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Iowa State University

Agriculture and Environment Extension Publications

Plant Sciences

2008

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Soybean Drying And Storage, Charles R. Hurburgh Jr. Nov 2008

Soybean Drying And Storage, Charles R. Hurburgh Jr.

Agriculture and Environment Extension Publications

Why would you artifi cially dry a crop that normally dries in the fi eld? One reason would be late planting due to double cropping or wet fi elds, or poor fall weather may result in soybeans that are too wet to store. Second, harvesting early, when soybeans are still wet, reduces fi eld losses, harvest losses, and market weight losses and allows more time for other fall fi eldwork.


Calibration And Uniformity Of Solid Manure Spreaders, H. Mark Hanna, Tom L. Richard Sep 2008

Calibration And Uniformity Of Solid Manure Spreaders, H. Mark Hanna, Tom L. Richard

Agriculture and Environment Extension Publications

This publication outlines how to calibrate dry manure equipment and measure the manure distribution uniformity, and shares results of ISU Extension research comparing rear- and side-delivery spreaders.


Resource Conservation Practices: Consideration In Selecting No-Till, Mahdi Al-Kaisi, H. Mark Hanna, Michael D. Duffy Jul 2008

Resource Conservation Practices: Consideration In Selecting No-Till, Mahdi Al-Kaisi, H. Mark Hanna, Michael D. Duffy

Agriculture and Environment Extension Publications

Consider the advantages of a no-till system. This publication looks at weed control, residue management, equipment requirements, nutrient management and the results of yield and economic return studies.


Resource Conservation Practices: Consider The Strip-Tilling Alternative, Mahdi Al-Kaisi, H. Mark Hanna May 2008

Resource Conservation Practices: Consider The Strip-Tilling Alternative, Mahdi Al-Kaisi, H. Mark Hanna

Agriculture and Environment Extension Publications

Strip-tillage is an alternative to no-till in areas where poorly drained soils are dominant. Read about comparisons of strip-tillage to other tillage systems and the benefits and possible concerns.