Mississippi: Share the Road During Busy Planting Season Apr 16, 2021

🕔Apr 16, 2021
Planting season is underway and with it comes the transportation of heavy equipment along Mississippi’s roadways. Drivers can help support local agricultural producers and their $7.4 billion contribution to the […]

Planter Calibration: Using Blocks to Check Depth Settings – Video Apr 9, 2021

🕔Apr 9, 2021
Iowa State University Digital Ag Program Specialist Levi Powell explains a simple process for checking planter depth settings in the shop to increase machine accuracy before you head to the […]

Calibration for Rate Controlled Sprayers Apr 6, 2021

🕔Apr 6, 2021
I had an article in last week’s CORN newsletter encouraging growers to fine tune and calibrate their sprayers. I had mentioned that the next couple of weeks may be the […]

Equipment Upgrades – Flush Farmers Leading to Parts Frenzy – DTN Apr 1, 2021

🕔Apr 1, 2021
The phone calls can start as early as 5 a.m. and ring and ring and ring until 10 p.m., to an answering service Brian Sieker set up, or to his […]

Now’s the Time to Fine Tune Your Sprayer Mar 30, 2021

🕔Mar 30, 2021
Pesticides need to be applied accurately and uniformly. Too little pesticide results in poor pest control and reduced yields, while too much injures the crop, wastes chemicals and money, and […]

Planter Calibration – Setting Downforce – Video Mar 23, 2021

🕔Mar 23, 2021
Levi Powell with ISU Digital Ag walks through calculating and setting downforce for your planter and how downforce affects your performance in the field. 

Is Your Planter Ready for Spring? 5 Maintenance Tips – DTN Mar 4, 2021

🕔Mar 4, 2021
Worn hydraulic hoses, gears and other parts and tools littered Jeff Jorgenson’s shop floor last week as he readied his soybean planter for spring. It will take Jorgenson several weeks […]

HORSCH Adds Multi-Soil Tillage System To U.S. Lineup – DTN Dec 1, 2020

🕔Dec 1, 2020
HORSCH has introduced the all-new Omnis FT into its North American primary tillage line. Based upon principles of European primary tillage techniques, the Omnis FT features a unique frame design […]

Huge Australian-Type “Mother Bins” Promise Increased Harvest Efficiency – DTN Dec 1, 2020

🕔Dec 1, 2020
Australia and the United States share the English language, but still, Dave Hedt worries about translation. His start-up agricultural equipment business, Walkabout Mother Bins, is based on a piece of […]

U.S. Tractor And Combine Sales Hold Up In October Nov 10, 2020

🕔Nov 10, 2020
Overall farm tractor unit sales continue their growth across North America in October 2020 despite a small pause in larger units in Canada according to the latest data from the […]

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