Citations with the tag: CROP rotation
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- Rotation gets to the root of the problem.
Long, Cheryl // Organic Gardening (08973792); Nov96, Vol. 43 Issue 8, p15
No abstract available.
- Crop rotations can be worth the gardener's effort.
Long, Cheryl // Countryside & Small Stock Journal; Sep/Oct95, Vol. 79 Issue 5, p30
Presents tips on crop rotation for gardeners. Functions of crop rotation; Three groups for crops.
- THE NEVERENDING EXPERIMENT.
Long, Cheryl // Odyssey; Mar2009, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p6
The article presents information on an experiment on cotton started in 1896 by Professor J.F. Duggar of Auburn University in Alabama to study the long-term benefits of crop rotation, which is now the oldest cotton experiment in the world, and is continuing till now.
- A bountiful harvest of knowledge.
Smithson, Julie Kay // Southwest Farm Press; 11/6/2008, Vol. 35 Issue 21, p5
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Rotation options offer opportunities," by Ron Smith in the October 2, 2008 issue.
- Consistent and cheaper crops favour farmers.
Smithson, Julie Kay // Farmers Weekly; 12/27/2002, Vol. 137 Issue 26, p36
Focuses on the benefits of consistent and low-cost spring variety crops for British farmers. Information on the plan of farmers to include spring field barley in crop rotation; Views of farmer David Ford on the importance of soil fertility; Advantages of growing barley.
- Nitrate readings.
Stopes, Christopher // New Scientist; 10/6/90, Vol. 128 Issue 1737, p66
Comments on the practice of organic farming and the use rotations by organic farmers to balance the fertility building pasture phase with the exploitative arable phase.
- The effect of farming practices on reducing excess nitrogen fertilizer use
Uri, N. D.; Huang, W.-Y. // Water, Air & Soil Pollution; Sep1994, Vol. 77 Issue 1/2, p79
No abstract available.
- Cotton boosts Oklahoma corn and wheat rotation.
Stalcup, Larry // Southwest Farm Press; 10/4/2012, Vol. 39 Issue 19, p15
The article presents information on the role played by cotton in boosting the productivity of corn and wheat and highlights its use in crop rotation in Oklahoma.
- Cotton, wheat rotation keep Texas farm operations viable.
Schoonover, Vic // Southwest Farm Press; 5/20/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 13, p8
The article focuses on the farm operation of cotton and wheat in Texas with the use of 50/50 rotation system which leads to the growth of cotton crop.
- Tillage effects on peanuts are minimal; rotation crucial.
Smith, Ron // Southwest Farm Press; 5/20/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 13, p24
The article reports on the effects of tillage and crop rotation on peanut production in Oklahoma.
- Foxhollow Farm looks to the past to build a bright future.
Smith, Ron // Natural Foods Merchandiser; Dec2012, Vol. 33 Issue 12, p26
The article focuses on Foxhollow Farm, in which generations want to manage the 1,300-acre farm outside Louisville, Kentucky and to return the soil to what three-crop rotation farming had depleted.
- CROPS DIGITAL offers you advice for spring cropping.
Smith, Ron // Crops; 12/10/2011, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p20
The article focuses on the key spring cropping options for rotation, including linseed, and malting barley.
- Grow better soybeans with these 6 tips.
FLINT, JOSH // Prairie Farmer; Apr2013, Vol. 185 Issue 4, p24
The article shares tips for growing better soybeans, including lengthening the period of crop rotation, not stressing over planting date, and pushing against the upper limit of seeding rate.
- Crop rotation is far more common than continuous planting.
FLINT, JOSH // Farm Industry News Exclusive Insight; 4/15/2013, p4
The article presents a chart published in the March 2013 Amber Waves which indicates that crop rotation is more common than continuous planting in U.S. farm production, while cover crops remain rare.
- Foxtail millet for the Central Plains.
Senft, Dennis // Agricultural Research; Jan1998, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p22
Focuses on the discovery of enough moisture on the central Great Plains for a crop rotation that includes foxtail millet, along with wheat. Annual precipitation of the area; Reason for planting foxtail millet; Dry matter per acre being produced by Golden German, one variety of foxtail millet.
- Stretch your muscles.
DRURY, SALLY // Horticulture Week; 1/8/2013, p23
The article presents the author's advice on how one can build up physical activities by keeping records on the weather's temperature, inspecting grasses for lying water which are prone to algae, and planning crop rotation for vegetables.
- CROP ROTATION, REPLANTING, BUGS.
DRURY, SALLY // Texas Gardener; Jul/Aug2013, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p50
The article presents questions and answers related to gardening which include crop rotation practice, solutions for bugs and stink bugs, and the name of a plant with yellow flowers.
- Fight herbicide resistance with rotation.
ARENS, CURT // Nebraska Farmer; Sep2013, Vol. 154 Issue 9, p48
The article focuses on the use of chemistries and crop rotation to address the problem of ragweed and other weeds' resistance to herbicide.
- Focus shifts to soybeans.
