    Jun 10, 2014

    As soybean planting wraps up, it’s time to consider evaluating soybean stands.  Planting conditions were not always ideal this year.  Soil conditions were a little wet when planting started and now have turned fairly dry in most areas.  Here are some points to keep in mind when evaluating soybean stand.