When the chain breaks in the spreader truck, and the belt wraps up, it's not a good situation. Especially when your spreader truck has a full load. Kevin shows his system for fixing the spreader belt.
Kevin takes you inside the shop to look at the damage that a loose chain on his litter spreader caused and talks about the repair he is making.
Kevin is kicking off the New Year by spreading lime. He uses a calcitic lime that comes from a quarry on the Atlantic coast that contains very little magnesium in it. Kevin talks equipment, his guidance system and why PH is key to overcoming higher fertilizer prices.
Terms like “by-product” and “waste” have a negative connotation. But they shouldn’t! As Ag producers become more scrutinized and even regulated on environmental impact, we have an opportunity to showcase our “green” contribution while enhancing the black on our bottom line. One method to do this is by utilizing by products as fertility enhancements on our farms. Kelly Garrett explains how he capitalizes on free lime and free time while keeping the pH levels on his property where they need to be and saving big money too.
Lee is spreading a dry fertilizer mix in advance of planting his soybeans. He has been tweaking the mix over the past few seasons and added a 5th element this year.In this member video, Lee shares the ingredients he is currently using in his dry mix for soybeans.