Cover Crop

Managing cover crops before corn focus of MU Strip Trial Program

The University of Missouri Extension is looking for farmers to participate in cover crop trials as part of the “MU Certified” Strip Trial Program. MU Extension nutrient management specialist John Lory, who leads the program, said this year’s farmer panel approved trials focused on improving the management of cover crops, particularly ahead of corn. “The […]

Farm Service Agency

Grundy County agriculture stats remain virtually unchanged for the last week

Grundy County agriculture statistics indicate the soil moisture supplies and local crop conditions this week are virtually unchanged from last weeks’ report. According to the Farm Service Agency, topsoil moisture continues to be 15% very short, 50% short, and 35% adequate.  Subsoil moisture supply continues to be similar at 10% very short, 40% short, and […]