Lee shows off a new sprayer clean out kit from Pentair Hypro that significantly reduces the time and labor needed to flush out his sprayer.
It's hot and dry in Western Iowa and Kelly is trying to push this crop for higher yields this season. He is needs to minimize any stress on the plants so at v4 he is applying a cocktail of Nachurs, Teva and Hefty Naturals with his RoGator.
Even the slightest differential in tire pressure can add extra wear on your tires and affect the functionality of equipment. Dan is trying out a new easy to install air pressure monitoring system from Trelleborg Wheel Systems on his sprayer. He talks with Trelleborg's Luke Brown about the pretty affordable TLC Plus system.
Chad's Boron levels in his first tissue samples have traditionally lagged. So this year he is putting a dose of Solubor into his 2x2 in order to push those Boron levels up at the first tissue sampling. Stay tuned for tissue sample updates.
Dan is maximizing a 40 acre field to supply feed for his cow-calve operation and then finish the field with a corn crop. Today he is cutting a rye blend and making room to plant corn in a few days.
As soon as Chad takes the wheat out of his field he is going to work with Advanced Drainage Systems to take care of some drainage issues with some new tile. Stay tuned!
Dan is replacing his old pivot with a new pivot irrigation system from Valley Irrigation. Dan speaks with Jeff from North Central Irrigation about some of the more interesting features on his new pivot system, including Valley's Precision Corner technology and the Valley Insights camera system.
If you utilize a disc filtration system to clean up the water that goes into your irrigation system, then you know the pain of having to clean each of the individual discs. Kevin uses a disc filter to remove sediment and contaminants from his source water before it travels through his Netafim subsurface drip irrigation system. In this video, he shares the system that he recently started implementing to effectively clean the discs in a more efficient manner.
Matt is out early this morning to talk about the phenomenon of atmospheric inversions and his method for making sure the conditions are right for spray applications.