Much of South Dakota’s silage acres are in a corn-on-corn rotation. With corn root worm out in force this year, growers should pay special attention to protecting next year’s crop, according to Jeff Fuls, technical agronomist with DeKalb Asgrow in South Dakota.
Janelle is editor of the Tri-State Neighbor, covering South Dakota, southwestern Minnesota, northwestern Iowa and northeastern Nebraska.
Prices for fertilizer – particularly phosphate, potash and urea – spiked earlier this year and aren’t expected to come down anytime soon, but …
“I’m pretty grateful that we’ve been able to be a part of the industry.”
The continuing drought and looming estate tax changes have farmers and ranchers keeping a close eye on policies coming out of Washington, D.C.