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Fall Strip-Tillage Program

Fall Strip-Tillage Program

Dan is taking his Rapid-Till out again to experiment with some fall strip tillage in order to break up any compaction between rows and build a berm for spring planting.

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Balancing Fertility and Soil Energy

Balancing Fertility and Soil Energy

Kelly Garrett has learned a lot about his soil this year from working with Mike Evans from Integrated Ag Solutions and Jason and Bodie from Next Level Ag. Perhaps most important is the key learning that soil fertility needs soil energy in order to create plant available nutrients. In this member video, Kelly talks about his plan to create more energy in the soil before planting season.

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Kelly Got Paid for His Carbon Credits and You Can Too

Kelly Got Paid for His Carbon Credits and You Can Too

In the spring of 2020, Kelly Garrett saw an opportunity to maximize the value of his acres by monetizing the carbon credits he had accrued from his sustainable field management practices. Teaming up with Locus Agricultural Solutions and their CarbonNow program, Kelly became the first farmer to get paid for his carbon credits. In this video, Kelly talks with Shane Head from Locus Ag about the CarbonNow program.

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Dan Loves The Stalk Devastators and Really Hates Laptops

Dan Loves The Stalk Devastators and Really Hates Laptops

Dan is waiting for the grain cart so he is out of the combine taking a look at one of his favorite aftermarket attachments, the Stalk Devastator. Great job shredding the stalks and a great ROI for his combine. But, guess what he loves most about them?

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Subsoil and Productivity

Subsoil and Productivity

You can learn a lot from a row of corn. In this case, Dan is down to one of his last rows of corn and he is noticing some dramatic differences in the growth patterns of the plants in a single row of corn. Dan takes stops combining for a minute to share his thoughts on the reason for the non-uniform growth.

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Picking Up Downed Corn With the Geringhoff 15-Inch Corn Head

Picking Up Downed Corn With the Geringhoff 15-Inch Corn Head

Kelly takes the Geringhoff 15-inch corn head to the scene of the derecho crime to see if it performs as promised. He's not winning any races running at 1.2 mph, but if it helps him get the most out of this downed corn then it is well worth it.

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Concaves Xtreme Ag XPR2

 

The ROI of Aftermarket Concaves

Sponsored by Estes Performance Concaves

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Matt takes a closer look at the ROI of aftermarket concaves with a few in-field tests comparing OEM Concaves with the new high performance XPR2 Concaves. He looks at yield loss, combine speed and overall ROI.

 

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Featured Member Content


Balancing Fertility and Soil Energy

Balancing Fertility and Soil Energy

Kelly Garrett has learned a lot about his soil this year from working with Mike Evans from Integrated Ag Solutions and Jason and Bodie from Next Level Ag. Perhaps most important is the key learning that soil fertility needs soil energy in order to create plant available nutrients. In this member video, Kelly talks about his plan to create more energy in the soil before planting season.

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Prevent Bearing Burnout With The Right Return Elevator Chain Settings

Prevent Bearing Burnout With The Right Return Elevator Chain Settings

Dan shows us a simple way to free wheel the elevator chain on his John Deere 9770 combine without needing to turn the entire machine. He also uses the opportunity to show how he sets his return elevator chain drive to prevent bearing burnout by reducing torque on the drive.

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Finding Your Combine's Grain Loss Trouble Areas

Finding Your Combine's Grain Loss Trouble Areas

Grain loss can add up to money lost for farmers. There are a number of different areas on a combine where grain loss can occur. In This member video, Kevin performs a power-stop Loss check in his S680. He talks combine settings and shows us all of the different places he checks for grain loss starting with the area right under the head and moving back. Find the problem areas and keep that money in your pocket, not in your field.

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Matt's Grain Bin Loop System

Matt's Grain Bin Loop System

Proper grain storage can create a lot of on-farm efficiencies, but Matt has taken that to a new level with his innovative grain bin loop system. Matt developed the system as a way to move grain around from bin to bin without the use of augers and trucks. Proper grain storage can create a lot of on-farm efficiencies, but Matt has taken that to a new level with his innovative grain bin loop system. Matt developed the system as a way to move grain around from bin to bin without the use of augers and trucks. In this video, Matt explains how he uses the system to manage moisture levels and improves the profitability of his grain storage operation.

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Finding and Managing Yield Limiting Corn Leaf Diseases

Finding and Managing Yield Limiting Corn Leaf Diseases

Proactive crop management is essential to keeping crop diseases from becoming yield limiting or even yield-killing factors. In this member video, Kevin and Chad explain how to identify some of the more common corn leaf diseases including gray leaf spot, northern leaf blight, southern leaf blight, common and southern rust, and tar spot.

