This Week in Ag… 6/1/2015

rye pollination

Have you ever really thought about pollination?  Most of us recognize pollen as the stuff that bothers our allergies or ends up turning our cars yellow.  Pollination is important because it must happen in order for fertilization to take place.  Pollinator Paradise talks about pollination and who some of our pollinators are. Find out how pollinators impact your landscape here.

 

 soybean in residue

Leaving corn residue in the field helps to keep the soil from blowing and also provides a tasty treat for all those earthworms down below.  Earthworms are important to soil health because they will help manage residue, provide nutrients and work to improve soil health.

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