Crop Residue

Amelioration Strategies after Corn Residue Removal

December 7, 2017
The authors review three research studies on how amelioration practices such as adding cover crops and/or manure may offset any effects of removing crop residue.

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Perceptions of Crop Consultants and Crop Producers on Grazing Corn Residue in Nebraska

October 19, 2017
A new journal article by University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers reports on the results of a survey asking consultants and growers about what factors influence their thinking on grazing crop residue. The report notes that while corn residue grazing is a longstanding practice in the state, currently only about 25% of the state's corn residue is being grazed.

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Online Crop Residue Exchange Links Growers and Grazers

August 16, 2017
A new interactive online tool, the Crop Residue Exchange, links farmers with fields of crop residue with livestock producers looking for new grazing opportunities.

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Estimating the Full Value of Crop Residue

August 11, 2017
If you're considering cutting drought-stressed corn or sorghum for silage, you might want to take a second look at its nutrient value to the next crop if left in the field.

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