If summer’s dog days have you looking for a reason to get out of the heat, managing the precision data you’ve gathered could be just the excuse you need. Plus, it’s an important task that deserves your attention before harvest sneaks up on us. (more…)
Whether you rolled through planting season mostly unhindered, with the typical ups and downs, or with more challenges than you care to remember, it’s time to start evaluating how your planter performed.
Pigweed, morningglory, lambsquarters, waterhemp and marestail. You don’t need a survey to tell you these weeds can cause big trouble. But you do need a sound approach and effective applications to minimize losses. (more…)
Whether you’re wrapping up planting, side-dressing nitrogen, putting up hay or harvesting wheat, make sure you’ve deployed the latest Advanced Farming Systems updates. The new capabilities, enhancements and conveniences can help you be more productive, regardless of the task at hand. (more…)
If you think building and maintaining one of the largest social media footprints in agriculture leaves little tractor time, think again. When it comes to helping farmers, Chad Colby is a first-one-in-the-cab kind of guy. (more…)
Protecting your crops from pests balances several factors, from product selection to treatment timing to stewardship. Ultimately, you want to cost-effectively achieve full yield potential. Take time now to evaluate your application methods and equipment. (more…)
Spring planting wouldn’t be spring planting without up-and-down weather. But there comes a time when we would welcome an extended dry spell to bring the season to a timely conclusion. Many farmers in parts of Illinois and Indiana are more than ready to see the dust fly again.
Like most farmers these days, you’re keeping a close eye on costs. If you raise livestock, you know feed is your largest expense. Did you also know that ramping up your hay quality can help reduce those expenses? It all starts with a little time, timeliness and, of course, some good fortune. (more…)
Efficiency is more than a buzzword this growing season. For many of you, it’s your mantra. When it comes to application, efficiency is about more than conserving inputs — it’s about product and natural resources stewardship.1 So make time to calibrate your spray equipment now and throughout the application season. (more…)