Author name: Laura Barrera

6 Steps To A Successful On-Farm Research Trial

Written By Laura Barrera and first published on AgFuse.com If you want to make smart, well-informed decisions on your operation, you need relevant, high-quality data to support those decisions, says Tim Laatsch. A great way to achieve this? On-farm research. An Illinois-based farmer, Laatsch knows first-hand the importance of on-farm research. As the Director of …

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Are Nitrogen Stabilizers Worth Using? 3 Factors To Consider

Written By Laura Barrera and first published in AGFuse.com When it comes to fertility in crop production, nitrogen is one of the most critical nutrients involved. “Nitrogen plays an important part in many essential functions and compounds necessary for life,” says the University of Missouri Extension and can be found in various parts of plants. …

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What Farmers Need To Know About Mycorrhizae

Written By Laura Barrera First Published on AGfuse.com If someone asked you, “How do plants take up the water and nutrients they need?” you’d probably tellthem through the roots. But did you know that for many crops, those roots aren’t working alone?That’s because most plant species associate with mycorrhizal fungi. What are mycorrhizal fungi? University …

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