Extension Ag Update
January/February 2001
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Weather or Not To Spray
Of all the factors that can influence a pesticide application, one of the most important is entirely outside your realm of control: the weather. More

Soybean Yield as Affected by Biomass and Nitrogen Uptake of Cereal Rye in Winter Cover Crop Rotations
The inclusion of cereal rye as winter cover crop following corn has been suggested as a valuable nutrient management tool in the typical corn–soybean rotation of the U.S. Midwest. More

Before Applying Anhydrous Check the Soil Temperature Report Website
The Ilinois State Water Survey is now posting daily maps showing 4 inch bare soil temperatures across the state. More

Animal ID: Where Are We?
Industry representatives met last week to discuss the first phase of NAIS, premises identification. NAIS, or National Animal Identification System, is the implementation phase of the U.S. Animal Identification Plan. More

Rural Route 2
The Rural Route 2 service is designed to help farm families get through tough times. More