No Till Notes: Observations, Part 2


Last week I discussed how we approach fertilizing our winter wheat crop following field peas in our winter wheat, corn, field pea and then back to winter wheat crop rotation on our continuous no-till dry land acres. We have been using this rotation for the past 9 years on our farm and we’re starting to see some long term effects from this rotation.

One observation is cheat grass working its way into a few fields within this rotation. Cheat grass has always been a problem in winter wheat production in our region. Throughout my farming career, we have tried plowing, disking, spraying herb...

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