In the Weeds podcast on upgrading your cropping system
From relay cropping to using drones on the farm, this series of “In the Weeds” podcast considers upgrades to cropping systems to improve efficiency.
Listen to the Michigan Field Crops podcast channel for a new “In the Weeds” series exploring cropping systems upgrades. You will hear from farmers, agribusiness and scientists in the field about their recommendations on equipment and management changes for the following topics:
- Manure management and application equipment
- Innovative forage systems
- How to relay crop
- The art of scouting
- Use of UAVs on the farm
Several of the episodes are available. Get listening!
Series 6 Episode 1: Don't Treat Manure like $**t
Michigan State University Extension educators Monica Jean and Paul Gross sit down with Glen Arnold, manure nutrient management systems field specialist with Ohio State University, to discuss how to better utilize manure through improved application techniques.
Series 6 Episode 2: Innovative Forage Systems
Michigan State University Extension educators Monica Jean and Paul Gross sit down with Erin Burns and Kim Cassida, weed scientist and forage specialists at MSU, to discuss how changing up your forage rotation can help with management issues like manure application opportunities.
Series 6 Episode 3: Rotation That’s Anything but Boring
Michigan State University Extension educators Monica Jean and Paul Gross sit down with Tim Boring, farmer by Stockbridge, Michigan, to discuss how to incorporate in innovative practices like relay cropping.
The podcast is available on Spotify, iTunes and embedded on the Field Crops Team website. New podcasts will be posted every week for this series. To receive notification on podcast posts, please subscribe to our channel: Michigan Field Crops.