VOGT, WILLIE // Ohio Farmer; Dec2012, Vol. 308 Issue 12, p40
The article focuses on the use of high yield methods and crop rotation for boosting the production of soybean which has always been considered as secondary crops. INSET: Key Points.
- Wheat freeze damage provides opportunity to rotate to cotton.
Stotts, Donald // Southwest Farm Press; 5/2/2013, Vol. 40 Issue 12, p16
The article focuses on Wheat growers in Oklahoma State which has witnessed late freezing thus, resulting in crop damage, recovery fro which has been suggested by rotating their failed wheat acres into cotton.
- Getting ready for winter canola.
Stotts, Donald // High Plains Journal; 9/2/2013, Vol. 131 Issue 35, p6B
The article offers information on winter canola, yellow flowering plant, which can be seen in spring time in Kansas and is a rotational crop with winter wheat as it can draw water and nutrients up to the surface from deep down the soil where wheat roots can't reach.
- Pros and cons of simple rotations.
BECK, DWAYNE // Dakota Farmer; Dec2013, Vol. 132 Issue 12, p38
The article discusses advantages and disadvantages of various types of crop rotation which include simple rotations that limits number of crop sequence and interval combination, simple rotations with perennial sequences which limits number of annual crops to manage, and compound rotations.
- PFI needs more cooperators.
BECK, DWAYNE // Wallaces Farmer; Feb2013, Vol. 138 Issue 2, p32
The article reports on the recruitment of Practical Farmer's of Iowa of farmers on the third crop rotation project to measure the potential nitrogen saving when transitioning from three year crop rotation.
- Complex rotations add diversity.
BECK, DWAYNE // Dakota Farmer; Jan2014, Vol. 133 Issue 1, p32
The article discusses the diverse and longer system offered by complex rotations of crop production as well as their advantages and disadvantages.
- Researches Regarding the Crop Rotation and Irrigation Influence on Gluten Content of the Wheat Grain in the CriÅŸurilor Plain Conditions.
BECK, DWAYNE // Bulletin of the University of Agricultural Sciences & Veterinary; 2009, Vol. 66 Issue 2, p532
An abstract of the article "Researches Regarding the Crop Rotation and Irrigation Influence on Gluten Content of the Wheat Grain in the CriÅŸurilor Plain Conditions," by Ileana Ardelean, Cornel DomuÅ£a, Gheorghe Bandici, Maria Åžandor, Ioana Borza and Christian DomuÅ£a. is presented.
- Experts claim rigid crop rotation schedules can threaten business' viability.
BECK, DWAYNE // Horticulture Week; 6/18/2010, p30
The article reports that farmers should not follow specific and rigid rules related to crop rotation as it can harm business viability.
- Profit with healthier soil.
NANDA, DAVE // American Agriculturist (0161-8237); Mar2014, Vol. 211 Issue 3, p14
The article focuses on various agriculture practices that limit soil compaction and add organic matter to the soil and thus makes the soil healthier and supports more productive crops and also offers several benefits of crop rotation. INSET: 9 reasons for rotating crops.
Schlegel, Rolf H. J. // Encyclopedic Dictionary of Plant Breeding & Related Subjects; 2003, p334
A definition of the term "predecessor," which refers to the crop before the recent cropping, within the crop rotation, is presented.
- Peanut/cotton rotation possible option when Temik is no longer available.
Smith, Ron // Southwest Farm Press; 2/3/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p1
The article looks into the agricultural potential of peanut-to-cotton rotation as an alternative measure to maximize production among peanut farmers following the phase-out of Temik soil-applied insecticide in the U.S.
- Manure, farmer's markets: solution for a growing world's food needs?
Brandon, Hembree // Southwest Farm Press; 6/2/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 14, p4
In this article the author focuses on the statement of John Tester, sighting the lack diversity in crop rotations and less diversity and competition in marketing crops due to the U.S. farm programs.
- OG Problem Solver.
Brandon, Hembree // Organic Gardening; Jan/Feb2003, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p14
Gives advice on controlling diseases and pests invading plant crops. Advantage of crop rotation; Suggested crop rotation scheme.
- INPUTS GROW MORE COSTLY.
Brandon, Hembree // Corn & Soybean Digest; Dec2010, Vol. 70 Issue 11, p38h
The article reports that Bruce Erickson, Purdue's director of cropping systems management, estimates that variable costs of rotational corn will be up by 13 percent in 2011 over 2010 while soybean production cost will increase by six percent and a continuous corn costs of about 14 percent in 2011.
- Grower's praise for break crop that's full of beans.
Impey, Louise // Farmers Weekly; 1/13/2012, Vol. 157 Issue 2, p7
The article focuses on beans as a break crop being commended by grower Mark Wells at Burbage Farms in Leicestershire, England. It cites the reasons for his loyalty to the crop, including its ease of harvesting. It is noted that a major factor to consider when selecting break crops is seed...
- Environmental and economic consequences of including...
