Can you no till soybeans into corn stubble?

Can you no till soybeans into corn stubble?

Corn is no-tilled in bean stubble and beans are planted after one tillage pass in the spring, usually a tandem disc. ... Paul Jasa, Extension Engineer: Many producers no-till their corn and soybeans with the same planter in 30-inch rows. I prefer to no-till with the rows and use controlled wheel traffic, if possible.

How fast can you pull a no till drill?

As has been said, depends on soil / residue conditions. If the field is smooth and ground mellow, 8 mph can work fine. If running in short corn stalk stumps and hard clay ground lucky to hit 5 mph. For the most part, I'm in the upper 7 to 8 mph range for the fields I do.

What speed do you plant corn?

Childs recommends planting at 2 to 4 mph. I suggest keeping planter speed below 5 mph with vacuum planters and even lower for finger-pickup and plate planters. Fast speeds contribute to much poorer seed spacing and less-uniform seed depth because seeds roll and/or bounce in the seed furrow.

How fast can a high speed planter go?

The high-speed 4900 series planter available from Kinze Manufacturing can plant up to 8 mph, a 2.

How fast can you drill grass seed?

about 2 MPH

What's the best no-till drill?

The John Deere 750 is the best no-till drill for all conditions in Iowa, but it is still a drill. You can build a 15-inch row planter for a fraction of the cost of a John Deere 750 no-till drill and place soybeans much better.

Can I just throw grass seed on dirt?

If you simply toss the grass seed onto the soil, you will end up with poor germination. ... If the seeds are not properly protected by existing grass or a thin layer of topsoil, they may dry before germination or be washed away by rain.

Is it OK to put grass clippings over grass seed?

Grass clipping are fine too as long as they are not wet clumps sitting on the lawn after a rain, becuz they can suffocate the lawn quickly... Mulch mowing or side shooting accomplishes a nice covering for overseeded lawns...

How should I soak my grass seed before planting?

Milorganite, having virtually no salt, will not cause seed damage.

  1. Place the grass seed in a porous material. ...
  2. Place this sack with seed in a covered container. ...
  3. Soak the seed in water for 3 to 5 days. ...
  4. After 3 to 5 days, remove seed from container.
  5. Drain excess water from seed and bag.
  6. Prepare seeding area.

How long does it take for grass to grow from seed?

between five and 10 days

How long does it take to kill grass with plastic?

Leave the plastic on the ground for 2-3 Months Grass and annual weeds are the first to go but hardier weeds can take longer. In warmer months it can take as little as two months for the plants underneath to die and rot down. In winter leave the plastic for around six months.

How can I kill my lawn cheaply?

Vinegar is a good choice for folks looking for an inexpensive, natural method for killing grass. You can simply spray your lawn with vinegar and wait for it to die. For the best chance of success, choose a day with no wind and no rain in the forecast.

How do you lay plastic to prevent weeds?

Install Plastic Sheeting Cover the entire area with black plastic sheeting. Cut strips that fit in the area. Overlap strips one or two inches to prevent weeds from poking through the gaps, advises Sunset.com. Use small rocks to hold the sheeting in place until you have covered the area completely.

Can I use garbage bags to prevent weeds?

Using Garbage Bags in Mulching Garbage bags can be used in regular mulching because they will effectively smother weeds and hold moisture in the soil. ... The method is an effective way to kill weeds and also to add nutrients into the soil, but it relies on the different layers being organic and biodegradable.