South Carolina Corn: Evaluate Planter Performance Now Aug 12, 2021

    🕔Aug 12, 2021
    Over the last few years, interest in “yield improving” row crop planter modifications, add-ons, and technologies have been topics of discussion for growers. While there is benefit from various technologies […]

    Large Tractor Sales Up Significantly Over 2020 – DTN Jul 16, 2021

    🕔Jul 16, 2021
    If it was COVID-19 that pressed the gas pedal on small tractor sales for more than 12 months straight, it might also be that as public concern for the virus […]

    CNH Buys Ag Tech Leader Raven – DTN Jun 23, 2021

    🕔Jun 23, 2021
    CNH Industrial announced Monday it has purchased ag-tech leader Raven Industries in an all-cash deal that broadens the ag equipment manufacturer’s technology offerings in automated fieldwork, logistics and data management […]

    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 […]


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