Farm Journal: Early Spring 2009


Magazine Features

  • It''s a Classic
    03/28/2009
    Commodity conference puts farmers in touch with a range of opportunities
  • Conservation Now
    03/28/2009
    Onion and Corn Rotations May Require Less Nitrogen and Managing Fertility in No-Till
  • $100 Ideas
    03/28/2009
    Save Sharp Saw Blades, Prevent Rodent Access, Portable Dairy Barn Helper
  • Machinery Journal
    03/28/2009
    Case IH disk ripper, Great Plains Turbo-Chisel, Massey Ferguson rotary header, Fast sprayers, Kubota tractor, McCormick compact tractors.
  • Production Journal
    03/28/2009
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  • Wheat Journal
    03/28/2009
    More Dough for Bread, Blight Predictions, Control Head Scab and Leaf Diseases with One Application, and Eye on Winter Wheat
  • Crop Tech
    03/28/2009
    Bumper Bean King, Refuge Revelations, Rush the Season
  • Technology Journal
    03/28/2009
    Touch Screen from Outback, Precision Technology Integration, Water Management and Expanded Planter Monitor Functions
  • Policy Journal
    03/28/2009
    President Barack Obama's budget plan for fiscal year 2010 contains more problematic details than most expected. At least one of the ag provisions is labeled dead on arrival. The provision: Deny direct payments to farmers with gross sales of more than $500,000—and shift those dollars to nutrition efforts.
  • Biofuels Update
    03/28/2009
    Stimulus package includes biofuels, biofuels will be a factor in Spring acreage battle, and  cellulosic ethanol in Florida
  • Water Problems Creep Across the U.S.
    03/28/2009
    New Farm Journal series explores ag's role in the crisis
  • Field Checkup
    03/28/2009
    Cutting-edge remote sensing technology pays off for farmers in 2008
  • When a Soil Test Lies
    03/28/2009
    Don't let soil sampling mistakes cost you money
  • The New Bean
    03/28/2009
    Geneticists say improvements should rival corn during the next decade
  • Tips for No-Till Success
    03/28/2009
    A properly equipped and maintained planter makes the difference between success and failure
  • Focus on Safety
    03/28/2009
    Proper skid-steer handling tips
  • Gear Up for VRT
    03/28/2009
    Preplanning makes variable-rate technology cheaper and easier to manage for application of nitrogen and seed
  • Water Hogs No Longer
    03/28/2009
    Tight water supplies force ethanol efficiency
  • Another Nest Egg
    03/28/2009
    Northern plantings of winter wheat help save ducks in the flyway
  • Biotech Traits, Please
    03/28/2009
    Survey of wheat growers shows desire to inject traits
  • Doorway Dilemma
    03/28/2009
    Mega-sized doors in modern farm shops require special design considerations
  • Planning Pays Off
    03/28/2009
    Shop Journal featuring Pete and Julie Mertz's shop in Ottosen, Iowa.
  • Peterson Lays Out Plans
    03/28/2009
    Farm bill implementation, climate change and more on the to-do list for 2009
  • Words of Wisdom
    03/28/2009
    Well-known speaker David Kohl shares "thinking quotes" for farmers and lenders to mull over
  • Tailgate Talk, Monsanto's Machinery Fleet
    03/28/2009
    Monsanto's machinery fleet; Stat Rack: U.S. soybean production stats for 2008 and predictions for 2009; What a Day!: Tangled Mess
  • Always Ready to Roll
    03/28/2009
    Service truck is fully equipped from cab to toolbox
  • Four-Step Plan to Manage Residue
    03/14/2009
    Planting corn on corn forces one farmer to hone his residue handling technique.

Web Extra

  • Farm Safety Video
    04/13/2009
    A-Series Skid Steer Loader Safety and Operating Tips: Video

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