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Farm Journal: Late Spring 2013


Magazine Features

  • Contamination Concerns
    04/27/2013
    Here is a list of seven ways to avoid long-term contamination from pesticide chemicals.
  • Droughts to Floods
    04/27/2013
    Farmers, get ready for wild weather—the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is predicting a little of everything this spring.
  • Pick Your Path
    04/27/2013
    Head to the field with Farm Journal Agronomists Ken Ferrie and Missy Bauer and Farm Journal High-Yield Wheat Expert Phil Needham.
  • Your Living Soil
    04/27/2013
    Manage soil microorganisms to pave the way to healthier soil and higher yields.
  • A Few Rotten Apples
    04/27/2013
    Many farmers wonder whether the crop insurance conspiracy will be the impetus for sweeping changes in the crop insurance program.
  • Drought In The Rear View
    04/27/2013
    Will 2012’s extreme drought drag down this year’s yields?
  • Hard Reality
    04/27/2013
    In many areas of the country, hard water is a fact of life, it’s a good idea to re-evaluate best practices to ensure chemical performance.
  • Overpowered Acres
    04/27/2013
    On the heels of an extreme drought year and yo-yo prices, controlling costs is a full-time job.
  • Sustainable Strategy
    04/27/2013
    Debates about food and fuel are often framed in absolutes: Corn is either for ethanol or for livestock feed.
  • The Challenge of Going Beyond Sustainability
    04/27/2013
    Simply achieving “sustainability” is not good enough. We must have the research, technology and production practices to go beyond sustainability.
  • Aquifer Depletion Causes Delta Blues
    04/27/2013
    The term “black gold” has been synonymous with oil, but farmers in the Mississippi Delta have reason to feel that way about their soil, too.
  • Decode Wheat Wonders
    04/27/2013
    Wheat College strives to arm farmers with information they can take home to increase yields.
  • Machinery Journal
    04/27/2013
    Recognizing the trend for increased hydraulic and electrical capabilities on tractors to handle the power needs of modern planters, Dawn Equipment introduces the Rfx Plus hydraulic down pressure system.
  • Potassium Speaks Up
    04/27/2013
    Dialing in the correct rate of potassium (K) fertilizer based on testing method, leads to a healthy soil–crop–farmer relationship.
  • Risks and Rewards
    04/27/2013
    Foliar fungicides were on the minds of few U.S. soybean farmers a decade ago but they could lead to a yield boost.
  • Savings Take a Hit
    04/27/2013
    Farm bill plans approved in 2012 by the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry and the House Committee on Agriculture no longer yield the budget savings previously estimated.
  • A Chat With The New NAWG President
    04/27/2013
    Farm Journal had a chance to talk with Von Bergen about his farming background as well as his aspirations for NAWG this coming year.
  • An Unlikely Border War
    04/27/2013
    The wheat industry finds itself wrapped in controversy as farmers on both sides of the border struggle to buy varieties and sell their grain fairly.
  • Off the Back Burner
    04/27/2013
    Although research traditionally favors corn and soybean advancements at the expense of wheat that might be about to change.
  • Technology Journal
    04/27/2013
    One of the challenges with living in a rural area is spotty cellular service.
  • Work the Market
    04/27/2013
    One of the most challenging responsibilities of a farmer is to manage risks—and deciding how much money to spend to control those risks.
  • Acreage Shuffle
    04/27/2013
    Weather and prices rewrite 2013 crop mix decisions.
  • Weed Warriors: Get Set for Success
    04/27/2013
    Consider these additional tips to help you get the most bang for your post-emergence herbicide buck.
  • Weed Warriors: Mix It Up for Best Results
    04/27/2013
    The herbicide tank mix Tim Fransen used on corn and soybeans in 2012 cost one-third to half again as much as the two shots of glyphosate he traditionally used. But Fransen has no regrets.

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Columnists

  • Before You Park It
    04/27/2013
    There are a million things to do once crops are planted, but a rainy day spent doing preventive maintenance to your planter can save time and money next spring.
  • Legal Ease: Ag in the Courtroom
    04/27/2013
    Legal issues play an increasingly important role in American agriculture and will influence how farmers and ranchers meet the daunting challenge of feeding a growing population.
  • Bears: Plant and Wait
    04/27/2013
    The market is still reeling from the March bombshell that hit the grain complex.
  • “Africa Is Not For Sissies”
    04/27/2013
    I was sitting with my friends in a tiny bar in the village of Ruace, Mozambique, Africa, drinking a not-too-bad local beer while waiting for some government officials to arrive.
  • Leave a Legacy: You Don’t Have to Plan
    04/27/2013
    The risk of inaction far outweighs the risk of engaging in the process.

Test Plots

  • Bridge the Gap
    04/27/2013
    The No. 1 nitrogen management advice from Farm Journal Field Agronomist Ken Ferrie is...
  • Soybean Test Plot Report
    04/27/2013
    Farm Journal's soybean test plot report focuses on in-field studies of row spacing, white mold remedies and cyst nematode control.

Departments

  • Editor's Notebook: Little Life Lessons From Our Graduates
    04/27/2013
    Lighthearted life lessons from our graduates.
  • Policy Journal
    04/27/2013
    USDA final­ly released their budget proposal for fiscal year (FY) 2014.
  • Production Journal
    04/27/2013
    A bipartisan group of U.S. senators unveiled their long-awaited immigration reform proposal that includes a framework for a farm worker program.
  • Tailgate Talk
    04/27/2013
    Summertime means the gardens and grills are going, here are some fun summer statistics and more.
  • Crop Tech
    04/27/2013
    The Japanese beetle is becoming an increasingly prevalent pest in the north-central region of the U.S.
  • $100 Ideas
    04/27/2013
    You can join our $100 Ideas Club! Share your unpublished ideas and join our $100 Ideas Club.
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