Tag: Crop Production
Most reports indicate a strong winter wheat crop. That’s not going to help grain prices. All the more reason why you need to do everything possible to bring home every kernel. A preharvest combine inspection is the best place to start. (more…)
In farming, many decisions are tougher than a $2 steak. Few compare with deciding whether to replant a crop. In fact, if you don’t find the decision gut-wrenching, you might not be doing it right.
Great conditions helped eastern Corn Belt farmers make good planting progress. A recent weather shift now threatens those tender, early emerging seedlings and has growers weighing their options. (more…)
Near-ideal conditions this spring have helped Minnesota farmers plant their crops in a timely fashion. It’s been a complete 180 from recent years. And that’s a good thing — as long as the rains return. (more…)
Rain makes grain. But too much winter or spring moisture can rob plants of the nutrients they need to grow and mature. Whether side dress is part of your planned fertility program or a new consideration driven by this year’s weather, choose the best equipment to get the job done right.
This planting season has been a welcome change across the northern Plains. With fewer weather challenges compared with the last two years, farmers have made good headway on spring wheat, sugarbeets and other crops. Timely maintenance can help ensure the rest of the season goes smoothly. (more…)
You can’t afford to let weeds, bugs or disease steal yield. You can’t afford to waste money applying pesticides at rates too high or too low. So think twice before you decide you can’t make the time to calibrate your spray equipment. (more…)
Every season brings challenges and opportunities. Planting delays continue to test farmers across many Southern regions this spring. Many growers have seen firsthand how the latest Case IH technology can help them manage these challenges. (more…)
The window for every spring task is tight. Lose a week to weather or a major breakdown, and you can feel that window closing. But the weeds and bugs don’t care. And neither will you, if your spray equipment is ready. (more…)
If you wonder whether April showers will bring May flowers — and will get your crop off to a good start — consider adjusting your tillage regimen. Less tillage with the right tools can do more than preserve moisture.