Agronomy Update: Episode 1:2
Greetings, and welcome to the second AFS Agronomy Update! Every other week until spring planting, we will be releasing a video to our customers full of relevant agronomy information. This week’s video will cover the following topic:
Winter Corn Rootworm Survival and Mortality
Common Questions of the Week:
“If my soil gets cold enough, will... [Read more...]
Join us at our Cover Crop Meeting!
Cover Crop Information Meeting
When: January 27th, 2015 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
Where: Asmus Farm Supply- Rake 50245 40th Ave Rake, IA 50465
Next week on January 27th, Asmus Farm Supply in Rake, IA will be hosting an informational meeting on Cover Crops for our growers, starting at 11:00 a.m. Asmus Farm Supply is proud... [Read more...]
First Agronomy Update
Every other week outside of the growing season, Asmus Farm Supply will be producing a short video on the most talked about agronomic topics of the week. This week, we will be discussing the following:
Common Questions of the Past Week:
“With margins narrowing this year,... [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...]
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