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In recent years, high-clearance fertilizer application equipment make it feasible to apply nitrogen (N) fertilizer to corn later in the growing season. This publication explores the potential uses of late-season N app  More...

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This is a free preview of our new in-field reference that takes the popular Corn & Soybean Field Guide to the next level. Purdue University specialists created a comprehensive, science-based app to help you effectivel  More...
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This is the perfect in-field reference that takes the popular Corn and Soybean Field Guide to the next level. Purdue University specialists created this comprehensive, science-based app to help you effectively manage  More...
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This is the perfect in-field reference that takes the popular Corn & Soybean Field Guide to the next level. Purdue University specialists created a comprehensive, science-based app to help you effectively manage soybe  More...
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This is a free preview of our new in-field reference that takes the popular Corn & Soybean Field Guide to the next level. Purdue University specialists created a comprehensive, science-based app to help you effectivel  More...
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This is the perfect in-field reference that takes the popular Corn & Soybean Field Guide to the next level. Purdue University specialists created this comprehensive, science-based app to help you effectively manage co  More...
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This is a free preview of our new in-field reference that takes the popular Corn & Soybean Field Guide to the next level. Purdue University specialists created a comprehensive, science-based app to help you effectivel  More...
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This is a free preview of our new in-field reference that takes the popular Corn & Soybean Field Guide to the next level. Purdue University specialists created a comprehensive, science-based app to help you effective  More...
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This is the perfect in-field reference that takes the popular Corn & Soybean Field Guide to the next level. Purdue University specialists created a comprehensive, science-based app to help you effectively manage soybe  More...
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This publication explains the importance of weed control and gives suggestions on herbicide management strategies for corn, soybeans, small grains, and forages. It also includes special sections on marestail, Palmer a  More...
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This is a box of 25 copies of our popular in-field reference. This year's guide provides detailed and descriptive information for corn and soybean producers. Topics include identifying and managing insect, disease, an  More...

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This marketing guide is designed for growers interested in selling their farm or market garden products through farmers' markets, as well as for market managers and city planners in starting, managing, and promoting a  More...

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Although agronomic crops do not require pollinators to produce a crop, foraging bees are extremely likely to pass over or near agronomic crop fields in Indiana and states with similar cropping practices. As a result,  More...

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While agricultural pesticide applicators may not be able to control factors like habitat loss, they can take practical steps to help protect the pollinators so many in the agricultural industry rely upon. This publica  More...

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While agricultural pesticide applicators may not be able to control factors like habitat loss, they can take practical steps to help protect the pollinators so many in the agricultural industry rely upon. This publica  More...

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This book, published by the American Phytopathological Society (APS), provides the images, tools, and non-technical guidance to help ag professionals accurately diagnose corn diseases and disorders found in the fields of  More...

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This book, published by the American Phytopathological Society (APS), provides the images, tools, and non-technical guidance to help ag professionals accurately diagnose soybean diseases and disorders found in the fields  More...

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This four-page fact sheet provides a summary of answers to two questions posed to farmers, about the need for government and/or farmers to take actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The questions were a part of  More...

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This four-page fact sheet provides a summary of answers to five questions posed to farmers, about climate change and its causes. The questions were a part of a USDA-NIFA-supported survey, conducted in 2012, of 4,778 f  More...

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This fact sheet describes how economic factors from climate change can influence farm management. This publication, part of the Climate and Corn-based Cropping Systems Coordinated Agricultural Project (CSCAP), is ava  More...

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This brief summarizes key results from a 2012 survey of 4,778 farmers in 11 Corn-belt states. Here, the focus is upon farmers' concerns about how climate change and variable weather might affect soil moisture and prec  More...

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This brief summarizes key results from a 2012 survey of 4,778 farmers in 11 Corn-belt states. Here, the focus is upon farmers' concerns about drought- and heat-related threats to their farm operations. This publicatio  More...

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This brief summarizes key results from a 2012 survey of 4,778 farmers in 11 Corn-belt states. Here, the focus is upon farmers' concerns about how climate change and variable weather might affect pests and disease and  More...

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This second atlas (Volume 2) provides additional results from a 2012 survey of 4,778 farmers in 11 Corn-belt states. Here, the focus is upon farmers' specific behaviors, beliefs about climate and weather, and the tool  More...

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A resource for farmers, teachers, and extension educators and agricultural advisors for understanding the benefits of building soil organic matter and how to build soil organic matter. This publication was written by  More...

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This report describes lessons learned from social science research and the experiences of a team of university extension and outreach educators. The research and educators were a part of two USDA-NIFA climate projects  More...

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Understand how climate change is impacting and will continue to impact the weather in the Corn Belt. Raymond Arritt's research encompasses mesoscale meteorology, regional climate, and aerobiology in the Departments of  More...

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To develop a plan of work that responds to Midwest specialty crop needs, twenty-five specialty crop leaders, research and extension faculty participated in a planning process using a concept mapping methodology. The r  More...

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This fact sheet describes how climate change is impacting plant diseases, pests, and weeds in corn-soybean systems in the Midwest. It can be used with a  More...

