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Corn Residue Management - Penn State Extension

2014-9-23  A 200 bu/A corn crop leaves about 5 tons of dry crop residue. In contrast, soybeans leave less than 2 tons/A of residue so its management is a lot simpler. There are many questions and suggestions as to how to manage that much corn residue

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Grazing Corn Residue - Penn State Extension

2017-10-11  Grazing Corn Residue. Corn stover is often used as ground cover baled for bedding for the winter season, but it can also be utilized as a forage in some situations where feed supplies are limited. In Pennsylvania, it is common for corn residue left after combining grain to be utilized as ground cover throughout the winter, serving to protect ...

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No-till Residue Management - Penn State Extension

No-till Residue Management. ... Also to plant a cover crop, if you use a drill that knocks down that corn residue and puts a cover crop in, it seems like the residue decays fastest if it stays a little bit moist. At the base of the growing cover crop it stays moist and it helps to decay a little bit quicker. ... The Penn State Agronomy Guide ...

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Five Tips For Managing Corn Residue At Harvest No-Till ...

2014-10-1  1. Raise the corn header. One way to manage residue is to limit it. Penn State University Extension recommends raising the corn header to avoid taking in too much residue. However, stalks shouldn’t be so tall that they can get stuck in the planter or drill during planting.

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Tar Spot: A New Corn Disease for ... - Penn State Extension

2020-10-7  Tar spot, a fungal leaf disease, was positively identified in a cornfield in Lancaster County this week. First discovered in Pennsylvania in September 2020, this potentially yield-limiting disease arrived initially in the US in 2015 and made headlines during the 2018 growing season when there was widespread economic impact in the Midwestern states.

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Crop residue management - Extension at the University of ...

2021-10-13  Most growers incorporate corn residue into the soil with tillage or leave it on the soil surface. However, some livestock producers harvest corn residue for use as feed and bedding. There’s also interest in using corn residue for biofuel production in order to reduce reliance on fossil fuels. However, regularly harvesting all of a field’s corn residue

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Vertical tillage for corn residue management - MSU

2015-4-28  Vertical tillage for corn residue management. Tim Harrigan, and Marilyn Thelen, ... When sizing corn residue is the primary goal, less aggressive coulters and toolbars with a zero degree gang angle and a rolling or spring-tine harrow can distribute residue evenly while reducing tillage intensity. ... Michigan State University Extension

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High Nitrate Potential in Corn Silage — Penn State College ...

Since nitrates accumulate in the stalks, consider a higher cut height. If high nitrate levels are suspected, use forage as silage rather than green-chop. Ensiling reduces nitrates by 50 to 60 percent. Ideally, allow the forage to ferment for 3 to 4 weeks before feeding to allow the fermentation process to complete.

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Residue Management Options Successful Farming

2017-11-15  The answers will depend on what your goals are for residue management, says Mark Licht, Iowa State University Extension cropping systems specialist. From a soil erosion standpoint, Licht says 50% to 70% of corn residue should be left on the field

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corn residue management JenREESources's Extension Blog

2020-11-8  Corn residue management has been a topic of discussion for years. Research on this topic has included use of tillage, baling, grazing, and use of products like nitrogen. Iowa State conducted a three year study evaluating the effects of conventional tillage, no-till, and strip-till on residue breakdown on Bt and non-Bt corn residues.

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Five Tips For Managing Corn Residue At Harvest No-Till ...

2014-10-1  1. Raise the corn header. One way to manage residue is to limit it. Penn State University Extension recommends raising the corn header to avoid taking in too much residue. However, stalks shouldn’t be so tall that they can get stuck in the planter or drill during planting.

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Residue management consideration for this fall ...

2020-9-10  Residue management consideration for this fall. Managing residue and tillage this fall can be a challenge given the volume of residue due to downed corn by high winds and drought. There is a tendency to think about tillage as the first option in managing a high volume of crop residue. The impact of residue incorporation with tillage on soil ...

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Corn residue management begins in the fall - MSU Extension

2011-11-1  Corn residue management begins in the fall. Mike Staton, Michigan State University Extension - November 1, 2011. Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of several options for managing corn residue this fall in preparation for soybean planting. The quantity and quality of corn residues

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Tips for Managing Corn Residue in Continuous Corn ...

2009-3-27  By Mahdi Al-Kaisi, Department of Agronomy and Mark Hanna, Department of Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering Many farmers planning for continuous corn this season are having spring tillage questions because wet conditions and late harvest in many parts of Iowa delayed tillage operations last fall. Farmers now want to know how to approach managing the corn residue, given the potential wet ...

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High Nitrate Potential in Corn Silage — Penn State College ...

Since nitrates accumulate in the stalks, consider a higher cut height. If high nitrate levels are suspected, use forage as silage rather than green-chop. Ensiling reduces nitrates by 50 to 60 percent. Ideally, allow the forage to ferment for 3 to 4 weeks before feeding to allow the fermentation process to complete.

