Dr. *************** and *********** and discussion of wasted inputs.
I've watched several YouTube presentations from these two and essentially say we spend way too much on inputs. Berns relates it to the welfare system for crops. We put on nitrogen and plants quit producing it naturally. I'm considering going to 60 or 75 in twin rows with low growing perennials for cover in between and using no inputs other than corn seed. Thoughts? Opinions on the two named presenters? I know yields may be lower but profit per acre should increase if they are correct.
Advance carefully and slowly. I have a neighbor that tried it for two years and he is no longer farming.
I believe this is very true. We have slowly moved into the super cover crop mix after wheat the last few years and I get what she is talking...More
It makes sense for sure ****, and it works, but it doesn’t happen over night. It is important to pair the right cover crops with the right c...More
I agree with your required reading. The book highlights thinking outside of the “my dad did it this way “ model. My own father read the boo...More
Check out this video on planting corn into an established stand of a variety of white cover called Durana. They have several years of data a...More
She says 16 varieties from 4 families produce all the nutrients, fungicide, insecticide etc to raise a crop. Incorporate the crop sticker mo...More
This makes sense to me. I've always wondered, why are we buying these yields just to flood the markets and cost more in storage and shipping...More