Generally when we think of crop stress, we think of heat and drought. However there’s also stress of cold and wet and many other stressful occurrences that arise throughout a growing season. Successfully getting your crop through those stressful times can make a huge difference on your yield monitor. Mike Evans of Integrated Ag Solutions explains practices and products he’ll be deploying for Garrett Land & Cattle as well as his other farmer clients.
At the time of recording this episode, the Midwest is cold and wet. Less than ideal conditions for sure and planting progress is considerably below average. Toss record high input prices into the mix and we have the recipe for some very stressed farmers. But Kelly Garrett says, don’t sweat it. “It’s still early and conditions aren’t right.” Kelly defies the common recommendation to hold off on soybeans and race to put your corn in the ground. Listen to his reasons why you shouldn’t panic over the weather. Yet!
Matt Miles talks with his BASF seed advisor about cotton seed hybrids and the trials he is going to be doing this season.
One of the biggest inconsistencies in farming today is something that many farmers overlook - water! As the carrier, it is the most essential component of every chemical application on your farm. Whether you source your water from a treatment facility, or from a well or farm pond, one thing is for sure - water is never just water.
Layne Miles is learning how to best use his new ExactApply sprayer and has a lot of questions. It's a complicated system, so Layne enlists the help of Chris Lander and Nathan King from Van Wall Equipment to discuss nozzle selection, running speeds, spray modes and a lot more. If you are using a PWM system like ExactApply, or are thinking about switching over form conventional sprayers, then tune in to this episode of Cutting The Curve as Layne asks the questions and gets the answers that you want to know.
Kelly Garrett and Nathan King from Van Wall Equipment walk though the maintenance requirements of the latest John Deere spray rig with ExactApply technology. In this video, they discuss maintenance recommendations and the unique features that differentiate ExactApply from the conventional spray systems, including the system's pulse width modulation technology.
In this Cutting The Curve, Matt sits down with Justin Sullivan from Precision Planting and Will Lassiter from Vantage Midsouth for a detailed discussion of the ROI of upgrading his existing planter with Precision Planting components. In addition to running through all of the Precision Planting components that Matt is installing on his planter, the group also discusses downforce settings, planting depth strategies, electric drives and the technology upgrades.
In this Cutting The Curve Webinar, Nick Fleitz, agronomist from Pentair Hypro talks with Kevin Matthews and Layne Miles about proper nozzle selection for PWM systems such as the John Deere ExactApply™