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Vertical tillage for corn residue management - MSU

2015-4-28  Vertical tillage for corn residue management. Tim Harrigan, and Marilyn Thelen, ... When sizing corn residue is the primary goal, less aggressive coulters and toolbars with a zero degree gang angle and a rolling or spring-tine harrow can distribute residue evenly while reducing tillage intensity. ... Michigan State University Extension

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corn residue management JenREESources's Extension Blog

2020-11-8  Corn residue management has been a topic of discussion for years. Research on this topic has included use of tillage, baling, grazing, and use of products like nitrogen. Iowa State conducted a three year study evaluating the effects of conventional tillage, no-till, and strip-till on residue breakdown on Bt and non-Bt corn residues.

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AGRONONYO M TESAGRONONYO M TES

2020-6-22  on corn residue after harvest, with the idea that extra N will facilitate rapid microbial activity and decomposition of the corn residue. Remember that the most important factor for residue decomposition is temperature and not the amount of available N, so applying more N isn’t necessarily the best way to avoid N immobilization

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Managing Corn Residue with ... - Iowa State University

2012-6-28  Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host two tours of residue management plots in July. Wednesday, July 18, 10 a.m. to noon Ben and John Olson Farm, (5 miles northeast of Van Horne on 21st Avenue Drive; lunch provided by the Benton County Cattlemen)

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Recommendations for Managing Corn Residue at Harvest ...

2021-10-15  2. Leave some of the corn stalk standing at harvest. A 12- to 18-inch tall corn stalk anchored and upright after harvest helps keep the residue in place, reducing residue movement by wind and water. It also catches snowfall and reduces wind erosion. The standing residue allows good air movement down to the soil surface, encouraging faster ...

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5 ways to ensure success when grazing cattle on corn

2018-12-13  Penn State Extension says spring-calving cows and dry cows should maintain body weight or even gain weight by grazing corn residue. First-calf heifers, though, will need additional supplementation — 3.5 pounds of whole soybeans, 4.5 pounds dry brewers grains or 3.5 pounds dried distillers grains per head per day.

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Residue management consideration for this fall ...

2020-9-10  Residue management consideration for this fall. Managing residue and tillage this fall can be a challenge given the volume of residue due to downed corn by high winds and drought. There is a tendency to think about tillage as the first option in managing a high volume of crop residue. The impact of residue incorporation with tillage on soil ...

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Corn residue management begins in the fall - MSU Extension

2011-11-1  Corn residue management begins in the fall. Mike Staton, Michigan State University Extension - November 1, 2011. Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of several options for managing corn residue this fall in preparation for soybean planting. The quantity and quality of corn residues

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Tips for Managing Corn Residue in Continuous Corn ...

2009-3-27  By Mahdi Al-Kaisi, Department of Agronomy and Mark Hanna, Department of Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering Many farmers planning for continuous corn this season are having spring tillage questions because wet conditions and late harvest in many parts of Iowa delayed tillage operations last fall. Farmers now want to know how to approach managing the corn residue, given the potential wet ...

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High Nitrate Potential in Corn Silage — Penn State College ...

Since nitrates accumulate in the stalks, consider a higher cut height. If high nitrate levels are suspected, use forage as silage rather than green-chop. Ensiling reduces nitrates by 50 to 60 percent. Ideally, allow the forage to ferment for 3 to 4 weeks before feeding to allow the fermentation process to complete.

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Vertical tillage for corn residue management - MSU

2015-4-28  Vertical tillage for corn residue management. Tim Harrigan, and Marilyn Thelen, ... When sizing corn residue is the primary goal, less aggressive coulters and toolbars with a zero degree gang angle and a rolling or spring-tine harrow can distribute residue evenly while reducing tillage intensity. ... Michigan State University Extension

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Managing Corn Residue with ... - Iowa State University

2012-6-28  Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host two tours of residue management plots in July. Wednesday, July 18, 10 a.m. to noon Ben and John Olson Farm, (5 miles northeast of Van Horne on 21st Avenue Drive; lunch provided by the Benton County Cattlemen)

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Recommendations for Managing Corn Residue at Harvest ...

2021-10-15  2. Leave some of the corn stalk standing at harvest. A 12- to 18-inch tall corn stalk anchored and upright after harvest helps keep the residue in place, reducing residue movement by wind and water. It also catches snowfall and reduces wind erosion. The standing residue allows good air movement down to the soil surface, encouraging faster ...

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Corn Growth and Development - SDSU Extension

2019-9-4  Figure 5.1 Dry-matter accumulation in corn plant over time. (Courtesy: Iowa State) Many management decisions consider the stage of growth and development of the crop. For example, some pesticide products are labeled for use only at . 5-1

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Baling Corn Residue - University of Nebraska–Lincoln

2015-9-10  Bo Liu, Extension Cropping Systems Disease Management Specialist Tim M. Shaver, Extension Nutrient Management Specialist Aaron Stalker, Extension Beef Range Systems Specialist Matt C. Stockton, Extension Agricultural Economist Steve L. Young, Extension Weed Ecologist. Removing corn residue by baling is widely practiced in Nebraska.

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