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This fact sheet describes how carbon dioxide affects climate and can be used with a companion  More...

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This fact sheet describes soil organic carbon and can be used with a companion video (availabl  More...

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This fact sheet describes field-scale water balance and can be used with a companion video (availa  More...

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This fact sheet describes using nitrogren sensing for precision application of nitrogen. It can be used with a  More...

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A resource for extension educators, agricultural advisors and others, for understanding regional perspectives of corn-soybean farmers about climate change. Delineated by watershed, this collection of tables and maps p  More...

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alternate text here Product Code: CSCAP-159-2014

This publication for farmers, farm advisors and agricultural teachers contains articles about some of the findings of a USDA-NIFA-funded project researching ways to make corn-soybean systems more resilient to the impa  More...

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This four-page fact sheet provides a summary of answers to four questions posed to farmers, about the need for farm-level adaptation to increased weather variability. The questions were a part of a USDA-NIFA-supported  More...

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This four-page fact sheet provides a summary of answers to four questions posed to farmers, about the need for institutional support for adaptation to increased weather variability. The questions were a part of a USDA  More...

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This fact sheet describes the benefits of no-tillage in a corn-soybean system and can be used with a  More...
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This fact sheet describes soil diversity and variability and can be used with a  More...

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This one-page publication is a great teaching resource about the nitrogen cycle and can be used with a  More...
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This one-page publication is a great teaching resource for cover crops and can be used with a companion video  More...
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This fact sheet describes some research findings about how farmer beliefs and perceptions about climate change influence on-farm decisions. It can be used with a <  More...
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This fact sheet describes greenhouse gases in agricultural systems and can be used with a  More...
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Order SARE's Library of Publications thumb drives for access to SARE's current publications, program materials, videos and selected regional materials right at your fingertips -no internet connection needed. These lig  More...

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Annual ryegrass has become a popular cover crop choice for growers in Indiana and many other states. Unfortunately, its adaptability, quick establishment, and aggressive growth are also considered to be characteristics o  More...
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This pocket-size, in-field reference provides detailed and descriptive information for corn and soybean producers. Topics include identifying and managing insect, disease, and weeds; diagnosing herbicide injuries; soi  More...

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In Indiana, Fusarium head blight of wheat (FHB), periodically causes significant yield loss and reduced grain quality. The disease also produces mycotoxins, which are chemicals that are toxic to humans and livestock. Thi  More...
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Organic food is a booming business. The profit potential - along with other rewards - has farmers, ranchers and food business owners across the country considering the switch to organic production. But successfully ma  More...

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This is the second edition of the popular pocket-size in-field reference that helps readers effectively select, grow and use cover crops in their farming systems. It was written by members of the Midwest Cover Crops Cou  More...

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This is the second edition of the popular pocket-size, in-field reference that helps readers effectively select, grow and use cover crops in their farming systems. It was written by members of the Midwest Cover Crops Cou  More...

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Because agriculture dominates the Midwestern landscape, it has a huge impact on environmental quality. Agricultural producers are often advised to adopt practices that help to reduce the impact of agriculture on the e  More...

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This is the iPad app version of the popular pocket-size guide. This comprehensive, science-based app provides a range of information to help you effectively manage corn and soybean production. If you have ever used the p  More...
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Pricing silage crops can be much more challenging than pricing grains. This publication outlines methods for determining prices for various types of silage and includes a Web link to Purdue's Corn Silage Crop Calculator  More...
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This pocket-size, in-field reference provides detailed and descriptive information for wheat producers. Topics include selecting varieties, harvest practices, insects, diseases, weeds, and fertility.

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This pocket-size, in-field reference provides detailed and descriptive information for wheat producers. Topics include selecting varieties, harvest practices, insects, diseases, weeds, and fertility.

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Many cover crop species have characteristics that make them both desirable as cover crops and troublesome weed species. Weedy cover crop escapes not only affect the current production crop, but also can produce seeds and  More...
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For many years, N recommendations in the Midwest were based on achieving a specific corn yield goal (if you want so many bushels per acre, apply so much N). This began to change in 2006. As growers consider adopting thes  More...
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Management decisions in wheat production are growth-stage dependent. Applications of fertilizers, herbicides, and fungicides are most effective and profitable when applied at specific times. This publication describes pr  More...
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Building Soils for Better Crops is a one–of–a–kind, practical guide to ecological soil management, now expanded and in full color. It provides step–by–step information on soil&ndas  More...

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Managing Alternative Pollinators: A Handbook for Beekeepers, Growers and Conservationists is a first-of-its-kind, step-by-step, full-color guide for rearing and managing bumble bees, mason bees, leafcutter bees  More...

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Fertilizing alfalfa with phosphorus (P) and potassium (K) can increase yield and the stand's longevity. However, to maximize production and profitability, it is important to adjust fertilizer rates to meet the specific n  More...
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This manual provides an in-depth review of the applications of crop rotation-including improving soil quality and health, and managing pests, diseases, and weeds. Consulting with expert organic farmers, the authors sh  More...

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This production guide is produced for the Midwest strawberry industry. Sections include management, economics, plasticulture production, and marketing.  More...

