AFS Customers and Minnesota Corn Impact
Technology is a tool we love at Asmus Farm Supply, Inc. Whether it’s data intake programs, or tracking software for chemical tanks, or measuring the efficacy of crops in the areas we serve. Any new technology is something we LOVE to share.
The Minnesota Corn Growers Association (MCGA) has developed a spectacular new map highlighting the impact... [Read more...]
Asmus Farm Supply Cover Crop Options
With the wet weather and late-spring freezing temperatures during planting season, Iowa and Minnesota saw record numbers of prevented planting acres.
Asmus Farm Supply is now offering cover crop seeds for the first time starting in 2013. Our goal is to be able to help our customers preserve their soil during times when weather prevents them planting... [Read more...]
Benefits of Strip-Tilling Cover Crops
Strip-tilling has become a great tool to both protect and nourish crop soil during harsh winter months.
Instead of doing intensive tilling, which dries the soil more quickly and leads to greater erosion dangers, strip-tilling cuts down the cellulose-rich cover crop and provides a nourishing cover. Turning over the soil in strips also warms the soil,... [Read more...]
Field Preparation – Beating Frost To The Punch
From pre-planting to weed control and on to harvest, we at Asmus Farm Supply try to be as informative and helpful as we can be to assure your crops’ success.
With the approaching fall and winter (predicted to be colder and wetter this year) we decided to research some solutions for frost updates and GDU measurement and tracking for the upcoming season.
Here... [Read more...]
New Pyroxasulfone Herbicides
Recent registrations for new products containing the active ingredient pyroxasulfone will offer longer residual control of tough weeds in corn and soybean fields. The market has been anxiously awaiting the approval of pyroxasulfone in row crops. This long chain fatty acid compound will have the capability of offering up to ten weeks residual control... [Read more...]
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