Foltz, John C.; Martin, Marshall A. // Atlantic Economic Journal; Sep91, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p57
Reports the research's economic results from a study of two typical 202.4 hectare (500 acre) farms in the Eastern Corn Belt in the United States, one with high productivity soil and one with low productivity soil. Analysis of the different scenarios with a mathematical model; What induce...
- FIGHTING ROOT MAGGOTS.
Hoffman, Rosetta // Organic Gardening (08973792); Apr88, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p9
Presents a letter to the editor of 'Organic Gardening,' concerning the control of maggots through crop rotation.
- Labor realities and farming.
Hoffman, Rosetta // American Agriculturist (0161-8237); Dec2012, Vol. 209 Issue 12, p31
The article reports that rotating crops and tending them in new ways are unrealistic in the near future in the U.S.
- Building soils for better crops.
Tonneson, Lon // Dakota Farmer; Apr2011, p5
The article focuses on the increase in soil organic matter gains at Cronin Farms in Gettysburg, South Dakota, which has risen from two percent to four percent after it has added cover crops in the rotation following winter and spring wheat that improves soil nutrient and moisture,
- Steps toward healthier soils.
BETTS, LYNN // Kansas Farmer (0022-8583); Jan2013, Vol. 151 Issue 1, p92
The article offers information on how to develop healthy soils including the reduction of tillage, the application of organic matter supplies, and the use of crop rotation.
- Residual herbicides, different modes of action critical for glyphosate-resistant weed control.
Lawrence, Brantlee // Southwest Farm Press; 2/8/2012, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p27
The article offers recommendations on glyphosate-resistant weed control which include crop rotation, cultivation and tillage practices, and the use of residual herbicides.
Lawrence, Brantlee // Farmers Weekly; 6/22/2012, Vol. 157 Issue 25, p12
The article reports that Home-Grown Cereals Authority (HGCA) senior analyst Jack Watts questioned the point at which oilseed rape reaches saturation in arable rotations at Cereals 2012 trade show in Lincolnshire, England.
- Making peanuts work with wheat.
SMITH, J. T. // Farmer-Stockman; Nov2012, Vol. 102 Issue 11, p9
The article presents information on farmer Dan White and his son Clint White who plant peanuts in northern Wilbarger County, Texas and also informs that they rotate peanuts to new ground each year with wheat that works for the farm as a rotation crop with peanuts and helps control soil borne...
- Focus on soybean fertility.
VOGT, WILLIE // Wallaces Farmer; Dec2012, Vol. 137 Issue 12, p56
The article discusses the importance of planting soybeans as it can boost yields while usinf it as a rotation crop.
- No-till, crop rotation important for future.
Carrico, Jennifer // High Plains Journal; 6/17/2013, Vol. 131 Issue 24, p14B
The article focuses on the statement of Dwayne Beck, manager of Dakota Lakes Research Farm Corp., as per which no-til farming reduces the use of fuel and crop rotation helps with proper intensity of water and carbon in order to increase the efficiency and productivity of the ground.
- Palmer can be stopped.
Prostko, Eric // Southern Farmer (1541-2008); Mar2012, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p8
The article focuses on the control of palmer amaranth in peanut fields in Georgia which include performing a moldboard plow, planting peanuts in twin rows and planting corn in rotation with cotton and peanuts.
- Rotate wheat fields into winter canola.
Cebert, Ernest; Ward, Rufina; Kumar, Suresh // Southern Farmer (1541-2008); Jan2012, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p21
The article focuses on the initiation of the OKcanola agricultural program by the Oklahoma State University whose goal is to promote winter canola crop rotation.
- Sandy soils, pH influence SCN levels.
Cebert, Ernest; Ward, Rufina; Kumar, Suresh // Nebraska Farmer; Sep2013, Vol. 154 Issue 9, p53
The article focuses on the impact of crop rotations and soil factors on the population of soybean cyst nematode in sandy soil fields in Nebraska.
- How does wheat profitability stack up against other crops?
Danehower, Chuck // Southeast Farm Press Exclusive Insight; 10/16/2013, p1
The article discusses the profitability factor in the development of a wheat production plan such as consideration of factors including financing ability or available capital, crop rotation and seed availability, as well as the timing of wheat harvest in comparison to other production practices.
- Big surge in WOSR.
Abel, Charles // Farmers Weekly; 1/10/2003, Vol. 138 Issue 2, p43
Reports on the popularity of winter oilseed rape among British farmers, according to the National Farm Research Unit. Estimated winter rape area; Application of winter oilseed rape as break crop.
Impey, Louise // Farmers Weekly; 6/8/2012, Vol. 157 Issue 23, p14
The article focuses on the STAR project, a long-term rotational systems study examining the interaction between four different rotations and four different cultivation methods, taking place at Stanaway Farm, Otley in Suffolk, England as of June 2012. According to Ron Stobart of the National...
- Corn in the rotation helps fight weeds.
PROSTKO, ERIC // Southern Farmer (1541-2008); Jan2013, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p12
The article offers the author's insights regarding the importance of having field corn in crop rotation to prevent herbicide-resistant weeds.