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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.

The latest articles are always available at the What's Cropping Up? blog. PDFs of previous issues are also available in the archive and on Issuu.

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Producer Involvement Crucial to Precision Agriculture Research Success

Jun 13, 2015
New York farmers know the challenges of growing grains on the highly varied soils of the State.  Extreme changes in moisture, fertility, elevation, and acidity within a single field can make management decisions challenging for producers.  The NYCSGA has set out on a mission to make these decisions easier for our producers by utilizing the technologies available on most modern equipment.     Read more

Whole farm nutrient mass balance calculator for New York dairy farms

Apr 2, 2015
Environmental awareness and the desire for social, economic and environmental sustainability have led to more proactive management of farm nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P) and potassium (K) balances. Nutrient accumulation is when the amount of imported nutrients on farm exceeds the amount of nutrients exported from the farm. Read more


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