Texas: Planter Maintenance Important to Optimize Yield Potentials

🕔Mar 12, 2019At this time of the year, producers spend significant time selecting corn hybrids and cotton varieties as well as herbicide programs. But another important annual consideration is planter maintenance, a […]

Minnesota: Center Pivot Irrigation – Check Application Uniformity

🕔Feb 26, 2019Identifying water application problems when irrigating using a sprinkler irrigation system, such as center pivots, is vital. Over and under irrigation can have an adverse effect on crop yield that […]

Irrigation: 10 Tips for Off-Season Equipment Maintenance

🕔Feb 20, 2019Irrigation systems are one the most essential components of a farmer’s toolbox. After sitting idle during the winter, now is the time farmers should check their systems before the spring […]

Irrigation: 5 Steps for Center Pivot Inspections, Maintenance

🕔Feb 20, 2019Spring planting is just around the corner, so for producers with irrigation systems, now is a good time to do some safety maintenance on their pivot systems, according to a […]

Planter Maintenance Checklist – 14 Steps to Take Before Spring

🕔Jan 10, 2019Whereas you may be able to get away with a poorly maintained planter in conventionally tilled soil, not so in tough no-till conditions. A no-till planter must be able to […]

Nebraska: Irrigation – Checklist for Winterizing Your Center Pivot

🕔Nov 13, 2018Irrigation season has ended here in Nebraska and it’s time to evaluate your center pivot system to make sure it is ready for winter and for another growing season. Here […]

Sprayer Maintenance: 4-Step Winterizing Pays Off in the Spring

🕔Oct 23, 2018This is a busy time of year for many farmers, but taking time to winterize your sprayer now can payoff in avoiding problems next spring.  Without proper winterizing before the temperature falls […]

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 […]

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