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The Right Time To Apply Soybean Desiccants

The Right Time To Apply Soybean Desiccants

Soybean desiccation can improve soybean harvest efficiency, but applying desiccants at the appropriate growth stage is key to success. Matt Miles, Robb Dedman and Kevin Matthews discuss their method for determining the right time to apply desiccants. In this member video, they discuss the importance of monitoring seed development and membrane detachment as a guide for maturity and desiccant application.

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Is your N Sputtering? Start your Soil Engine.

Is your N Sputtering? Start your Soil Engine.

As the calendar turned to July and the heat turned on, most people look to the pool to cool off from the summer heat, but Kelly and I looked to his tissue samples to see what his high yield corn is needing to handle the heat. One of those key items we are studying in the mid-July heat is where his Nitrogen is at for his contest corn.

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The Right Irrigation Attitude

The Right Irrigation Attitude

I’m not going to tell you that being able to control your water delivery doesn’t help you sleep better at night, because it does. But irrigation is far from the “sure thing” some think it is, and it often ends up exposing your other more serious yield limiting factors.

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Crop Insurance: A Make or Break Decision

Crop Insurance: A Make or Break Decision

Crop insurance can be complicated and a make or break decision for your farm. With so many options are available, how do you make your decisions?

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Tutorial Videos

Balancing Fertility and Soil Energy

Balancing Fertility and Soil Energy

Kelly Garrett has learned a lot about his soil this year from working with Mike Evans from Integrated Ag Solutions and Jason and Bodie from Next Level Ag. Perhaps most important is the key learning that soil fertility needs soil energy in order to create plant available nutrients. In this member video, Kelly talks about his plan to create more energy in the soil before planting season.

Read full story

Kelly Got Paid for His Carbon Credits and You Can Too

Kelly Got Paid for His Carbon Credits and You Can Too

In the spring of 2020, Kelly Garrett saw an opportunity to maximize the value of his acres by monetizing the carbon credits he had accrued from his sustainable field management practices. Teaming up with Locus Agricultural Solutions and their CarbonNow program, Kelly became the first farmer to get paid for his carbon credits. In this video, Kelly talks with Shane Head from Locus Ag about the CarbonNow program.

Read full story

Prevent Bearing Burnout With The Right Return Elevator Chain Settings

Prevent Bearing Burnout With The Right Return Elevator Chain Settings

Dan shows us a simple way to free wheel the elevator chain on his John Deere 9770 combine without needing to turn the entire machine. He also uses the opportunity to show how he sets his return elevator chain drive to prevent bearing burnout by reducing torque on the drive.

Read full story


Product Videos

Dan Loves The Stalk Devastators and Really Hates Laptops

Dan Loves The Stalk Devastators and Really Hates Laptops

Dan is waiting for the grain cart so he is out of the combine taking a look at one of his favorite aftermarket attachments, the Stalk Devastator. Great job shredding the stalks and a great ROI for his combine. But, guess what he loves most about them?

Read full story

A 15 Inch Corn Head For The Derecho Devastation

A 15 Inch Corn Head For The Derecho Devastation

Kelly Garrett saved the worst for last this harvest season but now he is about to face the devastation caused by the derecho in August as he prepares to combine the acres of corn that were flattened by the high winds and hail that came with the freak storm.

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Drain Tile Install part 2

Drain Tile Install part 2

Drain tile installation is an investment in the future of the farm for Dan. The ROI can be pretty quick if you get the right design and installation team. Dan found ADI drainage and he is having a great time getting this field set up for next season.

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Field Reports

Fall Strip-Tillage Program

Fall Strip-Tillage Program

Dan is taking his Rapid-Till out again to experiment with some fall strip tillage in order to break up any compaction between rows and build a berm for spring planting.

Read full story

Subsoil and Productivity

Subsoil and Productivity

You can learn a lot from a row of corn. In this case, Dan is down to one of his last rows of corn and he is noticing some dramatic differences in the growth patterns of the plants in a single row of corn. Dan takes stops combining for a minute to share his thoughts on the reason for the non-uniform growth.

Read full story

Picking Up Downed Corn With the Geringhoff 15-Inch Corn Head

Picking Up Downed Corn With the Geringhoff 15-Inch Corn Head

Kelly takes the Geringhoff 15-inch corn head to the scene of the derecho crime to see if it performs as promised. He's not winning any races running at 1.2 mph, but if it helps him get the most out of this downed corn then it is well worth it.

Read full story


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XtremeAg is a community of highly successful farmers from across the United States coming together to offer an Xtreme look into their personal farming operations through a unique website experience.

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Kelly Garrett

NCGA National Winner
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Alabama State Corn Record Holder
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2014 Top Producer of the Year
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NCGA Illinois State Corn Winner
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Independent Business Consultant
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Corn Warriors TV Show

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The Podfather

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