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Seeding rate, plant population, and row spacing are tied together. If the population is too high, plants compete with each other and often lodge. If the population is too low, a producer is wasting growing space and lo  More...
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One of the most difficult early -season management questions that soybean growers ask is  More...
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Grazing systems management is a combination of art and science. You will have to master the art as it relates to your farm, but this manual will get you started on the science. It outlines the basics of grazing systems  More...

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This publication presents research that shows how plant height uniformity influences yield in continuous corn using conservation tillage systems. This publication discusses some real causes of yield loss in no-till corn  More...
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Giant ragweed is one of the most common and problematic weeds in corn and soybean production in the eastern Corn Belt. With the development of herbicide resistance in many giant ragweed poplulations, the number of effec  More...

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4-page publication explaining the consequences of and compromises involved in planting more corn after corn for ethanol production.  More...
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Managing Cover Crops Profitably explores how and why cover crops work and provides all the information needed to build cover crops into any farming operation. Along with detailed management information on the m  More...

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This five-page publication explains that calibrating a soybean grain drill becomes more important as the cost of soybean seed increases. It cites other advantages of calibration, explains how to perform such a calibratio  More...
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Soybean relies on a specific species of bacteria, Bradyrhizobium japonicum, to fix atmospheric nitrogen. This publication explores how this symbiotic relationship works and how inoculating these microbes can affect soybe  More...
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Foliar fungicide applications to limit Asian soybean rust yield losses will be the standard management practice for the foreseeable future. This book (produced by Ohio State University Extension) reviews the factors invo  More...

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This four-CD series includes Soybean Growth, Development and Diagnostics (CD-AY-4); Corn Growth, Development and Diagnostics: Germin  More...

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This guide is a planning tool to help producers develop a residue management program using selected tillage machines  More...
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This publication shows corn and soybean producers who use conservation tillage methods how they can estimate and manage crop residue cover.  More...
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This CD features comprehensive multimedia coverage of soybean management and includes information on 104 diseases, herbicide injury, insect, nematode, nutrient deficiency and other damage factors affecting soybeans from  More...

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Intercropping involves planting soybeans into standing wheat before wheat is harvested. This publication discusses best management practices for wheat that is for intercropping including variety selection, timing of pla  More...
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Intercropping involves planting soybeans into standing wheat before wheat is harvested. This publication discusses best management practices for soybeans that are intercropped, including variety selection, seed coatings,  More...
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Lists recommended varieties and discusses management steps needed to ensure adequate fertilization, proper seedbed preparation,and optimum stand establishment of wheat in Indiana.  More...
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Discusses steps to successfully renovate pasture land to improve both forage yields and animal performance.  More...
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The purpose of this publication is to simplify the process of forage selection for the producer by collecting all of the relevant information and presenting it in one place and in convenient form. The relative advanta  More...
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The purpose of this publication is to assist you in making that important corn replant decision. It allows you to determine your damaged field's current yield potential, its replant yield potential, and the dollar ret  More...
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Fundamentals of the construction and function of spraying systems, from simple fixed-rate units to state-of-the-art variable-rate systems.  More...
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Fundamentals of the modulated spraying nozzle control (MSNC) system, a technology which can significantly improve the performance of both new and existing spraying equipment.  More...
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This publication discusses two different site-specific management approaches for the variable rate application of crop production inputs (i.e., fertilizer, pesticides, etc.) and the benefits of each.  More...
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This publication Information includes pollination procedures, pesticide recommendations and the duration of the toxic effects on bees.  More...
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This CD is a comprehensive multimedia coverage (color photos, sound, video) of diseases, herbicide injury, insects, nutrient deficiency, and other damage factors affecting corn from knee high through maturity. This CD  More...

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This CD is a comprehensive multimedia (hundreds of color photos plus digital sound and video) coverage of diseases, herbicide injury, insects, nutrient deficiency and other damage factors affecting corn from germination  More...

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Earthworms are an important component of many healthy, productive soils; they improve soil porosity and tilth by their feeding, casting, and burrowing activity. Earthworms may be particularly important in no-till or othe  More...
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Discusses the characteristics of tall fescue, its establishment, fertilization, maintenance, renovation and harvesting as pasture of hay.  More...
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This publication discusses why corn emerges unevenly, describes research that measured how much uneven emergence reduces corn yields, provides recommendations for managing uneven emerging stands, and gives suggestions  More...
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Readers will discover how aerial photography can improve crop management in this publication. It also discusses problems detected, equipment needed, film and interpretation of photographs.  More...
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The objectives of this publication are 1) to describe the relationship between plant stress, plant sugars, and stalk rot, 2) to provide the producer with preventive management options to help minimize the risk of stalk  More...
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This publication discusses the selection and management of emergency or supplemental forage crops.  More...
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Discusses the effects of rotating crops on crop yields, soil fertility, insects, weeds, and diseases. Provides suggestions for making the right decisions under alternative tillage systems.  More...
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Seed requirement table intended as a general guide to assure establishment of acceptance soybean populations.  More...
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Discusses the characteristics of biennial sweetclovers, as well as variety selection and planting and fertilizing recommendations.  More...
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