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VANTAGE 2015 brochure GT [PDF] VANTAGE 2015 Harrisonburg flyer GT [PDF]
VANTAGE embarked on a multi-species cover crop project in 2012, funded by Natural Resource Conservation Service – Conservation Innovation Grant. Here are some photos taken today (click to enlarge). From left to right – rye, clover, rapeseed/turnip, radish (long since winter killed); rye alone; & triticale, hairy vetch. Barley, crimson clover, hairy vetch, and radish …
NRCS has some great resources on improving soil health, in turn enhancing productivity and conservation. Click here to “hear directly from some of the nation’s leading farmers to find out how they’re using soil health management systems to make their farms more profitable, productive and sustainable.”
Here’s a fun video. Hope you enjoy. The second video offers a primer on vertical tillage, just to keep things professional around here!
In order to follow up on yesterdays slug post, here are some approximate prices for both Deadline slug bait and Lannate. Deadline slug bait application at 10lb/acre = About $27 per acre Lannate application at 1.5 pints/acre = About $6 per acre
Slugs are rampant in some areas this year. Here are two photos of a field, taken ten feet from one another; the first without slug bait, the second without. Bobby Clark and others have done a lot of work to find that Deadline slug bait is effective at 10 lbs/ac. Lannate was recently labeled for …