Equipment

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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Inside the Narrow Band

Inside the Narrow Band

Dan is at the end of another farming season and it has been one spent almost entirely in a narrow band of Northern Illinois that has been dry and hot all year. Despite the intensive field management, Dan is off to a rough start in his first soybean field.

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Soybean Desiccation: A hot knife through butter

Soybean Desiccation: A hot knife through butter

Soybean desiccation is not a standard practice in Kelly's part of the world, but that doesn't mean it should not be. Kelly has implemented a desiccation strategy this year on his soybeans and he is already seeing the benefits. In this member video, Kelly talks about soybean desiccation and top benefits he expects to see this fall.

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Harvesting Data & Maximizing It For Your Farm

Harvesting Data & Maximizing It For Your Farm

Matt Miles once believed a yield monitor was a nice — although not completely necessary — gadget for the combine. Today, he won’t let the combines roll if the yield monitor isn’t working properly. Matt and next generation son, Layne Miles, explain the adaptations their farm has made since Layne joined the farm full time in 2016. Technology and data analysis allows the Miles to reduce water use, manage resources, and even keep an eye on straying employees. They explain how they go about gathering and applying data and how you can do the same on your farm to achieve better — more profitable — outcomes!

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Tale of the Tape: How did the XPR2 Concaves Stack up against the OEM's? Kevin Breaks it down

Tale of the Tape: How did the XPR2 Concaves Stack up against the OEM's? Kevin Breaks it down

The XtremeAg team put the Estes XPR2 Concaves to the test last season. The initial "eye-test" results were impressive, but did they really outperform the OEMs enough to deliver a solid ROI? Kevin breaks it down with data from the 2020 barley, wheat, corn and soybean harvest.

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How'd the XPR2 concaves do against the OEM? Kevin shares his data

How'd the XPR2 concaves do against the OEM? Kevin shares his data

The XtremeAg team put the Estes XPR2 Concaves to the test this season. The results were pretty impressive across the board. Kevin shares the comparison results for Barley, Wheat, Corn and Soybeans versus the standard OEM on his S680.

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2020 Member Webinar

2020 Member Webinar

It's the XtremeAg.farm member webinar where the team unveils results from various trials, discusses key learnings and insights from the 2020 season. Topics discussed include, foliar and starter fertilizer trials, population research, soybean desiccation, late season nitrogen applications, seed selection, tillage, fungicide, biologicals, boron, sulfur, fertility, and much more.

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The Cost of High Yield Corn on Soybeans

The Cost of High Yield Corn on Soybeans

Kelly has been focusing on driving higher corn yields every year and it has paid off in both ROI and 4 straight NCGA Iowa yield titles. But, unforeseen was the effect his higher yields and no-till operation would have on soybean emergence the following spring.

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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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