Arkansas: Tune Up Field Equipment Before Planting

🕔Mar 9, 2018As winter begins its bumpy transition to spring throughout Arkansas, many producers are readying to prep their fields for planting season. Before the hour is at hand, however, be sure […]

Mississippi: Time to Check Irrigation Sensors

🕔Feb 23, 2018Considering the 6 plus inches of rain we had the last 24 hours, irrigation is the last thing on most folks minds.  While we have some time around the shop […]

Georgia: Irrigation Systems – Now’s the Time for Inspections

🕔Feb 21, 2018To avoid disaster due to subfreezing winter temperatures, leaky pipes and uninvited rodents, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension irrigation specialist Wes Porter recommends that Georgia growers inspect their irrigation systems […]

Texas Livestock: Win the War on Weeds in Warm-Season Pastures

🕔Feb 12, 2018Weeds in warm-season pastures can be an annual battle, and producers should prepare their spray equipment to win the war, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert.

Farm Equipment Maintenance: Time to Check the Coolant System

🕔Dec 4, 2017The seasonal slowdown is underway, at least for some of the farm’s rolling stock and motorized equipment. This does not equate to an idle period for the farm manager, who […]

Equipment Maintenance: Properly Winterizing Your Sprayer Can Avoid Costly Spring Problems

🕔Oct 31, 2017It is very likely that you will not be using your sprayer again until next spring. If you want to avoid potential problems and save yourself from frustration and major […]

Irrigation: Create an Equipment Repair List As You End the Season

🕔Sep 29, 2017Before you put your irrigation system away for the season, create a list of needed repairs and potential improvements.  “A good end-of-season list of needed irrigation maintenance and repairs can […]

Iowa Harvest: Fire Prevention, Management Tips in Dry Fields

🕔Sep 14, 2017It’s always difficult to forecast weather, but if dry field conditions persist, potential for combine and field fires this fall could be a problem. All it takes is a single […]

Michigan Soybeans: Multiple Equipment Adjustments to Reduce Harvest Losses

🕔Sep 8, 2017Average soybean harvest losses range from one to two bushels per acre under normal conditions. However, harvest losses can increase significantly when harvesting tall, lodged plants or short, drought-stressed plants. […]

Nebraska: Time to Evaluate Your Irrigation System

🕔Aug 21, 2017By this time of year, everyone is ready to be done irrigating; however, now is the perfect time to evaluate your irrigation equipment and the crop it irrigated to see […]

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