What's Cropping Up? Newsletter

What's Cropping Up? is a bimonthly digital newsletter distributed by the Section of Soil and Crop Sciences at Cornell University. The purpose of the newsletter is to provide timely information on field crop production and environmental issues as it relates to New York agriculture.  The current issue is below.

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Days to Emergence and Early Corn and Soybean Plant Populations Under Conventional and Organic Cropping Systems

Jun 15, 2015
We initiated a 3-year study at the Aurora Research Farm in 2015 comparing the corn, soybean, and wheat/red clover rotation under conventional and organic cropping systems during the 3-year transition period (2015-2017) from a conventional to an organic cropping system. Two of the many objectives of the study are to determine the best previous crop and the best crop to plant in the first year of the transition from conventional to organic cropping systems. Read more