Every season for 14 years, we’ve been surprised by unexpected benefits generated by our WakeUP Spring and WakeUP Summer: Higher crop yields. Higher test weights. Better taste and quality in garden
NOAA seasonal weathercasters are painting a dry-July bullseye on Iowa. Several commercial long-range weather services are more cautious about severe dry stress in the central Corn Belt — but none expect above-normal
In April 2008, I first heard about the original surfactant which we transformed into today’s WakeUP. Three companies in Florida and one in Ohio advertised a “plant-based” cleaner/surfactant that supposedly stimulated
March 19, 2022: By Jerry Carlson More than 40 years ago, I freelanced a booklet for Amchem titled, Farming With Tomorrow’s Wild Weather. It became a collectors’ item
The National Cover Crop Summit organized by No-Till Farmer concludes today, but you can still tap into the excellent video presentations by following instructions at this
Those 4-color full-page ads that used to fatten farm magazines a few years ago are so yesterday. In their place — campaigns urging farmers to try the
Bob Streit’s latest report to consulting clients covers a wide range — and ends with a dozen specific recommendations for weathering the 2022 crop season.
For years, Renewable Farming has urged transitioning your farm toward resilience against high fertilizer, fuel and chemical costs, regulatory shocks and wild commodity prices. Well, they’re all here. Now. March
High grain prices and high input costs mean that good, consistent yields are critical to your bottom line this season. If dry weather threatens the western Corn Belt
Malting barley was the first small grain rejected because of glyphosate residues. Growers were spraying glyphosate as barley reached maturity, for uniform drying and burning down green
Geopolitical turmoil, fertilizer shortages, South American drought, higher grain prices — Consultant Bob Streit’s advisory to clients attempts to put uncertainties into perspective. February 21, 2022
One of the most encouraging growers we’ve met recently is Matt Cruce, who’s expanding his family’s citrus grove in northern Florida near Madison. He’s launching
The first organic cornfield pictured here is near Topeka, Indiana. It yielded 266 bu. per acre. Value: $10 per bushel. $2,660 per acre. No chemical or herbicide cost.