Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Best Management Practices for Planting Apr 23, 2021

🕔Apr 23, 2021
It’s that time of the year that the planter will again enter the field and begin the process of providing feed and forage for farms across the commonwealth. If you […]

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 […]

Iowa: Considerations for No-Till, High-Residue Fields in a Predicted Dry Season Apr 2, 2021

🕔Apr 2, 2021
Spring planting season may come with added challenges as growers continue to deal with the effects of last August’s derecho event. Many fields through central Iowa were riddled with downed […]

Planter Setup: Touching on the Basics Mar 24, 2021

🕔Mar 24, 2021
With a long winter coming to an end, our focus now turns to planter setup. While we often focus on new equipment and updates to our planters, knowledge of the […]

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. 

Precision Ag: Mechanical Planter Settings Can Impact Harvest Yield Mar 23, 2021

🕔Mar 23, 2021
Due to high consumer expectations, farmers and agricultural producers are constantly under pressure to deliver their products at higher yields for cheaper prices. This may seem like an impossible combination […]

Iowa: 4 Quick Tips for Spring Planting Apr 23, 2020

🕔Apr 23, 2020
This week has been the start of planting for many in Iowa. After the recent cold spell, conditions are favorable to start fieldwork back up again. It’s likely a significant […]

Pennsylvania: Planter Setup – Keep It Local Apr 16, 2020

🕔Apr 16, 2020
Every April, the time comes to start planting corn, drilling spring grains, thickening forage stands and getting soybeans in the ground. Before you plant, it is always a good idea […]

Prevent Potential Yield Losses with Proper Planter Settings Mar 25, 2020

🕔Mar 25, 2020
Sowing is one of the most important practices in the crop production process. The fundamental purpose of sowing is to place seeds at an optimum soil depth for the best […]

5 Tips for Getting Your Planter Ready to Roll Mar 20, 2020

🕔Mar 20, 2020
Proper planter set-up is critical for optimizing plant spacing no matter the color, age, or size of your planter. While newer equipment may allow us to plant in less than […]

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