Equipment

Raising the Farm average with off-season maintenance

Raising the Farm average with off-season maintenance

You can buy all the inputs you can afford trying to raise your farm average, but if you don't maintain your property and create an optimum growing environment, then you are probably wasting money. Kevin discusses his field maintenance strategy.

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Can you pump hog manure through a drip system?

Can you pump hog manure through a drip system?

Three years in the making, Kelly talks with Jim Ed Beach from Netafim and Kurt Grimm from Nutradrip about a new system they are working on that will allow hog farmers to utilize the naturally created waste products as fertilizer in a drip system. Based on the same premise that Netafim uses to run dairy cow effluent through drip systems, the system overcomes the barriers that had previously prevented swine effluent from being used in drip applications.

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Something New That Works Good

Something New That Works Good

It has been a tough season that Dan will be happy is over. So, no surprise that when he finds something that is actually working well for him, he's gonna tell us about it. In this case, Dan talks about his favorite "Yield Saving" features on his new Drago GT corn head.

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Chop it up and Spit it out: Residue breakdown Starts Here

Chop it up and Spit it out: Residue breakdown Starts Here

In a no-till environment, residue is an issue. Dan jumps out of the combine to show you why he loves the Stalk Devastator™ from Yetter when it comes to that first step to achieving residue breakdown.

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How Long Do Spray Nozzles Last?

How Long Do Spray Nozzles Last?

Worn spray nozzles can have a significant impact on the performance of your sprayer and ultimately the crop protection chemistry it is used to apply. How do you know when spray nozzles are worn and should be changed? How can you avoid the performance issues related to worn spray nozzles? And how long should we expect spray nozzles to last?

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Lessons Learned & Applied From 2021- Lesson #3: Xyway in the 2x2

Lessons Learned & Applied From 2021- Lesson #3: Xyway in the 2x2

Successful businesses analyze their successes and shortcomings so they know how to adjust moving forward. If you’re a farmer, you’re in the business of crop production, so what lessons have you learned that you’ll apply to next year? Kelly Garrett shares his 5 lessons from this year and explains how he’ll utilize those lessons for a successful 2022. Lesson #3: Xyway in the 2x2

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Lessons Learned & Applied From 2021- Lesson #2: Improved 2x2 Fertility Application

Lessons Learned & Applied From 2021- Lesson #2: Improved 2x2 Fertility Application

Successful businesses analyze their successes and shortcomings so they know how to adjust moving forward. If you’re a farmer, you’re in the business of crop production, so what lessons have you learned that you’ll apply to next year? Kelly Garrett shares his 5 lessons from this year and explains how he’ll utilize those lessons for a successful 2022. Lesson #2: Improved 2x2 Fertility Application

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Dan has a new toy for field repair

Dan has a new toy for field repair

Dan is out in the field leveling out some "imperfections' in the field caused from equipment and pivots this season. He's found something that he really likes to help him get the job done.

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Will There Be Ag Input Shortages?

Will There Be Ag Input Shortages?

Supply chains the world over have been majorly disrupted since governments began shutting down economies and transit in Spring of 2020. Agriculture has not been excepted from these disruptions — from meat processing to paper goods shortages, we’ve been impacted. But what about Ag inputs — the very goods we require to grow crops and feed the world? Will we have what we need? Right or wrong, many of our ingredients for fertility and chemistry products derive from Asia and that could be — in fact it already is — a big problem. Tommy Roach of NACHURS and XtremeAg co-founder Kelly Garrett discuss strategies to manage input shortages.

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