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2012 Presentations & Proceedings

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Harrisonburg

Corn Establishment
Missy Bauer, B&M Crop Consulting (AUDIO ONLY)

Cutting Through the Spin on Micronutrient
Dr. Joel Gruver, Western Illinois University, School of Agriculture, Macomb, Illinois

Making the No-Till Transition
Panel – Anthony Beery, DJ Myers, Daniel Austin, and Paul Davis; Virginia farmers

Nitrogen Management in Simple Terms
Wade Thomason, Grain Crops Specialist, Virginia Tech

Perennials in No-Till
Richard Fitzgerald, NRCS Agronomist, Verona Field Office, Verona, Virginia

Slug Management
Bobby Clark, Senior Extension Agent, Agricultural and Natural Resources, Virginia Cooperative Extension

The Science and Management of Soil Biology
Dr. Joel Gruver, Western Illinois University, School of Agriculture, Macomb, Illinois

Tips for Successful No-Till Wheat and Barley
Wade Thomason, Grain Crops Specialist, Virginia Tech

Rocky Mount

Building Crop Diversity – Why It Matters
Dr. Joel Gruver, Western Illinois University, School of Agriculture, Macomb, Illinois

Crop Roots – Why They Matter
Dr. Joel Gruver, Western Illinois University, School of Agriculture, Macomb, Illinois

Making No-Till Work on My 300 Cow Virginia Dairy
Anthony Beery, Beery Farms Inc., Mt. Crawford, Virginia

Making No-Till Work on Our Virginia Dairies
Farmer Panel

Managing Soil Compaction – Fundamental Principles
Chris Lawrence, Cropland Agronomist, NRCS

Managing Soil Compaction – How We Do It
Farmer Panel

Colonial Heights

Small Grain Update
Wade Thomason, Grain Crops Specialist, Virginia Tech

Deep Tillage for Corn: Yes? No? Maybe?? (PDF)
Wade Thomason, Grain Crops Specialist, Virginia Tech

Critical Steps for Optimal Soil Fertility (PDF)
Mark S. Reiter, Soil and Nutrient Management Specialist

Proceedings

Avoiding Soil Compaction
Sjoerd Duiker

The Biology of Soil Compaction
James Hoorman

Diagnosing Soil Compaction Using a Penetrometer
Sjoerd Duiker

5 Things to Help Increase Corn Yields
Missy Bauer

Knowing A Good Stand When You See It
Missy Bauer

Managing Soil Compaction Cheat Sheet
Chris Lawrence

Nitrogen Management in Simple Terms
Wade Thomason

No Tilling Small Grain
Wade Thomason

Perennials in Crop Rotation
Richard Fitzgerald

Plots to Evaluate Slug Bait
Bobby Clark

Slug Scouting Data for 2011
Bobby Clark

Sustainable Crop Rotations with Cover Crops
James Hoorman

Trace Elements
Greg Mullins

U of DE Weekly Crop Update
This is a link to several entries focusing on micronutrients.

Building Soils for Better Crops
F. Magdoff (link to entire book, available for free download)

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