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Soil Quality Meeting

We hosted a very successful soil quality meeting last week at VANTAGE President Anthony Beery’s farm. Anthony dug a soil pit and we discussed improving soils through no-till practices. Anthony also discussed his experience with manure injection and planter set-up.

Couple of videos to beat the heat.

Here’s a fun video. Hope you enjoy. The second video offers a primer on vertical tillage, just to keep things professional around here!

Slug Treatment Prices

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!

Slugs, no bait

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 …

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